Welcome to AMMITEC, the Association of Maritime Managers in Information Technology and Communications

AMMITEC is a non-profit scientific association, bringing together the ICT Managers of the global shipping companies and everybody else who is involved in maritime IT & Communications.It aims to promote the most efficient usage of modern Technology, the relevant best practices in the global maritime sector and the empowerment of the ICT professionals.

News and Events

AMMITEC Cyber Security Awareness Guidelines, May 2016

cyber FINAL 4 webAs Shore and Satellite Communications continuously evolve over time, Internet access is a feature available to most vessels of our fleets and all office staff. Nowadays, more and more core ships’ & office systems are networked together and connected to the public Internet.

  • Bridge Navigation
  • Communications
  • Propulsion and machinery management
  • Power control
  • Ships Security
  • Cargo Management Systems
  • Crew Welfare (Crew Lan, Wi-Fi hotspots, Internet browsing etc.)
  • Crew personal mobile devices connected to ship’s network

Although this includes many benefits, it also contains some major risks. Considering this, some major Organizations like Bimco, Clia , ICS, Intercargo and Intertanko have begun to develop Cyber Security Guidelines in order to raise awareness of the safety, security and commercial risks for shipping companies.

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Inmarsat enters into a key strategic partnership with SpeedCast to deliver Fleet Xpress to global maritime market

13 June 2016: SpeedCast International (ASX: SDA), one of the world’s leading providers of high-speed broadband connectivity to the global maritime industry, has entered into an important strategic partnership with Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L).  The agreement positions Inmarsat’s new Fleet Xpress service, powered by the Global Xpress (GX) network, as a key service within its maritime services portfolio, being fully integrated with SpeedCast’s existing maritime SIGMA gateway and other Value Added Services. Over the next five years, SpeedCast has committed to roll out Fleet Xpress to approximately 2,000 vessels.

Fleet Xpress sets a new standard in broadband maritime communications, delivering the highest levels of reliable high speed broadband connectivity and exceptional performance across all of the world’s oceans as well as facilitating innovative Connected Ship applications.

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IBM CIO Executive Meetup, Wednesday 25 May 2016, Varoulko Seaside, 18:00

IBM and AMMITEC are organizing a two hour meetup to introduce technologies that will enable IT departments to create high business value and innovation for the enterprise. Highly relevant to the IT of the Shipping Industry this session will show how to be prepared to meet the demands of mobile, security, big data, content management and cloud. Join us at Varoulko Seaside to find out what it takes to help your business transform and become agile.

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AMMITEC Pitta Cutting 2016

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Dear all,

The traditional “Pitta cutting” event was held for another year on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at "Pisina" in Marina Zeas, in Piraeus.

Almost every company active in maritime I.T. and Communications, as well as many members of the I.T. departments of shipping companies came along and exchanged views, hot news and even gossip about the developments in our sector.

The cutting of the “pitta” was followed by the lottery for the gifts that were kindly offered by the sponsors of our Association. The two lucky “flouri” winner were also awarded two high-tech gifts.

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AMMITEC Donation 2016

 Following the tradition of the past years, Ammitec provided a helping hand to the following charitable organizations (NGO’s) as they prevailed from the Forum’s poll voting.

This year’s donation was not limited to financial support but it was decided  fundamental products to be offered, instead of cash in order to cover the children’s needs.

The two NGO’s are:  floga

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Field Service & IT Support Engineer – two positions (IT 01)

TNL Greece S.A. is a dynamic, exciting place to work.We are looking for talented and motivated individuals, committed on making a 
difference and interested on working within a team environment in one of the 
world's most prominent and challenging markets such as The Shipping Industry.

Job Title: Field Service & IT Support Engineer – two positions (IT 01)

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Past Events

Association of Maritime Managers of Information Technology and Communications

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