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Posted on 22 December 2015

Elcome International, the leading marine solutions provider and system integrator in the Middle East and one of the world’s largest marine technology suppliers, has signed a reseller agreement with Navicom Dynamics, who are global leaders in precision portable navigation.

Under the agreement, Elcome will have responsibility for sales and support of Navicom’s portable pilot navigation systems and electronic navigation charts in UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka.

Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Navicom Dynamics specializes in precision orientation technology and monitoring systems for maritime pilots. The company’s product line includes: HarbourPilot - a portable pilot unit fully independent of ship’s systems which offers exceptional accuracy in complex maneuvers; ShuttlePilot - a fully customizable aid for relative positioning operations and buoy moorings in the offshore industry; ChannelPilot - a portable pilot unit which offers independent positioning, COG and ROT in channel navigation and some restricted maneuvering, and; GyroPilot, an AIS-based portable pilot unit which adds ROT and smoothed HDG to pilot plug data with GPS fall-back. Navicom Dynamics also offers a range of high-precision GNSS positioning solutions for marine and land-based projects.

“Navicom Dynamics’ suite of advanced piloting aids are a welcome addition to our growing line of products and systems for the marine industry and reinforces our position as the leading supplier of navigation solutions in the shipping and offshore segments,” said Jimmy Grewal, Executive Director of Elcome International.

“We are delighted to announce our partnership with Elcome and we look forward to working closely together. Our partnership will play an important role in growing our business across the Middle East, and increasing safety and efficiency for ports and the offshore industry in the region.” said John Tamis, Chairman of Navicom Dynamics.

Based in Dubai, Elcome International LLC is a diversified supplier of turnkey solutions for marine electronics, electrical and safety systems for the world maritime industry.

Founded in 1969, Elcome is headquartered in a modern 100,000 sq. ft. facility in Dubai, with offices in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia, as well as a subsidiary and associated companies in India.

Elcome services over 600 vessels per month in the Arabian Gulf alone, with a first-time fix rate of 96 percent. In addition, Elcome is the region’s largest supplier of nautical charts and publications, both print and digital, and operates a modern training center and bridge simulator under a joint venture with Maersk Training.