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.

Gold + Drinks Reception

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:

Silver + Wi-Fi 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.

Silver + Day 2 Lunch

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:

Bronze + Day 1 Morning Sponsor

Leading International Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator Thuraya Telecommunications Company is proud to offer the latest innovation in satellite technology. Our high-quality products and solutions, backed by our reliable network coverage across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, allows you to stay connected anytime, anywhere.

From government, military and NGO sectors, to the oil & gas and maritime industries, Thuraya Telecommunications continues to deliver what you need, when you need it.

Bronze + Day 1 Afternoon Sponsor

SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA) is a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, offering high-quality managed network services in over 90 countries and a global maritime network serving customers worldwide. With a worldwide network of 33 sales and support offices and 31 teleport operations, SpeedCast has a unique infrastructure to serve the requirements of customers globally. With over 5,000 links on land and at sea supporting mission critical applications, SpeedCast has distinguished itself with a strong operational expertise and a highly efficient support organization. For more information, visit:

Bronze + Day 2 Morning 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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Bronze Sponsor

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

WebApp 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.

Day 1 Welcome Sponsor

Otesat-Maritel, a member of OTE Group is the leading provider of Satellite Telecommunications services in the Greek maritime industry and also considered among the premier ones in the global maritime market. The Company provides Inmarsat, Iridium and VSAT services and integrated telecommunications solutions combining fixed, mobile, satellite networks and I.T. applications.

Otesat-Maritel’s portfolio includes voice/VoIP, e-mail and internet services for business and , crew purposes, radio survey services and electronic navigational equipment, satellite equipment for Inmarsat, Iridium and VSAT systems (installation, configuration, support), Accounting Authority services GR01,Inmarsat PSA, web administration services (My Account) and full technical and commercial support 24/7.

Otesat-Maritel has developed s@tGate a satcom & services management platform, which provides the means to take advantage of the economies of scale in data demand that emanate from both business and crew needs.

SatGate works at the background of customer’s satellite connectivity by optimizing the broadband link and controlling access to the internet, making it ideal for maritime satellite high delay environments.

SatGate serves mainly as an internet cafe where crew can surf on the internet via pre-paid cards but also offers a suite of additional services such as crew calling, email service, while it could be customized on customer option.  

Day 1 Lunch 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:

Day 2 Welcome Coffee Break

Given our prime focus on Physical Asset Management Software and Services, we are your ideal partner if you're the manager of a maritime vessel fleet, production site or any other maintenance-intensive business.

We will provide you with all the required software components to ensure continuous operation of your business; to plan and execute maintenance tasks, do stock management of spare parts and consumables, establish straight-through procurement to your suppliers, automate invoicing and budgeting processes, facilitate quality and risk management and govern all required documents.

Since our very beginnings we have been running all our software products on a centralized multi-tenant database. Hence, we were already providing cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) Solutions at a time when our competitors considered this a sound idea they would want to implement in far future.

Owing to MESPAS' cloud based software architecture, our customers can count on the advantages of unrivalled implementation speed at fully transparent costs without neither the need of onsite product installation, nor infrastructure, or expensive migration projects for product updates. Moreover, whenever we update manufacturers' product manuals or maintenance plans, these are instantaneously accessible for the entire MESPAS Community.


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.