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McMurdo Group, a business of the Orolia Group (NYSE Alternext Paris – FR0010501015 – ALORO), has announced that GENERALMARINE has been appointed as the new distributor for the McMurdo Marine range of products in Italy.

GENERALMARINE has a proven track record working with the McMurdo Group, having distributed Kannad Marine products to the Italian deep sea sector. Along with an exemplary reputation and links to all sectors of the Italian marine market, GENERALMARINE will ensure the McMurdo range of products will be accessible to a wide range of customers, backed up by the excellent service level offered by GENERALMARINE. As an approved distributor, GENERALMARINE will be responsible for the promotion, distribution and servicing of all McMurdo products in the Italian market.

Commenting on the appointment, Justine Heeley, Managing Director at McMurdo Group said: “We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with GENERALMARINE who have a proven track record with McMurdo and will be instrumental in promoting one of the most well respected brands on the market. Together with their extensive dealer network and technical back up support, we will work with GENERALMARINE to strengthen the McMurdo brand throughout the Italian marine sector.”

Emanuele Burlando, Managing Director at GENERALMARINE added: “We appreciate that McMurdo, leader in the manufacture of marine safety products, put their confidence in GENERALMARINE as an approved Italian Distributor and Service Centre. This collaboration allows us the opportunity to strengthen McMurdo’s position within the Italian marine market and we are eager to develop this relationship with professionalism and determination.”

GENERALMARINE will be responsible for all McMurdo servicing in Italy, contact details as below:

Generalmarine SRL
Via Al Molo Giano – Genoa
Ship Repair Area

CALL US: + 39 010 84 42 637

FAX US: + 39 010 84 42 631

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About McMurdo Group:

McMurdo Group is a global leader in search and rescue and maritime domain awareness solutions. A division of Orolia (NYSE Alternext Paris – FR0010501015 – ALORO), McMurdo Group brings together 140 combined years of experience by consolidating proven Boatracs, Kannad, McMurdo and Techno-Sciences, Inc. brands into the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of life-saving and tracking technologies that save time, costs and lives. Airbus, Boeing, the British Royal Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, NASA and others are among the hundreds of aviation, maritime, government and military customers around the world using McMurdo Group distress beacons, satellite connectivity infrastructure, monitoring/positioning software and emergency response management solutions. Established in January 2014, McMurdo Group is based in Sophia Antipolis, France and has additional offices in France (Guidel), the U.S. (San Diego, Washington D.C.) and the U.K. (Portsmouth).


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