Imtech opens Brazilian office
Frederich Abdalla will manage the new office in Santos
Pulled by customer demand alone, Dutch marine solutions company, Imtech Marine and Offshore, will be establishing its presence in the South American market this month with the opening of an office in Santos, Brazil.
The new office in Brazil is part of Imtech Marine’s plan to extend its service network to all major ports in the world. Currently, the company already handles a signification amount of service calls a year in the Brazilian ports alone. Since Brazil is the largest emerging maritime market, a second office will soon by opened in Rio de Janeiro.
Appie Hijstek, operations manager, Imtech Marine Global Services, said: “Customers have indicated to us that they would like us to be present in Brazil for service and installation support on the spot, due to the fact that they have ship operations in and around Brazil and like to have us close by. Furthermore, the Brazilian yards are keen to find companies capable of delivering large systems integration and electric automation projects.”
Eric van den Adel, managing director, Imtech Marine, added: “We are proud to have added Brazil to our global map, where the offshore industry is an important, growing market. The increase in the number of our service locations is based entirely on customer demand.”
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