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Prysmian Delivers 3 Major Power Cable Projects

Prysmian Group announces the successful completion and delivery of three major HVDC projects in ten days for a total value of over €1 billion, proving its solid project execution capabilities.

Cable Laying for Curie Completed

Google announced that it has finished the installation and testing of its private Curie cable. When it was announced in January 2018, Curie, which connects the U.S. to Chile, was the company’s third private cable.

Singapore’s Kim Heng Group Aims at Taiwan OWC Projects

Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings Limited, an established integrated offshore and marine value chain services provider based in Singapore, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Kim Heng Shipbuilding & Engineering Pte Ltd (KHSE), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an established subsea cable installer to collaborate with each other in respect of the offshore windfarm cable-laying projects in Taiwan.

Terna Completes Italy-Montenegro Power Cable

Terna, the company that manages the Italian electricity grid, inaugurated its new 423-kilometer submarine power cable, in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella and the President of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović.

Small Islands Continue to be Linked to the Global Network

One of the significant trends in the submarine fiber optic cable industry in recent years has been the extension of the global network to smaller and smaller island populations.  This is a trend that shows no sign of slowing.

Recent Developments to Improve Access to Financing in Africa

Two recent announcements by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, could improve access to funding for major infrastructure projects, potentially including submarine cables. 

Floating Wind Project to Power Offshore O&G Platforms

JDR has been selected to supply submarine cables for the for a pioneering project that will be the first worldwide to power oil and gas platforms using floating offshore wind – a far more technically challenging and less mature technology than traditional fixed-foundation offshore wind.

Telia Carrier Strengthens European Network with Ciena

To maintain its position and capture growth in its long-haul transport network, Telia Carrier has chosen Ciena to be the supplier of a new Open Optical Line System (O-OLS) in Europe.

Anycast Selects Hawaiki as Primary AU-US Capacity Provider

Hawaiki Submarine Cable has announced the signing of a deal with Australian wholesale network provider Anycast Networks which will now use the year-old transpacific cable as its primary source of capacity between Australia and the US.

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