Kelvin Hughes


Kelvin Hughes signs new Italian agent at most successful show ever

To meet the increasing demand for its world-beating products and services, Kelvin Hughes has appointed Fabio Fiorucci S.r.l. as a new agent in Fano, Italy.

The announcement was made at the recent Ship and Machinery Show (SMM) in Hamburg.

SMM 2010, Hamburg

The deal was sealed at the recent Ship and Machinery show in Hamburg, commenting on the show Russell Gould CEO, Kelvin Hughes said, SMM is the flagship event for the marine community in Europe and this one was our best ever. Interest in ECDISplus, SharpEye™ and MantaDigital™ Radar was unprecedented with more visitors to the stand than ever before. We are seeing growing interest in our ECDIS package, ECDISplus as the mandation dates get nearer and operators begin to realise the questions that they need to ask.

The show was preceeded by the 2010 Kelvin Hughes' Agents' Conference which also had a record attendance from sales agents from around the world.

Fabio Fiorucci S.r.l. will offer the complete range of Kelvin Hughes' products and systems including The MantaDigital™ range of Integrated Bridge Systems, ECDIS packages, Voyage Data Recorders and fully compliant IMO radars including SharpEye™ the latest solid-state radar technology.

Fabio Fiorucci, President of Fabio Fiorucci S.r.l. noted: Over the last 40 years, we have developed a very strong and successful presence in the commercial segments of the Italian marine industry and I believe that with our market experience and Kelvin Hughes’ brand name and top-class products we will grow this presence.

Our aim is to meet our customers' needs and with Kelvin Hughes' advanced products such as MantaDigital™ and the solid-state SharpEye™ radar we can offer the best solutions to our customers.

Bruce N. de Bies, Regional Manager for Kelvin Hughes commented: The commercial marine market in Italy is very important to us, and with the addition of Fabio Fiorucci S.r.l. to our network of partners we are re-enforcing our commitment to this market.

The combination of Kelvin Hughes’ innovation and leadership with Fabio Fiorucci's strong market knowledge and position will be the key factors for success in the future. We expect the partnership to generate significant growth in this area and we welcome Fabio Fiorucci S.r.l. to our team and look forward to a successful long term relationship.

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