Melbourne firm OMC International has signed a strategic alliance agreement with New Zealand-based MetOcean Solutions to coordinate R&D efforts and offer an expanded level of maritime forecasting and hydrodynamic services to port and harbour clients.
Combined, OMC International and MetOcean Solutions employ more than 80 staff, including engineers, naval architects, scientists and software developers. In addition, the alliance will receive support from MetraWeather, the international brand of the Meteorological Service of New Zealand.
Maritime engineering firm OMC International, founded in 1987 by Executive Director Dr Terry O’Brien AM, is the recognised world-leader in real-time UKC management technology. OMC’s innovative maritime technology, which enjoys an unblemished 23 year safety record, continues to win international accolades, including the prestigious IBJ ‘Safety in Bulk Handling’ (Marine) Award in 2015.