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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

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 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.

Please click HERE to register

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Fortinet Executive Roundtable, Wednesday 14 September 2016, Yacht Club of Greece, 18:00

Fortinet in collaboration with AMMITEC, would like to invite you to join us at Yacht Club of Greece, on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 18:00 to attend a presentation regarding information security issues and the new cyber-threats for the shipping sector organizations, focusing on:

  • Protecting navigation systems on board
  • Protecting IT equipment and infrastructure on board
  • Sandboxing technologies

Please click HERE to register

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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.

Please click HERE to register 

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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