VSTEP and SMR Links team up for partnership in UAE


An official partnership agreement has been signed by VSTEP and SMR Links Consultants on the 22nd of February 2017, making SMR Links the exclusive partner of the NAUTIS maritime simulators and RescueSim Incident Command Simulator in the UAE Region.

Through SMR Links, VSTEP has officially made available its simulator solutions to major stakeholders in the UAE market. Given their singular thrust to provide the very best in maritime and incident command simulation solutions to their customers, the two international companies have partnered to effectively cater to the UAE maritime, safety and security industries with focus on the education and training sector.


It has been a pleasure working with VSTEP who share our objective of providing customer centric solutions for training and simulation in marine, naval as well as other civil and military sectors.  We have a growing list of fully satisfied customers who appreciate our commitment to provide the most appropriate systems and support solutions matching their requirements.  VSTEP and SMR have the common vision of growing together by providing the latest training and simulation solutions in the region.”

Ibrahim Bin Hraiz, SMR Links’ Managing Director

Our CEO Pjotr van Schothorst is excited about the partnership with SMR Links: “SMR Links has already provided us with several projects from high-profile clients: the UAE Navy and the UAE Naval College. They have proven to be a very useful and trustworthy partner, with a big focus on our products. Our joint booth at the IDEX exhibition last week attracted many valuable parties, confirming the business potential of our products in the region, and the value of SMR to us.”

SMR Links Consultants specialises in providing technology-driven integrated solutions for human capital development. Some of their activities include training, simulation and technical support for the marine and military sector as well as onshore & offshore oil and gas fields & facilities services, and management training services.