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    New PR firm is dedicated to marine/offshore sector

    News // January 23, 2004
    A new, international PR firm dedicated to representing the international marine and offshore industries has been formed in the UK.

    Based in Tunbridge Wells in the UK, EQPR works exclusively in the marine sector, bringing its specialist knowledge to bear, representing clients for whom a reputation for first class technology, operations and engineering are central to their success.

    The communications division of EQ Media, an established design business with an outstanding track record, EQPR takes what it calls a "focused approach," drawing on years of experience in markets which the principals of the company understand, and in which they are adept at helping marine companies to get their message across.

    "When we represent your company, you gain access to a PR firm with in-depth understanding of the marine engineering, shipping, shipbuilding, boating, dredging, and the offshore, aerospace and defence markets," Principal Neil Rigby explained. "In fact, atEQPR we have more than 20 years of experience describing these industries, working with clients in the UK, Europe and Scandinavia, including Rolls-Royce Marine, QinetiQ, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Thales Optronics, CMN Shipbuilding, Brunvoll AS,Van Leeuwen Pipe & Tube Group, and BMT Defence Services Ltd."

    "We understand that the marine industry is an intensely competitive environment, working to the highest technical standards, where cost, performance, and keeping to schedule are key, and that your communications need to reflect these values. We also understand that with projects worth hundreds of thousands or millions of Pounds, the right kind of publicity - at the right level - is essential," said Rigby.

    "At EQPR, we don't just produce press releases: we are constantly identifying opportunities for publicity in the media you most want to reach; we tailor our service to meet your needs; and we have the links with the media that matter. We provide a rangeof services, helping you to communicate with customers, shareholders, public bodies and institutions - even your own employees. We are innovative in our approach, and at 'thinking outside the box,' helping to ensure that your expertise and investment secures the rewards it deserves."

    More details about the range of services offered by EQPR can be found at, or by e-mailing or, telephone: + 44 - 1892 616 230, fax: + 44 - 1892 - 619 667, ISDN: 01892 - 616 249.

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