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Sponsors 2018-05-22T20:48:47+00:00
SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

Carus aims to bring leading technology based business solutions to the passenger shipping and leisure industry.

By acquiring Quintek in 2015, Carus added on-board POS on to our well established reservations, departure control, e-commerce, CRM and port automation platform; providing our shipping clients with the technical possibility to manage the relationship with customers at key touch-points throughout their journey.

Our advanced products support the sales and business processes of all types of ferry and cruise operators and for almost two decades, Carus has been serving a growing client base across four continents, serving more than 30 million passengers and five million vehicles every year. Our clients span all operational niches of the passenger vessel industry.

In addition to our technology solutions, Carus has established an executive consulting panel drawn from some of the most respected global passenger shipping experts who have operated at boardroom level and have the ability to advise on all aspects of your business.

Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our 15,000 professionals are dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges. We also pay special interest to ferries and the well-being of the industries supporting passenger-carrying vessels. For more than one decade the DNV Ferry Committee has given active support to Interferry.

“Experience Innovation”

Ultramar is the most important passenger ferry company in Mexico. Its presence in the state of Quintana Roo is of vital importance in the offer of services to the tourism and local industry, contributing to turn the Mexican Caribbean into a preferred destination worldwide. We are also Mexico´s largest excursion and tour operator for the cruise line industry. The company has more than 19 vessels and several under construction that vary its capacity from 150 passengers to 850.

Ultramar started operations in January 2003 and today it is made up of approximately 500 employees. We are proud to have incorporated at the beginning of this year the cargo and passenger service through three roll-on roll-off vessels, covering the Cancun-Isla Mujeres and Playa del Carmen-Cozumel routes.

One word that will always describe us: Innovation. We keep innovating continuously, with a strong sense of marketing, creating new products to facilitate the connectivity for the passengers that visit us and investing on technology to facilitate a generate customer loyalty.

Ultramar´s long term vision was to become the gateway to the Mexican Caribbean by interconnecting our international port of entry, connecting Cancún with the islands of Cozumel, Isla Mujeres and in the short term with Holbox. Implementing a strategy based on the highest quality of service, raising the technological and quality bar to levels that will be impossible to reach by current competitors.

Austal is The Australian Shipbuilder, defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice – designing, constructing and supporting defence and commercial ships for the world’s leading operators.

From safe, modern and efficient shipyards operating in Australia, the USA and the Philippines – and service centres located around the world – Austal has successfully delivered more than 255 vessels to 100 operators in 44 countries, since 1988.
With over 5,000 employees worldwide, the ASX-listed shipbuilder boasts a growing network of skilled naval architects, designers, engineers and industry-leading manufacturing teams that have developed iconic commercial vessels such as the 127m Benchijigua Express and 102m Condor Liberation trimarans and the world’s longest high speed catamaran, the 113 metre Leonora Christina.

As a global defence prime contractor, Austal has designed, constructed and supported naval vessels such as the Independence variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and Expeditionary Fast Transport (T-EPF) platforms for the US Navy, the Cape-class Patrol Boat for the Australian Border Force and the new High Speed Support Vessel for the Royal Navy of Oman.

Austal’s demonstrated capability to deliver customised solutions based on proven designs – on time and on budget – has seen both defence and commercial clients from around the world continue to engage Austal to deliver complex, multiple vessel acquisition and value adding through-life support programs.

Damen Shipyards Group operates 32 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 9,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers some 180 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.

Damen’s focus on standardisation, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low ‘total cost of ownership’, high resale values and reliable performance. Furthermore, Damen vessels are based on thorough R&D and proven technology.

Damen offers a wide range of products, including tugs, workboats, naval and patrol vessels, high speed craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, vessels for the offshore industry, ferries, pontoons and superyachts.

For nearly all vessel types Damen offers a broad range of services, including maintenance, spare parts delivery, training and the transfer of (shipbuilding) know-how. Damen also offers a variety of marine components, such as nozzles, rudders, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.

