NOTE: The Platinum, President’s, Gold, Silver and Delegate Transportation sponsors will have exhibition spaces, along with the sponsors listed in the Exhibitors section below. We will post a map of the conference exhibition area showing the booth locations for each sponsor once all the spaces have been allocated.

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.

DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, and inspires and invents solutions.

Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence.

Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.

DNV 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 – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.

Spirit of Tasmania is one of Australia’s most iconic travel experiences, and a vital connection between mainland Australia and the island state of Tasmania.

Twin ships, Spirit of Tasmania I and Spirit of Tasmania II, operate overnight sailings across Bass Strait between Geelong in Victoria and Devonport on Tasmania’s north-west coast. Between September and April, Spirit of Tasmania operates a number of day sailings in addition to its regular schedule.

Employing more than 600 staff and transporting more than 450,000 passengers annually, Spirit of Tasmania is widely recognised for its contribution to the Australian tourism industry and for fostering Australia’s economic development through the provision of a world-class passenger and freight service.

Since its inception, Spirit of Tasmania has continued to grow steadily through its commitment to safety, reliability and in delivering unparalleled level of customer service.

Spirit of Tasmania has engaged Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions to build two new purpose built vessels, Spirit of Tasmania IV and Spirit of Tasmania V to replace the current fleet in 2024.

Through the Department of State Growth, the Tasmanian Government supports economic growth, job creation and opportunities for Tasmanians.

The department’s key objectives are:

  • work with Tasmanian businesses and industry to support strategic growth and job creation
  • grow and support Tasmania’s visitor economy
  • contribute to Tasmania’s brand as the best place in the country to live, work, invest and raise a family
  • strategically develop our infrastructure and transport systems to support industry and business growth, and our community
  • build organisational capacity by working collaboratively and developing our people, safety, systems and culture

The department recognises the economic benefits and networking opportunities this event will provide to the Tasmanian ferry industry.

Austal is Australia’s global 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, the Philippines and Vietnam – and service centres located around the world – Austal has been contracted to deliver more than 300 ships to 100 operators in 54 countries, since 1988.

With over 5,700 employees worldwide, the ASX-listed shipbuilder boasts a growing network of skilled and experienced naval architects, designers, engineers and industry-leading manufacturing teams that have developed iconic commercial vessels such as the 127 metre trimaran Benchijigua Express for Fred. Olsen Express and the 109 metre catamaran Express 4 for Molslinjen. The company’s extensive commercial vessel portfolio includes high speed aluminium monohulls, catamarans and trimarans ranging from 30 to 127 metres LOA, customised to suit any operating environment or schedule.

Austal’s innovative technology solutions, including MOTION CONTROL and MARINELINK-Smart offer an enhanced customer experience on-board and greater systems management capability in real-time, for operators.

Whether your waterway route is less than a mile, or upwards of 600 miles, Cummins Marine has a wide range of diesel engine and genset power ratings from 4 – 3132 kW designed to support both newly constructed and existing passenger vessels.

When it comes to power we deliver. We offer tailored diesel, hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell solutions for your unique power requirements. Our offerings are fully emission compliant no matter where you operate, including IMO III, EPA Tier 4, and China Stage 1 & 2. Our collaborative engineering efforts are used to design our products with your needs in mind, you’ve got a friend you can trust out on the water, and that’s Cummins.

No matter the vessel or the port, with our support network across 190 countries and 7,600 locations, Cummins is always there to help. The unparalleled reliability of Cummins parts and products means less maintenance costs and higher uptime for operators, and a safe, smooth ride for passengers.

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 Ship-repair & 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.

With experience spanning over seventy years, 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 60,000 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 throughout its operating life.

MTU is a Rolls Royce brand.

The product portfolio includes high-speed engines, propulsion systems for ships, power generation, heavy land, rail, and defense vehicles and for the oil and gas industry.

The product range is one of the widest and most modern in the sector covering diesel engines up to 10,000 kW. We offer comprehensive, powerful and reliable engine solutions for yachts, commercial ships and naval vessels. For control and monitoring of engines and propulsion systems, we produce standardized and customized electronic systems.

A full line of service products to helps you maximize uptime and performance.

