Gold Sponsor

The Marlink Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end managed connectivity and IT solutions. The group which includes Marlink, Telemar, Livewire Connections and OmniAccess, provides maritime and enterprise customers with an integrated offering of reliable broadband connectivity, IT and cyber solutions, bridge electronics, and flexible service and maintenance.

The Marlink Group’s unrivalled portfolio of multi-band communication solutions covering Ku-, Ka-, C- and L-band services is augmented with mobile and terrestrial links and an industry-unique range of digital solutions. With more than 1000 employees worldwide, the Group serves customers from all maritime segments globally, including: Shipping, Offshore & Energy, Cruise & Ferry, Yachting and Fishing.

The Marlink Group delivers solutions with unrivalled service and support through an enhanced global footprint, including a network of sales and service locations ensuring customer proximity. Our 24/7 service desk, local presence on all continents and a network of 1250 service points staffed with highly qualified service engineers support our customers globally to operate their business smarter, safer and more profitable. 

More than 70 years’ experience, combined with our strong satellite network and hardware manufacturer partnerships, enables Marlink to bring the power of smart connectivity solutions to customers worldwide, helping them to digitalise their remote business operations wherever they are.
>> MARLINK


Silver Sponsor

Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defense and Security markets. With 62,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of $15.5 billion in 2015. With over 22,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex requirements.
>> THALES


Silver Sponsor

Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ever-expanding ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next-generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium Communications Inc. is headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A., and its common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol IRDM. For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit:
>> IRIDIUM


Promotional Sponsor

NSSLGlobal is an independent service provider of satellite communications and IT support, committed to delivering high-quality voice and data services to customers anywhere in the world, regardless of location or terrain. Along with NSSLGlobal’s world-class VSAT network, the company brings together the best-in-class satellite solutions from key market providers such as Inmarsat, Thuraya and Iridium, to offer options across C-, L-, Ka- and Ku-Band networks.

In 2014 NSSLGlobal merged with the ESL Group, creating a satellite communications powerhouse with both organisations boasting extensive experience in the industry. Together the companies are committed to support customers locally, offering a large infrastructure of offices, teleports, service centres and local resellers across all the major continents. All backed by 24/7 Network Operation Centres, which provide nonstop technical support for every customer, whether on land or at sea.

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>> NSSLGLOBAL


Promotional Sponsor

Navarino is an advanced technology company in the maritime satellite communications industry. Its high quality products and services are developed at the leading edge of technology for the global merchant shipping sector.  

Navarino is the one stop shop for maritime satellite communications, and its portfolio of services includes the full range of bandwidth options available through the latest generation of high throughput satellites.  

Navarino is also the developer and distributor of INFINITY, the state-of-the-art maritime bandwidth management and optimization solution that can be used on vessels equipped with any type of IP based satellite communications systems.  

Navarino has also recently launched Angel, the first cyber security service designed for maritime which is compatible with any type of satellite network.   With a client base of more than 500 shipping companies worldwide, the company has offices in Greece, Norway, Germany, Cyprus, United Kingdom, Belgium, Hong Kong and Singapore, alongside a steadily growing international resellers' network.
>> NAVARINO


Promotional Sponsor

Hanseaticsoft, founded in 2009 by Alexander Buchmann, is the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions that address the whole range of shipping processes and operations. It was formed in Hamburg, third largest container port in Europe. Mr. Buchmann and his team gathered experience in an IT department of a medium-sized shipping company. By developing the Cloud Fleet Manager, Hanseaticsoft is realizing their and their customer’s ideas of a new software concept, which provides access to new, more efficient technologies and is characterized by its ease of use.  

The CFM and its applications are tailor-made for shipping companies, create better internal structures, increase data quality and take the pressure of the internal IT. The software is used intuitively, additional staff training is unnecessary. This way, fleets, employees and processes can be administered in an integrated environment. The management and organization solution assures with its numerous applications the efficient operation and a flexible expansion of shipping companies. Additionally, it enables both employees of shipping companies, external agencies and crews on the high seas to work interconnected and to interchange and collaborate in real-time. 

Today Hanseaticsoft has more than 40 employees and since March 2017, Lloyd's Register one of the world's largest ship classification societies holds a share in the software company.
>> HANSEATICSOFT


Promotional Sponsor

Cobham SATCOM develops, manufactures, sells and supports satellite and radio communication terminals and earth stations for land, marine and airborne applications. With the ever increasing demand for communication, our products and services are used to satisfy the needs of a wide variety of commercial, governmental and recreational applications.

Cobham SATCOM uses state-of-the-art technologies to design affordable, highly reliable high performance systems that have decreased over time in terms of size, weight and power consumption. Our products enable people to stay in touch under the most challenging and demanding conditions. When traditional communication technologies fail, Cobham SATCOM's products will keep providing our customers with high quality voice, data, and multimedia communications.
>> COBHAM


Drinks Reception Sponsor

Intellian is the global leader in maritime satellite communication antenna technology, serving a wide range of industries, including Commercial Maritime, Oil & Gas, Defense & Intelligence and Luxury Yachting, with a unique 3-year warranty on all product lines. Intellian's extensive technical capabilities cover TVRO, FleetBroadband and maritime VSAT, combining Multi-band and Ka-band RF technologies enabling High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) services, with a proven track record of delivering innovation and technology that connects and inspires. Strategically located to deliver highly responsive customer service, Intellian has offices in Seoul, Irvine, Ft. Lauderdale, Rotterdam, Southampton, Busan and Rio de Janeiro.
>> INTELLIAN


Lunch Sponsor

Chunghwa Telecom is the largest integrated telecommunication service provider in Taiwan, with leading offerings in domestic and international fixed communication, mobile communication, broadband, and internet services.

In addition to these traditional services, the Company also provides information and communication technology services to enterprise customers with big data, information security, cloud computing and IDC capabilities, and is expanding businesses into innovative technology services such as IoT, AI, etc. All of these capabilities and offerings aim to create an optimal communication environment to enable wonderful and convenient digital life-style, as well as to serve as a key partner for other international telecommunication service providers.
>> CHT


Morning Coffee Break Sponsor

SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with over 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 16 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO).

SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide.
>> SES