The company was established in 2000 under the name of FORTHcrs and quickly became the worldwide leader in ferry booking and ferry distribution systems.
In December 2018 FORTHcrs changed its name to LIKNOSS, retaining philosophy as the pioneering product and service provider of the ferry industry.
More than 55 companies actively operate our SeaOnLine™ booking system. Over 80 ferry companies do the same for our SeaConnect™ distribution mechanism. The distribution mechanism is accessed directly by over 2,500 travel agents, OTAs and consolidators and indirectly by over 7,000 travel agents worldwide.
LIKNOSS covers all requirements a ferry company may have: complex and multi-hop itineraries, pax, vehicles, trucks and dangerous goods, disruption services, conjunction trips and more. We offer innovative solutions including intermodal ticketing, credit limit management, vertical ticketing solutions, vending machines, mobile solutions and port check-in, as well as intelligent data exploitation and revenue management systems.
LIKNOSS is based in Athens, Rome, Geneva.
Telenor Maritime is the mobile operator at sea, the marine communication specialist, providing global mobile coverage, Internet, and backhaul for the offshore and fishing industry, cruise ships, and ferries. Telenor Maritimes offices are located in Arendal, Stavanger, Bergen, Norway, Stockholm, Sweden and Ft. Lauderdale, (FL) US. Telenor Maritime is part of Telenor ASA, one of the world’s major mobile operators. Through Telenor, we have access to a broad range of competence and resources to market, product, innovation and content development. We enable the best mobile experience at sea. For more information, please visit www.telenormaritime.com
ABB Marine & Ports
ABB is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people. To the shipping industry, ABB offers an extensive portfolio of integrated marine systems and solutions that improve the flexibility, reliability and energy efficiency of vessels. By coupling power, automation and advisory, proven fuel-efficient technologies and services that ensure maximum vessel uptime, ABB is in a unique position to improve the profitability of customers' business throughout the entire lifecycle of a fleet.
Actemium OPS / Processkontroll Elektriska AB is part of the brand Actemium and is a company of the VINCI Energies Nordic since 2012. We are ca. 45 employees with an annual turnover of ca. 8 million Euro.
We have offices and workshops in the Stora Höga outside Stenungsund, but working across the country. Under the www.pkelektriska.se and www.actemium.com/se you can find more information about both our sister companies and our parent company. Processkontroll Elektriska AB started its business in 2001 and we are a certified electrician for low voltage and medium voltage. We are working with electricity, telecommunication systems and automation for the harbors/ports, process industry and infrastructure. We carry heavy electrical installations in both industry and infrastructure, where our certified and experienced electricians all services. Data and fiber installations are also areas that we are certified and have extensive experience. Since 2010, we work within the OPS (Onshore Power Supply) as a turnkey service and have built and operating taken 10st plants in Sweden and Norway. We are ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
Brax Shipping, established in 1982 and located in Gothenburg, Sweden,
is a team of shipbrokers specialized in the sale & purchase and chartering
of: Ferries, Ropax:es, Cruise ships and Roro:s
We can also offer newbuilding programs in
the Ropax-, and cruise segments. Projecting and design fully tailored to the preferences of
Carus trusted and innovative IT solutions help unlock insights from every guest interaction to create more valuable relationships enabling passenger vessel operators to enhance their service delivery at every stage of the journey.
Carus is one of the largest global suppliers of information systems to the travel and transport industry with a turnover exceeding 16m€ and a team of over 150 dedicated professionals.
With a customer base of corporate, state and privately-owned companies, we build and support systems that are critical to the operations of ferry, cruise, port and leisure businesses across the world.
The Carus ecosystem provides a robust but flexible platform for reservations, sales, revenue management, web, business information and on-board transactions. Systems are delivered traditionally or via a managed service, supported by staff who are experts in their field.
Every aspect of the Carus platform takes Customer Relations into consideration and has been designed to maximise the customer interaction and satisfaction through the whole value chain while also taking Operational Efficiency into consideration.
About DNV GL
Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.
About DNV GL – Maritime
DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges. For more information visit www.dnvgl.com/maritime
FLIR Maritime thermal imaging systems give you the power to see clearly in total darkness, through solar glare, and through light fog and smoke. FLIR’s thermal technology is used by thousands of military, first responder, commercial and recreational mariners every day for navigation, collision avoidance, threat detection, surveillance, and search and rescue missions. Swiftly avert floating debris, shipping lane traffic, vessels riding at anchor, and small boats with FLIR’s maritime thermal imagers. Displaying visible heat energy from a myriad of potential hazards—even in low visibility and turbulent conditions—helps you avoid hazards to meet your deadlines on time.
Hogia Ferry Systems
Hogia Transport Systems is a business area within the Hogia Group and is showing continuous and long term growth in terms of product offering and global presence. We offer a unique range of business critical products for the travel and transport sector.
Our standard software solutions enable our customers to provide continuous service to tens of millions end users and customers worldwide. We are a reliable partner to both private and public organisations in the transport industry with the goal to create functional and cost efficient operations.
An important objective for Hogia Ferry Systems is to develop solutions that will enable the ferry operators to improve the traveller's experience, from booking to informed arrival at the final destination.
We work in partnership with the operators and our systems are designed to reduce the people-power needed to provide the services, enabling key staff to focus on delivering the very best passenger experience.
