Search results for: Solomon Islands

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  • 4 March 2019

    Australia is deploying more assets to the Solomon Islands to contain the bulker oil spill.

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Vocus has confirmed the successful completion of the Coral Sea Cable System connecting Sydney, Honiara and Port Moresby, and the Solomon Islands. After final testing, the 4,700 km Coral Sea Cable and the 730 km Solomon Islands Domestic Network, were accepted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, a month earlier than planned. At […]

  • 28 March 2006

    Two people have survived for nearly two months at sea in a small boat in the South Pacific. The pair went missing off the Solomons Islands and were picked up by a fishing vessel in Vanuatu waters, the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation reported on Tuesday.

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Estimates: Some 60 tonnes of oil spilled from the grounded bulker Solomon Trader off Solomon Islands.

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    EGS has wrapped up geophysical survey of Coral Sea Cable System connecting Sydney to PNG and Solomon Island. The RV Northern Endeavour recently returned to Honia, marking the completion of its trip to Auki, Noro and Taro. According to EGS, the vessel has been in Solomon waters for close to a month, working in collaboration […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Huawei Marine has signed a contract with the Solomon Island Submarine Cable Company (SISCC) to construct the first submarine cable in the Solomon Islands. Huawei Marine, in conjunction with parent company Huawei Technologies will design and construct a network that incorporates 4000km of submarine cable with a total capacity of 2.5TB that will link Sydney […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Operation RENDER SAFE 2013 is on track to begin next month. The mission is a standing Australian Defence Force (ADF) operation to help remove the explosive remnants of war from the South Pacific. This year Solomon Islands is the focus, the task is to continue removing ordnance left behind 68 years ago. Commander Doug Griffiths, […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Minister for Finance and Treasury of Solomon Islands Rick Hou has signed a financing agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and a project agreement with Solomons Oceanic Cable Company (SOC) for the submarine cable project development. The submarine cable project, which is planned to connect the Solomon Islands to an existing cable network between Guam […]

  • 17 July 2019

    Vocus has installed Coral Sea cable system at the landing sites at both Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. The company is building the 4,700km Coral Sea cable system for the Australian Government. In addition, on Monday, a ceremony featuring a symbolic handover of a ‘golden buoy’ was held in the Solomon Islands, to […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techniques that have been developed and refined during operations and conflicts around the world are now being put to good use in the Solomon Islands. EOD specialists from Australia’s Army, Navy and Air Force, along with forces from the United States, Canada and New Zealand have joined together to use skills, […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The ill-fated bulker Solomon Trader has been refloated in the Solomon Islands.

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The 4,700km Coral Sea Cable System between Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Australia has landed in Sydney. The landing of the cable in Sydney caps off two months work by the team on board the cable-laying ship, Ile de Brehat. With the cable reaching Sydney, it will soon be connected to power and transmission […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    XSite Modular has been awarded a contract by PNG DataCo to design and build a modular cable landing station (MCLS) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. To be completed in Q3 2019, the landing station will be part of the Coral Sea Cable System (CSCS), a 4,700 km subsea network connecting Sydney, Australia to Port […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The incident occurred five months the bulker Solomon Trader grounded on a reef off Rennell Island.

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The amount of oil spilled is believed to be higher than the initial estimates of 70 tonnes.

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Swedish Internet infrastructure specialist Flexenclosure has received an order from Vanuatu-based telecommunications group Interchange for two eCentre cable landing stations, to be deployed in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands early next year. In the past 18 months, Flexenclosure has received orders in no less than five different Pacific island nations, cementing eCentre as the premier […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company, is set for construction of the ICN2 submarine cable project for Interchange Limited, a Vanuatu-based consortium. The cable will connect Port Vila, Vanuatu and Luganville, Vanuatu to Honiara, Solomon Islands. The 1,632km cable will provide initial 200G high-capacity access to several landing sites utilizing SL14-A1 cables and Ciena Submarine […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    KP&I appoints Resolve Marine to oversee the Solomon Trader incident response in the Solomon Islands.

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Malaita Premier Edwin Suibaea expressed his support for the submarine cable project which the Solomons Oceanic Cable Company (SOCC) plans to implement in July this year. The submarine cable which will run between Sydney and Guam will link Solomon Islands to the rest of the world, Solomon Star reports. Mr Suibaea said: “My people will […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Nautilus Minerals has signed a contract with Gardline CGG to provide exploration services for Nautilus’ 2015 program in the Solomon Islands. The vessel MV Duke will be used to generate targets to expand Nautilus’ Seafloor Massive Sulphide (“SMS”) prospect inventory within its 100% owned Solomon Islands exploration licenses. Mike Johnston, Nautilus’ CEO, commented: “We are […]

  • 29 August 2014

    This time-lapse video shows Sofrana Surville’s round trip through New Zealand, Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, which lasted 33 days. The whole journey has been condensed to this 14-minute video. Surville is a 140.67-meter container ship built in 2007 and home-ported in Saint John’s. She is currently sailing under the […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea cable company SubCom will install the first direct link from Australia to Hong Kong. SubCom was commissioned to build the $380 million subsea cable by Singapore-based H2 Cable. The cable is said to be due for completion in 2022 and also includes a possible trans-Pacific branch to Los Angeles that will provide optimal diversity […]