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Digital Ship Cyprus conference focus on marsat, faster comms

12 April, 2014

The annual “Digital Ship Cyprus” conference took place at the Grand Resort hotel in Limassol last week where delegates discussed the latest technologies for maritime satellite communications, software and electronics and how they can assist ship operators to communicate effectively and efficiently with their fleets.
The conference also looked at how to meet the challenges in a market which is becoming more and more competitive.
The conference was placed under the auspices of the Minister of Communications and Works, Marios Demetriades, whose address was read by the Acting Director of the Department of Merchant Shipping, Dr. Anthony Madella.
The “Digital Ship Cyprus” is an international conference that deals with information and communication technologies that relate to the ship and the shipping companies. This is the 11th consecutive year that this prestigious Conference took place in Cyprus. The conference attracted to Cyprus distinguished speakers and maritime information technology managers from around the world.
The host Cyprus Shipping Chamber www.csc-cy.org , celebrating its 25th anniversary, has played a vital role in the organisation and execution of the Conference. The holding of this conference in Cyprus further enriches the image of Cyprus as an important international shipping centre.