Kraemer Maritime AS has won a contract for delivery of supplies and services to all The Norwegian Armed Forces’ vessels. The contract takes effect on February 1 lasting three years, with the possibility of one year extension. With its many vessels within the different military branches, The Norwegian Armed Forces is one of the largest maritime communities in Norway. The contract is of significant size for the contract period.
– Kraemer Maritime AS has been selected as a supplier after having been assessed against the main criteria: price and quality, and proven to be the best at both. The requirements of defense include 62 detailed points of responsibility for IT solutions. For us it is a great recognition that we can deliver the best solutions and products, and at the same time triumph with competitive prices, says sales manager Fredrik Nilsen at Kraemer Maritime AS.
Kraemer Maritime has logistics departments in Hammerfest, Tromsø, Oslo, Bergen, Florø, Stavanger, Kristiansund and Ålesund. In 2001, the company had 12 employees and a turnover of 25 million. The company currently has 75 employees and in 2013 had a turnover in excess of half a billion Norwegian kroner. Through building a nationwide chain in Norway within maritime supplies and logistics, Kraemer Maritime AS has become the natural first choice for maritime operators in Norway. Today, Kraemer Maritime AS is Norway’s leading supplier to ships and offshore installations.
– This is another recognition of Kraemer Maritimes customer focus, competitiveness and aggressive commitment to the development of modern business systems. We now see that the development of advanced digital solutions for service and deliveries are bearing fruit. The Norwegian Armed Forces are at the forefront of adopting new technology and digitalisation, which helps to optimize cooperation, says CEO Kay Hugo Hanssen of Kraemer Maritime AS.
– It makes us very proud that Kraemer Maritime, after such a thorough evaluation, are considered to be the best in all allocation criteria. At Kraemer Maritime, we look forward to taking on the task of providing the men and women of The Norwegian Armed Forces the services or products they need, nationally and internationally, says Hanssen.
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