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Carnival Corporation

The world’s largest cruise operator: 104 ships, 9 million passengers annually, 52% of the global cruise market. Carnival is bringing the perspective of the ship-owner, and the people onboard, onboard.

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Chalmers University of Technology

Having a department for research and education within shipping and marine technology. Will lead activity 3; Maritime Simulator Network Testbed.

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CIMNE

A technical centre specialised in numerical methods and simulation. Will use Artificial Intelligence to improve Decision Support Systems onboard and on shore, add naval know-how to behaviour based systems and integrate systems for safety information.

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Costa Crociere

With more that 2 million total guests, Costa Crociere is the Europe’s largest cruise company, comprising the brands Costa Cruises, Costa Asia and Aida Cruises.

Costa Crociere, as beneficiary of STM Validation Project, is focused on safety and  will contribute to enhance Voyage Management and onboard-ashore communication among different operators and systems involved in navigation and port processes.

STEAM

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Cyprus Port Authority (CPA)

CPA is a semi-autonomous government agency that is responsible for the supervision and oversight of the ports and port facilities of Cyprus. CPA is the competent entity as an administrator to operate, manage, develop the ports, facilitate the international shipping and issue the licenses of pilotage. In its public power role, CPA is the owner of the ports and lighthouses as well as the regulator of port services rendered.

STEAM

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Cyprus Shipping Association (CSA)

CSA was established in 1945 to provide a professional forum for the Shipping Agents of Cyprus. CSA has the following key aims: the provision of high quality services by the Shipping Agent, the protection of the professional rights of its members and the promotion of their common business interests, the prosperity and growth of Cyprus as a maritime centre and a transhipment hub, and promoting improvements in the ports of Cyprus and in the laws affecting the profession as well as the shipping and port industry of the island.

STEAM

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Cyprus Subsea Consulting and Services Ltd (CSCS)

CSCS is concerned with the safe and efficient management of the deep and coastal seas of the Mediterranean. Main interests of the company lie in high-quality measurements, analysis, and models of oceanographic phenomena, in near real time and baseline environmental and impact assessments of marine ecosystems. They have expertise in supporting subsea infrastructure by the operation and maintenance for a range of sensors and observing platforms as well as bespoke ship- and satellite-based observing-systems.

STEAM

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Cyprus University of Technology

CUT is an established public university, founded by law on December 2003, and one of three state universities in Cyprus. CUT is a dynamic university with six leading schools/faculties and 10 academic departments, able to offer education and high-level research, in primary branches of science and applied technology, at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, CUT is the youngest university in the list of top universities in Europe; an achievement that highlights the emerging, dynamic, and innovative nature of CUT.
CUT is leading the STEAM project, and is heavily involved in all activities.

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Cyprus University of Technology

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Danish Maritime Authority

Responsible for safe ships, health and the environment, safe waters, buoyage and navigation, social conditions, seafarers and fishermen as well as framework conditions, competition and growth in Denmark. Will work on the infrastructure solution for Sea Traffic Management based on the maritime cloud concept from previous projects.

STEAM

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DELEVANT – A.T. DeLevant Business Solutions Ltd.

DELEVANT is a company registered in Cyprus founded in 2008. It provides solutions and services that utilize mathematical modeling and machine learning on top of a business intelligence platform to support better operational and business decisions. DELEVANT’s clients currently utilize these solutions in their Financial Budgeting, Sales Forecasting and Operations & Inventory Planning processes. DELEVANT works with a local and international clientele and develops solutions based on either 3rd party software or through DELEVANT’s own product suite, ForeSight TEAM. DELEVANT is a Silver Microsoft Partner and both its product suite and business intelligence services are based on the Microsoft Business Intelligence platform.

STM BALT SAFE

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DNV GL

DNV GL helps companies manage their most critical risks and demonstrate compliance with regulations and standards.
In R&D: Companies rely on our impartial insights to navigate current and future technology trends and we help qualify and assure bleeding-edge technologies. We invest 5% of our revenue every year in research and development.
In the project DNV GL assists With analysis and evaluation.

