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  • LIMASSOL, Cyprus – Nov. 10, 2017 – SEACOR Marine acknowledging the important role of Seanique in daily operations, opted to safeguard their investment with an upgrade to the latest version of Seanique – SOFTimpact’s Crew and Payroll software solution for the maritime industry. Building on the robust foundations of the old Seanique...

  • LIMASSOL, Cyprus – Sept. 14, 2017 – Navigator Gas one of the global leaders in seaborne transportation of liquefied gases with the world’s largest fleet of handysize liquefied gas carriers has chosen SOFTimpact to identify and implement KPIs across company departments. The purpose of the project is to act as a pilot for the identi...

  • LIMASSOL, Cyprus – Sept. 5, 2017 – MSC one of the world’s largest container shipping companies has chosen SOFTimpact to deliver Cybersecurity training to 160 staff based in Cyprus. SOFTimpact will start delivering training sessions of its highly popular End User Awareness course in mid-September. Each session runs for 4hrs and edu...

  • Markus Schmitz, Managing Director of SOFTimpact recently was interviewed for Splash247 Martime CEO section. He expressed his thoughts on the cybersecurity topics facing Maritime and “Why Maritime is so vulnerable to cyber attacks” The article can be read in full here...

  • 18th July 2017 – SOFTimpact Ltd in its partnership with Lemur Maritime will hold its Maritime End User Awareness training at the STS Marine Academy on 21st September 2017. The course will be delivered in Greek and run across 2 sessions. Session 1 9:00-13:00 and session 2 14:00-18:00 This specialized course for Maritime companies will......

  • LIMASSOL, Cyprus – July 17, 2017 – SOFTimpact LTD a leading Maritime IT solutions specialist has today signed a strategic partnership agreement with Lemur Maritime based in Piraeus, Greece, to deliver cybersecurity solutions to the Greek shipping sector. SOFTimpact and Lemur will work together with their customers to address the “...

  • 14th June 2017 – SOFTimpact Ltd has agreed a partnership with Chalmers University in Gothenberg, Sweden to hold its Maritime End User Awareness training as part of a 2 day event Chalmers is holding on the 16-17th October 2017. Our training session will run on the 17th October from 08:30 – 12:30 local time. This......

  • On the 6th July, Markus Schmitz- Managing Director SOFTimpact, will present at the offices of Hill Dickinson, London to Port Authorities.  Titled “Could Hackers Steal my Container”, Markus will talk about the latest Cybersecurity threats facing Maritime Infrastructure and demonstrate weaknesses in technologies which could lead to exposu...

  • On the 29th June, Markus Schmitz- Managing Director SOFTimpact, will present at the World Maritime University in Malmo.  Titled “Could Hackers Steal my Ship”, Markus will talk about the latest Cybersecurity threats facing Maritime and demonstrate weaknesses in technologies which could lead to exposure of sensitive information leading to...

  • On the 15th of May, Markus Schmitz Managing Director- SOFTimpact will lecture at the Gdynia Maritime University in Poland.  He will talk over 4 sessions of 45 minutes with 1 session dedicated to Crewing & Payroll. The 2nd session on KPIs in maritime. For the remaining 2 sessions he will be joined by Lee Williamson......

  • On the 10th May, Lee Williamson- Principal Consultant SOFTimpact, will present at the Seagull User Meeting in Cyprus.  Titled “Plug and Play the Hackers Way”, Lee will talk about the latest Cybersecurity threats facing Maritime while running a live demonstration and providing some guidance on how companies can protect themselves. Lee lo...

  • On the 10th May, Markus Schmitz- Managing Director SOFTimpact, will present at the Crew Connect Copenhagen.  Titled “Could Hackers Steal my Payroll”, Markus will talk about the latest Cybersecurity threats facing Maritime and demonstrate weaknesses in technologies which could lead to exposure of sensitive information such as Payroll to ...

  • 2nd May 2017 – Marsh Risk Consulting and SOFTimpact signed a co-operative agreement to work on the Maritime Cybersecurity topic.  Marsh Risk Consulting (MRC) helps companies change their risk profiles so they can improve resiliency, reduce claims, and minimize costs. MRC works together with SOFTimpact, a specialist in Maritime IT solutions, t...

  • Further strengthening the company’s partnerships and strategic alliances, SOFTimpact is proud to announce that its application to become a BIMCO Associate Member has been approved on March 31, 2017. Our mission is to provide top quality IT services for the maritime industry and to do so, we build our knowledge base from the right sources.......

  • On the 23rd February 2017, SOFTimpact presented an evening talk on Cybersecurity on behalf of the Cyprus International Business Association titled “Hackers the Silent Threat to your Business” This was hosted at the award winning offices of Intership Navigation in Limassol and was attended by a large audience of CIBA members and guests. ...

  • 2nd October 2016 Dubai – Markus Schmitz Managing Director and Lee Williamson Principal Consultant – SOFTimpact representing Intermanager, jointly presented at the International Ship Suppliers conference on the Cybersecurity topic. Markus spoke about the current threats facing Maritime and how these could effect ship suppliers. This was ...

  • Further strengthening its presence in the industry and its benchmarking accuracy, the Shipping KPI project has passed the milestone of 5000 ships into the system. Now, the BIMCO Shipping KPI system gives registered companies the opportunity to benchmark their fleet against 5000+ ships spread over 300 active accounts from all over the world, and is....

  • Maritime vessels are under significant threat of cyber-attack because many are carrying outdated software and were not designed with cyber security in mind, according to new research. But operators could easily mitigate against such dangers by updating security systems, improving ship design and providing better training for crews, the study led by...

  • SOFTimpact presented to a full house for the Nautical Institute Cyprus branch which was hosted at the offices of Marlow Navigation on 23rd February 2016 The event was held over 1.5 hours with the first session being presented by Markus Schmitz Managing Director – SOFTimpact on the current status and vulnerabilities in maritime systems used......