Cable Deployment Update

Tuesday, July 05, 2011
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235 Km of the OOI cable have been deployed; 625 km remains to be deployed. Video shows the OOI cable running through the linear cable engine.

The TE SubCom Dependable is currently sailing through moderate to heavy seas at sea state 5 with 25 knots of wind from the North and waves topping 2.5 Meters in Height.

Despite the wind and seas, cable operations are currently in progress at a ship’s speed of .5 knots.