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Bigger Demand Projected for Power and Control Cables

By | 2020-07-01T06:09:31+00:00 July 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The power and control cable market size exceeded 100 billion USD in 2019 according to a report released by the Global Market Insights last January.  They found out that investments in electricity infrastructure, including revamping existing transmission and distribution systems, will drive global industry growth. In addition, the push towards energy-efficient grid systems and renewable energy sources will [...]

3 Ways The Shipping Community Can Mitigate the Economic Impact of Covid-19

By | 2020-07-01T00:33:19+00:00 July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) is slowing down worldwide shipping activity. Major ports from Long Beach to Shenzhen are experiencing decreased traffic. In Singapore, where a crucial crude oil artery to China is based, analysts expect a serious decline in throughput.  The health crisis is causing major concern as 90% of global trade depends on shipping.  If you’re [...]

6 Features That Make Marine Cables Ideal for Sea Vessels

By | 2020-06-29T01:46:56+00:00 July 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sea transport is a popular alternative for shipping goods across the world. According to the International Chamber of Shipping, the international shipping industry is responsible for 90 per cent of the world’s trade. With its competitive freight costs, marine transport is a cost-effective method of transferring goods through long distances. It takes more than a solid supply [...]

Offshore Power Cables Improving the Oil Industry

By | 2020-07-01T00:11:33+00:00 July 1st, 2020|Categories: Cable|

Oil continues to fuel the modern world. The still growing demand for oil and energy has also prompted the industry to extend its reaches to tap rich offshore deposits. In the past few decades, these offshore oil ventures have ramped up operations in the Asia Pacific. Although it's a rewarding industry, there's a unique challenge to power [...]

4 Ways to Avoid Electrical Accidents and Injuries at Sea

By | 2020-06-29T00:43:00+00:00 June 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Advancements in technology have made ships much more sophisticated, enabling seafarers to communicate over long distances and transport more goods and equipment faster. Making all this possible are the complex electronic systems and electromechanical equipment which are found these modern-day vessels. For those who operate these maritime electrical systems, there is always the danger of electrocution, [...]

Five Essential Factors to Proper Power Cable Selection and Application

By | 2020-01-07T02:48:02+00:00 January 6th, 2020|Categories: Cable|

Electrical and mains power cables are present in all applications that require power or lighting. When selecting a cable system, additional knowledge is required for smooth operations. This knowledge consists of the cable system’s service conditions, construction, type of load served, mode of operation, maintenance and the like. Whatever industry you’re in, here are the [...]

Copper: Still Best for Power Cables

By | 2020-01-03T01:12:10+00:00 January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Those acquainted with the properties of metals that can be used for power cables will tell you that there are other alternatives to copper. However, copper remains the number one choice as the main component for industrial power cables, and for good reason. Here's why the alternatives pale in comparison to copper, and why it remains [...]

Marine Shipboard Cables: Essential Functions and Features

By | 2019-12-03T05:15:44+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The sea can be a challenging environment. From the salt in the water to the motion of the water itself, the sea presents some of the biggest challenges to a marine vessel. Protection is important not just for the hull and outer surfaces of a vessel but also for the inner electrical components. Extreme temperatures combined [...]

On Choosing Cable Suppliers: A Deeper Understanding of the Shipbuilding Industry Is a Must

By | 2019-10-27T23:34:01+00:00 October 15th, 2019|Categories: Cable|

The sheer scale — and expense — of a shipbuilding project means there’s no room for underperforming components. Shipbuilding, however, presents several challenges to shipyards. To manufacture reliable watercraft, a shipyard must employ the latest marine technology, as well as utilise cost-effective materials. On top of that, marine environments host extreme temperatures, salt, and high [...]

Marine Grade Cables: The Cables Ships Need for Smooth Sailing

By | 2019-10-27T23:40:56+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Categories: Cable|

The seas present an unpredictable and unforgiving environment where elemental exposure, vibration and chemical reactions can deteriorate the performance of a ship's components. This is why protection is essential for vessels that spend majority of their time sailing through potentially rough seas. Protection not only applies to the hull and the ship's outer surfaces but [...]