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Sohome AS

Address: Sandviksbodene 77C, 5035 BERGEN
Phone: +47 55312700
Web: www.sohome.no

Supplier of Maritime LAN & IT Infrastructure Solutions


Sohome is a vendor and system integrator for IT infrastructure for the maritime and offshore industry. With the high demand of product quality needed in these areas, Sohome has developed products to meet these needs. With Sohome's 10 years of experience with customers in these areas, the company always learns and has a constant focus on being better and creating new products.


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Sohome delivers DNV GL approved cabling

for the IT infrastructure on board the rig. They also supply the whole range of cable from Draka Prysmian Group.




Sohome delivers all equipemnt needed for the communications network on board vessels. Their DNV GL approved cabling system is one of the best in the market today.







Sohome delivers high quality IP cameras for indoor, outdoor and tough environments, perimeter security equipment such as infrared barriers.


Maritime LAN

Sohome has developed Maritime LAN. This is a structured cable system for ships and other floating entities. Together with Nexans in Belgium the company produced DNV approved cables, contacts and patch panels and a Maritime LAN solution for use in the shipping industry. The whole solution is tested and approved for 1,000 MHz, which is more than enough for 10 Gigabit Ethernet or quicker.

Sohome supplies Maritime LAN to the Institute of Marine Research’s vessels in Norway and UK, the ship owners Grieg, Odfjell, Westfal Larsen and DOF in addition to the ship yards Bergen Yards, Flekkefjord Slipp and Karmsund Maritime. The company has supplied products to Aker Yards the last two years and today delivers to all five shipyards in Norway as well as Romania and Brazil. Sohome implements design and complete IT deliveries and possesses testing instruments for carrying out the certification of Maritime LAN.


Sohome’s Maritime LAN solution has been further developed for the offshore market through the company producing products that are MUD based and waterproof, but still maintain a high speed and comply with standards. In this connection Sohome imports fibre and has one of western Norway’s largest stores of fibre products. At this location Sohome sells goods and services within fibre technology and the company possesses the necessary measuring instruments and splicing machines.


Market Position

After three years of operations Sohome supplies it solutions to large parts of the Norwegian shipping industry and is involved in offshore projects both in Norway and abroad. The company’s customers include ship owners and shipyards as well as ship installation contractors. Sohome used two years to develop Maritime LAN with all of the necessary DNV certificates together with Nexans, and as the market’s quickest and most advanced network the quantity of orders is increasing greatly. Sohome and Nexans have established training centres for this in Bergen that covers all of Scandinavia.



UPS Solutions

Sohome has managed to become western Norway’s biggest distributor of MGE UPS solutions for shipping and offshore. The company distributes the whole spectrum of small and large online UPS solutions. Even though the largest amount of Sohome’s customers are in shipping there is an increasing demand coming from the offshore industry and land-based installations.