UUV Aquabotix Ltd (ASX:UUV) (“Aquabotix" or the “Company”) has announced the addition of four new distributors to its global network. The partnerships will help support the company’s global expansion and sale of its underwater robotics products, including its Endura ROV (remotely operated vehicle), Hybrid AUV/ROV (autonomous remote vehicle) and AquaLens Connect underwater camera system. To date, Aquabotix has sold more than 350 vehicles in more than 40 countries.
“We understand the importance of growing our channels to sale through our partnerships with our distributors,” said Ted Curley, Chief Development Officer at Aquabotix and a former Teledyne executive instrumental in securing the new distributors. “The representatives we are partnering with are among the most experienced professionals in the industry and service our primary markets, including oceanography, aquaculture, survey, defense and security.”
Aquabotix’s latest distributors include:
- Sadaret Ltd. serves as a non-exclusive representive for Aquabotix in the United Kingdom and Ireland to help the company better penetrate the UK and European regions. Sadaret specializes in the supply of survey and positioning equipment and services to a wide variety of markets, including marine and land survey, oceanography, precision agriculture, GIS data collection, vehicle telematics, and ocean ecosystem management (OEM).
- Seafloor Systems, Inc. serves as a non-exclusive representative for Aquabotix in California, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. With more than 20 years of experience in the hydrographic community, Seafloor Systems specializes in integrated hydrographic survey solutions, and has strong expertise in complete turnkey and integrated Multibeam and Single Beam solutions. Seafloor Systems also maintains the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the United States Geological Survey (USGS), universities, and survey companies as customers.
- Deekay Marine Services, Pvt. Ltd. serves as an exclusive representative for Aquabotix in India. Deekay Marine Services has provided support and services to marine industries in India for more than three decades. The company is involved in various marine sectors, including hydrography, oceanography, surveillance systems, coastal security systems, engineering, and marine surveying services.
- A2 Marine Solution serves as a non-exclusive representative for Aquabotix in Brazil. With more than 15 years of experience, A2 Marine Solution focuses exclusively on solutions and equipment supply for hydrography applications, bathymetric surveys, and precise positioning.
“As the underwater robotics market continues to grow and we continue to expand our global presence, we are always looking for reliable distributors with whom we can partner,” said Durval Tavares, CEO of Aquabotix. “Thanks to these recent additions to our network, we are now in a prime position to reach a wider range of users and suppliers and dramatically increase the distribution of our vehicles worldwide.”