Fiber Optic Cables

DeepOcean has been installing Fiber Optic Cable (FOC) for the offshore Telecommunications and Oil & Gas industry since the early 90’s and to date has installed approximately 15 000 km of FOC world wide. The company retains the required experience, people and equipment to safely deliver turnkey FOC projects to clients expectations and budget.

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DeepOcean is well positioned to provide project management, route design, engineering, cable procurement, installation and burial of submarine FOC’s. The company operates a fleet of DP2 installation vessels and FOC ploughs which can provide simultaneous lay and burial.

DeepOcean has successfully installed a number of  FOC’s in recent years on Statnett’s Oslofjord filed, ConocoPhillip’s Judy installation and telecommunication systems, including, Danice, Mena and Greenland Connect. More recently DeepOcean delivered an EPCI project for the supply and installation of a 136km FOC on Statoils Aasta Hansteen development.  Refer to DeepOceans track record for details.

DeepOcean delivers FOC projects from concept to completion, including:

  • Installation feasibility study
  • Pre engineering cable route survey
  • Route design / optimisation
  • Project management, installation analysis and engineering
  • Geotechnical route assessment, risk analysis and burial tool selection
  • Supply of FOC and accessories
  • PLGR and route clearance
  • Cable load-out, storage and transportation
  • Cable lay with experienced offshore installation teams
  • Post Lay Inspection and Burial
  • Termination and Testing
  • Post lay trenching
  • Maintenance and cable repair service



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