ChartCo, the UK-based global leader in integrated digital navigation and voyage compliance, has merged with the Canadian award-winning navigation solutions provider, Marine Press.
ChartCo and Marine Press, both leaders in global digital navigation solutions, have announced their merger. The move will result in the creation of a new, world-leading company called OneOcean which will offer the largest range of navigation and compliance solutions into the maritime sector.
Martin Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of ChartCo, announced the merger, saying: “Following the success of three recent acquisitions, we have been looking to further expand our business. We identified Marine Press as a like-minded partner that would complement our own business and expand the offerings to our growing international client base. Marine Press has created game-changing navigation software and award-winning products and services that will complement our own integrated digital navigation products to really create a huge step forward for both of our customer bases.”
During the coming months, the two companies will transition to a single OneOcean business operation. Until then, existing sales and service operations of both ChartCo and Marine Press will continue, and customer operations will remain unchanged.
OneOcean will be the largest single digital solutions company in the maritime industry, serving almost 20,000 vessels and a variety of shore-based stakeholders.