FiberHome Awards IKM Ocean Design a Detailed Design Contract for Installation of Submarine Communication Cables in the Philippines.

FiberHome Phils.,Inc. has awarded IKM Ocean Design AS a detailed design contract for cable routing, installation and protection engineering of around 650km submarine communication cables in the Philippines, which is focusing on the need to expand and upgrade the telecommunication services and the establishment of new submarine cable systems in the Philippines.

The planned cables is between 12 of the main islands of Philippines, covering 26 different landfalls and crossing depressions and canyons down to water depths of around 1,500 m.

IKM’s scope of work includes detailed routing, mechanical design, seabed intervention and protection, installation design, risk evaluation and cable repair planning. The work will be headed by Project Manager Jiong Guan at the Sandnes office, with support from the other three offices in Norway.

The Contract has a one-year duration and work starts immediately.

CEO of IKM Ocean Design, Peder Hoås, says we are very proud of to be given the opportunity to support FiberHome in the detailed design phase of a new major submarine cable grid in the Philippines. Based on our nearly 40 years of experience from the subsea oil and gas engineering, we have an extensive experience within submarine communication and power cable projects.

IKM Ocean Design is a leading independent company within subsea infrastructure engineering, with 38 years of experience and offices in Stavanger, Trondheim, Oslo and from 2021 also in Bergen. IKM Ocean Design employs 80 engineers within the areas of subsea field development, subsea pipelines and cables, marine structures and offshore renewable energy engineering.

FiberHome Technologies is the core enterprise with HQ located in Wuhan Optics Valley of China and FiberHome Phils.,Inc. is located in Makati, Philippines, and is the unique supplier of end-to-end solutions with optoelectronic devices, optic fiber & cable and optical communication systems.

Location: Philippines

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