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Fact or Fiction: Debunking Myths about Marine Power Cables

By | 2020-10-02T13:01:03+00:00 October 8th, 2020|Categories: Cable|

Marine electrical cables are built to withstand the unforgiving marine environment. These durable cables protect against elemental exposure and chemical reactions in the sea environment, vessel machinery and control panels, and aquatic facilities. But some people assume that they function in the same way as general copper cables that are being sold in the market. It’s [...]

A Guide to Choosing the Right Shipboard Cables

By | 2020-10-02T11:58:15+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The marine environment requires more robust wires than those for land use. Vibrations, from the ships’ engines and the rocking motion from the waves, mean the wires need to be more resistant to wear and tear. The high salt content of the water increases the risk of corrosion, which reduces the cross-sectional area of the conductor [...]

What to Look for in a Marine Cable Stockist

By | 2020-10-12T01:34:37+00:00 September 25th, 2020|Categories: Cable|

Shipboard cables, also known as marine cables, are necessary components for yachts, ships, boats and other sea vessels. Getting these quality cables for your marine vessels is critical because they are responsible for improving a ship’s control system and powering communication and instrumentation devices. When sourcing these cables, you need to choose a stockist that provides [...]

Common Issues with Offshore Power Cables and How to Solve Them

By | 2020-10-12T01:34:49+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Offshore power cables or subsea cables have been making waves in the marine vessel industry in the past few years. This is because these cables provide an uninterrupted power source for offshore vessels and units, such as drilling rigs and oil platforms. Since these power cables are used in extreme environments, they are made to withstand [...]

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 [...]