07 Dec - Orange Marine - Connect the world with Submarine telecommunications..
Orange Marine is specialized in the field of submarine telecommunications from the initial design and engineering, to installation of intercontinental and regional links, and maintenance of existing cables.
In operation since the mid-nineteenth century, the submarine cable industry FCR – France Cables and Radio – became a 100% subsidiary of Orange Group in 1999. The Orange Marine fleet is one of the most experienced in the world and represents 15% of the world fleet.
In total, Orange Marine has installed more than 188,000 kilometers of fibre optic submarine cables in all oceans. Its ships carried over 670 repairs on routes, some of which by 6000 meters of depth.
In October 2010, Orange takes control of Elettra, a subsidiary of Telecom Italia. Its management is delegated to Orange Marine, which now operates 6 cable ships and a survey vessel from marine bases or from foreign ports.
The legal structure of Orange Marine manages several companies, all 100% subsidiaries, including Chamarel Marine Services and SIMEC, which designs, manufactures and operates submarine vehicles (ROV, ploughs, trenchers and crawlers).
Orange Marine contributes actively to the development of the high-quality global network.