In addition to ship design and shipbuilding, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has a worldwide network of 15 repair and conversion yards with dry docks ranging up to 420 x 80 metres. Conversion projects range from adapting vessels to today’s requirements and regulations to the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DSC completes around 1,500 repair and maintenance jobs annually.

MTU is the core brand of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, which is a world-leading provider of high- and medium-speed diesel and gas engines, complete drive systems, distributed energy systems and fuel injection systems for the most demanding requirements. The product range of MTU is one of the widest and most modern in the sector. We offer comprehensive, powerful and reliable engine solutions for yachts, commercial ships and naval vessels, construction and industrial vehicles, agricultural machinery, mining, rail and military vehicles as well as for the oil and gas industry. We also provide a full line of service products to help you maximize uptime and performance.

UES Seating

Volvo Penta is the Volvo Group’s marine specialist and acts as an independent supplier of diesel engines, propulsion, genset and auxiliary systems, supporting customers from the design stage to installation and aftermarket service.

Current Scientific Corporation is the Canadian manufacturer of the Night Navigator series of Electro-Optical systems, rugged, marinized and low maintenance, offering a broad range of night vision solutions, tailored to all maritime applications.

Night Navigator are operated worldwide on most diverse vessels, including USV, Special Ops RHIBS, Interceptors, FPV, OPV, SAR, HSC, Fast crew transporters, Icebreakers, Seismic Research vessels, Fishing vessels, superyachts and cruise ships.

Night Navigator night vision camera systems certified to the HSC code are trusted on High Speed Passenger Ferries (HSC) since 2000. New Night Navigator 1000 configurations now further provide entry level solutions to all ferries and crew transport vessels navigating at night.

Offering multiple configurations integrating thermal imaging in LWIR, MWIR & SWIR, Image Intensified Night Vision, HD Day, Low light, Laser Range Finder, non-lethal deterrent Laser Dazzler, Night Navigator have the solution to meet the requirement of your mission, while enjoying fast and flexible export licensing from Canada.

Night Navigator Electro-Optical systems are the only one to combine non-lethal deterrent to detect, recognize and identify threats in one compact system, exportable to all end users.

With experience spanning six decades, HamiltonJet provides a totally integrated waterjet propulsion solution to the marine industry. From initial enquiry and right through the lifespan of a vessel, HamiltonJet offers a comprehensive customer support package that is second to none. HamiltonJet has been providing waterjet propulsion solutions to the marine industry since the 1950s, and has installed more than 53,000 waterjets into vessels around the world. Through this experience HamiltonJet understands the wide range of conditions, situations and tasks a modern vessel needs to be able to undertake on a daily basis throughout its operating life.

The Hogia Group is a Swedish standard software supplier with 600+ employees, going on our 37th year in the business. Hogia is showing continuous and long term growth in terms of product offering and global presence and we offer a unique range of business critical products for the travel and transport sector. Internationally, we provide ferry operators with reservation systems, advanced real time passenger information systems and terminal operating solutions.

One of our key strengths is integrations as we see this as a way to the future. With our extensive BOOKIT API, the integration possibilities are nearly endless. Today it is used for ticket machines, mobile check-in, web booking engines to name just a few. We also work in close cooperation with Microsoft and have Gold partner status. They assist us to ensure we always have a modern, reliable platform and they provide us with the latest technology tools available.

Liferaft Systems Australia (LSA) is a dynamic company formed specifically for the design and manufacture of high quality Marine Evacuation Systems (MES) and large capacity liferafts. LSA has developed a product that is synonymous with quality and reliability, which is of paramount importance in the marine safety industry.

LSA products are industry renowned and are installed on all types and sizes of passenger & personnel carrying vessels, including conventional ferries, high-speed craft, cruise ships, military vessels and large private yachts worldwide.

Our Stenability – Your Profitability!

Every situation is unique, as is every solution. Stena RoRo’s vessels transport the products of leading companies safely and securely. The combination of products and services is based on innovation, proven technology and long experience.

We call it Stenability.

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency,

Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world.

Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Our Valued Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for their continued support of Interferry, the world-wide ferry community and industry.