MetOcean Acquires OmniCom Solutions

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (July 6th, 2021)   MetOcean Telematics (MetOcean) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Orolia’s OmniCom vessel management systems (VMS) and fleet management solutions (FMS). OmniCom is the next generation of trusted real-time fleet management technology designed to provide constant connectivity to customers, businesses, vessels, and crew while at sea. The acquisition includes the complete portfolio of OmniCom Global and OmniCom Vessel Monitoring System (VMS).

OmniCom’s range of products utilizes Iridium global satellite coverage to provide fleets with end-to-end visibility from ship-to-shore. OmniCom Global combines Iridium global satellite coverage and GSM 3G cellular coverage, with an automated least cost routing capability for reliable and cost-effective ship-to-shore communications. OmniCom’s VMS meets all NOAA VMS and GAR position and software reporting requirements that make it a complementary addition to MetOcean’s suite of vessel tracking solutions. MetOcean is pleased to offer OmniCom’s fleet management technology as we continue to ensure the success of our clients and meet their communications needs at sea.

“MetOcean has been heavily ingrained in providing top-tier vessel management solutions within Canada for over fifteen years. We are dedicated to fleet management and providing connectivity and reliable support to our partners and clients while at sea. The acquisition of OmniCom’s VMS and FMS portfolios allows MetOcean to continue its expansion trajectory, specifically within the United States and Mexico, as we are looking forward to where this latest acquisition will take MetOcean internationally” — Tony Chedrawy, CEO MetOcean Telematics.

MetOcean Telematics corporate headquarters, including the research and development and production facilities, are in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.  The company develops and manufactures state-of-the-art data acquisition and end-to-end telematics solutions, with a focus on niche MetOcean solutions and custom Defense and Security products.  As a prominent global Iridium Satellite Value-Added Reseller focused on hardware solutions, data services, and support, MetOcean Telematics is a leader in the satellite communications industry.

Orolia is the world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions that improve the reliability, performance and safety of critical, remote or high-risk operations, even in GPS/GNSS denied environments. With a presence in more than 100 countries, Orolia provides virtually fail-safe GNSS and PNT solutions for military and commercial applications worldwide. 

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