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Intelsat operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services.

Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live.

The Cyber Challenge: Maritime Risk & Safety Forum Sponsors

Since its founding in 1862, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a New York not-for-profit corporation, has been committed to setting standards for safety and excellence as one of the world’s leading ship classification societies.

The mission of ABS is to serve the public interest as well as the needs of our members and clients by promoting the security of life and property and preserving the natural environment.

ABS has been at the forefront of marine and offshore energy innovation for more than 150 years. In a constantly evolving industry, ABS works alongside its partners tackling the most pressing technical, operational and regulatory challenges so the marine and offshore industries can operate safely, securely and responsibly.

The surveyors, engineers, researchers and regulatory specialists who form the ABS team work in more than 200 offices in 70 countries around the world providing traditional classification services as well as on-the-ground technical services in asset performance, energy efficiency, environmental performance and life cycle management. With a passion for making the world a safer place, while also delivering practical and innovative solutions, ABS stands ready to assist and advance the marine and offshore energy industries.
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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:

We deliver a purpose built Managed Cyber Security Service for the maritime community.  Our service has a proven track record in multiple industries for over twenty years as an adaptive and effective cyber security solution. Other industries served include Banking, Law Enforcement, Universities, Manufacturing, and Logistics.  Our cyber security management and monitoring service is the most effective protection you can obtain to protect your ship’s networks fleet wide as well as the head office company’s enterprise network and sub-offices.

Our Cyber Analysts and Technical Experts are cyber security industry certified and have the specialized software and tools needed to prevent and protect against cyber exploitation. Using a process of comprehensive cyber security assessments, penetration tests, adaptive scanning innovations, IT system improvements and using our Looped Data Stream Analysis Monitoring and Management process we provide the most validated effective and trusted solution in the cyber security industry.

The solution operates independently in the data stream and is fully encrypted as it leaves the shipvia the satellite to within your company boundary and then to internet.  This positioning of the management and analysis within your company boundaries gives you complete control of your data stream without the risks of using cloud based solutions.  

Our system is designed to detect all known indicators of compromise without blindly relying on Antivirus and firewall solutions. It is an adaptive solution and has a real time impact on every aspect of fleet and enterprise wide security.  We take pride in seeing the big picture and work closely with our Clients to achieve and maintain a secure information handling environment onboard and ashore.

Ericsson's Maritime ICT Cloud will connect vessels at sea with shore-based operations, maintenance service providers, customer support centres, fleet/transportation partners, port operations and authorities. At the same time, the offering enables services used to manage fleets, monitor engines and fuel consumption, oversee routes and navigation, and ensure the wellbeing of the crew. Ericsson will provide everything from satellite connections to application support in one complete package, and manage operation of the Maritime ICT Cloud on behalf of its customers.

Globecomm is a leading global communication solutions provider serving the Maritime markets worldwide. Globecomm employs engineering expertise in system design and integration, managed network services, lifecycle support and interactive distance learning services to provide its customers the optimal solution. From above the deck to below, when you need satellite connectivity, IP networking, cellular and wireless, Globecomm is your end-to-end solutions provider. For more information, please visit:

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.