Saab Acquires Phaeros Group

Anders Carp: “This is a strategically important, long-term deal for Saab. It strengthens our product portfolio in the terminal operating system area” Anders Carp: “This is a strategically important, long-term deal for Saab. It strengthens our product portfolio in the terminal operating system area”

Defence and security company Saab has acquired the port management and terminal operating system expert Phaeros Group BVBA.

The acquisition is all part of Saab's strategy to grow in the maritime traffic management domain with Phaeros’ solutions playing a pivotal role in efficiently handling port operations, such as transferring cargo to and from ships in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Australia.

"This is a strategically important, long-term deal for Saab. It strengthens our product portfolio in the terminal operating system area and provides an excellent platform from which we can build on the combined installed base and enhance our capabilities to provide leading maritime traffic management products globally," said Anders Carp, head of business unit traffic management at Saab.

He pointed out that Phaeros’ products and expertise in combination with Saab’s well-known KleinPort solutions provides an excellent foundation for further growth in the port and terminal segment.

"The Phaeros team is looking forward to becoming part of Saab. We bring unique technology to the table that, integrated with Saab’s solutions, will now find much wider application in the market" added Stan De Smet, general manager of Phaeros.

Phaeros will be integrated into Saab’s business area Surveillance, product area Maritime traffic management with its main operations in the Netherlands, Canada and Sweden.

LATEST PRESS RELEASES

ShibataFenderTeam supplied fenders for the largest port project at the Caspian Sea

In 2016 we were awarded with the supply of fender systems for the entire new port of Turkmenistan's ... Read more

SOGET and Microsoft: a strategic partnership for a secure digitization of ports in France and worldwide

SOGET, world specialist in Port Community Systems (PCS), and Microsoft, world leader in technology, ... Read more

New Fourth Generation (4G) Performance Pack Upgrade for Existing Echoscope® Users

The new Echoscope® 4G Performance Pack Upgrade presents an opportunity for our existing customers to... Read more

Coda Octopus Products Selected to Collaborate on One of Five Premier Scottish-Japanese "Joint Ocean Innovation" Strategic Subsea Projects

The Nippon Foundation and Scottish Enterprise R&D Program provides funding of up to $32 million over... Read more

ShibataFenderTeam Agent Network is growing

ShibataFenderTeam permanently sustains and develops its agent network. Read more

Mannion Marine Limited Launched

Martin Mannion, former AECOM head of ports EMIA region, has launched Mannion Marine Limited, offerin... Read more

View all