• Marine Elements of AQUIND Interconnector

The Marine Cable Route

Four marine cables between England and France, which can be bundled in pairs, and a smaller diameter fibre optic cable per pair of marine cables for data transmission. The marine cable route can be divided into the following sections:

  • Approximately 47 km within the UK territorial limit, i.e. 12 nautical miles from the mean high water mark;
  • Approximately 53 km from the UK territorial limit to the boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone (‘EEZ’);
  • Approximately 58 km from the boundary of the EEZ to the French territorial limit;
  • Approximately 29 km within the French territorial limit, i.e. 12 nautical miles from the mean high water mark.