TE SubCom is Contractor for AAE-1 Submarine Cable.
Generally, most of Supply Contract (SC) in submarine cable industry are divided in the following parts;
Part 1 Terms and Conditions of Contract
Part 2 Price Schedule
Part 3 Technical Specifications
Part 4 Plan of Work
Part 5 Billing Schedule
Part 6 Contractors Documents
Part 7 Responsibility Matrix
Part 8 Permit Matrix
Once Supply Contract is signed; any changes in the Contract will be executed by CV – Contract Variations. It can be either positive CV, negative CV or zero CV.
For consortium type of submarine cable; prior signing of SC with Contractor; the Construction & Maintenance Agreement (C&MA) is signed by cable owner (project sponsor).
Once completed by end of 2016; AAE1 Submarine Cable System will be connecting 40% of world’s population.
From my point of view; the most basic to submarine cable is to know the ocean – Indian Ocean , Pacific Ocean , Atlantic et
Do you know that the longest fiber optic submarine cable is Sea Me We 3 (South East Asia – Middle East – Western Europe)