Global Sponsor

The Marlink Group is the world’s leading maritime communication, digital solutions and servicing specialist. The group which also includes Telemar, Palantir, Livewire Connections and OmniAccess, provides the maritime industry with an integrated offering of broadband communications, digital solutions, bridge electronics and on-board maintenance. 

With more than 1000 employees worldwide the group is serving at least 1 in 3 vessels globally, covering all customer segments at sea including: Shipping, Offshore, Cruise & Ferry, Yachting and Fishing. The Marlink Group provides customers with unrivalled service and support through an enhanced global footprint and worldwide sales and service locations. A global 24/7 helpdesk, specialised competence centres, local presence on all continents and a network of 1000 service points staffed by highly qualified, certified service engineers, are supporting global customers to operate smarter and safer.

More than 70 years’ experience combined with strong satellite network operator and bridge electronics manufacturer partnerships enables the group to bring the power of broadband communication, maritime bridge technology and service excellence to customers globally. Marlink aims to further optimise customers’ business operations and enable the digital vessels of tomorrow.
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Petabyte Sponsor

Inmarsat sets the standard in maritime communications with the world’s most advanced commercial global mobile satellite network. With a rich heritage spanning more than 35 years, Inmarsat enables the maritime industry to stay connected with its highly-reliable broadband satellite network and its range of leading voice and data services. Driving innovation in communications, Inmarsat is continually investing in new technology to shape the future of the connected ship and build maritime communities. When it matters most, thousands of vessels depend on Inmarsat to enhance operational efficiency, promote crew welfare and maximise safety at sea.
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Petabyte Sponsor

Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ever-expanding ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next-generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium Communications Inc. is headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A., and its common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol IRDM. For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit:
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Terabyte Sponsor

Telenor Satellite is a major European satellite provider of broadcast and broadband services for customers in the media, maritime, and oil and gas sectors.

Utilising a hybrid network that comprises our satellite fleet, teleports and a terrestrial fibre network, Telenor Satellite delivers turnkey broadcasting solutions, end-user connectivity and application services via satellite throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

From the distribution of digital TV and radio content to millions of European homes to the provision of reliable communications in remote locations on land and at sea, we are committed to keeping our customers connected via satellite. Visit the company’s website at:
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Wi-Fi Sponsor

Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defense and Security markets. With 62,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of $15.5 billion in 2015. With over 22,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex requirements. 
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Promotional Sponsor

Hanseaticsoft, founded in 2009 by Alexander Buchmann, is the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions that address the whole range of shipping processes and operations. It was formed in Hamburg, third largest container port in Europe. Mr. Buchmann and his team gathered experience in an IT department of a medium-sized shipping company. By developing the Cloud Fleet Manager, Hanseaticsoft is realizing their and their customer’s ideas of a new software concept, which provides access to new, more efficient technologies and is characterized by its ease of use.

The CFM and its applications are tailor-made for shipping companies, create better internal structures, increase data quality and take the pressure of the internal IT. The software is used intuitively, additional staff training is unnecessary. This way, fleets, employees and processes can be administered in an integrated environment. The management and organization solution assures with its numerous applications the efficient operation and a flexible expansion of shipping companies. Additionally, it enables both employees of shipping companies, external agencies and crews on the high seas to work interconnected and to interchange and collaborate in real-time.

Today Hanseaticsoft has more than 40 employees and since March 2017, Lloyd's Register one of the world's largest ship classification societies holds a share in the software company. For further information visit:
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Promotional Sponsor

Kinnetik is a service and solution provider, based in Oslo, Norway. We are primarily an integration platform for cloud based services that cross over into one or several industries.  Allowing niche cloud services a platform to reach new and old customers over a single point of entry, this in turn allows our customers to benefit from the many cloud services out there, also through a single entry point.  In addition to the “Partnership Integration Platform“, Kinnetik is offering an integrated and web-based eBusiness service for industries servicing their supply chain management electronically, within a B2B model.  This allows the Buyers and Suppliers to transfer the standard RFQ, Quote, PO, POC and eInvoice documents electronically between 2 systems, regardless of internal formats.
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Promotional Sponsor

World-Link Communications, Inc. is a vibrant, fast growing maritime satellite communications company known for delivering first-class satellite communication systems to vessel owners and managers across the world.

The Company, founded in 1989, is based in Framingham, Massachusetts and has offices around the world.      World-Link Communications is a systems and networks integrator, working with different satellite operators to deliver an end-to-end communications and network capability for vessels at sea. The company operates and owns communications hubs, based on Inmarsat and VSAT technologies. World-Link is an Inmarsat Distribution Partner, ISO 9001:2008 certified, and has distribution agreements with the major satellite operators and equipment manufacturers.      

World-Link tailors its services to unique requirements of individual ship-owners, operators and crew members. The Company serves more than 1800 vessels worldwide. World-Link serves the entire maritime vertical including fleets of VLCCs, Container Ships, Research Vessels, Fishing Fleets, Oil and Gas support vessels.

World-Link has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for innovation. The company has launched a series of value-added services including i-Café, ShipSat and Ahoy-Ahoy. World-Link develops its own software and hardware, and integrates systems to deliver communications’ management, control and network security solutions as well as infrastructure applications including e-mail, anti-virus, and operational forms.
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Afternoon Networking Break Sponsor

Epsco-Ra delivers a customized managed cyber security service for the global maritime community. With expertise in maritime and cyber security services spanning over twenty-five years, Epsco-Ra offers an adaptive and highly effective 24/7 network security managed solution, serviced by our team of certified cyber security experts and engineers.      

Recent events have demonstrated how critical cyber security is for the shipping industry. Epsco-Ra Security Systems undertakes assistance both on-site and remotely, to support handling your incident end to end. From acquisition and analysis through mitigation and expert testimony, Epsco-ra is there to assist every step of the way.      

As industry leaders, Epsco-Ra provides security assurance    through a combination of Data and Behavioural Analysis.  With a proven track record facilitating maritime companies, Epsco-Ra offers cost effective cyber security management practices in line with industry operations.  

The Epsco-Ra Maritime Cyber Security System includes: Network Monitoring, Security Information and Event Management (SEIM), next generation Firewalls, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Management, Reporting, System Maintenance and updates. Incident response and recovery services are offered, designed to dramatically improve your office and fleet network data security for a safer maritime future.   

Let’s meet the maritime cyber security demands of the 21st century.       

Contact us to discus all your maritime cyber security requirements   
Tel: +357 25 733091 or info@epsco-ra.com          

Epsco-Ra, maritime cyber security solutions for a networked world
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