Electrical Systems


Fairlead is an electrical systems integrator and solutions provider, manufacturing and maintaining various automation controls and monitoring systems for the marine industry. Fairlead is a Veteran Owned, ISO 9001:2015 Certified company, as well as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) with a successful track record of shipboard system integration on both combatant and noncombatant vessels.


System Platforms

Fairlead provides Shipboard System Integration Services and Products for various platforms: combatants such as Aircraft Carriers and Destroyers, non-combatants such as Dry Cargo Ships and Ice Breakers.


System Platforms

Down River Services provided onboard numerous platforms at both CONUS and OCONUS shipyards and naval bases.


As an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Fairlead is a leader in electrical control panels, switchboards, power distribution, and full-scale automation systems. Our staff of engineers and technicians works closely with the regulatory bodies to meet their guidelines, resulting in a successful commissioning every time.

Whether it is new construction or modernization, equipment design or custom packaging of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components, Fairlead can engineer and deliver a cost-effective, turn-key solution.

Advanced Systems+


Fairlead has many years of experience in developing custom shipboard electronic systems in various applications such as machinery controls, propulsion, video, voice, and networking. We provide turnkey engineered products and systems covering the entire life cycle from requirements development all the way through installation and support. Our core competence is an in-depth knowledge of the Military Standards coupled with years of designing custom packaged solutions using commercial off the shelf (COTS) hardware for use in combatant shipboard applications. Fairlead prides itself on the investment it has made in both engineering tools and its people.


Fairlead’s primary objective is to integrate products and technical services in the marine and industrial electrical field by applying sound engineering and design principles, innovative concepts, and advanced technology. Our services and products are designed and fabricated to follow the required guidelines of each vessel or industry. We provide service for the government and commercial marine industries with a wide range of expertise.

Intelligent Power+

Fairlead’s skilled engineers and technicians have a history of developing innovative power equipment for military operations and deploying energy technology to reduce the massive fuel demands on the battlefield. Our products integrate advanced energy storage and power conversion technologies to hybridize military and commercial generators, optimizing system performance, reliability, and efficiency.


Electrical Systems

650 Chautauqua Avenue,
Portsmouth, VA 23707

Contact: Todd Babcock
Phone: 757.392.2831
Email: electrical_sales@fairleadint.com


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