keyboard_arrow_left See all news

Recent News

26 Jan, 2023 /
Seawork Press FP
How to use the full potential of decarbonisation
Narve Mjøs, Vice President of DNV Maritime & and Founder of the Norwegian Green Shippin...
25 Jan, 2023 /
Seawork Press FP
Places and spaces fit for the future
‘A fresh drive to ensure broader representation in the profession of civil engineering...
23 Jan, 2023 /
Seawork Press FP
Hot start to the year
A Hot Water Machine is the first large project to be shipped in 2023 by SMP. Designed or...
19 Jan, 2023 /
Seawork Press FP
£1.6b contract to deliver 2000 jobs
Creating 1,200 UK shipyard jobs, and an expected 800 further jobs across the UK supply c...
19 Jan, 2023 /
Seawork Press FP
Tugboats to reap the benefits
A prototype electric motor unit that will achieve the industry's highest class output de...
25 Sep, 2020
keyboard_arrow_left See all news

New direct distribution in Italy

Torqeedo has announced a new direct distribution organisation in Italy to improve sales and service support for the company's full range of Torqeedo products and systems.

Gennaro Giliberti, who formerly managed project and key account sales for Italy, will now add retail sales to his responsibilities. Giliberti noted that the country is one of the world’s most important markets for boating with more than 7,500 kilometres of coastline and a fleet of over 950,000 boats.

“Italy is moving rapidly toward greater acceptance for electric mobility, on the road and in the waterways,” Giliberti said. “A change in attitudes is perceptible, both on a political level and a social level. Some of Italy’s inland lakes and urban waterways, such as Venice, are moving to reduce air and water pollution by shifting to electric and hybrid boats.”

“A direct presence in Italy will enable us to standardise business practices and provide faster response times for builders, shipyards, retail dealers and end-users throughout the country,” said Dr Michael Rummel, managing director of Torqeedo.  “We can improve our responsiveness to the market by being closer to servicing dealers and customers.”

Italy is the seventh country to have a Torqeedo direct distribution office. The company also has offices in Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Thailand and the United States.

Processing. Please wait.
Loading...