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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.

Brittany Ferries is a European shipping company and tour operator with distinctly Breton roots. A promoter of exceptional places, itineraries, cultural and leisure activities, we exist to enrich regions by revealing more fabulous destinations throughout Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and France.

We are proud to have won numerous awards and jealously guard our reputation for excellence serving passengers at sea and through sail-and-stay holidays. On board, a warm welcome, quality cuisine and top-of-the-range services always come as standard.

Every year we carry over 2.5million passengers and have transported more than 70 million since our first voyage in 1973. Our vessels proudly fly the French flag and cover 700,000 miles each year, the equivalent of 35 round-the-world trips.

Success and durability are built on an ethical approach to business. That means respect for people, the environment and the territories we serve. We are all about responsible and sustainable economic development within an open Europe, our eyes on the future with a goal to generate wealth fairly.

Brittany Ferries is committed to an eco-responsible future too. Two new LNG ships are on the horizon, complementing concrete actions like a responsible approach to waste, plastics reduction, self-sufficiency in fresh water and biocide-free paints.

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.

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.

A call home from the middle of the ocean, a lifeline when disaster strikes, a safely routed flight, a mission-critical ops report. Our world-leading satellite communication networks touch every aspect of life.

Inmarsat has led the way in global mobile satellite communications for over 40 years. We solve the toughest connectivity challenges of our customers, anywhere in the world.

Working with our global network of partners, we have all your satellite communication needs covered – today and far into the future.

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.

We are an Australian company passionate about excellence in the design and manufacture of innovative lightweight seating for fast ferries, military vessels, work boats and offshore support vessels.

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.

Within the same Group, Astican & Astander are two experienced and fully equipped sister shipyards located in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) and on the Bay of Santander respectively. Both yards are specialized in maintenance, repairs and any type of conversions and upgrading projects on all kinds of ships, ferry and cruise vessels included.

A very strong commitment to the Customer based on fairplay, flexibility and transparency is established from the very first contact, making things very easy-going and achieving the best result under the most demanding quality standards and environmental requirements.

Astican shipyard main activity is the repair, maintenance and conversion of all type of vessels, structures, marine renewable energy devices and Offshore units. Astican modern facilities, particularly its dry-docking system, a versatile Syncrolift platform with a lifting capacity for vessels up to 36,000 DWT and 7 dry-docking lanes respond to the highest quality and service shipowners demand, allowing availability and flexibility at very short notice.

With over 150 years of history, Astander focuses its activity in ship repairs and conversions, achieving in this field international recognition thanks to the Project Management expertise, no matter which type of retrofit or outfitting: installation of scrubbers, lengthenings, Fishing, Offshore, BWTS…

The yard has two drydocks for vessels up to 55,000 DWT, 800m of quays, a slipway and cranes with a lifting capacity up to 200t.

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.

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 ports & maritime solutions include automated mooring, ShorePower, crane electrification, connection and charging systems.

Our vacuum mooring solution, the MoorMaster NxG, cuts mooring times to seconds where traditional methods could take up to an hour. In addition, MoorMaster NxG offers quicker installation, smarter operation and more productivity than ever.

Thanks to our automated plug-in solutions: PowerDrop, PowerRamp and PowerAdapt, e-ferries and even fully autonomous cargo e-vessels can charge at lightning speeds through fast automated connections to the charging infrastructure.

Our automated mooring systems and ShorePower technologies are just two powerful tools in an extensive portfolio of connected quayside solutions that are helping customers meet demanding environmental targets while supercharging their port productivity.

Join us in our mission to enable decarbonization of maritime ports!

CBG Systems’ next generation Lightweight SFP System

RAC Plus

CBG Systems has developed its next generation lightweight panelised structural fire protection system. The system extends the philosophy behind CBG’s Rapid Access™ SFP range systems. Rapid Access Composite PLUS (RAC PLUS™) is an inorganic, non-intumescent and fully non-combustible panelised structural fire protection system with a focus on safety.

Although developed with a priority on safety and efficiency, RAC PLUS™ also delivers on its lightweight design and pleasing aesthetic. RAC PLUS™ panels are reversible which allows panels to be flipped by ship operators to delay replacing or re-facing compromised panel facing. The non-metallic nature of the panel provides clear benefits in terms of weight, while the semi rigid face minimizes damage to the system during vessel operation. The panels are finished with CBG Systems’ typical imprint and a white finish, this reduces lighting requirements and greatly improves the look and feel of spaces installed with RAC PLUS™. RAC PLUS™ provides a global solution to SFP including engine rooms, mission bays and vehicle decks.

For 100 years, Cummins has powered success and impacted everyday life around the world. Cummins brings innovative technologies, comprehensive support and industry-leading expertise to your fleet so that you can focus on the safe and profitable operation of your vessels. We offer a complete line of propulsion, generator and auxiliary power solutions designed for ferries and other marine applications. Our solutions are developed with your needs in mind, including low total cost of ownership, fuel efficiency and reliable operation in the harshest environments. Plus, the unparalleled Cummins service network, in more than 190 countries, provides advanced service and application expertise wherever you are. That’s why every day, you can rely on Cummins to keep your fleet Always On.

E-Dea’s mission is to provide software innovation for ferries, cruises and ports that streamlines booking, ticketing and check-in and improve the passenger experience. Our goal is to be an engine of innovation for our customers.

With more than 19 years of experience, we are committed to bring their business to the next level providing the insights and confidence they need to achieve, and consistently exceed, their business goals. We combine industry best practices with innovative technology and world-class services that enable maritime transport operators worldwide to maximize performance, increase revenue, streamline processes and reduce costs.

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.

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.

Kongsberg Maritime is part of Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG), an international, knowledge-based group that celebrated 200 years in business during 2014. KONGSBERG supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defence and aerospace industries.

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.   We just closed our $9M seed fundraising round led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund and tech investor Mark Cuban.  We have secured $465M in provisional orders, spurred by seagliders being half as expensive as aircraft and six times faster than ferries.  We are excited to advance the ferry industry towards a high-speed, sustainable future!

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.

Telenor Maritime has been leading the evolution of secure connectivity at sea since 2004, enabling the global maritime industry for IoT. At the forefront of developing and defining secure connectivity standards for the maritime business, Telenor Maritime has R&D in Arendal, Norway and local offices in Europe, Asia and North America. Through our owner, Telenor, we have access to a broad range of competence and resources, from market insight and innovation to product and content development. We are currently serving in excess of 100 ship owners and connecting 30 million people on board more than 500 vessels and offshore installations worldwide.

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VIDA means “Life” in Spanish.

At VIDA, we believe that life is about people, and the best life is lived when we are connected to others.

VIDA’s reliable infrastructure and innovative engineering deliver the connectivity needed to keep guests, crew, smart ships, and shoreside operations connected.

Everything we do has one ultimate goal, to improve people’s quality of life, that is why we deliver the technology for people to connect with each other.

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.

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