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Orolia Maritime, Marine Electricals & KDU Group Form Strategic Partnership

KDU Group, Marine Electricals (India) Ltd and Orolia Maritime, has formed a strategic partnership in the domain of search and rescue, cyber security, ocean surveillance, and resilient PNT (position, navigation and timing).

KDU Group is a leading solutions provider of Electrical, Automation, Navigation and Communication for Marine, Offshore and Industrial segments. Since its inception in 2005, KDU has catered its solutions to the many complexities of Electrical, Automation, Navigation and Communication services for the Marine industry. we will work with Orolia Maritime to deliver products and services across the Middle East and Africa.

Shailendra Shukla, Group Managing Director at KDU Group and Director at Marine Electricals, said, “Partnering with Orolia is the cornerstone of MEL-KDU, focusing on delivering innovative turnkey solutions in Maritime Domain Awareness which enhance security of national assets, improve navigational safety and provide SAR infrastructure across Africa, Middle East and South Asia. We are expanding our footprint in region with new offices in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Nigeria and Kuwait. This will help us provide locally based expertise in each of the key markets to provide the full spectrum of our services and solutions.”

Marine Electricals, with more than three decades of experience, is a widely recognised establishment specialising in Power Generation and Distribution Solutions, Automation, Navigation & Communication, Electric Propulsion Solutions, Fire Protection Systems, and Lighting Solutions. They will work with Orolia Maritime to provide products and services to India and the South Asia regions.

Orolia Maritime is the Marine arm of Orolia’s leading Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing solutions. Its unrivalled portfolio of marine technology sits across four powerful technology solutions: Fleet Management, Data Capture & Analytics, Emergency Readiness & Response and Navigation Safety. Its technology, partly delivered through the globally recognised maritime brands of McMurdo, Netwave and Kannad, is used and trusted by commercial shipping companies, local and national governments, maritime organisations, search and rescue teams, and other organisations who live and work on the world’s waters.

Chris Loizou, Chief Business Development Officer at Orolia, said, “This partnership is a clear demonstration of our continued growth and global position in the market and we are proud to be working and have our name associated with two prestigious companies to supply a portfolio of products to shipping, government and infrastructure projects across the globe. Together we can combine our experience and expertise in search and rescue, navigational safety, and fleet management, and deliver the best service to international markets.”