Global Marine Group is pleased to announce the launch of OceanIQ, providing industry-leading subsea cable data, survey, route engineering and consultancy services. Find out more

Subsea Telecoms Cable Installation

Global Marine has been installing subsea cable across the globe for over 170 years, installing in excess of 300,000km, enough to circumnavigate the globe seven and a half times.

Global Marine brings this expertise, knowledge and track record to its customers’ projects, ensuring that together we can keep the world connected.

Our track record of project successes includes cable installed deep within the Arctic Circle for the Uninett project in Svalbard Norway, delivering the world’s most northerly fibre optic cable system, as well as to depths of 8,500m in the Marianas Trench.

Fibre Optic Cable Installation

Global Marine has developed a core base of knowledge, skills, technology, equipment and assets which provide the capabilities to efficiently and successfully plan, install, bury, store, test, find, recover and maintain subsea fibre optic cables.

We provide our customers with an experienced team of engineers to plan and design solutions, effectively manage entire projects together with clients, and execute scopes of work supported by our highly capable assets which have an extensive track record in offshore installation.

A Long Legacy & Track Record in Subsea Cable Installation Services

Global Marine is able to offer solutions utilising capable assets supported by high quality engineering and project management expertise.

Project Management

With a track record in deep and shallow water Global Marine is a marine engineering partner capable of providing a complete end-to-end solution that supports the whole life of a subsea project from planning, installation, protection and repair.

Project Engineering

Our team of well qualified, highly experienced engineers have the knowledge and capability to deliver complex end-to-end engineering support, on time and to specification every time. Our project engineers can either be integrated within our customer’s own engineering department at their premises or managed “in-house” from a Global Marine Group location.

Cable Route Planning

Global Marine Group’s expert and knowledgeable team deliver a comprehensive Cable Route Planning portfolio of services for the telecoms industry. Our services cover: Our Cable Route Planning services cover: Desk Top Study, Route Survey, Route Engineering, Cable Fault Analysis, Cable Protection Assessment and our very own GeoCable® cable database, an industry-leading Geographical Information System (GIS) developed specifically to meet the needs of the subsea cable industry. 

Permitting

Global Marine’s permitting department is responsible for obtaining and assisting with any consents, licences, permits or other permissions for the cable industry, oil and gas exploration, scientific research and all other marine activities which are undertaken by Global Marine.

Offshore Liaisons

Offshore Liaison is key to maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders of the sea.  Promoting close working relationships ensures continued business success for all parties and achieves a collaborative approach.

Our Cable Installation & Maintenance Vessels working right across the globe

Our Subsea Assets

Hi Plough

Each Hi Plough has 500kW of jetting power to reduce the active tow tensions and can be fitted with either a 2 metre plough share or a 3.25 metre injector share.

Atlas Series

The Atlas Series provide powerful, state of the art cable working ROVs, designed for both cable maintenance, post lay and inspection roles.

PLP240

The PLP240 (Pre-Lay Plough) facilitates a solution for single pass route clearance. Boulders are removed to the area outside the potential back fill spoil and pre-cutting of a “y” profiled trench up to 1.7m depth for post cable lay project requirements.

Q1400

The Q1400 Trenching system has the capability to perform jet trenching in soils of up to 100 KPA and mechanical chain cutting of soils of up to 250 KPA.

Our Latest News:

Posted: 13/10/2020

KEEPING THE GLOBAL MARINE GROUP FLEET SAFE AND OPERATIONAL THROUGHOUT 2020 – A YEAR NO-ONE PREDICTED

The United Nation’s World Maritime Day held at the end of...

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Posted: 21/09/2020

Global Marine Group Launches OceanIQ Consultancy Business – utilising rich subsea data

Global Marine Group (GMG) a leading provider of subsea cable installation...

Posted: 08/09/2020

Global Marine Awarded Desk Top Study for Singapore India Gateway Cable System

Global Marine, a leading provider of subsea fibre optic cable installation...

