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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

Cisco and Ammitec "Intelligent Threat Defense ashore and on vessels" event, Wednesday 7 December 2016, Varoulko restaurant, 18:30

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Cisco and AMMITEC have the pleasure to invite you to a dedicated event in Maritime industry technologies on December 7th at Varoulko restaurant.

The exchange of data between ship and shore has increased significantly in the past decade. Use of remote monitoring systems, diagnosis, remote management will continue to increase. e-Navigation solutions, steering control, Electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS), communication and cargo will need to consider cyber-security issues. This increases the likelihood of cyber-attacks. It is essential that companies prepare and invest on an integrated end-to-end Security Architecture both ashore and on board ships.

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DIGITAL SHIP ATHENS 9 - 10 NOVEMBER 2016

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Following the enormous success of last year's Digital Ship Athens, Digital Ship is pleased to announce our return to this shipping hub, with the 14th Digital Ship Athens conference and exhibition, taking place on 9 & 10 November at the Metropolitan Hotel.

AMMITEC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

9 November 2016 at 17:00

The Metropolitan Hotel
385 Syngrou Avenue
17564, Athens, Greece

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Greek owners are cyber security leaders, October 2016, Marine Electronics and Communications

The Association of Maritime Managers in Information Technology & Communications (AMMITEC) has published cyber security guidance to increase awareness in shipping. The Greece-based association created a team of IT and communications professionals to produce the Cyber Security Awareness document. This online document provides general information and guidance on cyber security to shipowners, operators and managers. It highlights the risk to electronic navigation and radar bridge systems of cyber attacks, and provides guidelines on how to improve email security and reduce the risks from removable media. The document also has a section on social engineering and social media.

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2nd ShipIT Conference, Thursday 29 September 2016, Benaki Museum Amphitheatre (Pireos Str. Annexe)

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Netweek magazine in cooperation with the Association of Maritime Managers for Information Technology and Communications (AMMITEC) are organising the 2nd ShipIT Conference on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Benaki Museum Amphitheatre (Pireos Str. Annexe). The Conference will focus on Leveraging Technology to Navigate Effectively through Business Intelligence, Quality, Cyber-Security, Communications and Safety.

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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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Aris Inglessis - In Memoriam

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When on Monday 25th of July, a common friend announced that “Aris passed away” the first reaction was that this could not be true … Although attended, the bad news were very difficult to believe them…

Always kind, always active, always humorist, after an unequal war with cancer during the last months, Aris lost the final battle, in the age of only 57 years.

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2016 SAFETY4SEA Athens Conference & Awards

SAFETY4SEA 2016 Forum Banner 300x250The 2016 SAFETY4SEA Athens Conference & Awards is due on Wednesday, 5th of October in Eugenides Foundation, followed by cocktail reception and you might be interested in!

This is a PRO BONO/ NON PROFIT event aiming at a target group of more than 1,000 Delegates / 500 Organizations (Mainly Safety, Technical, Operations, marine departments of Shipping Operators and relevant associated Industry Organizations).

For more information about the 2016 SAFETY4SEA Awards, please click here.

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