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Exocetus Development Appoints Aker Ticaret Agent for Gliders


The VP of Sales and Marketing for Exocetus, Mr. Ray Mahr, Jr., announced the appointment of AKER Ticaret , as its exclusive agent in Turkey, effective immediately for the sales and marketing of the new Exocetus Coastal Gilder. The Exocetus [x-o-seat-us is the name of a flying fish] glider is designed for environmental monitoring in coastal waters.
AKER Ticaret is an Istanbul/Turkey based company engaged with defense projects in general, marine research projects instrumentation in particular. AKER Ticaret main area of expertise is oceanographic, hydrographic, acoustic and navigation systems and instrumentation including ENC, MCM, VTS.
AKER has expertise and knowledge to provide guidance to its client in defining exactly and completely that equipment is required and how it needs to be integrated to meet mission requirements. Mehmet Akif Gungor of AKER, said “We have had the pleasure of representing around 15 worldwide oceanographic hydrographic, including GIS manufacturers and developers for several years. Today we are very pleased to establish joint efforts with EXOCETUS, through their newest high tech Coastal Glider, which I am sure it will help local ocean scientists and engineers to a better comprehensive understanding of the coastal ocean’s dynamics, either for managing coastal waters or developing ocean energies in our seas.”


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