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grupoarbulu, the largest marine electronic group in Spain and one of the largest in Europe, has acquired 100% of the Danish group NAVTEAM A/S, one of the market leaders in marine electronics service for commercial vessels in Denmark and most active worldwide. It is a great pride and joy that grupoarbulu and NAVTEAM today announce

Aage Hempel Group will be present at Posidonia Exhibition (2nd – 6th June) in Athens, Greece.

We look forward to you visiting us on Stand No. 2.121.

We will be able to discuss your equipment and service requirements and provide you with more info regarding our offices network.

7th of May 2014: Aage Hempel Panama signed official service agreement with Interschalt to be able to repair and carry out Annual Performance Test (APT) on their equipment.   This is an important step for the Aage Hempel Panama in 2014 and we are proud to be recognized by one of the leader manufacturers in the

The Aage Hempel Group announces that Francisco Rufo is returning to Algeciras Head Office. Francisco Rufo was the Regional Manager Aage Hempel Portugal from the very start of the project in October 2010. We are pleased to inform you that effective from 5th of May 2014 Fabio Fonseca has taken over as Regional Manager for Aage

Aage Hempel Crame will be present at Navalia Exhibition (20th – 22nd May) in Vigo, Spain. We look forward to you visiting us on Stand C21. We will be able to discuss your equipment and service requirements and provide you with more info regarding our offices network. Open hours: From 10:00 a.m. to 19:00 p.m.

We are proud to announce that we have a new agreement in place with Overland AS becoming an official distributor for their products. Overland AS was established in 1947. For more than 65 years they have equipped hundreds vessels ranging from: trawlers, supply vessels, Tug boats and ferries. Their product portfolio ranges from Serial Line Splitters to

It is a pleasure to announce that Aage Hempel Group has become a member of the International Maritime Purchasing Association (IMPA) which is the leading association for marine purchasing & supply for professionals.

The marine industry is dynamic and constantly changing with new technologies, initiatives and regulation introduced weekly.

Amidst this climate IMPA exists to help marine supply chain management professionals develop their skills and knowledge by creating the building blocks required to create solid foundations… foundations on which to build and grow a successful and rewarding career in the marine purchasing and supply sector.

The Aage Hempel Group announces that Nicolas Van Leeuwen, has decided  to leave the Group. Nico was General Manager Aage Hempel Netherlands from the start of this project. We thank Nico for his efforts during all this time, and wish him the very best in his new job. We are pleased to inform you that

Aage Hempel signs agreement for the delivery of navigation and communication equipment included Integrated Bridge System from Kelvin Hughes with Shipyard De Hoop in Lobith. The Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) are for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

The first vessel is to be delivered early 2015, whilst the delivery of the other 9 vessels is equally spread over almost 1,5 years, with the last PSV to be handed over at the end of 2016. The complete production of the 10 vessels will be split between the two shipyard locations of De Hoop, Lobith and Foxhol. The vessels will operate in the offshore oil and gas fields of the United Arab Emirates, under the operating company ESNAAD, which is a member of the ADNOC Group.

Offering one voice line and data up to 100 kbps, Fleet One is a self-install, plug and play product. The compact terminal and antenna are specially designed for small vessels with limited space. It will appeal to leisure mariners, including weekend sailors and sport fishing fans, and coastal fishermen. Fleet One will deliver always-available solutions

According to Alberto Olmos, General Sales Manager at Aage Hempel Crame, “two factors have been of great importance in obtaining a maintenance contract with such characteristics: the strategic location of our offices and the concept of multi-brand technical service. Indeed, Aage Hempel Crame has technical assistance centres in Barcelona, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca and Algeciras,

AH has won their first new built order for ASTO Shipyard in Raamsdonksveer, The Netherlands. This motor ship has the dimensions 80 x 9 meter and is named SILANI. ASTO shipyard is specialised in maintenance, repair and new building projects. Quality is one of the main issues and is always leading in the process. The yard has built

Iridium GO! is a  satellite hotspot that connects to any smartphone or tablet, dramatically extending voice and data coverage for personal devices when they are out of range of cellular networks. Iridium GO! creates a satellite-backed Wi-Fi zone anywhere on the planet, enabling up to five smartphones to make calls, get email, text and use

aage hempel crame has the pleasure to announce that Eric Friedrich has been appointed as Deputy SatCom Manager in force since 1 of February.

