Posted: May  2, 2014

Tideland appoints DSS Marine Incorporated master distributor for the Canadian market. 


2 May 2014 

Tideland Signal Corporation (Tideland) has appointed DSS Marine Incorporated (DSS) as the master distributor for the Canadian market.

Effective immediately, DSS will distribute, support sales and provide service of Tideland products to all Canadian customersthrough four (4) locations across the country.  With the appointment of DSS, Tideland expands its reach in providing the highest quality of aids to navigation to the world.  Matt Scheuing, CEO of Tideland, confirmed the selection of DSS, and stated, “We are very happy to have DSS join the Tideland team of international distributors.  The addition of DSS and their Canadian locationssignificantly expands our coverage, and enhances the quality of service and support to our Canadian customers”.  He added, “DSS is a recognized leader in the supply of safety equipment to the marine industry in Canada, and we look forward to working together to serve this important market”.   

DSS Marine Incorporated (DSS), headquartered in a newly renovated facility in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. DSS is a Canadian owned company involved in the business of importation, distribution and service of marine, environmental response and military equipment and supplies throughout Canada. The company is headquartered in a newly renovated facility, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and also operates regional sales and service facilities in Newfoundland, Quebec, and British Columbia. 

“DSS is very pleased to have been appointed Tideland’s master distributor for Canada”, says Darren Trites, President of DSS. “We have almost twenty (20) years of experience working with Coast Guards, Navies, Port Authorities and Offshore oil and gas, and see this partnership with Tideland, as a natural step in the ongoing development of our company”.  Looking to the future, he added, “We intend to bring a world class level of service and support to our new Canadian customers”.

For additional information regarding Tideland Signal Corporation, Aids to Navigation, VTS and AIS solutions, please contact us at: 

Tideland Signal Corporation DSS Marine Incorporated
4310 Directors Row      71 Wright Avenue 
Houston, TX 77092      Dartmouth, NS B3B 1H4
PH:  +1 713.681.6101     Media Contact: John McKim 
FAX:  +1 713.682.4635     General Manager – Sales & Marketing
E-mail:  PH: +1 902.835.4848
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 Founded  in  1954,  Tideland  Signal  (Tideland)  delivers  world  leading  Aids  to  Navigation  solutions,  products,  services  and  customer  care,  with  innovation,  safety  and  compliance  at  the  core  of  our  mission.  This  mission  is  accomplished  with  offices  in  the  USA,  UK,  Singapore,  Dubai  and  Canada.  Tideland’s  customer  base  includes  Coast  Guards,  Navies,  Ports  and  Harbours,  Offshore  Oil  and  Gas  companies,  and  marine  authorities. 

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