Survey ship en route to assess interconnector damage


The survey ship Polar King is en route to examine the damage sustained by the interconnector, which links the island to the European electricity grid. The undersea cable is completely out of action and the amount of time it will take to repair depends on the outcome of the evaluation. The damage, probably caused by a ship’s anchor, has led nationwide blackouts as well as a few more limited power outages over the past few weeks.


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