OceanWorks Completes Mediterranean OCB Protection Project

SeaDiscovery
Thursday, February 27, 2014

OceanWorks International says it has finished the Poseidon Diode Interface (PDI) project for CSnet. The completed PDI design will protect the Offshore Communication Backbone (OCB) – a seafloor network developed for the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Cyprus – from any electrical fault in the Poseidon cable.

The subsea network contains as part of its capability, the Tsunami Warning and Early Response system for Cyprus (TWERC).

The Poseidon cable will provide direct connection to the OCB and provide power to the Poseidon system. A number of advantages, including higher bandwidth, lower latency communications, increased power, improved availability and reduced operations costs is realized from the direct connection of the OCB to shore.

OceanWorks International says it has extensive experience in the design and building of seafloor networks since 2005 and is uniquely familiar with the CSnet OCB. Complex, reliable and adaptable systems are just one component of the OceanWorks International suite of subsea engineering and design capabilities serving the Scientific, Environmental, Oil, Gas and Military communities.

About the company
OceanWorks is an internationally recognized subsea technology company specializing in the design and manufacture of manned / unmanned subsea systems and specialized equipment for military, oil and gas, scientific, and other marine markets. OceanWorks has been at the cutting edge of deep submergence and diving technology, operations, and support for over 20 years.

http://www.oceanworks.com/
 

 


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