(Birkeroed, Denmark – Sept. 9, 2014) – (Marine NewsWire) Transas and Danelec Marine announced today that Transas has selected Danelec Marine as one of the company’s suppliers of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs). Under the agreement, Transas becomes an authorized partner for Danelec Marine, providing VDRs for newbuilds and retrofits through its sales offices and representatives around the world.
The Danelec DM100 is the first VDR type approved and Wheelmarked under the new International Maritime Organization (IMO) standard, which came into force July 1, 2014. Since that date, all new VDR installations, including newbuilds and existing ships, are required to comply with the new standard.
“The Danelec DM100 VDR is an important addition to our product line, giving our customers more options when choosing a fully type approved VDR meeting the new IMO standard, ” said Jens Pfeiffer, Transas Navigation division director. “Danelec Marine is an acknowledged leader in VDR technology with a proven track record of reliable and durable products, backed by worldwide service.”
“We look forward to working closely with Transas, one of the world’s top integrated navigation companies, to offer their customers a state-of-the-art, next-generation VDR solution, ” said Hans Ottosen, chief executive officer of Danelec Marine. “We will also seek additional opportunities to leverage the strengths of both companies in future collaborations.”
About Transas Group
Transas Marine is a world-leading developer and supplier of high technology software and hardware solutions for transport, oil-and-gas, security and education industries. We offer state-of-the-art navigation, simulation, vessel traffic and port management solutions, as well as interactive 3D and augmented reality technologies backed up by a worldwide distribution, service and support network of 23 own offices and over 260 distributors around the globe. The production process is certified according to the ISO 9001 international standard.
About Danelec Marine
Headquartered in Denmark, Danelec Marine is a leading supplier of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). Danelec Marine was one of the first companies to bring to market VDRs and Simplified VDRs (S-VDRs) to meet IMO carriage requirements. More than 5, 500 vessels today are equipped with a VDR or S-VDR designed and manufactured by Danelec. To learn more about the Danelec difference, visit www.danelec-marine.com.