Oldendorff Carriers and Sea IT announce a new strategic ICT agreement. The agreement covers the installation and management of a customised internet package for crew aboard all Oldendorff owned vessels. Sea IT will manage and carry the responsibility for the whole project, which includes ICT-installations on 80 vessels followed by a 3-year service contract.
Kay Conrad, IT Fleet Manager at Oldendorff commented - Through this agreement with Sea IT we will be able to increase our operational efficiency. We set out to find a secure and future adaptable IT communications solution for our fleet. We are very pleased to have entered in to this long-term agreement with Sea IT, who are true experts in their field and fully understood our fleet IT requirements.
An ICT System Dedicated to Maximum Security for Oldendorff’s Project “Internet for Crew”
Sea IT, experts in ICT for the shipping industry, has built the system design and will manage all critical parts of the projects including cyber security and endpoint security.
We have worked closely with Oldendorff Carriers and set up their fleet cyber security system rules to conform with their corporate rules for cyber security, says Kristian Ryberg CEO at Sea IT. We are their technical partner making sure they meet their objectives and adhere to regulations.
Oldendorff can rely on maximum security for the project “Internet for Crew” including:
- Fully secured hardware and software
- Full Wi-Fi access availability on board, including in the cabins
- Dedicated wireless access for crew phones
- Dedicated crew computers with free, personal email usage
- Dedicated computer-based crew training available through ICT system
- Fully secured and segmented network onboard all vessels with central management from land
- Dedicated and unique rule settings to ensure maximum security level on segmented LAN on board.
Crew only have access to programs and services needed specifically to perform their job duties. The agreement covers 80 owned vessels out of Oldendorff’s total operated fleet of about 700 vessels.
Source: Oldendorff Carriers