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 GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

MBNA Thames Clippers are the fastest & most frequent fleet on the river with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. Our services stretch from Putney to Royal Arsenal Woolwich, and we cater for all, from early morning commuters to families wanting a day out on the river.

Having grown from a one-boat operation in 1999 to a fleet of 17 catamarans, we now carry over 4 million passengers a year in a comfortable, relaxed environment.

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 36 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 12,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,500 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers around 175 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, winches, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.

 Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has a worldwide network of eighteen repair and conversion yards of which twelve are located in North West Europe. Facilities at the yards include more than 50 floating (and covered) drydocks, including the longest, 420 x 80 metres, and the widest, 405 x 90 metres, as well as slopes, ship lifts and indoor halls. Projects range from the smallest simple repairs through Class’ maintenance to complex refits and the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DSC completes around 1,300 repair and maintenance jobs annually, both at yards as well as in ports and during voyage.

MTU’s digitally connected power systems, wrapped in ValueCare Agreements, make it easy to maximize uptime, optimize lifecycle costs and devote more time and resources to our customers’ core business, with tailored service solutions to keep business running smoothly.

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.

The Volvo Group is an established leader in transport solutions and Volvo Penta provides engines and power systems to a wide variety of marine and industrial customers. Like the rest of the group, innovation is in our DNA, and we are dedicated to core values of quality, safety and care for the environment. Volvo Penta offers a wide range of diesel engines, complete marine genset and integrated systems. We have a long history in the marine commercial business, and we take a hands-on approach to putting that expertise to work for our customers. Our Sales Engineering Marine team works alongside yards to provide design advice to ensure that Volvo Penta power system are a correct fit for their vessels.

We revolutionized the marine market when Volvo Penta IPS, our Inboard Performance System, debuted in 2005. After 10 years of proven success, IPS is now recognized by the operators as the integrated system allowing easy handling, reliability, comfort and more space on board. The fuel consumption can be reduced by as much as 30%, and in combination with the Volvo Penta IMO III engines, Volvo Penta mean business when it comes to reducing emissions in the marine industry. Volvo Penta is a worldwide leader in marine innovation, and our wide range of power systems and complete marine gensets are ideal for passenger transportation.

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 2018, 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 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.

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.

E-Dea is a leading provider of cutting-edge solutions for Ferry Companies, Ports and Terminals. With offices, organizations and solutions deployed all over Europe and Canada, the Company offers decisive momentum to technical innovation in the traditional maritime operators’ business.

E-Dea combines 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 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 650+ employees, going on our 39th 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.

Intergence is a digital and IT infrastructure consultancy who help connect our customer’s technology to their business and revolutionise their customer’s experience. We are passionate about helping our customers become “Digital First” organisations and we do this by using a combination of our inhouse experts and the right tools to allow our clients and their staff to deliver amazing outcomes to their customers.

Based in South Cambridgeshire, Intergence is perfectly located for London and the South East as well as Cambridge and the East. Over the past 15 years Intergence has provided its customers with digital solutions, and consultancy services to ensure their businesses are digital ready and fit for the future.

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 Norway, Kongsberg Maritime has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries.

Kongsberg Maritime solutions cover all aspects of marine automation, safety, maneuvering, navigation and dynamic positioning, ship intelligence systems like autonomy, remote operations, intelligent awareness as well as energy and health management, deck handling, electric and hybrid power 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.

Kongsberg Maritime is part of Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG), an international, knowledge-based group that has been in business since 1814. 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.

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.

With over 150 years of experience, RINA is a multinational company that helps clients build strong successful businesses. In addition to the provision of classification, statutory certification and technical advisory services, RINA delivers value added services to the passenger industry with solutions such as Polar Code advisory and certification, Fire risk assessment and mitigation, advice relating to LNG and alternative fuels and the Marine Academy.
RINACube is our open and cloud-based platform, providing digitally augmented services to support decision making to order to drive down costs and increasing efficiency. Fleet Operation Center (FOC) and Performance Management (OPTIMUM) are the first Marine applications totally designed and implemented on RINACube.

We are the 1st world company ranked for ro-ro passenger classification and we classed the 1st LNG fueled ship in the Mediterranean.

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 is leading the evolution of secure connectivity at sea, enabling the global maritime industry for IoT. In one digital ecosystem, we provide solutions permitting the same quality of experience at sea as on land, increasing profitability through operational excellence.

Wight Shipyard Co (WSC) is Europe’s leading high speed craft and aluminium ship builder based on Britain’s Isle of Wight.

WSC brings to the ferry and aluminium vessel industry the experience and dedication of a team of handpicked craftspeople from across the world of fast ferry construction. With this fine pedigree ferry owners and operators have the most progressive solutions and highest quality skills available.

Purpose-built, fuel-efficient and with the most comfortable passenger accommodation, WSC fast ferries deliver high performance cutting edge designs right across the ferry world. In partnership with its customers and marine authorities WSC passionately seeks to redefine how fast ferries are built through innovative design and quality construction.

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Specialising in high-speed and conventional ferries, on-keel ship delivery, management, and crew training are the services on which our reputation has been forged, while Heavy Lift and Shipping Agent services augment our core service delivery. We have a proud history punctuated by success and a demonstrated ability to deliver any seaworthy vessel to and from any port across the globe while providing technical management and crew training services. The consistency, safety and efficiency of IMS has elevated us to a preferred supplier of on-keel delivery services across the globe. For global ship delivery, management and training, we’re always delivering.

HAMANN AG is a worldwide recognized supplier of sewage treatment technology for the maritime industry. Since being founded in 1972, we serve our clients helping them to meet ever stricter regulation on sewage discharge and thus to rise to our joint responsibility to protect the marine environment.

Our commitment to quality goes far beyond the R&D, engineering and manufacturing processes. The same amount of effort and attention to detail goes into every step that follows; from sales to engineering consulting to commissioning and technical support many years later.

We offer our clients extensive consulting services and a high level of customization options for our systems to ensure the best possible solution for every project.
From there on, we make sure that our clients have all the backup they need to operate their HAMANN plant during its entire lifespan. We do so with our highly qualified and experienced staff at HAMANN headquarters near Hamburg, Germany and with our global network of over 40 sales agents and service partners.

All that accounts for the fact that HAMANN plants ensure continuous high effluent quality, reliability in day-to-day operation and low maintenance to the benefit of our clients and the oceans.

All HAMANN sewage treatment plants are designed and manufactured at our facility in Hollenstedt, Germany.

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