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.
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