• Shark Bites and Cable Faults

    September 3, 2014

    A recent YouTube video of a shark biting a submarine cable attracted considerable media attention. The type of the featured cable, its depth and location are unknown. But on the basis of available data, the International Cable Protection Committee notes that cable damage from such attacks is historically rare.

  • 2014 CSCAP Memorandum on Submarine Cables

    May 21, 2014

    The Centre for International Law (CIL) is pleased to announce the publication by the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) of CSCAP Memorandum No. 24 on the Safety and Security of Vital Undersea Communications Infrastructure.