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LS Cable completes largest HVDV submarine cable factory in Asia.

4C Offshore | Mark Casey
By: Mark Casey 13/09/2023 LS Cable & System
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LS Cable & System and has completed the construction of Submarine Cable Unit 4 in Donghae, Gangwon Province. It is the only HVDC submarine cable factory in Korea and the largest of its kind in Asia.

The factory unit was completed with an ultra-high-rise manufacturing tower standing at 172 m tall with a floor area of 34,816 ㎡.

In the field of submarine cable technology, the continuous, uninterrupted production of cables dozens of kilometers long is key. The construction of the VCV Tower—the tallest in Korea—is expected to greatly improve cable insulation quality and productivity.

This completion of the HVDC factory will be an accelerant for the growth in energy transition within the electric power industry. LS Cable & System will contribute to the advancement of the electric power industry through the construction of efficient energy networks and the enhancement of competitiveness.

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