Global & Evening Reception 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.

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.

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.

Petabyte 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:

Terabyte Sponsor

SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) is the world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of more than 50 geostationary satellites. Focusing on value-added, end-to-end solutions in four key market verticals (video, enterprise, mobility and government), SES provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, and mobile and fixed network operators, as well as business and governmental organisations worldwide. SES stands for long-lasting business relationships, high-quality service and excellence in the satellite industry. The culturally diverse regional teams of SES are located around the globe and work closely with customers to meet their specific satellite bandwidth and service requirements.

SES’s subsidiary, MX1, is one of the leading media service providers and offers a full suite of innovative digital video and media services. Through its ownership of O3b Networks, a next generation satellite network combining the reach of satellite with the speed of fibre, SES significantly enhanced existing video and data capabilities.  SES is the first satellite provider in the world to deliver a differentiated and entirely scalable GEO-MEO offer with powerful technical capabilities across numerous market segments and geographies.

At SES we are shaping new ecosystems and laying the groundwork for new foundations.

Further information available at:
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Terabyte 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:

Terabyte 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.

Coffee Break Sponsor + Webapp Sponsor

Kinnetik is a service and solution provider, based in Oslo, Norway. We are primarily an integration platform for cloud based services that cross over into one or several industries. Allowing niche cloud services a platform to reach new and old customers over a single point of entry, this in turn allows our customers to benefit from the many cloud services out there, also through a single entry point. In addition to the “Partnership Integration Platform“, Kinnetik is offering an integrated and web-based eBusiness service for industries servicing their supply chain management electronically, within a B2B model. This allows the Buyers and Suppliers to transfer the standard RFQ, Quote, PO, POC and eInvoice documents electronically between 2 systems, regardless of internal formats.

Promotional Sponsor

HudsonAnalytix helps you navigate business competitively. We keep trade flowing while protecting your people, your investment and our environment. We are an international marine consultancy guiding the world's leading maritime companies. Our comprehensive services, global knowledge and depth of expertise enable us to help our clients meet their regulatory, commercial and operational needs efficiently, effectively and profitably.

Branding Sponsor

Established 1994, Dualog is one of the world’s leading independent communications providers to commercial shipping. Dualog´s solutions are installed on more than 3000 ships in worldwide trades.

Dualog provides a complete ship-to-shore data communications software enabling shipping companies to control and manage all data communications from the office. Introducing Internet on board gives new opportunities - but also challenges in terms of cyber security and efficient management of limited bandwidth. Dualog offers solutions for a cyber resilient infrastructure in addition to optimizing the ship-to-shore communications with integrated services including email and crew quota.
Dualog is independent of airtime, communications equipment - and compatible with all maritime communication systems, be it VSAT, FBB or terrestrial based mobile systems.

Dualog is recognized for assisting customers with streamlined operations, guaranteed service uptime of 99,5%, a 24/7 support team along with an in-house research and development department. For more information, please go to or email:

Branding 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.
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Branding Sponsor

StormGeo is a global provider of advanced analytics and meteorological services delivering decision support for weather sensitive operations.  Since its inception, StormGeo has analyzed petabytes of data, transforming it into actionable decision guidance to help our customers manage risk and operations, control costs and increase revenue.  StormGeo has a leading position in shipping, offshore oil and gas, renewable energy and business continuity solutions. StormGeo’s shipping division (formerly Applied Weather Technology) leads the industry with over 60,000 ship voyages routed annually, award winning fleet management tools and more than 6,000 ships using its BVS onboard route optimization system. Storm Geo has 23 worldwide offices of which seven are 24/7/365 operation centers spanning all geographical areas of the world.