An official partnership agreement has been signed by VSTEP and SMR Links Consultants on the 22nd of February 2017, making SMR Links the exclusive partner of the NAUTIS maritime simulators and RescueSim Incident Command Simulator in the UAE Region.
Through SMR Links, VSTEP has officially made available its simulator solutions to major stakeholders in the UAE market. Given their singular thrust to provide the very best in maritime and incident command simulation solutions to their customers, the two international companies have partnered to effectively cater to the UAE maritime, safety and security industries with focus on the education and training sector.
Pjotr van Schothorst, VSTEP’s CEO: “SMR Links has already provided us with several projects from high-profile clients: the UAE Navy and the UAE Naval College. They have proven to be a very useful and trustworthy partner, with a big focus on our products. Our joint booth at the IDEX exhibition last week attracted many valuable parties, confirming the business potential of our products in the region, and the value of SMR to us.”
Ibrahim Bin Hraiz, SMR Links’ Managing Director: “It has been a pleasure working with VSTEP who share our objective of providing customer centric solutions for training and simulation in marine, naval as well as other civil and military sectors. We have a growing list of fully satisfied customers who appreciate our commitment to provide the most appropriate systems and support solutions matching their requirements. VSTEP and SMR have the common vision of growing together by providing the latest training and simulation solutions in the region.”
SMR Links Consultants specialises in providing technology-driven integrated solutions for human capital development. Some of their activities include training, simulation and technical support for the marine and military sector as well as onshore & offshore oil and gas fields & facilities services, and management training services.
VSTEP is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of simulators and virtual training software. VSTEP has two core product lines, maritime simulator solutions for the civilian & military marine industry (NAUTIS) and incident command and disaster management simulators for first responders (RescueSim). Headquartered in the business heart of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, VSTEP continues to innovate with professional, accurate and groundbreaking new simulation technology and sets the standard for innovative, effective high-quality simulation. www.vstepsimulation.com