Global Sponsor

The Marlink / Telemar Group provides the maritime industry with an integrated offering of broadband communications, digital solutions, bridge electronics and on-board maintenance. By combining the power of these two long-term, expert organisations, the group is the world’s leading maritime communication, digital solutions and servicing specialist covering all customer segments at sea including: Shipping, Offshore, Cruise & Ferry, Yachting and Fishing.

With more than 800 employees worldwide the newly combined group will be serving at least 1 in 3 vessels operating globally. The Marlink / Telemar Group will provide customers with unrivalled service and support through an enhanced global footprint and worldwide sales and service locations. A global 24/7 helpdesk, specialised competence centres, local presence on all continents and a network of 1000 service points staffed by highly qualified, certified service engineers, will support global customers to operate smarter and safer.

More than 70 years’ experience combined with strong satellite network operator and bridge electronics manufacturer partnerships enables the group to bring the power of broadband communication, maritime bridge technology and service excellence to customers globally, further optimising their business operations and enabling the digital vessels of tomorrow.
>> MARLINK


Exabyte Sponsor

Dell EMC, a part of Dell Inc., enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services its customers – including 98% of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s broadest, most innovative infrastructure portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
>> Dell EMC


Petabyte Sponsor

Global Eagle (NASDAQ:ENT) is a leading provider of satellite-based connectivity and media to fast-growing, global mobility markets across air, land and sea. Supported by proprietary and best-in-class technologies, GEE offers a fully integrated suite of rich media content and seamless connectivity solutions that cover the globe. With approximately 1,500 employees and 50 offices on six continents, GEE delivers exceptional service and rapid support to a diverse base of customers around the world.
>> GLOBAL EAGLE


Petabyte Sponsor

Cyber Sponsor
Inmarsat sets the standard in maritime communications with the world’s most advanced commercial global mobile satellite network. With a rich heritage spanning more than 35 years, Inmarsat enables the maritime industry to stay connected with its highly-reliable broadband satellite network and its range of leading voice and data services. Driving innovation in communications, Inmarsat is continually investing in new technology to shape the future of the connected ship and build maritime communities. When it matters most, thousands of vessels depend on Inmarsat to enhance operational efficiency, promote crew welfare and maximise safety at sea.
>> INMARSAT


 Terabyte Sponsor

KVH Industries, the world leader in maritime VSAT services, content and content delivery, and seafarer learning, offers a comprehensive suite of products and services that deliver operational efficiencies onboard and on shore. Our innovative solutions deliver a competitive edge that helps hundreds of fleets worldwide address the challenges of operating a profitable maritime business. Visit with us at Nor-Shipping, learn about new products and services, and discover how we can help you succeed with:

Global broadband communications – KVH's next-generation mini-VSAT Broadband network and rugged TracPhone VIP-series terminals, together with secure network management and premier cyber-security features provide worldwide, affordable communications for operations, crew, Big Data applications, and the Internet of Things.

Seafarer Learning – Industry-leading eLearning from Videotel, a KVH company, maximizes your seafarer learning investment, helping to improve crew performance, reduce financial and safety risks, lower OPEX, and aid in recruiting and retaining motivated, happy seafarers.

Operations and Crew Content – With more than 60 years experience delivering content to mariners at sea, KVH offers an unmatched spectrum of content and content delivery capabilities. Options range from our NEWSlink Print service with 65+ daily editions in more than 20 languages to DVDs and broadband delivery of news, movies, TV, music, training, and critical operations data.
>> KVH INDUSTRIES


Lunch & 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.

With a client base of more than 500 shipping companies worldwide, the company has offices in Greece, Norway, Hong Kong, Cyprus, United Kingdom, Belgium and Singapore, alongside a steadily growing international resellers' network.
>> NAVARINO


Promotional Sponsor

NAVTOR is a market leader in the provision of innovative maritime e-navigation solutions, services and technology. NAVTOR supplies a comprehensive product and services portfolio for international maritime operation, including both paper and digital nautical charts and publications. All of NAVTOR’s products and services are developed in line with the company philosophy of simplifying tasks, increasing efficiency and improving operations. Through the application of cutting edge digital technology, NAVTOR’s team makes life easier for navigators, and safer, clearer and more efficient for shipowners and operators.
>> NAVTOR


Promotional Sponsor

Port-IT has over 25 years of experience in all kinds of land mobile and maritime communication and IT solutions. Our experience in the maritime industry makes us a suitable business partner for your IT demands. Port-IT can fulfill all your Maritime IT needs and with our extensive range of security products and knowledge we will always try to reach the upmost level of customer satisfaction. Our well trained engineers know exactly what your needs are and can deliver the correct solution for your IT problems. From Satcom terminal installations to complete vessel or company network overhauls Port-IT will always deliver a secure IT environment for your employees to work in. Even the daily hassle of IT maintenance is a thing of the past with Port-IT, leave the complicated support to us and we can guarantee that your ship’s IT network is safe, secure and in good hands. We are capable of delivering high quality IT networks on-board your vessel, placing an emphasis on the reliability and IT security of the network. We strive to reach the highest quality with our products and services and our customer’s satisfaction is our top priority thus creating a solid basis for long-standing business relations.
>> PORT-IT


Promotional Sponsor

Telenor Satellite is a major European satellite provider of broadcast and broadband services for customers in the media, maritime, and oil and gas sectors.

Utilising a hybrid network that comprises our satellite fleet, teleports and a terrestrial fibre network, Telenor Satellite delivers turnkey broadcasting solutions, end-user connectivity and application services via satellite throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

From the distribution of digital TV and radio content to millions of European homes to the provision of reliable communications in remote locations on land and at sea, we are committed to keeping our customers connected via satellite. Visit the company’s website at:
>> TELENOR SATELLITE


Welcome Coffee Break & Promotional Sponsor

World-Link Communications, Inc. is a vibrant, fast growing maritime satellite communications company known for delivering first-class satellite communication systems to vessel owners and managers across the world. The Company, founded in 1989, is based in Framingham, Massachusetts and has offices around the world.

World-Link Communications is a systems and networks integrator, working with different satellite operators to deliver an end-to-end communications and network capability for vessels at sea. The company operates and owns communications hubs, based on Inmarsat and VSAT technologies. World-Link is an Inmarsat Distribution Partner, ISO 9001:2008 certified, and has distribution agreements with the major satellite operators and equipment manufacturers.

World-Link tailors its services to unique requirements of individual ship-owners, operators and crew members. The Company serves more than 1800 vessels worldwide. World-Link serves the entire maritime vertical including fleets of VLCCs, Container Ships, Research Vessels, Fishing Fleets, Oil and Gas support vessels.

World-Link has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for innovation. The company has launched a series of value-added services including i-Café, ShipSat and Ahoy-Ahoy. World-Link develops its own software and hardware, and integrates systems to deliver communications’ management, control and network security solutions as well as infrastructure applications including e-mail, anti-virus, and operational forms.
>> WORLD-LINK COMMUNICATIONS