Market trends


Great sea depths and long lengths

MS umbilical - market challanges w230Alongside the North Sea, the markets are also developing in other parts of the world, such as Asia, the Pacific, Africa and America. The trend is towards umbilicals for greater sea depths and long lengths, such as in Brazil.

Another challenge concerns requirements for standardisation and shorter delivery times.
Setting the pace in this regard is one of our key clients, which is aiming to cut its costs by 30% and the lead time by 50%. This will require uniform solutions, which is also a positive development for us.  

What the market expects of us:

  • Umbilicals for technically challenging applications 
  • Robust and durable solutions
  • Combined products for power and control umbilicals
  • Standardisation