(Birkeroed, Denmark – May 25, 2016) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine and its distribution partner Elcome International are supplying Danelec DM100 Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) for 14 ships in the Middle East.
The new VDR orders include seven new offshore support vessels (OSVs) and five tanker retrofits for one of the largest oil and gas companies based in Abu Dhabi. In addition, Elcome has recently completed retrofit of Danelec DM100 VDRs on two tankers of a major Danish shipping company.
Based in Dubai, Elcome International LLC is a diversified turnkey solutions supplier of marine electronics, electrical and safety systems. Founded in 1969, Elcome is headquartered in a modern 100, 000 sq. ft. facility in Dubai, with major offices in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, as well as a subsidiary and associated companies in India. The company provides shipboard installation and service for navigation, communication, automation, maneuvering and safety systems with 24/7 flyaway service. Elcome services over 600 vessels per month in the Arabian Gulf alone, with a first-time fix rate of 96 percent.
“Elcome is a valued distribution partner for Danelec Marine with impressive engineering and system integration capabilities and a world-class service area reaching from Suez to Singapore, ” said Hans Ottosen, CEO of Danelec Marine. “Our distribution channels are a key element in our comprehensive servitization strategy to implement an integrated product-service solution.”
Introduced in 2014, Danelec Marine’s DM100 VDR complies with all the latest IMO and IEC performance standards, and incorporates Danelec’s exclusive SoftWare Advanced Protection (SWAP) technology for ease of shipboard service as well as built-in cyber protection technology.
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 the original IMO carriage requirements. More than 6, 000 vessels today are equipped with a VDR or S-VDR designed and manufactured by Danelec Marine. The company has service facilities with factory-trained personnel in more than 50 countries and Certified Service Centers at strategic locations worldwide. To learn more about the Danelec difference, visit www.danelec-marine.com.