Rauma Marine Constructions, RMC, is the new beginning of an old story. The long shipbuilding traditions in Rauma form a solid base for continuing construction of high value added ships. Founded in 2014 RMC, as a Finnish maritime cluster company, started a new era for meeting both global and domestic challenges. RMC, the shipyard in Rauma, has earned back its position as a leading yard for design and construction of car-passenger ferries, icebreakers for polar and domestic ice-covered waters as well as naval craft for the Finnish Defence. We represent world-leading expertise in technology for these segments, i.e. areas strongly relied upon by the network, know-how and competitiveness of the Finnish marine industry. Several of the major operators of large car-passenger ferries and ropax vessels are sailing on keels constructed in Rauma. Their recurring return to the shipyard for a next-generation ferry or special vessel is most awarding for RMC. It compiles natural steps securing the development, sustainability and energy efficiency for preserving the environment.

UES Marine design, manufacture and supply bespoke indoor and outdoor seating, furniture, cabinetry, hardware, insulation fitouts and installation and maintenance programs to the global maritime sector.

We believe in the power of the passenger experience and the impact of a fresh perspective. With over 100 years engineering experience, UES Marine is known for quality, locally manufactured maritime furniture.

Incat: building efficient vessels, environmentally clean transportation solutions using weight saving technology and lightweight construction methods developed over three decades which can be used to produce ships with transport efficiency well above what is on the water today. The resulting higher efficiency means less energy demand and a simpler transition to alternative fuels and zero emission ships. While electric ships are the future, regardless of the powering & propulsion source used a lightweight ship will always be more efficient to operate.

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

For the ferry segment Wärtsilä provides a full range of environmentally and economically sound integrated solutions. The company is leading the industry’s transformation into a new era of efficiency with a Smart Marine Ecosystem comprising high levels of connectivity and digitalization. By eliminating the inefficiency ‘waste’ that hampers the industry’s growth and profitability, Wärtsilä aims to create a smarter way of operating and maintaining assets. The company is dedicated to optimizing performance, and achieving the safest, most environmentally sustainable and efficient operating profiles for its customers.

Ayres Composite Panels was established in 1996 in Bayswater, Western Australia, Australia.

After six successful years servicing the world out of Bayswater, a US Office was set up in 2002 and manufacturing was started in 2006. Since then, Ayres Composite Panels US LLC is servicing and supplying Americas.

The commitment & dedication, faith in their products, strong customer focus and continual development of lightweight panel technology has put Ayres Composite Panels at the forefront of lightweight panel technology.

Combining low weight and high fire resistance, the AYRLITE® range is particularly suited to the interior fit-out of high performance marine vessels. Ayres Composite Panels leads the way when it comes to lightweight panels for the Marine Industry.

Ferryhawk is a next generation ferry booking system for both passengers and vehicles that gives total control to the business.

A fully cloud-based platform, it offers owners a complete solution including online bookings, amendments, and cancellations, automated seasonal pricing, vehicle, and passenger bookings with options for charging for additional items and much more. Our solution automatically maps your deck space ensuring the most efficient and profitable load every time.

Check in is a breeze with our automated QR Code solution and our customised reporting allows operators to see revenue allocation to travel date rather than booking date. Measure how effective your marketing is by seeing how many new customers you have and communicate with all or some of your customers quickly and easily via our SMS and Email modules.

Full control in one place – that’s the Ferryhawk difference.

The Hogia Group is a Swedish standard software supplier with 600+ employees, going on our 40th 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, Hogia provide ferry operators with reservation and ticketing systems, advanced real time passenger information systems and terminal operating solutions for ports.

One of Hogia Ferry System’s 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.

Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing innovative and reliable ‘Full Picture’ technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, cruise, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, Kongsberg Maritime has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime solutions cover all aspects of marine automation, safety, manoeuvring, navigation, and dynamic positioning as well as energy management, deck handling and propulsion systems, and ship design services. Subsea solutions include single and multibeam echo sounders, sonars, AUV and USV, underwater navigation and communication systems. Training courses at locations globally, LNG solutions, information management, position reference systems and technology for seismic and drilling operations are also part of the company’s diverse technology portfolio. Additionally, Kongsberg Maritime provides services within EIT (Electro, Instrument & Telecom) engineering and system integration, on an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) basis.

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.