Posted: 18/08/2020

SEA-KIT USV successfully completes 22 days of offshore operations in the Atlantic Ocean

We’re pleased to share this exciting press release from SEA-KIT celebrating...

Posted: 14/07/2020

Group Annual Awards 2020

We recently celebrated our annual awards to recognise some of the...

Posted: 18/06/2020

Global Marine Cadet Awarded Engineering Cadet of the Year

Today marks what should have been the graduation ceremony for students...

Posted: 10/06/2020

Keeping our manufacturing operations moving throughout the pandemic

As part of the wider Global Marine business, our UJ team...

Posted: 02/06/2020

Working together with our supply chain to maintain continuity for our customers

During subsea fibre optic cable repairs, universal joints (UJ) are used...

Posted: 20/05/2020

Adapting to ensure a continuation of service during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect businesses and individuals globally, like everyone,...

Posted: 24/03/2020

Adapting to ensure a continuation of service: Our response to COVID-19

In light of recent developments and UK Government guidelines, we wanted...

Posted: 02/03/2020

J.F. Lehman & Company acquires Global Marine Group

Global Marine Group (“GMG” or the “Company”), a leading provider of...

Posted: 25/06/2019

Global Marine Group to Safeguard Ørsted’s UK Power Cables Under the Atlantic Cable Maintenance Agreement

Global Marine Group (GMG), supported by its business units Global Marine,...

Posted: 08/03/2019

Meet some of our inspirational ladies on International Women’s Day

In 2019, the focus of International Women’s Day is about balance....

Posted: 28/02/2019

Osbit to deliver next generation Subsea Plough to Global Marine Group

Osbit Limited, the offshore technology and engineering company, has secured a...

Posted: 29/01/2019

Rovco and Global Marine Group Enter Invested Partnership

Subsea technology company, Rovco has formed an invested partnership with Global...

Posted: 22/08/2018

Global Marine completes two offshore oil field communications contracts for Tampnet

Global Marine, a market leader in subsea fibre optic cable installation...

Posted: 01/08/2018

Global Marine Group handed RoSPA Order of Distinction (19 consecutive Golds) Award for health and safety practices

Global Marine Group has been issued a prestigious award in recognition...

Posted: 24/07/2018

Nurturing the next generation of engineers

For the last couple of weeks, Megan, an A level student...

Posted: 05/07/2018

Global Marine Group to Ride 350km for corporate charity, the Jubilee Sailing Trust

Next week, a team of amateur and enthusiastic riders from Global...

Posted: 04/07/2018

Celebrating the successes of our people

At the end of June we held our Annual Awards Evening...

Posted: 03/05/2018

CEO Today Magazine Announce Ian Douglas as a European Award Winner 2018

Ian Douglas Wins CEO Today Magazine European Awards CWind, part of...

Posted: 12/04/2018

Contract Awarded for Sub Sea Cable Replacement in Orkney Isles

Global Offshore is pleased to share Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks’ latest press...

Posted: 14/02/2018

Global Marine Group presented prestigious Shipowner of the Year Award by Offshore Support Journal

The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market leader in offshore engineering...

Posted: 20/12/2017

Global Marine Group announces new business unit ‘Global Offshore’ to serve the oil & gas sector

The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market leader in offshore engineering...

Posted: 01/12/2017

Global Marine Group completes acquisition of Fugro’s trenching and cable lay business

Acquisition Further Positions Global Marine Group for Significant Offshore Power Market...

Posted: 07/11/2017

Global Marine Group launches new Safety Management System

Global Marine Group (GMG) has launched a new Safety, Security and...

Posted: 12/10/2017

Global Marine Group to acquire Fugro’s trenching and cable laying business

Acquisition further positions company for significant offshore power market opportunities Chelmsford,...

Posted: 05/09/2017

Global Marine Group Awarded Order of Distinction from Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Chelmsford, Tuesday 5 September 2017. The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market...

Posted: 31/08/2017

Global Marine Group Chooses Port of Blyth to Extend UK Footprint

Chelmsford, Thursday 31 August 2017. The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market...