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Orkustofnun has authorized seabed research for a sea cable

9.6.2015

Orkustofnun has granted the company Atlantic Superconnection Corporation a license to study the seabed southeast of Iceland due to a potential sea cable between Iceland and UK.

The research is estimated to take place between June 1 and September 1 2015 by the vessel Stril Explorer. 

The study involves geophysical measurements of the seabead with the purpose of finding an acceptable route for a sea cable. The company is required to deliver a copy of their data to Orkustofnun, to be kept confidential. 

The license in Icelandic can be found here