SAIM Marine has entered into a distribution agreement with Data Hidrolik, the highly-regarded Turkish firm manufacturing windlasses, mooring capstans, and electric and hydraulic steering systems for a broad range of marine vessels.

Effective from June 1st, SAIM Marine will distribute Data Hidrolik products not only in Italy but also in the UK and the GCC countries, which include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. SAIM Marine will present Data Hidrolik’s comprehensive range of products, with particular emphasis on items for large yachts and commercial vessels.

Data Hidrolik, a pioneer in the design and production of steering systems and deck machinery since 1945, embarked on its journey towards becoming a globally recognized brand in 1979, expanding its product portfolio for various naval platforms.

Now operating under the name Data Hidrolik Machinery Industry, this prominent Turkish enterprise designs and manufactures an array of products for commercial ships, workboats, tugboats, mega yachts, military vessels, and offshore support crafts. The company’s product range includes custom-designed steering and deck machinery systems and equipment, all crafted in its state-of-the-art factory.

With a relentless focus on sustainability and superior quality, Data Hidrolik has achieved various certifications, including ISO 9001:2015 Certification for its Quality Management System and the ISO 45001:2018 Certification for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems., and CE, in addition to receiving class protector status for its manufactured goods. Its international presence spans over 20 countries, facilitated by a robust network of sales and after-sales services, which fuels its continuous growth.

This partnership presents a fantastic opportunity to offer Data’s product range to our clientele who have come to view SAIM Marine as a dependable partner for deck machinery,” stated Marco Donà, CEO of SAIM. “Since the inception of our Marine Business Unit in 1993, we have been distributing windlasses and mooring capstans. Our decision to collaborate with Data Hidrolik emerged quite swiftly, culminating in a prompt signing of the agreement. Our shared vision centers on product quality and customer service. Having both been established over 70 years ago, our companies share a long entrepreneurial history and have been family-run businesses for three generations. This recently signed agreement marks a natural progression of our shared vision and strategic goals for the future.”

Cem Hüroğlu, a board member and Sales and Marketing Director at Data Hidrolik, has also voiced his thoughts on their recent partnership with SAIM Marine. “We have expanded our influence into Europe, Asia, and the Far East, significantly impacting our exports. We take pride in offering competitively priced steering and deck machinery systems when compared to leading industry brands. This partnership with SAIM Marine is a significant milestone, marking a valuable business relationship between two long-standing maritime brands. We look forward to directly serving the high-end Italian market, providing our products and services to discerning yacht and ship owners worldwide with SAIM Marine’s mark of quality.”

With representatives and sales points more than 20 countries, Data Hidrolik continues to steadily broaden its global presence. Hüroğlu stated that their new alliance with SAIM Marine, a respected name in the Italian yacht market, further solidifies their global standing. Data Hidrolik remains dedicated to delivering high-quality, exceptional products to maritime professionals worldwide. Hüroğlu concluded by expressing his hope that this new agreement will prove beneficial to the entire industry.

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