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ELCOME International will showcase its latest Marine Technologies at SMM 2012

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Jimmy Grewal

One of the World’s Largest Suppliers of Marine Electronics and Automation Systems and Services to Make SMM Debut DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – (Marine NewsWire)  – Elcome International LLC, the leading marine solutions provider and system integrator in the Middle East and one of the largest in the world, will present its full range of capabilities for the commercial maritime industry at SMM 2012, Sept. 4-7.

At SMM 2012, Elcome will showcase its new family of ELSYS marine electric switchboards, turnkey ECDIS solutions, nautical chart and folio management services, and training solutions.

“This will be our first time exhibiting at SMM, ” said Jimmy Grewal, executive director of Elcome. “SMM is the largest international maritime trade show attracting visitors from all over the world, and we are taking advantage of this opportunity to raise awareness for our company and capabilities across the worldwide shipping industry.”

Based in Dubai, Elcome is a diversified supplier of turnkey solutions for marine electronics, electrical and safety systems for the world maritime industry. Elcome is the authorized sales and service agent for many of the world’s major manufacturers of marine products and systems, and manufactures its own line of type-approved marine electric switchboards under the ELSYS brand name. The company provides shipboard installation and service for navigation, communication, maneuvering and safety systems, with 24/7 flyaway service. Elcome services over 600 vessels per month, with a first-time fix rate of 96 percent. In addition, Elcome is one of the world’s largest suppliers of nautical charts and publications, both print and electronic.

Elcome’s state-of-the-art Centre in Dubai

Elcome’s state-of-the-art training center in Dubai provides courses certified by the Nautical Institute for ECDIS and dynamic positioning systems, as well as military communication and radar systems for naval crews. The training center, which includes automated classrooms and a full bridge simulator, is operated under a partnership with Maersk Training.

“With the new IMO carriage requirements starting to come into effect, ECDIS is one of the hottest industry topics this year, ” said Grewal. “At SMM, we are spreading the news that we are the world’s leading supplier of turnkey ECDIS solutions to meet the SOLAS regulations, including hardware, software, installation, integration, certification, maintenance and repairs.  Our training center offers generic and type-specific ECDIS training courses to meet the international, flag state and port state control requirements.”

Elcome will be exhibiting in Booth B6/119 at SMM 2012. Company executives will be available for meetings with the media during the show. Journalists interested in scheduling a meeting should contact Jim Rhodes at +1.757.451.0602 (office), +1.757.753.1238 (mobile) or jrhodes@rhodescomm.com.

About Elcome International LLC

Founded in 1969, Elcome International is headquartered in a modern 100, 000 sq. ft. facility in Dubai, with offices in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Yemen, as well as a subsidiary company in India. Elcome has over 500 employees across the Middle East and India, including nearly 100 trained engineers and technicians. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified by Det Norske Veritas.

About SMM

Held biennially in Hamburg, Germany, SMM is the largest “must-attend” trade fair for international commercial maritime shipping, shipbuilding, machinery and technology. With more than 50, 000 trade visitors and 2, 000 exhibitors from 58 countries, SMM plays a key role in promoting business opportunities across all commercial maritime industries.

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