Cable Route Planning and Installation Software Sees Increase in Sales

– July, 2016

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Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. made multiple new sales of its popular software for route engineering, installation planning, and real-time lay control of subsea cables.

“We are pleased to announce multiple sales of MakaiPlan, MakaiPlan Pro, and MakaiLay to existing and new customers.” said Dr. Venkata Jasti, Makai’s Manager of Submarine Cable Systems. “We’ve worked hard on improving the functionality and user-friendliness of Makai’s software suite, especially for subsea power cables. Helping our customers succeed in their route engineering, installation planning, and at-sea cable laying operations is what drives us.”


A screenshot of MakaiPlan being used for a cable route engineering study, showing a cable route near Maui, Hawaii.

Makai’s recent sales include:

  • CSCC – China Submarine Cable Construction Co. (China) purchased a license of MakaiLay,
  • KCS – Kokusai Cable Ship Co., Ltd. (Japan) purchased a MakaiPlan Pro,
  • GD – General Dynamics (USA) purchased an additional MakaiPlan Pro,
  • ALDA Marine (France) purchased three additional MakaiPlan licenses,
  • … And multiple MakaiPlan licenses were purchased by other consultants.

Unlike other GIS software, Makai provides our clients with a comprehensive set of software tools and training that span the entire cable project, from inception to installation.

MakaiPlan is the world’s #1 cable route planning and engineering software, with over 300 licenses sold over the last 14 years.

MakaiPlan Pro is powerful and precise 3D, dynamic simulation software used to identify installation risks and prepare a detailed installation plan before ever going to sea.

MakaiLay is advanced subsea cable installation software that enables users to lay submarine cables with the highest level of accuracy, speed, safety, and reliability possible today, dramatically reducing the risk of cable failures. The software has been rigorously tested and validated, and has been used by over 75% of the global fleet of cable ships on countless commercial lays and military installations to successfully install well over 500,000 km of cable worldwide.

About Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc.

Makai Ocean Engineering Inc., is the world’s leading provider of submarine cable planning and installation software. Established in 1973 in Hawaii, Makai has been developing submarine cable installation software since 1983, and has been pushing the boundaries of the state-of-the-art ever since.

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For more information, contact:
Duke J. Hartman, P.E.
Vice President, Business Development
+1 (808) 259-8871
Duke.Hartman@makai.com

Makai Ocean Engineering
www.makai.com
Makai Research Pier
41-305 Kalanianaole Hwy
Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795 USA