New yachting agent in Italy for Van der Velden Marine Systems

Van der Velden Marine Systems has announced the appointment of a new agent for the company’s Yachting division in Italy. Navaltecnica managing director Sergio de Iudicibus signed the contract at METS 2007. Based in Rome, Navaltecnica will serve and support customers buying Van der Velden manoeuvring systems, rudders, steering gear and EPS™ thrusters.

‘As the Italian yachtbuilding industry continues to flourish we have more and more projects in this country,’ comments Gerrit Spekman, managing director of Van der Velden. ‘We expect great things from the partnership with Navaltecnica. Both our present and future clients will benefit from a first class professional service.’

Headquartered in Holland, Van der Velden Marine Systems has a global network of offices and agents to support clients in all major superyacht regions. Its product range includes (high-lift) rudders, rudder trunks, streamline bodies, RAM-type steering gear and steering gear foundations, BARKE® rotary vane steering gear, passerelles, side boarding ladders, hydraulic bowthrusters, integrated hydraulic systems, EPS thrusters and anchor winches.