OceanTools Awarded Major Order for Deepwater Fiber-Optic Termination Housings

OceanTools have been awarded a significant contract for the design and manufacture of a 7500m depth rated fiber-optic termination housing, by a subsea telecommunications cable manufactures, based in the Asia Pacific region.

The OceanTools subsea design team collaborated with Aberdeen based start-up, Subsea Connect, to develop a pressure housing and cable termination solution which includes stress relief and water blocking functionality.

Kevin Parker, Managing Director of OceanTools said:

“This contract award proves that when it comes to providing solutions for problems in the world’s harshest environments, our clients realize they’re in safe hands when dealing with OceanTools’ industry-leading design team. We are delighted to invoke the services of Subsea Connect and lend support to their recently formed business.”

Martin Dines, Director of Subsea Connect added:

“We are thrilled to be involved with OceanTools on this prestigious project and we look forward to working with them on future projects.”

Upon completion of the pre-production unit, it is anticipated that the delivery of this solution will lead to a series of further design work projects for additional cable sizes as well as the annual manufacture of £six-figures supply of termination housings.

More information: Subsea Pressure Housings


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