Submarine cable

NEC Concludes Contract to Supply the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) Optical Submarine Cable

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:01am

TOKYO, Jan 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced the signing of a contract with the National Submarine Cable Utility Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) of the Palau Republic (Palau) for the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) optical submarine cable construction project.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Jan 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced the signing of a contract with the National Submarine Cable Utility Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) of the Palau Republic (Palau) for the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) optical submarine cable construction project.
  • PC2, with a total length of approximately 110km, will connect Palau with a large-capacity submarine optical cable that connects Southeast Asia and the U.S. mainland.
  • NEC has been a leading supplier of submarine cable systems for more than 50 years, and has built more than 300,000 km of cable, spanning the earth nearly 8 times.
  • NEC is well-established as a reliable partner in the submarine cable field as a system integrator that provides all aspects of submarine cable operations, including the production of optical submarine repeaters and optical submarine cables, as well as coordinating ocean surveys and route designs, cable installation, training and delivery testing.

The ICPC Issues ‘Call for Papers’ for the 2021 Annual Plenary

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 6:41pm

Beyond the Global Pandemic The Critical Role of Submarine Cables will be the theme for the forthcoming 2021 first-ever virtual annual plenary meeting organised by the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) to be held from 19-20 May 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Beyond the Global Pandemic The Critical Role of Submarine Cables will be the theme for the forthcoming 2021 first-ever virtual annual plenary meeting organised by the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) to be held from 19-20 May 2021.
  • We look forward to the 2021 Plenary and invite the invaluable participation of our Members and broader submarine cable community.
  • The ICPC requests interested presenters to submit abstracts for proposed presentations no later than Friday, 12 February 2021.
  • About the ICPC: The ICPC is the worlds premier submarine cable protection organisation.

ICPC Publishes “Submarine Cable Protection and the Environment”: A Public Newsletter

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:48pm

The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) is pleased to announce its public launch of a bi-annual, marine-focused newsletter titled Submarine Cable Protection and the Environment.

Key Points: 
  • The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) is pleased to announce its public launch of a bi-annual, marine-focused newsletter titled Submarine Cable Protection and the Environment.
  • After reading Submarine Cable Protection and the Environment, please send an e-mail to Mike for any enquiries or further information.
  • About the ICPC: The ICPC is the worlds premier submarine cable protection organisation.
  • It provides a forum for the exchange of technical, legal, and environmental information about submarine cables and engages with stakeholders and governments globally to promote submarine cable protection.

International Cable Protection Committee Appoints New General Manager

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:10pm

After a thorough selection process from candidates within the global and wide-ranging submarine telecommunications and power cable industries, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), the worlds leading submarine cable protection organisation, announces the appointment of its new General Manager (GM), Mr Ryan Wopschall.

Key Points: 
  • After a thorough selection process from candidates within the global and wide-ranging submarine telecommunications and power cable industries, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), the worlds leading submarine cable protection organisation, announces the appointment of its new General Manager (GM), Mr Ryan Wopschall.
  • About the ICPC: The ICPC is the worlds premier submarine cable protection organisation.
  • It was formed in 1958 to promote the protection of international submarine cables against human and natural hazards.
  • For further information about the ICPC and its events, submarine cables generally, best practices for cable protection, and applicable international law and treaties, visit: www.iscpc.org and www.linkedin.com/company/icpc-ltd/ .

Rhodes Academy-ICPC Submarine Cables Writing Award for 2020 Awarded to Yang Wenlan

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 5:14pm

Each year, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) and the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy (Rhodes Academy) sponsor the Rhodes Academy-ICPC Submarine Cables Writing Award for a deserving paper addressing submarine cables and their relationship with the law of the sea.

Key Points: 
  • Each year, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) and the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy (Rhodes Academy) sponsor the Rhodes Academy-ICPC Submarine Cables Writing Award for a deserving paper addressing submarine cables and their relationship with the law of the sea.
  • Applicants to, and graduates of, the Rhodes Academy are eligible to compete for the award.
  • With the award, the ICPC and the Rhodes Academy seek to foster scholarship regarding submarine cables (the infrastructure of the Internet) and the law of the sea and promote the rule of law as applied to submarine cables.
  • The referees of the 2020 competition chose Yang Wenlan of China as the winner for his paper, Protecting Submarine Cables from Physical Damage under Investment Law.

