DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Sept. 29, 2021 – Elcome International today announced that its Sri Lanka office, International Marine Services, has become an authorized sales and service provider of Koden Electronics products.
Elcome, which has been a Koden distributor in UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and India for more than 30 years, is now also providing comprehensive field service and onboard support for Koden products from its Sri Lanka office.
Headquartered in Japan, Koden offers a broad-based marine electronics product line including IMO-compliant and non-IMO radars, GPS, echosounders, chart plotters, sonars and AIS transceivers for offshore support vessels, towboats, fishing boats and other commercial vessels.
Elcome’s Sri Lanka office was opened in 2014. It is staffed with factory-trained technicians and fully stocked with spare parts for ready access. The Elcome facility is conveniently located inside the Port of Colombo and supports a wide range of commercial and defense projects.
“We are expanding our long-standing business relationship with Koden to include representation at our rapidly growing facility in Sri Lanka, which is emerging as a major regional center of activity for the marine industry and an important strategic location close to major Indian Ocean shipping routes,” said Jimmy Grewal, executive director of Elcome International.
“Elcome is a proven and valued partner for Koden Electronics, and we look forward to working with their professional sales and service team to support our customers in Sri Lanka moving forward,” said Shintaro Arata, president of Koden Electronics Co. Ltd.
About Elcome International
Elcome was founded in 1970 and is one of the world’s largest maritime companies with a diversified portfolio of technologies, solutions and services. The company is headquartered in Dubai and maintains 24 offices in 11 countries extending from Europe to Southeast Asia, with a total of more than 500 employees. Elcome is the authorized sales and service representative for world-leading OEMs across defense, energy, marine and yachting industry segments and is also a leading system integrator responsible for many vital land-based, offshore and national security projects in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Elcome also operates an FTA-approved training center and bridge simulator in Dubai and offers training and certification for operators and bridge officers.
About Koden Electronics
Koden Electronics was founded in 1947. The free and lively atmosphere generated from the dawn of the company has been passed on to the current firm. The Koden Electronics Company manufactures a range of sophisticated marine electronic navigation products which are marketed throughout the world.