[Tianjin, June 4, 2020] Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) announced the completion of the marine survey for the Maldives Sri Lanka Cable (MSC) system that connects Hulhumale, an island in the Maldives archipelago, to Mount Lavinia in Sri Lanka. The MSC system will be completed by the end of 2020.
This important phase of the system delivery captures bathymetric and seabed composition information that is used refine route engineering and marine installation methods to ensure a robust system design.
The MSC system is 840 km long, and is equipped with HMN's high-output titanium housing repeaters deployed to a water depth of 3,700m to provide a reliable regional telecommunications network.
Abdulla Firaq, Director Networks of Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun PLC commented: “The completion of marine survey is the result of the concerted efforts of each member in the delivery team. We continue to work closely with HMN team, throughout the subsea plant manufacturing and system integration phases.”
M.S. Tanwar, Chief Technology and Information Officer of Ooredoo Maldives PLC, stressed that: “In these challenging times, we were pleased to see solid project management and delivery capabilities. We believe that the MSC system will be delivered as scheduled and it will provide our customers in both countries with a fast and reliable international connectivity experience.”
Pradeep De Almeida, Group Chief Technology Officer of Dialog Axiata PLC said, “Congratulations to the teams on the completion of the marine survey of the MSC system. We expect the MSC system to contribute significantly to the diversity and reliability of the international network in the Indian Ocean region.”
Ma Yanfeng, Vice President of HMN, said: “Thanks to our customers for their faith in HMN’s advanced technology and support during this project delivery phase. We continue to maintain our long-standing customer-centric culture and commitment to successfully deliver leading-edge telecommunications network solutions.”