As an ongoing commitment to support the UN SDG’s (Sustainable Development Goals), Ocean Specialists Inc. (OSI) participated in UNESCAP’s (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) Tsunami Steering Committee Meeting held virtually on May 13, 2020.
In this blog installment, Steve Lentz, Director of Network System Science and Engineering at Ocean Specialists (OSI), comments on a recently published NATO research paper which discusses the security of undersea telecommunication cables and explores solutions to this threat.
According to recent market commentary by SubCableWorld.com, activity on new cable systems has continued as planned throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has unquestionably highlighted how critical submarine cables are to Internet connectivity and this is now understood by governments, businesses, and, increasingly, by the news media and general public.
Perry Wright, Director of Integrated Subsea Systems for Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI), and Kevin Comer, President of Marine Ventures Int’l, (MVI) attended the OilComm 2019 Conference and Exhibition in Houston the 2nd and 3rd of October. Although the conference was limited to a single track this year, the event was reasonably well attended, and as always, provided an ideal location to catch up with Oil Industry customers, contacts and friends, often all the same person.
Ocean Specialists Inc. (OSI) attended and moderated another fascinating Submarine Networks World (SNW) in Singapore, held at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition center the 16th through the 19th of September. Tony Mosley, Director of Business Development at OSI, moderated a panel on Innovative technologies deployed in Disaster Prevention and Management, with the CEO of Avaroa Cables Dr. Ranulf Scarborough, CEO of PC1 Takahiro Sumimoto, and Terrance Fong, Partner at ERM.