Integrated subsea and offshore solution providers, Unique Group has been selected by Teledyne CARIS™ as a distributor for its hydrographic charting software solutions in Nigeria and Kenya. As part of the distributor agreement, Unique Group’s Sharjah office will offer CARIS’ full range of Ping-to-Chart™ hydrographic software solutions to customers within the region.
The CARIS Ping-to-Chart software solutions include HIPS and SIPS™, Bathy DataBASE™ (BDB), Hydrographic Production Database™ (HPD), CARIS Onboard™, S-57 Composer™ and Paper Chart Composer™ among others.
According to Account Manager at Teledyne CARIS Niels Nijhuis both coastal countries (Nigeria and Kenya) are significant to the hydrographic charting industry, and so, this is a strategic move for Teledyne CARIS to establish market presence there.
“We have a fruitful association with Unique Group for the Middle East region currently, so it was logical for us to partner with them for newer territories in Africa. We value their seamless sales and support structure and are confident that their team can provide first hand assistance to customers using our software solutions,” says Niels Nijhuis.
Sharad Kumar, Director of Business Development at Unique Group further added, “Our Survey Equipment division is continually widening its product portfolio with world class hydrographic software solutions and associated equipment. Nigeria is a strategic market for hydrographic surveying operations within the African sub-continent and our partnership with Teledyne CARIS in this region will help bolster our global reach and expand our innovative portfolio of hydrographic software solutions in the region.”
For over 35 years, Teledyne CARIS has been making software designed for the marine GIS community. Not only renowned for its product, but also for outstanding customer service, Teledyne CARIS offers a comprehensive level of support through training sessions and consulting, online technical support, email, and multilingual telephone support.