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Planning Begins on Bornholm Energy Island Cable Routes

As part of the Danish climate agreement of June 2020, it was decided to build two energy islands, in the Baltic and North Seas respectively, linked to offshore wind farms that together can provide 5 GW and cover the electric consumption for approx. 5 million households in Denmark and nearby countries.

Warming at roughly double the rate as the rest of the world, the Arctic is disproportionately affected by climate change, yet the region remains one of the least understood. Sandia National Laboratories scientists are working to gain understanding of the area by capturing and analyzing data pulled from the depths of the Arctic Ocean.

Columbus-III Is Retired

Another of the late 20th/early 21st Century submarine cables has been retired from service as those cables reach the end of their useful lifespans.

Hurricane Electric Establishes PoPs in 13 EdgeConneX® DCs

EdgeConneX® announces that Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv4 and IPv6-native Internet backbone, has established 13 Points-of-Presence (PoPs) across the EdgeConneX global data center footprint.

Tata, BIX Join Forces on OTN Network for Bahrain

Tata Communications and Bahrain Internet Exchange (BIX), its exclusive cable landing partner in Bahrain, extend their partnership to offer high speed internet connectivity with very low latency for a superior quality and seamless viewing, gaming and download experience for customers in Bahrain.

Following the announcement that RWE has reached a financial investment decision for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, Van Oord has confirmed that it has been contracted for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of array cables and the monopile foundations for this project.

Kraken Enters to Acquire Subsea Services Company

Kraken Robotics Inc. has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) dated April 8, 2021 in connection with the proposed acquisition of PanGeo Subsea Inc. from Cahill Innovation Inc., a member of the Cahill Group of Companies, and Argentum Asset Management AS.

CWind Completes Kriegers Flak OWF Cable Work

CWind, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed their cable pull-in and termination and testing campaign at Vattenfall’s Danish Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm.

Keppel Granted Singapore License Needed for Bifrost

Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation’s (Keppel T&T) wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Midgard Holdings Pte. Ltd. (KMH), has been granted a Facilities-Based Operator (FBO) licence by the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA).

Farice, SubCom Announce Contract-in-Force for IRIS

SubCom and Farice ehf announced that a contract is in force for the supply and installation of IRIS, a new high-speed undersea cable system connecting Iceland and Ireland.

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