DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — Sept. 7, 2016 — Informa PLC has appointed Elcome International as an official representative for Lloyd’s List Intelligence products and services.
Under the agreement, Elcome will be responsible for marketing and sales on behalf of Lloyd’s List Intelligence in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia. The services will include subscriptions, bespoke consulting and data sales.
Lloyd’s List Intelligence provides the world’s most comprehensive global vessel tracking and maritime data service that integrates human intelligence from its unique and exclusive relationship with the Lloyd’s Agency Network alongside its continually expanding global terrestrial and satellite AIS network. It provides unmatched accuracy and reliability on vessel movements globally, including verified port arrivals and departures, as well as researched ownership, characteristics and casualties data. Products available include the Seasearcher online database as well as maritime Credit Reports, Analysis of Petroleum Exports and custom consultancy services from dedicated sector analysts, all of which provide customers with visibility for transactional and strategic decision making. In addition to servicing commercial markets, Lloyd’s List Intelligence also supports and services a range of governments and regulatory organizations globally.
“Lloyd’s List Intelligence adds a unique dimension to our growing portfolio of products and capabilities for the international maritime sector,” said Jimmy Grewal, executive director of Elcome International. “We are repositioning our company from a primarily ship service orientation into a multifaceted supplier of integrated systems, products and professional services for the shipping industry.”
“We are excited about the opportunities that Elcome will bring our business in the Middle East and South East Asia, as we continue to expand and penetrate key maritime markets and growing economies,” said Michael Dell, managing director of Maritime Intelligence, Informa.
About Elcome International LLC
Founded in 1969, Elcome International LLC is a diversified turnkey solutions provider of marine electronics, electrical and safety systems for the world maritime industry. With its modern 100,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Dubai, Elcome has sales and support offices in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia, as well as a subsidiary and associated companies in India. The Elcome Group (including associated companies) has over 500 employees, including over 200 factory-trained engineers and technicians. The company is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by DNV. Elcome is the authorized sales and service representative for many of the world’s major manufacturers of marine products and systems, and manufactures its own line of type-approved marine electrical switchboards under the ELSYS brand name. The company provides 24/7 shipboard installation, support, and flyaway service for navigation, communication, automation, and safety systems for over 800 vessels per month with a first-time fix-rate of 96 percent. Additionally, Elcome is South East Asia’s largest supplier of nautical charts and publications, both print and digital, and operates an FTA-approved training center and bridge simulator in Dubai for dynamic positioning and ECDIS courses.
About Informa PLC
Within the Maritime Intelligence division of Informa, Lloyd’s List Intelligence has been reporting shipping data to a global community since 1734 alongside its market-leading insight and news service Lloyd’s List.
Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is one of the world’s leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events businesses.
With more than 6,500 employees globally, it has a presence in all major geographies, including North America, South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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