Behind the Scenes: Keeping the World Communicating During Covid-19 – An ESCA perspective

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 3:01pm

Facebook, Netflix, Google, iTunes and email are part of everyday life and all rely upon subsea cables.

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  • Facebook, Netflix, Google, iTunes and email are part of everyday life and all rely upon subsea cables.
  • Such demand on subsea cable capacity has now increased even further, as people across the world have demonstrated that social distancing and isolation can be successfully undertaken together.
  • From university lectures and examinations, to cookery classes, businesses have gone online to deliver their services as best they can.
  • Liaising with all relevant parties affected by the installation and operation of submarine cables in European and surrounding waters.

The ICPC Extends its Deadline for the 2020 Plenary Call for Papers

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 5:10pm

The ICPC requests speakers to submit abstracts for proposed presentations by Friday, 14 February 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The ICPC requests speakers to submit abstracts for proposed presentations by Friday, 14 February 2020.
  • With international participation, the ICPC Plenary provides an excellent opportunity to connect with submarine cable owners, suppliers, installers, surveyors, academics and service providers regarding the planning, installation, operation, protection and maintenance of submarine cables.
  • The ICPC is the international voice of the submarine cable community with protection of submarine cables worldwide from natural and man-made hazards at the heart of its mission.
  • As the voice of the submarine cable community, the ICPC welcomes genuine enquiries regarding international submarine cables, environmental factors affecting the submarine cable community and the activities of the organisation.

Opportunity to Participate in the 2020 ICPC Plenary: Call for Papers

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 3:10pm

From 28-30 April, the global submarine cable community will gather-together under the theme: ICPC 2020 Vision: Reliability, Security, Resilience and Sustainability of vital international submarine cables in Madrid, Spain.

Key Points: 
  • From 28-30 April, the global submarine cable community will gather-together under the theme: ICPC 2020 Vision: Reliability, Security, Resilience and Sustainability of vital international submarine cables in Madrid, Spain.
  • The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) is pleased to announce it welcomes participation and seeks presentation abstracts from ICPC Members, non-Members and other interested parties from around the globe in response to the Call for Papers that address the Vision 2020 theme.
  • The ICPC requests interested presenters to submit abstracts for proposed presentations no later than Friday, 31 January 2020.
  • As the voice of the submarine cable community, the ICPC welcomes genuine enquiries regarding international submarine cables, environmental factors affecting the submarine cable community and the activities of the organisation.

Visiongain Report: The Submarine Power Cables Market set to Grow to $16.1 bn and 2.5 Million Kilometres

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 2:00pm

LONDON, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing developments/contracts related to submarine power cables coupled year-on-year deployment of underwater cables across the globe has led Visiongain to publish this unique report, which is crucial to your companies improved success.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing developments/contracts related to submarine power cables coupled year-on-year deployment of underwater cables across the globe has led Visiongain to publish this unique report, which is crucial to your companies improved success.
  • Visiongain assesses that Capex and length of the global submarine power cables will reach $16.1 bn and 2.5 million kilometres in 2030.
  • Planned and future contracts is expected to trigger the investments into the submarine power cable industry .
  • The report provides detailed profiles of key companies operating within the Submarine Power Cables market:

ICPC Congratulates ISA on the 25th Anniversary of Its Establishment

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 5:46pm

The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), the worlds preeminent organisation devoted to protection of submarine cables, offered its congratulations to the International Seabed Authority (ISA) on the 25th anniversary of its founding.

Key Points: 
  • The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), the worlds preeminent organisation devoted to protection of submarine cables, offered its congratulations to the International Seabed Authority (ISA) on the 25th anniversary of its founding.
  • The ICPC and ISA concluded a memorandum of understanding in 2010 to further cooperation between the two organisations and their associated industries.
  • ICPC delegations regularly attend ISA annual sessions in Kingston, Jamaica, where the ISA is headquartered, and ISA representatives have also attended ICPC Plenary meetings.
  • In October 2018, the ICPC and ISA jointly sponsored a workshop in Bangkok, Thailand to develop practical tools for coordinating between submarine cable operators and mining contractors.