Hydro is a fully integrated aluminium company with 35,000 employees in 40 countries on all continents, combining local expertise, worldwide reach and unmatched capabilities in R&D. In addition to production of primary aluminium, rolled and extruded products and recycling, Hydro also extracts bauxite, refines alumina and generates energy to be the only 360° company of the global aluminium industry. Hydro is present within all market segments for aluminium and has extensive experience in extruded aluminium for marine applications, supplying components designed to meet heavy structural loads and to cope with aggressive environments. Using a combination of our extrusion technology and Friction Stir Welding (FSW), Hydro can help ship builders to improve the quality and efficiency of vessels. Compared to steel, aluminium offers significant weight reductions without sacrificing structural strength and the unique qualties of extruded component design provide exceptionally high torsion resistance.
North Sea Offshore (NSO) provides premium bespoke interior solutions for your pax vessel projects in China – be it public spaces, cabin & corridor areas, crew areas, catering systems, lighting, etc. Our dedicated and multilingual team works closely with owners, architects/designers and shipyards on projects throughout China from design and detailed engineering to project execution, installation and commissioning - we understand the challenges of engineering, fitting out a vessel for export. NSO is closely affiliated and cooperating with some of the most reputable marine engineering organisations and component manufacturers both locally and overseas.
Our main office and factories are located in Yantai, China with the European & CIS branch office in Gothenburg, Sweden. Our priorities are safety, quality and efficiency and we always strive for 100% customer satisfaction.
We provide solutions to your challenges, serving your needs all the way, delivering premium solutions.
425 employees – highly skilled – at your service!
Paf is a gaming company offering gaming operation on land and at sea, with about 1,500 slot machines and 55 gaming tables on board almost 30 ships on the Baltic Sea, North Sea and at Paf Casino on Åland.
We offer our customers entertainment in the form of safe and socially responsible money games.
In 2016 the Paf group contributions to public good was 20 million euros.
The group has nearly 400 employees, is headquartered in Mariehamn on Åland and serves players from countries including Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Spain.
Paf was founded on Åland in 1966 with the clear purpose of creating profit to support public good and is licensed and controlled by the local Åland government.
Red Bull GmbH
Red Bull Energy Drink is a functional beverage, appreciated worldwide by top athletes, students, and in highly demanding professions as well as during long drives.
Redwise is the global ship delivery specialist, delivering up to fifty vessels yearly under own power. We service the ferry industry delivering the most advanced vessels from and to ports all around the world. Whether the vessel has conventional propulsion, (Dual Fuel) LNG-diesel propulsion or hybrid propulsion, we deliver them. We provide dedicated crew management for owners with key personnel predominantly from The Netherlands. Our masters, officers and engineers are permanently employed by us. Using this unique formula, whereby we offer a complete package, we are able to instill our core values and continuously improve our services. Our operating modus is ingrained with our dedicated crews and superintendents often returning to meet the same owner for the next delivery. Redwise is a robust and healthy company, run by professionals taking pride in what they do. WE DELIVER!
RINA provides a wide range of services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors.
With a turnover in 2017 of 437 million Euros, about 3,700 employees and 170 offices in 65 countries worldwide, RINA is a member of key international organizations and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards.
By successfully combining commercial and technical knowledge, STENA RORO can offer reliable and efficient tur We always aim for repetitive business with our customers and thus make every effort to offer win/win solutions. As a result of having worked with all the leading operators in the RoRo- and ferry industry, we have built up the competence required to know what is expected and what it takes to offer the customers modern, reliable and cost-efficient transport solutions. Our vision is free and increased mobility for people and trade, contributing to greater prosperity and a sustainable environment. STENABILITY.
Tallink Grupp, AS
AS Tallink Grupp is the leading passenger shipping company on the Baltic Sea with over nine million passengers annually, operating under brands of Tallink and Silja Line on six different shipping routes. Tallink has 7,000 employees in Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Russia and Germany. It is the largest shipping company by tax free retail sales in the world.
TTS Marine AB
TTS Group is an international corporation that provides world class handling solutions and hull access systems for the marine and offshore industries. TTS is one of the top three largest suppliers in its specialized market segments and have a worldwide network of branch offices, service stations and agents. It provides after sales services covering the major shipping regions of the world.
TTS Marine AB, part of the TTS Group, is located in Gothenburg, Sweden and is a world-leading designer and supplier of cargo and passenger access equipment to new builds and conversions to the world's fleet of RoRo, cruise and navy vessels. We deliver on-board equipment such as all types of ramps, internal and external doors, platforms, movable car decks, cargo lifts, and hangar doors, all backed up by a comprehensive service and after sales network. Port equipment is another key segment where we design and deliver linkspans, passenger gangways and auto mooring.
Versonix SEAWARE is the business rules based reservation software system with Sales, Marketing, CRM and Revenue/Yield management for passengers, cars and cargo inventories. Utilizing an innovative and patented rules-based system, Seaware can be customized to support specific business goals and allow dynamic and real-time responses to an ever-changing world market. Enhancing customer relations is effortless using any of Seaware’s Sales and Marketing, Reservations, or Yield and Revenue Management functionalities. From reservation to check-in, to management reports to car deck optimization; Seaware allows you to manage your business your way. The Seaware rule-based reservation solution delivers industry-leading Yield Management, Cargo Handling and Customer Relationship/ Loyalty Program. Seaware provides a complete, reliable and flexible platform that allows companies to boost operating efficiencies, profits, and customer satisfaction.
Seaware serves as a common point for all distribution channels including the Internet, handheld, self-service kiosk, GDS and call center.