Cap'n Bubba the marine backhoe driver - SEA-ME-WE 3 and 4, FLAG cut

Martin Hannigan martin at
Sun Dec 28 06:42:34 UTC 2008

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 1:30 AM, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at
> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 10:23 PM, Martin Hannigan
> <martin at> wrote:
> > The repair is done out of the water. They cut the damage out and bring
> there was a nice flash video thingy presented in Toronto during Sylvie
> LaPerrière's preso:
> <>
> I believe the flash thing is:
> <
> >
> (top search result for 'undersea cable repair flash' on your favorite
> search engine)

I think that these are much more interesting and informative myself:

This one specifically address cable joins. Sort of looks like Tyco's lab in
New Jersey, but I think it's a Global Marine shipboard lab.

They don't show the LDPE application post splice, but it's kind of
uninteresting. This stuff is a whole lot simpler than most people think.


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