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Cable Repair – Murdoch-Cygnus Fibre Optic Cable

Global Marine Systems Ltd has been contracted to undertake a repair to the Murdoch-Cygnus fibre optic telecommunications cable in the North Sea. The CS Sovereign is due to arrive on site 31st July 2017 to commence repair works. The estimated location

54°34.199'N 002°17.394'E


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The duration of the cable repair will be approximately 14 days depending upon weather or other operational conditions.                                                                                                            
The vessel will be limited in manoeuvrability. Other vessels should maintain a distance of at least 1NM from the cable ship during operations, and 1/4NM from any cable buoys in place during the course of the repair for safety.

For further information:   John Wrottesley, Global Marine Group, Tel: +44 1245 702009 email:

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