Completed environmental and social impact assessment: Project on submarine cable network construction of Delcotech ltd

Delcotech is a member of Asia AmericanGateway and is the exclusive Internet Service Provider for Cambodia, a submarine cable network linking the United States with South-East Asia. The company has provided exclusive services to EZECOM, part of Royal Group, which has invested with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (Malaysia), Symphony Communication Public (Thailand), to develop the project. The submarine cable network extends from the Sea of Malaysia to Sihanoukville province of Cambodia and continues to Thailand with ta otal length of 1,380 km (across Cambodia with ta total length of 471 km).

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Topics
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Internet
Document type Environmental Impact Assessment
Contracting Parties
  • Telcotech Ltd
Government Entity (multiple)
  • Minister of Posts and Telecommunication
Disclosure Mode Released by local non-governmental organizations (LNGOs)
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 1
Language of document
  • Khmer
Province(s)
  • Preah Sihanouk
Metadata Reference Information

Metadata last updated on 2018-08-03. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia, Email: contact@opendevcam.net, Website: http://www.opendevcam.net Address: 43 St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Contact

Creative Green Design No. 322P, St. Yothapol Khemarak Phoumin (St. 271), 12306 Phnom Penh, Yuthapol Khemarak Phumin Blvd, Phnom Penh

Notes

The company will spend $ 21.3 million for construction and $ 75.5 thousand annually for project operation. The company expects to profit 60 million US dollars of total current gross profit over the next 30 years.

Job creation summary

The entire embed cable project will require about 8 to 10 foreign staff and around 200 local staff.

Number of created jobs 210
Environmental protection obligation

In order to minimize exposure, the company conducts a study of the seabed state and informs the project and coordinates with stakeholders. The company uses the Sea Plow Method to embed high performance cable and technology.

Environmental fund summary

The company plans to invest $ 300,000 for 10 years to build and conserve marine biodiversity and $ 200,000 for coastal cleanup and infrastructure construction.

Legacy reference document EIA_Telcotech__00.00.2016.pdf
Keywords Delcotech,Asia AmericanGateway
Open Contracting Identifier ocds-miumsd-2eaa40a4-3a96-4c65-bfb3-152e4fd5637e
Date Uploaded December 30, 2018, 07:04 (UTC)
Date Modified December 30, 2018, 08:26 (UTC)