STM BALT SAFE

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Estonian Transport Administration

The Estonian Transport Administration unites all modes of transport and is responsible for creating a safe, comfortable and fast traffic environment. The Maritime and Waterways Division exercises state supervision in maritime, applies enforcement powers of the state on the bases and to the extent prescribed by the law, works with maritime safety, hydrography and aids to navigation, mariners, ports and ships.

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Finnish Transport Agency

The Finnish Transport Agency is responsible for Finland’s roads, railways and waterways and for the development of Finland’s transport system.

Efficient Flow

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Fintraffic

Fintraffic provides vessel traffic services to merchant shipping and other marine traffic and maintains safety radio operations.
In the project Fintraffic participates in the Traffic Flow optimization activity.

STM BALT SAFE

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Fintraffic

Fintraffic provides vessel traffic services to merchant shipping and other marine traffic and maintains safety radio operations.
In the project Fintraffic will lead the activity STM capability in VTS, and particpate in other activities.

STM Validation

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Flensburg University of Applied Sciences

The Maritime Centre of Flensburg University of Applied Sciences is one of Europe’s largest and most state-of-the-art simulator centers applying the scientific expertise for education and research in the maritime domain.

The maritime center focuses on energy efficiency, emission reductions, and safe, environmentally maritime operations and making students appreciating the importance of responsibility in dealing with complex systems in real-life applications at high sea.

In the STM project Flensburg University of Applied Sciences is a part of the European Maritime Simulator Network and also contribute to the Analysis and Evaluation activity.

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Fraunhofer

The Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services CML develops and optimizes processes and systems along the maritime supply chain, in both the private and public-sector.

The main objectives with the participation in the STM-project are the implementation of the European Maritime Simulator Network EMSN, the development of standards in the exchange of information between the participating maritime actors as well as the implementation of nautical simulations and risk analyzes.

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Frequentis

An international supplier of communication and information systems for control centres with safety-critical tasks. Frequentis operates in the business segments Air Traffic Management (civil and military air traffic control, and air defence) and Public Safety & Transport (police, fire and rescue services, emergency medical services, vessel traffic and railways).

Frequentis brings expertise from the SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) Programme, with in depth knowledge around the SWIM concept. Frequentis contributes to the set-up of the STM test-bed through delivering the Service Registry tailored to the STM Validation exercise needs and also actively supports the development of the SeaSWIM architecture.

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Furuno

Designing, manufacturing and supplying ship’s navigation systems.

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GS1

GS1 is a global standardization organisation that develops standards for the flow of goods and information.

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HiQ

Nordic IT and management company with clients in technology-intensive industries. HiQ develops the front end solution of Port Collaborative Decision Making (Port CDM).

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Magellan

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Maritiem Instituut Willem Barentsz

Maritime education and training institutes in the Netherlands. Participate in the European Maritime Simulator Network.

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Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Italy

Responsible for all infrastructure and systems regarding transport in Italy. Cross participation to all the Activities in the project, and establish a knowledge sharing with CISE Programme (Common Information Sharing Environment)

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NAVICON A/S

NAVICON A/S is a privately owned company situtated in Aarhus, Denmark. NAVICON is dedicated to providing maritime awareness software and has delivered solutions to many areas, amongst these the Danish Maritime Assistance Service (Coastguard) operated by the Danish Navy and VTS Great Belt (Denmark), but also MDA solutions to the Joint Arctic Command covering the North western part of the Atlantic (Faroe Islands and Greenland).
Navicon’s main objective within the project is to assist in the enhanced monitoring scope by providing tools for anomaly behavior detection to enhance safety at sea.

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Norwegian Coastal Administration

The Norwegian Coastal Administration is an agency of the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications responsible for services related to maritime safety, maritime infrastructure, transport planning and efficiency, and emergency response to acute pollution. The NCA’s responsibilities include Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), which work towards preventing incidents and accidents by monitoring and regulating ship traffic in geographically defined areas along the Norwegian coast.

The NCA is involved in several of the projects’ activities and are coordinating test-beds involving vessels, VTS:s and harbours.

