The Netherlands: Inmarsat Awards Imtech Marine with Gold Partner Status
Radio Holland Connect, the connectivity competence center of Imtech Marine, was awarded the Gold accreditation in the Inmarsat Connect Accreditation program. Inmarsat introduced the Connect Partner Program to recognize and award high-achieving service providers. The Program is tiered into gold, silver and bronze, and accreditation is based on meeting clearly defined qualification criteria for sales, customer service and knowledge of Inmarsat services.
Partner in Connectivity
Rob Verkuil, General Manager Connectivity at Imtech Marine said: “Customers are looking for service providers that can bridge the gap between their business demands and the Inmarsat services. Imtech Marine combines expertise on connectivity with maritime services and ICT solutions supported by a worldwide services network. We are very pleased to have attained the Gold Partner status. This emphasizes that we are the right partner for connectivity for the maritime market. It gives us exclusive access to a wide range of enhanced benefits and support, designed specifically to help us further improve our customer service and technical support.”
Imtech Marine provides seamless connectivity on all major shipping routes around the world and offers all services from Inmarsat, Iridium, Thuraya and VSAT. Ship owners are offered a total connectivity solution; hardware, installation, service and airtime, which includes ‘always-on’ unlimited broadband internet access, low cost Voice over IP (VoIP) calls, email, GSM onboard and other value added services.
About Imtech Marine
Imtech Marine is a leading company in the global marine market, operating as a full-service provider and system integrator of tailor-made, innovative and sustainable technology solutions covering the whole ship. Imtech Marine specializes in automation (platform and bridge), navigation & communication including connectivity, energy and drive solutions, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) solutions and fire protection technology, entertainment, lighting and maritime information services. Imtech Marine provides innovative systems and reliable services during the full lifetime of the ship. In 2010, Imtech Marine reached annual revenues of more than 500 million Euro, employing 2,500 employees at more than 70 offices based along shipping routes and close to shipbuilding centers.
Source: ImtechMarine, June 9, 2011.