Servogear teams up with Ships Machinery International in the US20.11.2018
Existing and future customers benefit as Servogear establishes a service- and sales hub in the Americas.
Miami based supplier of maritime equipment, Ships Machinery International, will take care of new Servogear prospects and service and maintenance tasks in the US from now on.
- Ships Machinery International looks like a perfect match for us. It will be a collaboration that will help us to exploit the potential in the US market. We know that there is a demand for advanced energy efficient propulsion systems with controllable pitch propellers for high speed vessels, sales manager Martijn Bemelen explains.
Today more than 1750 Servogear propeller systems are installed in vessels worldwide. This agreement gives Servogear a foothold in the growing American market.
- It is essential for Servogear to be close to the market. Through the agreement with Ships Machinery International, we offer new customers on the East- and Gulf coast a local representative in the US and Mexico. Existing customers benefit from local service and maintenance resources in their own waters.
SMI has the skills and facilities that enables them to offer all kinds of service tasks for Servogear solutions, such as overhaul of gearboxes, alignment of propulsion shafts and repair of propellers.
Ships Machinery International is an experienced supplier of maintenance and equipment for offshore vessels, workboats and cruise ships. Their history stretches back to the early 1960s. They have established cooperation with several European based companies as e.g. Brunvoll who have a long-established partnership with Servogear via its’ subsidiary Brunvoll-MarEL.