PRESS RELEASE - 25th November 2015
COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN GREEK GKC AND MAREN
The new marine equipment agency in The Netherlands, MAREN (Marine Equipment Netherlands) and GKC Repairs & Maintenance Ltd. In Pireaus, Greece recently agreed to cooperate in the Dutch market.
“The Netherlands is a significant player in shipping in terms of logistics, new building and repair and maintenance, so we are very pleased to have reached this agreement with MAREN. MAREN is an activity of Wolthuizen Marine & Industry B.V. one of the country’s leading business developers in the industry,” said Georgios Chalaris, Managing Director and owner of GKC Repairs & Maintenance.
GKC Repairs & Maintenance Ltd. was established from a Marine Technical Management background to fill the need in the marine industry for highly skilled, efficient, cost-effective Services and ship repairs at the Port of Piraeus, such as Steel repairs, Piping & Boilers repair, Blasting & Coating and general support.
This quickly expanded into Harbour and Voyage Repair and Maintenance, Power Plant maintenance, Refineries maintenance & Factories maintenance. Subsequent developments include the expansion of their international database of permanent candidates from technical (Electrical Engineers, Welders, Fitters, Blaster/Painters, Mechanics, Electricians, Cleaners, Instrumentation Specialists etc) up to senior level (Superintendents, Technical Managers, Ship Repair Managers, New Building Supervisors, Project Managers).
“GKC’s track record is very impressive. Companies like Navigia, Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement, V-Ships, Aegean Shipping, Marlow Navigation and Celestyal Cruises belong to GKC’s customer base. Dutch ship owners will be impressed by the services which have been executed so far and will become even more interested after hearing GKC’s rates”, says Rob Wolthuizen.
More information can be found on http://www.gkc-repairs.com/
GKC Repairs & Maintenance Ltd
tel: +30 2104082161
tel 24 hrs: +30 6940570859
The MAREN website is under construction.
For more information and inquiries please contact:
Phone: +31 (0)6 15840339
Note 1 - The aforementioned press release was sent and published in major maritime publications in the Netherlands, such as the maasmondmaritime.com ( December 1st 2015).