Guidance Marine completes acquisition of ARTEMIS from CHL Netherlands

March News

Guidance Marine (GM) has successfully completed the full acquisition of the ARTEMIS product and brand from CHL Netherlands. ARTEMIS, first introduced to the offshore market in 1972 is the undisputed, world leading, long-range microwave position reference sensor typically used for dynamic positioning of tankers against major infrastructure at sea.

Jan Grothusen, CEO of Guidance Marine said:

“This is a strategic acquisition for Guidance Marine. It extends the reach of our existing product portfolio of market leading local position reference sensors. Guidance Marine has extensive expertise in laser and microwave technology and a customer centric attitude. This makes us the right people to build on more than 40 years of successful ARTEMIS history. We will bring our technical and commercial skills, processes and innovation to an exciting new generation of ARTEMIS products.”


Guidance Marine continues to work with CHL Netherlands in close partnership to best support ongoing manufacture and development of the ARTEMIS product and wide-reaching transition arrangements are in place to ensure minimum market disruption during the process. With immediate effect GM can offer ARTEMIS with a standard 3 year warranty and world-wide customer service.  

Jan Grothusen




Chief Executive Officer


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