STM BALT SAFE

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Norwegian Coastal Administration

The Norwegian Coastal Administration is an agency of the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications responsible for services related to maritime safety, maritime infrastructure, transport planning and efficiency, and emergency response to acute pollution. The NCA’s responsibilities include Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), which work towards preventing incidents and accidents by monitoring and regulating ship traffic in geographically defined areas along the Norwegian coast.

The NCA is involved in several of the projects’ activities and is leading the Ship reporting services activity. .

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Novia University of Applied Sciences

Maritime university in Finland offering all levels of training to students and professionals. The Novia simulator will be part of the simulator network.

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OFFIS

OFFIS-Institute for Information Technology is a research institute located in the city of Oldenburg, Germany working closely with the University of Oldenburg. Approximately 270 employees are working with ICT projects within three divisions; energy, health, and transportation. OFFIS is leading the work with the Maritime Service Infrastructure (activity 4).

 

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Polytechnical University of Catalonia

Large maritime department providing training at all levels.

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Port Authority of Valencia

Responsible for safety systems and regulation with regards to dangerous goods in Valencia. The goal is to achieve that safety at all EU ports meet minimum standards, as they have been established in EU-directives.

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Port of Barcelona

The port of Barcelona is a major cruise port in the Mediterranean area also handling container traffic, passenger traffic, automobile traffic and short sea shipping. Port of Barcelona is part of the Port Collaborative Decision Making Activity within Sea Traffic Management.

Efficient Flow

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Port of Gävle

Strategically located just north of Stockholm and right next to the industrial Central Sweden region, Port of Gävle is a natural east coast hub for import and export. Large ships can dock efficiently in the port for quick loading and unloading at our container terminal, bulk terminal, kombi terminal and energy terminal. Port of Gävle is located only two hours from Stockholm. First-class road and rail connections, with comparably little traffic and queues, make it easy for goods owners in Stockholm and Mid Sweden to export and import via Port of Gävle.
In the EfficientFlow project we are implementing STM in the port in the Port Flow optimization activity. We are also overseeing local rules and regulations to enable just-in-time port calls and operations.

Efficient Flow

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Port of Rauma

In business, location is everything. The ideal location of Rauma is based on many factors. Active sea traffic and good land connections ensure that the whole world can be reached through the port of Rauma. Feeder traffic inside Finland is efficient, and good rail and road connections make particularly the areas of Satakunta, Pirkanmaa, Central Finland and Ostrobothnia easy to reach from Rauma. There is also plenty of heated storage space as well as versatile business facilities available in Rauma at reasonable costs. As port authority, the Port of Rauma is in charge of maintaining the port infrastructure.
In the EfficientFlow project we are implementing STM in the port in the Port Flow optimization activity. We have a special focus on the hinterland connections.

STEAM

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RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden

RISE is Sweden’s research institute and innovation partner. Through its international collaboration programmes with industry, academia and the public sector, RISE ensures the competitiveness of the Swedish business community on an international level and contribute to a sustainable society. RISE is an independent, State-owned research institute, which offers unique expertise and over 100 testbeds and demonstration environments for future-proof technologies, products, and services.

STM BALT SAFE

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RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden

RISE in brief:
• Present across the whole of Sweden. And beyond.
• 2,700 employees, 30 % with a PhD.
• Turnover approx. SEK 3 billion (2018).
• A large proportion of customers are SME clients, accounting for approx. 30 % industry turnover.
• Runs 100s of test and demonstration facilities, open for industry, SMEs, universities and institutes (RISE is owner and partner in 60 % of all Sweden’s Test&Demonstration facilities).
• RISE is an independent, state-owned research institute
In the project RISE will lead the activity Analysis, Validation and Verification.

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RISE Viktoria

Industrial research institute for sustainable mobility located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Will lead the work about Port Collaborative Decision Making. Bringing expertise from the automotive and air industries.

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Rörvik Maritime Safety Center

Training center for mariners located in Rörvik, Norway. Participate in the European Maritime Simulator Network.

