Continued… Part XIII – Cable Landing Stations/Sites in Malaysia (Southern Region)

I’ve to date discussed the landing sites (cable landing stations) in Malaysia for Northern Region and Western/Central Region that can be summarized as follows:

  • Northern Region has 8 cable landing stations
  • Western/Central Region has 5 cable landing stations
  • Total 13 out of 37 numbers of the landing sites (cable landing stations) in Malaysia have been discussed

Today, I’ll continue the list of the landing sites (cable landing stations) in the Southern Region of Peninsula Malaysia that consists of 2 states as follows:

State of Melaka (Malacca)

Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 1

The landing site (cable landing station) is Melaka (Malacca)

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 3

1. Malaysian Festoon (Melaka – Port Dickson) – (100km route length)

2. Malaysian Festoon (Muar – Melaka) – (100km route length)

3. SEA-ME-WE-4 (Segment 1 Tuas-Mumbai) – (8,000km route length)

State of Johor (Johore)

Number of landing site (cable landing station) is 8

1st landing site (cable landing station) is Desaru

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Festoon (Tanjung Sekakap – Desaru) – (100km route length)

2nd landing site (cable landing station) is Kong Kong

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Festoon (Tanjung Belongkor – Kong Kong) – (50km route length)

3rd landing site (cable landing station) is Mersing

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 7

1. APCN (Section 1 & 2) – (9,000km route length)

2. APCN (Section 3) – (3,000km route length)

3. Malaysia Domestic (Kuantan – Mersing) – (232km route length)

4. Malaysia Domestic (Mersing – Kuching) – (888km route length)

5.  Malaysian East-East Link (Mersing – Tarempah) – (306km route length)

6. Malaysian Festoon (Kuala Rompin – Mersing) – (100km route length)

7. SEA-ME-WE-3 (Segment S2) – (6285km route length)

4th landing site (cable landing station) is Muar

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 2

1. Malaysian Festoon (Muar – Melaka) – (100km route length)

2. Malaysian Festoon (Tanjong Seginting – Muar) – (100km route length)

5th landing site (cable landing station) is Pontian Kechil

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Festoon (Pontian Kechil – Tanjung Seginting) – (25km route length)

6th landing site (cable landing station) is Tanjung Belongkor (Desaru)

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Festoon (Tanjung Belongkor – Kong Kong) – (50km route length)

7th landing site (cable landing station) is Tanjung Seginting (Minyak Beku, Batu Pahat)

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 2

1. Malaysian Festoon (Pontian Kechil – Tanjung Seginting) – (25km route length)

2. Malaysian Festoon (Tanjong Seginting – Muar) – (100km route length)

8th landing site (cable landing station) is Tanjung Sekakap (Mersing)

Number of submarine cable network landed here is 1

1. Malaysian Festoon (Tanjung Sekakap – Desaru) – (100km route length)

ACRONYMS

  • APCN = Asia-Pacific Cable Network
  • SEA-ME-WE a.k.a SMW = South East Asia – Middle East – Western Europe

Source:  Kidorf Innovative Methods

To be continued… Part XIV – Cable Landing Stations/Sites in Malaysia (Eastern Region)

Malaysian Festoon (Muar – Melaka)


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