Marine cables must operate in some of the most hostile environments on earth. The BASEC name is synonymous with quality and safety. Our cable testing enables you to demonstrate to your clients that your cables meet the required standards and will deliver reliable service for many years.

In addition, our Product Approvals and Certification Schemes are recognised as some of the most demanding in the industry.

We have been operating independently in the cable industry for over 50 years, and the rigour that we apply to our testing and auditing ensures that contractors and specifiers can specify BASEC approved cable with confidence.

BASEC Services for the Marine Sector

Accredited product testing for manufacturers: We offer testing of cables to ensure they meet the specific requirements and standards demanded by your customers in the form of an accredited test report.
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Pre-shipment testing, inspection and batch testing for manufacturers: Independent testing of samples prior to despatch assures your customers of their compliance with all the relevant standards and requirements.

Production witnessing for manufacturers: BASEC auditors can independently witness your production if required by your customers.

Quality assurance checks for contractors: Independent, 3rd party testing gives you the confidence that the cable you are specifying meets your customers’ requirements.

Product certification and approval for manufacturers: A comprehensive product testing and approvals service for cable manufacturers with ongoing surveillance testing and regular audit. Provides customers with ongoing, independent evidence of quality and safety.
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Management systems certification for manufacturers: Enables cable manufacturers and distributors to achieve discrete auditing of management systems, leading to certification of ISO 9001, or integrated auditing to achieve Triple Standard certification for Quality, Safety and Environment, thereby enhancing reputation and competitive advantage.
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Our state-of-the-art laboratories can test to sector standards and specifications for LV, MV, instrumentation and control cables, such as NEK 606, IEC 60092 series, IEEE 1580, BS6883, BS 7917, IEC 60331 AND IEC 60332 series.