Scorpion Oceanics Ltd

Unit 2, Park Farm
Park Road
Great Chesterford
Saffron Walden
CB10 1RN
United Kingdom

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Scorpion Oceanics Ltd is a leading supplier of subsea cables, connectors, hydrophones, ropes, terminations and mouldings for use in harsh environments. We have been provisioning the Underwater and Nuclear industries with high quality, high performance products for over 15 years, and today we are one of the foremost names in both sectors. 

Our operations now revolve around five core activities:

  • Termination and polyethylene or polyurethane overmoulding of cables and connectors.
  • The supply of cables and high modulus fibre ropes.
  • The supply of metal shelled, glass reinforced epoxy and rubber moulded underwater electrical connectors.
  • The supply of Underwater and Nuclear electrical connectors
  • The supply of hydrophones and marine sensor systems.

Scorpion is able to draw upon over a century’s worth of combined industry experience to provide subsea and nuclear solutions that consistently meet and exceed customer expectations. To maintain quality standards we operate an ISO 9001:2008-accredited quality control procedure, with all design and manufacturing taking place in the UK. Our status as an MOD supplier is a testament to our commitment to quality and our dedication towards serving the market with reliable, high performance products. 


Scorpion Oceanics are able to supply a whole host of ancillary items for the termination and handling of underwater cables, connectors and ropes. Whether you require tooling, moulding materials or specialised components, we can provide a quality, competitively priced solution. Typical products include: 
  • Polyurethane Twin packs 
  • Primers 
  • Mould Release Agent 
  • Cable Termination Kits 
  • Plastic Mould Tools 
  • Aluminium Mould tools 
  • Cable Grips 
  • Cable Drums 
For more information, please contact us on 01799 531 633.


Scorpion Oceanics is an approved UK agent for Cortland Company Inc, a market-leading manufacturer of lightweight rope, slings, cables and umbilicals designed for use in the marine, subsea, oil and gas, ROV, aerostat, seismic, defence and medical industries. Amongst their exceptional range of products is HiWire®, an insulated electrical conductor that provides outstanding axial and radial compliance in environments where the cable is subject to severe dynamic stress. We are also able to offer their multi-conductor cables with purpose built strain terminations to suit all manner of applications.

Cable Grips

Also available from Scorpion Oceanics is Cortland’s class-leading range of cable grips, which can be used as permanent or temporary attachment points on all types of cable or rope. A number of sizes are available, and these can be tailored to suit almost any individual requirement. Just let us know the umbilical or rope diameter when ordering and we will select a tail length to match. All cable grips are supplied with either a removable galvanised steel thimble or a double-reinforced soft eye (unless specified otherwise). For more information on our diverse range of cable grips, please visit the Scorpion Oceanics website.


Scorpion Oceanics makes available a comprehensive range of subsea and nuclear connectors from four key manufacturers. They include: 
  • Souriau – a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance interconnect solutions for severe environments. Key products include M-Series connectors, 8180 metal shell connectors and ULC-Series connectors for nuclear applications.
  • BIRNS AQUAMATE – a U.S manufacturer of quality underwater electrical connectors, cable assemblies and cable terminations for a range of oceanographic, offshore, seismic and defence applications.
  • Subelectra
  • Suboptica


Scorpion Oceanics are UK distributors of the High Tech (Gulfport, U.S.A) range of hydrophones and marine sensor systems. This includes: 
  • Hydrophones
  • Vertical Hydrophone Array Systems
  • Autonomous Data Acquisition Systems
  • Underwater Measurement Systems
  • Data Telemetry Systems
  • Pressure Compensated Hydrophones
High Tech hydrophones and systems are used by the geophysical industry as a versatile, cost-effective means of performing deep-water geophysical surveys. Meanwhile, their range of down-hole hydrophones find use in the oil industry for a number of re-survey and exploration applications.
High-Tech products are designed and built to meet the exacting standards required by the defence industry, and have been used across a range of military applications, including anti-submarine warfare, propulsion noise test systems, torpedo testing and arctic noise monitoring and surveillance.


Scorpion Oceanics can provide both polyethylene and polyurethane mouldings for the termination of cables and connectors and the encapsulation of electronic packages such as hydrophones. Both materials can be applied to a range of substrates commonly used in underwater applications. We employ a dedicated team of experienced technicians who are able to undertake mouldings and terminations on-site and offshore. Please visit the Scorpion Oceanics website for more information.


Scorpion Oceanics is a key UK distributor for Puget Sound Rope, a specialist manufacturer of rope and strength members that utilise the very best materials, construction and jackets to meet even the most demanding requirements. This includes the class-leading PLASMA® and BOB® ranges, designed specifically for deep water lifting applications. If you would like to find out more about Puget Sound Rope and the products we can supply, please call us on 01799 531 633.


Scorpion Oceanics is an experienced designer and manufacturer of terminations for cables, umbilicals and ropes. Customers can choose from a range of materials to suit their application and budget requirements, including Stainless Steel, Marine Bronze, Peek, Acetal, Nylon and Titanium. Terminations can be made for all manner of applications, including electrical power and signal connections, optical fibres, and mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic connections. For more information, please visit the Scorpion Oceanics website.



Registration Number: 03097009
VAT Number: GB665 7771 85
Registered at Companies House:31 August, 1995 (28 years and 7 months ago)
No of Employees: 21-50
Annual Turnover: n/a
Company Type:
  • Manufacturer
  • Distributor
  • Stockholder
  • Manufacturers Representative

Opening Times

Monday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Brand & Trade Names

  • Aquamate
  • Birns Under water connectors
  • Cortland Subsea cables
  • Hi Tech inc Hydrophones
  • Puget Ropes
  • Souriau Under water connectors

Company Certifications

ISO 9001:2015 - Quality management systems – Requirements

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