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  • 7 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Millions of users of the submarine cable SEA-ME-WE-4 in Bangladesh were affected after the cable experienced a cut on Wednesday afternoon off the coast of Singapore, Channel News Asia reported. Managing director of the Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company stated that it may take a week for the system to return to normal. He added […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    International submarine cable SEA-ME-WE 4 has experienced a fault in Arabian Sea, impacting internet services in the region. The restoration work has been initiated by the international consortium that manages the submarine cable. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) informed that they are undertaking measures to provide connectivity for the customers in Pakistan. Due to the […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Bangladesh will face internet disruption in the wee hours of August 9 when the lone submarine cable goes under repair, a government official… (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, August 5, 2011;

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Egypt’s coastguard caught three divers cutting an undersea internet cable and causing disruptions to online services on Wednesday, Telegraph reports. The damage was caused on South East Asia-Middle East-West Europe 4 (SEA-ME-WE 4) cable which links France to Singapore, with branches connecting telecommunication companies in Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, […]

  • 12 August 2016

    Sri Lanka’s national ICT solutions provider, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) has gained full landing status of SEA-ME-WE 5 cable station in Matara, Sri Lanka. The SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable has been designed with the upgradable 100Gbps technology, enabling an initial system capacity of 24Tbps per second on 3 fibre pairs. The cable will link […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Orange is reinforcing its presence on the Asia-Europe network route by signing the construction and maintenance agreement for Sea-Me-We 5 (South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5), a new submarine cable that will link France and Singapore. In its planned configuration, Sea-Me-We 5 will connect Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, the […]

  • 19 May 2011

    Ciena® Corporation,the network specialist, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Ed McCormack as vice president and general manager of international accounts and submarine systems. In this role, he will be responsible for strategic partnerships, business development and customer support for Ciena’s submarine business. He will be based out of Ciena’s Abu Dhabi office in […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    UK’s offshore oil and gas safety body Step Change in Safety has appointed Steve Rae, a Piper Alpha accident survivor, as its new Executive Director.

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based breakbulk, project cargo and heavy lift carrier AAL has loaded modules for a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG), destined for the Beni Suef power plant in Egypt, aboard its vessel AAL Dalian in South Korea.  Commissioned by global logistics provider the LPL Group, this is the first in a series of cargo shipments that AAL […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    HHI-EMD, the engine and machinery division of Hyundai Heavy Industries, has reported that the world’s first MAN B&W 7G80ME-C9.2 passed its official shop test on 16 January 2013 in Korea. The MAN Diesel & Turbo licensee reported that the shop test proceeded as expected and was a success. Engineers from MAN Diesel & Turbo took […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sailors assigned to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) rescued six Peruvian fishermen drifting in a disabled vessel off the coast of Peru, May 10. The fishermen were isolated at sea for ten days after developing mechanical problems with their vessel. They were unable to radio for help after their 12-volt batteries […]

  • 6 February 2013

    HHI-EMD, the engine and machinery division of Hyundai Heavy Industries, has reported that the world’s first MAN B&W 7G80ME-C9.2 passed its official shop test on 16 January 2013 in Korea. The MAN Diesel & Turbo licensee reported that the shop test proceeded as expected and was a success. Engineers from MAN Diesel & Turbo took […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    BGP informed that BGP Challenger vessel has successfully completed a 2D survey for Spectrum offshore Namibia with 123km average daily production and zero downtime. The high quality seismic data was provided to Spectrum. Howard Nicholls, Geophysical Advisor of Spectrum, said: “Thank you from me for a job well done. The data is already looking very […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Overcoming the rough sea state, BGP Challenger successfully completed a 2D survey for Spectrum offshore Namibia with 123km average daily production and zero downtime. Howard Nicholls, Geophysical Advisor of Spectrum, said: “Thank you from me for a job well done. The data is already looking very good indeed and we are very happy with the […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    RWE Dea talked to Prof. Antje Boetius, deep-sea research scientist and professor of geomicrobiology at Bremen University, about extreme depths and eternal darkness, on which Boetius has conducted research work that looks into the question of how life is even possible under such circumstances and what parameters it is influenced by. This is also of […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Ooredoo Global Services (OGS), the wholesale arm of telecommunications provider Ooredoo, has announced three major agreements that will extend its range of services and international support. Yousuf Abdulla Al-Kubaisi, CEO, OGS, said: “Ooredoo Global Services continues to forge ahead with its strategy to become the premium partner for wholesale carriers looking for connectivity in the Middle East, […]

  • 19 February 2016

    Offshore Energy Today has interviewed Mr. Christian Schachta, a commercial diver working in the offshore oil and gas industry. The reason we talked to Christian is the fact that apart from being a diver, he is also an outstanding photographer.   OET: So Christian, tell us something about yourself? What are the perks of being […]

  • 3 August 2010

    The borough officially has the beach it’s been waiting years for. The Army Corps of Engineers has turned over the beach to the borough after completing a nine-month beach-replenishment project. “We conducted a final walk-through and turned the project over to the borough on July 21,” said Stephen Rochette, spokesman for the Corps. “The contractor […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Experience gained from four years in the offshore wind support vessel market is paying off for CTruk as it prepares to deliver SC Falcon to Sima Charters of Holland. Sea trials for the second CTruk 20T MPC, the first CTruk workboat with Volvo IPS propulsion, have produced some impressive statistics. With a 25 knot cruising […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    OceanGate said it has broken yet another deep-sea diving record, by transporting a crew of four on an abyssal descent of nearly 4,000 meters. With only a handful of submersibles in the world that can reach these depths, OceanGate’s Titan is said to be the only submersible capable of carrying five people beyond a depth […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Nextgen Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a USD 120 million 50/50 joint venture with Australian network provider, Vocus, to construct and operate a submarine cable between Perth and Singapore. The 4,600km Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) would directly connect Australia to Singapore via Indonesia, providing the first 100Gbit/s high-speed connection from Western Australia […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer, Wintershall, is continuing to step up its activities in the southern North Sea and is now launching natural gas production from the K18-Golf field in the Dutch North Sea. By carefully designing the well and deploying a new down hole completion technology, Wintershall managed to set new […]