Offshore / Shipbuilding

Steel for use in shipbuilding has been developed to suit the specific challenges that arise in ships, such as forces that vary from pressure to draft, or temperatures that vary between hot and cold.

“Splash Zone” is a well-known concept where ships and offshore structures have to withstand tough stresses. An offshore / shipbuilding steel is characterized by:

  • It is easy to weld
  • It has good elongation properties
  • It has good toughness values

Shipbuilding steel is divided into different groups that the classification societies have approved. The most common groups are A, D, E, D36, E36 and E40. We can deliver thicknesses of up to 250 mm, widths up to 4000 mm and lengths up to 16000 mm.