STM Validation

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SAAB

Efficient Flow

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SAMK

Thea Smart Urban Business research team focuses on combining the diverse themes of the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK): resource efficiency and intelligent areas and activities. The main objective is multidisciplinarity and internationality.
The aim is to integrate environmental technology, maritime and logistics, and service business into urban research and blue growth. The priorities for action are the Baltic Sea region and Namibia.
In the project SAMK leads the Port FLow optimization activity and is an active particpant in the whole project.

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SASEMAR

SASEMAR is the civil Spanish Coast Guard responsible for Search and Rescue, Vessel Traffic Services and Pollution Combat.

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Signalis

Producer of Maritime Surveillance Systems.

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Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University participate in the European maritime Simulator Network through Warsash Maritime Academy.

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SSPA

An international consulting company and a research institute focusing on maritime safety and energy efficiency. Will develop tools for route planning, ship movement prediction and detection of unsafe behaviour. Have worked in many similar international projects.

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Svitzer

Market leader within towage and emergency response. Involved in the Port Collaborative Decision Making.

Real Time Ferries

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Swedish Maritime Administration

Responsible for Swedish maritime infrastructure, piloting, ice-breaking, Search and Rescue and more.
Responsible of making sure that the Sea Traffic Management concept, infrastructure, and solutions is used, and also advising on the overall technical architecture. Working With ferry companies to set up good demonstrations.

Efficient Flow

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Swedish Maritime Administration

Responsible for Swedish maritime infrastructure, piloting, ice-breaking, Search and Rescue and more.
Lead partner of the EfficientFlow project, activity leader of the Traffic Flow optimization activity, but also very active in the Port Flow optimisation activity.

STM Validation

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Swedish Maritime Administration

Responsible for Swedish maritime infrastructure, piloting, ice-breaking, Search and Rescue and more. Lead partner of the whole STM Validation project and activity leader of the Voyage management test beds. Deeply involved in many activities.

STM BALT SAFE

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Swedish Maritime Administration

Responsible for Swedish maritime infrastructure, piloting, ice-breaking, Search and Rescue and more.
Lead partner of the STM BALT SAFE project and activity leader of the Digital Maritime Service Infrastrucure and STM capability onboard ships activities. Contributing to the other activities.

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Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

An expert organisation in the fields of meteorology, hydrology, oceanography, and climatology. Providing Weather Services and Performance Analysis to the Global Shipping community. Will ensure that the daily variational forecast confidentiality is considered when the route is shared between ship and shore.

STEAM

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Tototheo Trading Ltd. (TOTOTHEO)

TOTOTHEO specializes in maritime technologies and services with the goal of optimizing vessel and fleet performance. TOTOTHEO’s services include innovative, efficient and functional solutions in the fields of satellite communication, navigation systems, and digitalization services. TOTOTHEO offers its products and services to ship operators within merchant shipping, the offshore, yachting as well as the fishing industries and also caters for government and land communication users with mobile and fixed solutions. Furthermore, TOTOTHEO is investing in research and development, providing fit-for-purpose solutions.

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TRANSAS

Delivering solutions in many different industries, with the focus on ECDIS and VTS in the maritime sector. Aiming to develop route sharing, assuring that the project results can be used in industry solutions and that a world-wide standard is set.

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University of Oldenburg

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg was founded in 1973, making it one of Germany‘s young universities. The University of Oldenburg is working closely with the research institute OFFIS-Institute for Information Technology, also located in the city of Oldenburg.

 

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University of Southampton

The University of Southampton, ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide, is a research-led founding member of the prestigious Russell Group. The Institute of Maritime Law was founded in 1982 to give focus to an existing interest in maritime and international trade law. The Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute have breadth of world class, authoritative,independent expertise spanning both the marine and maritime sectors.

 

University of Southampton contribute with their expertise in the human factors area in case scenario planning for the European Maritime Simulator Network and in the Analysis and Evaluation of the project.

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Valenciaport Foundation

Valenciaport Foundation or Fundación Valenciaport serves as a research, training and cooperation center of excellence for the port logistics community. Has collaborations in 20 countries. Leader of the Analysis and Evaluation of Sea Traffic Management (activity 5).

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Wärtsilä SAM-Electronics

Wärtsilä is a global leader in power solutions for the marine and energy markets.