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Global Marine SubSea Cable Laying in Scottish & Northern Irish Waters

18th October 2021

The Essex based subsea engineering company, Global Marine, is planning to install the Scot-NI 3 and Scot-NI 4 Telecommunications cables in Scottish and Northern Irish waters on behalf of British Telecommunications plc, between November 1st and December 20th this year.

There will be various vessels associated with the project in the area shown on the chart (above).

The ports involved are Portpatrick on the Scottish Mull of Galloway, and Girvan on the South Ayrshire coast in Scotland, Donaghadee in North Down and Larne on the East Antrim coast in Northern Ireland.

The vessels will be limited in manoeuvrability; therefore, vessels working in the area should maintain a distance of at least 1NM from the cable ship during operations.

Full details can be found here 

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