ELCOME hosts in-country capability seminar in Oman

Elcome hosts in-country capability seminar in Oman

MUSCAT, SULTANATE OF OMAN – 3 March 2020 – Elcome International LLC (Oman), a joint venture between Seven Seas LLC and Elcome International LLC (United Arab Emirates), just concluded an in-country capability seminar for customers in Oman. The event, which was held at the Crowne Plaza, Muscat, was attended by more than 70 representatives over two days from Omani commercial marine companies and government agencies.

The purpose of the conference was to give maritime, offshore and government customers a clearer understanding on the in-country capabilities of Elcome, and the full range of systems and services offered by the company in Oman.

Jimmy Grewal, executive director of Elcome, opened the conference with a presentation of Elcome’s strengths and strategic capabilities for customers in Oman. He was followed by his associate Pramod Nair, senior manager of automation and safety, who gave a presentation on automation, electrical and environmental solutions; and Hans Gronenboom, sales director of maritime thermal systems for EMEA at Flir Systems, who discussed thermal imaging solutions for marine and defence/surveillance applications. The next speakers were Dr. Thomas Lehmann, segment manager for small combatants, and Hernan Benitez, regional business development and sales manager at Raytheon Anschütz, who presented on the C2 Synapsis Tactical Command System (SYNTACS), followed by Mads Ebbesen, sales manager for maritime at Cobham, who explained satellite communication technologies and GMDSS regulations.

“As a leading maritime technologies integrator in Oman, Elcome is uniquely positioned to be a key turnkey solutions partner for large complex projects for mission-critical applications for government and commercial customers in Oman and adjacent GCC countries,” said Grewal. “This technical seminar was a great opportunity to showcase our capabilities and educate users about new solutions and applications for now and the near future.”

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Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Elcome is based in Dubai, UAE, and is one of the world’s largest maritime companies with a diversified portfolio of technologies and solutions. Elcome operates out of 23 offices, across 11 countries with over 500 employees. Elcome is the authorized sales and service representative for world leading OEMs across defense, oil & gas, offshore, merchant shipping and yachting industry segments. Elcome’s factory-trained engineers visit more than 800 ships every month from Suez to Singapore with an impressive first-time fix-rate of 96 percent. Elcome is a leading system integrator credited with many vital land-based, offshore and national security projects in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Elcome is a specialist turnkey solutions provider of navigation, communication, automation and safety systems. Elcome’s Electronics Service Hub in Dubai is a full-service center with lifecycle support and life extension services for obsolete electronics. Elcome is the Middle East’s largest supplier of nautical charts and publications, both print and digital, with two print-on-demand centers in Dubai and Colombo for ADMIRALTY Standard Nautical Charts. Elcome operates an FTA-approved training center and bridge simulator in Dubai for dynamic positioning and ECDIS systems. The company is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by DNV.