REGENT ( builds seagliders – the world’s first electric flying ferry.  Seagliders are a modern take on wing-in-ground-effect (WIG) vehicles that unlock commercial viability with improved wave tolerance and crowded harbor maneuverability.  With a vehicle that never flies higher than a few meters off the water, we unlock the ability to fly twice as far as an electric aircraft, and certification by maritime authorities which will let us fly first passengers by 2025. Our first seaglider will be capable of 160 nautical miles at 160 kts with zero emissions and existing battery technology.

With 160 years of experience in the maritime industry, RINA is a multinational company that helps build strong and successful businesses. We cover the entire life cycle of ships, from initial design and construction to management and operation, crew and port interface and scrapping related activities.

We have been operating in the maritime sector since 1861 and technical competence, attention to quality and focus on innovation are the pillars that allow us to support the passenger and ferry industry. From advanced engineering, environmental and energy-saving solutions, as well as advisory services for shipyards and ship operators, we provide asset integrity management services, software tools and training courses for the RoRo shipping sector.

Stena RoRo sets the standard in the RoRo- & RoPax market. With the solid know how combined with its intuitive feel for innovation and for the demands and requirements; Stena RoRo takes the market forward.

Innovators of the RoRo-concept, building RoRo- and RoPax tonnage, supplying tailor-made solutions – all over the globe. The fleet of Stena RoRo are chartered out to first class operators around the world.

All through the organization there is an entrepreneurial way of working and an intrinsic will of taking customer satisfaction to a new level.

Thanks to its commercial and technical approach and long earned experience; Stena RoRo follows their customers – all through the value chain. That’s what Stenability is all about, Stena RoRo’s trademark. We are the operators first choice when it comes to ship supply.

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.

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

For the ferry segment Wärtsilä provides a full range of environmentally and economically sound integrated solutions. The company is leading the industry’s transformation into a new era of efficiency with a Smart Marine Ecosystem comprising high levels of connectivity and digitalization. By eliminating the inefficiency ‘waste’ that hampers the industry’s growth and profitability, Wärtsilä aims to create a smarter way of operating and maintaining assets. The company is dedicated to optimizing performance, and achieving the safest, most environmentally sustainable and efficient operating profiles for its customers.

EMCS Industries Ltd, specialists in antifouling + anticorrosion solutions since 1955.

We are the inventors and manufacturers of the first electrolytic marine growth prevention system and the exclusive North American distributor of Cathelco products and services. Passionate about supporting our customers with time-tested and sustainable antifouling solutions that work, minimizing intervention between drydocks, decreasing vessel drag, increasing fuel efficiency, and helping to decrease the translocation of invasive aquatic species.

As specialists in our field, our experienced technicians understand your challenges in different marine environments, tailoring solutions to your needs and providing global responsive, proactive, reliable, ongoing seamless support and technical advice.

NAIAD DYNAMICS® is the recognized world leader in the design, manufacture & through-life support of actively controlled Stabilizers and Ride Control Systems for commercial ships, naval ships and luxury yachts. Applications throughout range of monohull & multihull vessels from 10m-250m. Unmatched experience with over 14,000 ships, including over 55 navies and most of the world’s fast ferries. Highest quality AtRest® and AtSpeed® Fin Stabilizers, Active Interceptors, Trim Tabs, Canards, T-foils, Lifting Foils, Air Cushion Control, Bow & Stern Thrusters, Integrated Hydraulic Systems, Power Packs, VosPower™ Waterjets, Halmatic Spares, Matesaver™ & related products. Ship Motion Simulation services. Global Service Network plus ND offices in Connecticut, Florida & Maryland USA, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands and Australia.

The Science of Ship Motion Control®

Since 1955 Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding has delivered more than 430 high quality steel and aluminum commercial vessels such as pilot boats, passenger vessels, tugs and research vessels. Our most recent passenger vessel deliveries are two 27m, 150 passenger high speed catamarans to the MBTA in Boston, and a 34m, 320 passenger high speed catamaran to Rhode Island Fast Ferry. Gladding-Hearn has proudly been a member and sponsor of Interferry (aka IMTA) since 1988.

PressReader is the world’s largest digital newsstand. The all-you-can-read platform offers over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in more than 70 languages from over 120 countries. Because offering Wi-Fi at sea isn’t simple or cheap, PressReader’s offline solution allows you to download and save publications directly to each ferry’s server. Then, passengers and crew members can easily grab those publications to enjoy on their own personal devices. You can schedule daily downloads during low bandwidth hours so passengers and crew can enjoy the morning paper and discover new magazines before they even hit the newsstand. You can customize your catalogue, and even upload your own content. PressReader is an onboard amenity like no other.

