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.

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.

Family-owned Damen Shipyards Group has been in operation for over ninety-five years and offers maritime solutions worldwide, through design, shipbuilding, conversion and ship repair and related services. Damen operates 35 shipyards and 20 other companies in 20 countries and employs over 11,000 people.

For the waterborne public transport sector, Damen builds both standard and custom vessels for its clients all over the world. This includes numerous examples of full electric and hybrid vessels, playing an in important role in helping us towards our goal to become the most sustainable maritime solutions provider.

We deliver ferries suited to everything from the daily commute to the connection of remote communities.

For Damen, however, the ferry is just one part of the solution. We support our clients with a range of services spanning the lifecycle of the vessel. This includes providing everything from early planning, concept development, feasibility studies, financial solutions and more necessary to successfully commence a ferry service.

Our offer also includes the production and installation of the infrastructure you need to operate a safe, reliable and efficient service, covering everything from a jetty to a cutting-edge, automated charging system, all seamlessly integrated into the ferry system.

With your service up and running, we remain on hand to help keep your operation in optimal condition, minimising your downtime and ensuring your passengers continue to reach their destination safely in comfort and on schedule.

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.

Formed in 2002 and born from over 125 years of engineered solutions, UES Marine delivers exceptional solutions and experiences to vessel owners and passengers globally. With production capability in Australia, USA and Europe and a focus on full line solutions, UES Marine bring completely customised and individualised project design, manufacture and installation to life. As a strategic supply partner to some of the world’s most iconic maritime operations such as WETA Water Emergency Transportation Authority San Francisco, New York’s Staten Island Ferry and Brittany Ferries, UES Marine brings a fresh perspective with world class experience.

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.

Ferryhawk is a next generation ferry booking system for both passengers and vehicles that gives total control to the business.

A fully cloud-based platform, it offers owners a complete solution including online bookings, amendments, and cancellations, automated seasonal pricing, vehicle, and passenger bookings with options for charging for additional items and much more. Our solution automatically maps your deck space ensuring the most efficient and profitable load every time.

Check in is a breeze with our automated QR Code solution and our customised reporting allows operators to see revenue allocation to travel date rather than booking date. Measure how effective your marketing is by seeing how many new customers you have and communicate with all or some of your customers quickly and easily via our SMS and Email modules.

Full control in one place – that’s the Ferryhawk difference.

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.

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.

RINA is a multinational company that helps clients build strong and successful businesses. Through a global network of over 5,300 talented professionals, we support market operators across the entire lifecycle of their projects, whilst assisting them in renewing their products, technologies and services.

Playing a proactive role in shipping decarbonisation, RINA works with designers and builders to ensure compliance with the applicable rules for dual-fuel vessels and innovative designs incorporating new fuels, leading to increased efficiency and reduced emissions for a more sustainable future.

Our SERTICA Suite includes applications such as real-time fleet performance management (SERTICA Performance) and a paperless electronic logbook (SERTICA Electronic Logbooks). SERTICA optimises companies’ business within maintenance, procurement, HSQE and crewing, providing a modular system to simplify operations and optimise performance.

Stena RoRo sets the standard in the RoRo- & RoPax market. With the solid know how combined with its intuitive feel for innovation and for the demands and requirements; Stena RoRo takes the market forward.

Innovators of the RoRo-concept, building RoRo- and RoPax tonnage, supplying tailor-made solutions – all over the globe. The fleet of Stena RoRo are chartered out to first class operators around the world.

All through the organization there is an entrepreneurial way of working and an intrinsic will of taking customer satisfaction to a new level.

Thanks to its commercial and technical approach and long earned experience; Stena RoRo follows their customers – all through the value chain. That’s what Stenability is all about, Stena RoRo’s trademark. We are the operators first choice when it comes to ship supply.

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.

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.

EMCS Industries Ltd, specialists in antifouling + anticorrosion solutions since 1955.

We are the inventors and manufacturers of the first electrolytic marine growth prevention system and the exclusive North American distributor of Cathelco products and services. Passionate about supporting our customers with time-tested and sustainable antifouling solutions that work, minimizing intervention between drydocks, decreasing vessel drag, increasing fuel efficiency, and helping to decrease the translocation of invasive aquatic species.

As specialists in our field, our experienced technicians understand your challenges in different marine environments, tailoring solutions to your needs and providing global responsive, proactive, reliable, ongoing seamless support and technical advice.

FRS is a German shipping company that specializes in ferry and catamaran transportation for both passengers and freight. FRS roots go back to 1866 and has grown to one of the leading short route ferry operators in Europe and has global business with services spanning across Germany, Denmark, Finland, the US, Spain, and Morocco. The company operates a variety of vessels including High-Speed-Catamarans, cargo- and passenger-vessels on several routes, and also offers maritime consultancy and tourism services. FRS has a strong reputation for its commitment to customer satisfaction and safety, as well as its experienced staff who work tirelessly to ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey for all passengers. With its state-of-the-art fleet and exceptional service, FRS is the go-to choice for reliable and comfortable sea transportation.

The Grimaldi Group, headquartered in Naples and wholly owned by the Grimaldi family, is a multinational logistics group specialised in the operation of roll-on/roll-off vessels, car carriers and ferries. It employs 17,000 people (onboard and ashore) and operates a fleet of over 130 modern, technologically advanced ships. These vessels are deployed on regular lines belonging to a global network that connects over 140 ports in close to 60 countries and 5 continents. The maritime connections are the core of an advanced logistics chain, which includes over 20 port terminals owned/operated in 12 countries as well as road transport companies.

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 currentlyserving 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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