Shipbuilding and Offshore

Case Study

Reliability in harsh environments

Singapore-based marine engineering shipyard faced challenges in sourcing high quality connectors for harsh environments with certified installers to install cable accessories and provide on-board technical support

Background

This Singapore-based marine engineering shipyard designs and builds specialist vessels and rigs, serving ship owners and offshore customers across ASEAN countries. Throughout their 40-year history, the shipyard has delivered a wide range of engineering services, spanning ship repair, shipbuilding, ship conversion, rig building and offshore engineering.

The Challenge

In order to deliver these services, it relies upon third-party providers to supply a range of equipment and services suited to harsh marine environments. Of these three key challenges, the quality of products was crucial. The clients’ expectation was that all components used in their ships should have a proven track record in harsh operating environments, and a lifespan of at least 30 years.

  • High quality connectors to perform reliably in harsh environments
  • Providing appropriate level of onboard technical support
  • Certified installer to be present for cable accessories installation

The Solution

TE could address all their challenges and not only able to offer high performance products that excel in harsh conditions, but also provide the technical skills and experience for their installation. TE solution was to built around Raychem heat shrink termination kits. These high class components are known for their reliability and endurance, and are approved by many classification societies, including DNV and BV.

The Results

TE delivered outstanding onsite support, certified installation and training. It is this unique combination of TE products and people that provided a complete, end-to-end solution. TE’s solution has enabled the client to meet their customers’ needs and schedules for the last four years.