His main goals are managing and leaders the SatCom activity together with the SatCom team: Unai Allica as SatCom Product Manager, Aurora González as Marketing SatCom Manager, Luis Martín as Tech SatCom Support, Carla Calvo as SatCom Activation and Vanessa Muñoz as SatCom billing. This great team gives its best support to the rest of departments of aage hempel crame and the rest of group companies, promoting SatCom solutions and services, duly coordinated with Commercial and Technical Areas.

Aage Hempel ha impartido durante las pasadas dos semanas (13 al 17/ 20 al 24 Enero) cursos de formación interna en IT, Networks y ECDIS a un gran número de Técnicos.  Durante esta semana se está impartiendo otro curso sobre giros como parte del calendario anual de formación.

El campo de IT es y continuará siendo una elemento de gran importancia para los equipos de electrónica naval.  Los nuevos ECDIS, VDR, Radares y otros equipos están basados en ordenadores  y por lo tanto el conocimiento de Networks, sistemas operativos y hardware de los PC es de vital importancia.

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Aage Hempel Group has been certified by DNV for ISO 14001-2004.

Besides, Aage Hempel Group has got the recertification for ISO 9001-2008.

This certificate will be valid until 21st October 2016. For any annual survey you might request, do not hesitate to contact us any time. Tel (24hours): +34 664 736 909 VDR Certificate GMDSS Certificate AIS Certificate

The event will be presided by the Honorable Ambassador of Spain in Denmark, the presentation will be followed by a cocktail reception and traditional Spanish delights. It would be a pleasure to see you there and this event will be the perfect opportunity to network with various companies that the port of Algeciras has to

Aage Hempel, leader in worldwide merchant marine electronic service and focused on 24/7 maritime service, signs distribution agreement with Promarine.

Aage Hempel Group will represent interference-free communication solution by Promarine in all their market areas.

During those days, Aage Hempel Team conversed with many ship-owners, manufacturers, classification societies as well as service partners. As a result of this exhibition, Aage Hempel will sign new contracts with both ship-owners and manufacturers in a not so distant future. We thank all our customers and colleagues for popping in and collaborating to make

More than 30,000 maritime professionals from over 90 countries will meet to present, discuss and share information on innovative technology and smart solutions to build the most sophisticated ships. Europort has a strong focus on advanced technology and complex shipbuilding and is the ultimate meeting platform for maritime pioneers. Every day you will be able

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This passed 18th of June,  AAGE HEMPEL CRAME, leader in marine electronics  sector at International level, opened its new State of the Art Training Centre in Algeciras with two highly specialized training aimed at Spanish and Portuguese distributors of the JRC PREMIUM y SAILOR SELECT networks.

Along 4 days, the event compiled 12 assistants from other companies in the marine sector coming from far away places such as Azores, Alicante, Algeciras, Aveiro, Vigo, Bilbao, Santander, Peniche, La Coruña, Palma de Mallorca, Las Palmas de Gran Canarias and Tenerife. The course was imparted by their own Juan Jose Matilla and Ruben Zurilla, both in charge of technical support and the network distribution of JRC and Sailor alike. They both have a profound experience of the distributors and of their specific technical requirements.

The Aage Hempel Group has the pleasure to announce two important changes in our top management level with effect of 4th June 2013.

Mr. Les Housley will become Vice President of the group and continue as a Member of the Board. He will represent the Aage Hempel Group at the top level internationally, look for new business opportunities and maintain his personal and professional relationships at the top level with our clients, suppliers and international public bodies in the marine electronic industry worldwide, contributing to defining the strategy of the group.

Mr. Luis Ayala will become General Manager of the group and also a Member of the Board. He will therefore be fully responsible for the day to day operations involved inside the group companies of the Aage Hempel Group and guarantee the best service and sales to our customers and maintain operational relationships with our suppliers and partners.

We look forward to you visiting us in Hall B, Stand B5-06 where you can meet our Managing Director Mr. Iñaki Arbulu.

Our General Manager Mr. Les Housley and other members of Aage Hempel Team to discuss your service and equipments requirements,  installations, annual surveys and worldwide Shore Based Maintenance Contracts for your fleet.

As part of our strategic growth in The Netherlands we have decided to open a new office in Terneuzen in order to provide a better support to our customers in the South of The Netherlands and Belgium

Branch office Terneuzen- Belgium



Contact: Erik van Boom, regional manager

Tel: +31 (0) 10 – 7144200

M: +31 (0) 6 46607921


As part of our strategic growth in The Netherlands we have decided to open a new office inHarlingen in order to provide a better support to our customers in the north of The Netherlands.

On September 8, grupoarbulu held its first managers’ meeting in the new and impressive plant of Marine Instruments in Nigrán, Pontevedra (Spain).

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