Global Marine has been awarded a third contract to extend the Tampnet offshore fibre optic network with a new cable linking offshore platforms in the Southern North Sea. This latest signing follows Global Marine’s successful installation of the previous phases of the North Sea project, using cable ship Innovator. The work is scheduled to take place in the spring of 2015.
Tampnet is the provider of the largest offshore high capacity communication network in the world and has selected Global Marine to provide subsea engineering services that will further extend the system. The solution requires Global Marine to provide an end-to-end range of services encompassing all elements leading to installation including: marine survey & route engineering, marine permits, route clearance, pre-lay grapnel runs, mattress installation over pipeline crossings, cable installation including plough burial, post lay inspection and burial in addition to providing detailed post installation information.