Svitzer partners with RR and ABP
Danish towage company Svitzer has partnered with Rolls-Royce and Associated British Ports to develop new technologies for ports based on digital information and interactive systems.
”We are pleased to share our expertise in maritime service with large actors like Rolls-Royce og Associated British Ports in a mutual wish to develope safer and more effective port services through the use of new technology”, says Lise Demant, Global Chief Commercial Officer of Svitzer.
The three companies agreed to enter the partnership during a workshop in the Port of Southampton, a port wned by Associated British Ports .
- New technologies appear constantly that leads to new opportunities”, says Mike McCartain, ABP’s Director of Marine & Compliance.
- Whenever there is no existing solution, we cooperate with companies of the same caliber as Rolls-Royce and Svitzers to develop new solutions that we can use”, says Mike McCartain.
Svitzer, which is part of A.P. Møller - Mærsk, has a fleet of 430 towing vessels that operate in ports all over the globe.