Cavotec is a leading cleantech company that designs and delivers connection and electrification solutions to enable the decarbonization of ports and industrial applications. Backed by more than 40 years of experience, our systems ensure safe, efficient and sustainable operations for a wide variety of customers and applications worldwide.

Our electrification and automation solutions drive sustainability and are key to the modernisation of ports, terminals and other marine applications; increasing efficiency and reducing environmental impact, as well as increasing occupational health and safety. Our offering for ports and maritime includes crane electrification and automation, ShorePower, and our automated mooring system MoorMaster®.

CITA Design is marine interior design company servicing clients world-wide through providing design for various types of vessels to the highest quality standards and owner’s satisfaction with quarter-century of marine experience.

CITA Design is a team of interior architects, architects and naval architects with high design skills and professional experience. Thereby enabling big multi-discipline projects to be executed timely and professional.

Each project is assigned a carefully selected team of designers, headed by an experienced project manager. CITA Design cover all aspects required for a success project. Our strategy is to deliver creative designs that are both functional and unique. We are also experienced innovative designs which require on environmentally friendly and high technology approach.

The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) is the peak body for the marine export industry. The objective of AIMEX is to develop and promote Australia’s international competitiveness in the marine sector.

AIMEX represents Australia’s most successful international brands, emerging companies and firms that showcase exciting innovation and technological development.

AIMEX members offer a broad range of marine services and products including:
• Design, manufacture and repair of powerboats, sailboats and light commercial vessels
• Boatbuilding equipment; research and development; technology and innovation
• Marine construction materials
• Ancillary equipment and fittings
• Marina construction and development

Cruise & Ferry Review aims to be the best supplier of news and insight into the global passenger shipping industries via a bi-annual print magazine, website and app. Content covers both the cruise and ferry sectors, providing an in-depth look into the areas of building and refurbishment, marine operations, onboard experience, interior design, ports and destinations, and more.

First launched in the early 1990s, Cruise & Ferry Review was acquired by publishers Tudor Rose in 2011, whose investments have transformed the brand into the definitive resource for decision makers in the cruise and ferry industries. Tudor Rose has since created the annual Cruise & Ferry Interiors and Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning publications. The former celebrates the work of the individuals and companies involved in creating interiors onboard today’s passenger ships, while the latter explores how cruise line executives, destination experts, deployment specialists and port authorities create compelling itineraries.

Il Battelliere – Nautica Professionale – the only Italian workboat magazine since 1994. Published six times year and sent to more than 1250 operators of the professional boating and ships industry: passenger vessels owners, ferries and fast ferries, tugs and port operators, mooring and pilots, diving, and so on.

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News is the flagship publication of the Maritime Media Network, the maritime sector’s largest network of print, electronic, and social media, reaching the global industry’s highest combined business circulation. Published monthly, we deliver in-depth insights and crucial data to company leaders and managing professionals at the highest levels. Maritime Reporter’s international circulation is audited twice yearly by BPA, ensuring our advertisers are successful in reaching exactly the audience they want. As the leader in the to the maritime sector’s most influential audience. Our advertisers benefit from our unsurpassed reach and trustworthy reputation.

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As drivers of economic growth, facilitating trade and generating thousands of jobs, ports of the Pacific Ocean share a common vision: To provide an efficient, fluid, and cost-effective supply chain in a safe, environmentally sustainable and economically viable manner. The Association of Pacific Ports assists Member Ports in achieving this vision by enabling the sharing of best practices and lessons learned, peer-to-peer networking, and professional development. The APP publishes Pacific Ports Magazine to fulfill this mandate.

Passenger Ship Technology provides insightful coverage of cruise ships, ferries and fast ferries operating anywhere in the world.

Passenger Ship Technology is a quarterly magazine focusing exclusively on the technology used in passenger shipping. Focusing on the ships themselves, rather than the destinations, the magazine covers cruise ship and ferry design, construction, outfitting, equipping, refurbishment, operation and maintenance – and the legislation that influences these.

Our readers are predominately cruise and ferry superintendents, technical and operational management who specify requirements and evaluate available solutions. Passenger Ship Technology is circulated to those companies who own, operate and manage passenger vessels worldwide.

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