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E-Marine, Huawei Marine install submarine cable in Comoros

DUBAI, January 15, 2017

E-marine, the principal provider of submarine cable solutions in the Middle East, in collaboration with Huawei Marine Networks, has successfully completed the 260-km Avassa Submarine Cable System marine installation in Comoros Islands.

E-marine deployed its 126m CS Maram vessel, the most modern ‘Green Plus’ and first-ever eco-friendly cable ship in the world, for the cable laying operation, a statement said.

The project involved the laying of two submarine cables – one linking Mayotte to Mutsamudu in Anjouan Island, and the other linking Moroni to Chindini in Grande Comores. The landing party at Moroni, Chindini and Mutsamudu was Comores Telecom and STOI at Mayotte. 

Omar Jassim Bin Kalban, managing director and chief executive officer of E-marine, said: “With more than three decades of experience and market leadership in submarine cable installation, maintenance and repair services, and regional know-how, E-marine was best suited to partner with Huawei Marine on this project. From mobilisation of CS Maram to voyage and arrival at Moroni, and undertaking of the cable installation project to its completion, our team of highly qualified and experienced professionals ensured a highly smooth and successful project. We are extremely proud to have played a key role in the project and successfully completed marine installation for it.”

Zhang Hongxiang, project director of Huawei Marine, said: “We are pleased to collaborate with E-Marine to deploy this project. The highly-experienced team of E-Marine ensured successful installation and helped us to better serve our client.”  - TradeArabia News Service

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