Operators undertaking submarine cabling in the EEZ must keep the EPA informed of their activity.
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There is currently no ongoing activity, or activity about to commence, in this area.
We have received a pre-activity notification from ASN Marine to conduct two cable-laying activities within the EEZ, connecting New Zealand with some Pacific islands, Australia, and the USA. ASN Marine will conduct the initial laying of the fibre cable in the first instance, and complete a post-lay burial and inspection on the second.