PC Maritime and its Estonian trading partner Marine Technics have won a contract to supply Navmaster ECDIS to 28 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC) vessels.
The order follows the successful operation of Navmaster ECDIS on thirteen ACSC vessels over the past three years. The initial supply is for single ECDIS with 24 inch displays, with an option to extend to dual ECDIS, and Jeppesen Primar charts and updating services. The systems will be installed and supported locally by Marine Technics’ office in Baku.
Anne Edmonds, marketing director, says: “We are very pleased with this order, particularly because it is based on the customer experience of using Navmaster ECDIS. Marine Technics has provided good support to ACSC as well as negotiating the new order, and their expertise has been crucial to winning the contract.”
Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company was established by a merger in October 2013 of the country’s two largest fleets: Azerbaijan State Caspian Sea Shipping Company and Caspian Sea Oil Fleet of the Azerbaijan Republic State Oil Company. The merchant fleet consists of 97 vessels, including 34 tankers, 13 ferries, 14 universal dry-cargo and two Ro-Ro’s, supported by a large fleet of offshore fleet.
About PC Maritime
PC Maritime Ltd, a leading UK developer and supplier of ECDIS, maritime training simulators andelectronic charts, has a reputation for providing cost-effective solutions to global marine markets. Sales of the company’s well-established ECDIS are up 90% in the first quarter 2015 with growth in China, the Far East, Europe and in the offshore support sector.