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News from around the world involving AMRO, our global partners and other relevant industry news in Middle East region.


Carmanah announces sale of Aviation & Obstruction Divisions to SPX Flash Technology

Carmanah has agreed to sell assets related to certain business verticals to SPX Flash Technology (SPXC). read more here

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Sabik announces sale of Sealite by parent company SPX Flash Technology

Sabik announces the recent acquisition by its parent company SPX Flash Technology (SPXC) of all of Sealites Aids to Navigation business. read more here

The Smarter Way to Aid Channel Guidance - featured in Port Strategy

An insightful article on port channels Aids to Navigation infrastructure and maintenance, featuring players from UK, Europe & the GCC read more here

Port-Safety signs Distributor Agreement for game changing Rescue Ladder in the Middle East Region

In Copenhagen, Denmark, Kim U. Haaning, Managing Director at the Port-Safety headquarters, is delighted to have signed the distribution agreement with AMRO: “To have Warren and AMRO onboard is all we could have asked for. The experience, drive and expertise will serve both LifeLadder and safety in Middle East ports and marinas well. We are very excited to get started immediately” read more here

AMRO Increases Scope to Cover the GCC Region - featured in Port Strategy

AMRO, a specialist marine equipment and services provider, is proud to announce that they will now cover the whole of the GCC, Iran & Iraq regions with their products and solutions for Port Operators, Marine Authorities, Contractors & Vessel Owners.

Formed in 2015, AMRO has fast become one of the leading players in the market with its intelligent partnerships and focus on fast response, market leading customer service, products and quality read more here

AMRO A Focus on Reducing Environmental Impacts in the Marine Environment - featured in Green Port


AMRO, a specialist marine equipment and services provider operating out of the GCC, has recently engaged with DualDocker to provide technically advanced & environmentally friendly mooring solutions for floating platforms, homes, offices, restaurants and jetties in the GCC region.

The demand for beach front property is increasing and with that comes potentially greater environmental impact. Existing conventional mooring solutions such as piling, blocks & chain and elastic moorings require direct contact and embedment into the seabed, potentially harming or destroying read more here

AMRO partner CARMANAH closes purchase of Vega Limited


Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (“the Company” or “Carmanah”) today announces that it has closed its previously announced transaction to acquire Vega Industries Limited (“Vega”). The purchase price is NZD $12.0 million (USD $9.0 million) subject to certain adjustments and escrow holdbacks.

Vega, with revenues of approximately NZD $7.7 million (USD $5.8 million) in its fiscal year March, 2017, will be maintained as a wholly owned subsidiary of Carmanah at its base of operations in Porirua, New Zealand.  The acquired business will operationally report to read more here

19th IALA Conference 2018 "Successful Voyages, Sustainable Planet"


The IALA conference is the largest international gathering on the aids to navigation and in this four-yearly event all the national, industrial, and associate members from around the world gather to discuss new technologies and new policies for the enhancement of safe waterways. The conference includes a Technical Program of presentations by world-class experts and the Industrial Exhibition offering the excellent possibility to get to know the latest products and services in the AtoN industry read more here

Marrakech Conference Carries IGO Momentum Forward


The preparatory work for IALA’s change of status from non-governmental to intergovernmental organization (IGO) gained further momentum at the Second Preparatory Diplomatic Conference generously hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco in Marrakech on 7 and 8 February 2018.

Welcoming the high-level delegations from 50 countries where IALA has National members, including strong representation from Africa and the Middle East as well as from around the world read more here

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