NEC Wraps Up APG Subsea Cable Construction

NEC Corporation has finished the construction of the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine cable connecting Japan, South Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

The APG submarine cable, with a total length of approximately 10,900 km, is owned by a consortium of 13 members and features 100 Gigabit per second (Gbps) optical transmission capabilities that deliver a capacity of more than 54Tbps.

The consortium members include CAT, China Mobile International, China Telecom, China Unicom, Chunghwa Telecom, KT Corporation, LG Uplus, NTT Communications, StarHub, Global Transit, Viettel and VNPT.

“NEC is honored to have been selected as the supplier for APG,” said Shunichiro Tejima, executive vice president and head of the Telecom Carrier Business Unit at NEC Corporation. “We hope to see our partnership with the consortium further enhanced through NEC’s ability to provide real-time technical support for the operation and maintenance of this advanced submarine cable.”

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6th Offshore Well Intervention Conference Gulf of Mexico

The Offshore Well Intervention Gulf of Mexico conference (OWI GOM) is returning to Houston, Texas for its sixth year on Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 November.

Featuring Anadarko, BP, Shell, Chevron, BHGE and Oceaneering, the conference aims to help operators transition to the latest compliance updates, WI systems and business models that enhance safety, quicken well access and improve commerciality.

Across two days, more than 200 delegates, 15 exhibitors and 30 speakers will network together and create solutions to some of the most pertinent industry challenges right now, through a conference programme focused on:

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