Michel Vergnes | Executive Vice President
Orange Marine | France

Michel Vergnes, Executive Vice President, Orange Marine

Michel Vergnes has an experience of 25 years in IT and International telecom  services for major global companies. 
In his current activity, he has been instrumental  in expanding the range of services offered by Orange Marine in a variety of telecom and power cable projects.
He has focused on the sales and marketing of end-to-end marine installations for large submarine cables in Europe area, Asia, Africa and South America. For example, SHI, SMW5, ACE, SKR1M, AAE1, Faster, SACS, etc
In particular, he is experienced in delivery complex solutions by coordinating a variety of partners, as cable manufacturers, local authorities, permits negotiation, subcontracted fleet  and final purchasers.
He also managed the negotiations for the construction of flexible and cost effective services in the field of maintenance zone agreements ACMA, MECMA and 2OCMA agreements.


Day Two @ 15:10

Maintenance Service Providers’ Panel: Perspectives into industry dynamics and key challenges

  • How can maintenance providers tap on technology to develop new solutions to improve energy efficiency?
  • With cabotage rules implemented in more countries risking defragmentation of services, how should suppliers respond?
  • Improving efficacy with the use of multipurpose cable maintenance vessels to serve other markets
  • Renewal of aging assets – With an increasing number of cable ships that require replacement due to old age, there will be a high capital cost spending.
    • How can companies recover or share the construction costs of new cable ships and keep sufficient number of cableships operational in the future?
    • Making the business case for ship financing

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