JUNE 14, 2016 — Tromsø, Norway based Dualog, a maritime software solutions and ITC (Information & Communication Technology) services provider, has appointed Walter Hannemann as its new Product Manager.
Hannemann, an electronics engineer and experienced shipping industry ITC specialist joins Dualog after holding positions in IT management at Maersk Tankers and Torm. His previous roles have covered the full ITC spectrum for vessel and fleet operations.
"Having spent many years on the shipping company side I am looking forward to transferring my experience and understanding of the value drivers to support Dualog clients' ITC operations," he says."As a 'customer partner' for many years, I have been impressed with the level of professionalism, customer focus, competence and service mindedness from everyone I interacted with at Dualog. I'm delighted to become part of their efforts to make global shipping ITC less complex, more secure and ultimately, more cost effective."
"Dualog's unique insight into the current and future ITC needs of the shipping industry is strengthened with Walter on board. He will play an important part in steering our product development to support our clients' long term technology and communication ambitions," said Morten Lind-Olsen, CEO, Dualog.
Hanneman will also support Dualog's commitment to delivering future "cyber resilience" on vessels and critical services.
The Dualog Connection Suite is a single solution to support everyday ITC operations on board and acts as a "middleware" between user applications and a ship's infrastructure. The suite, which features applications for Business and Crew use in addition to Security and Control, is independent of specific airtime providers and communication equipment manufacturers, enabling IT infrastructure and process continuity regardless of the connectivity used. Dualog also provides deployment services to help customers perform a fast, smooth and trouble free deployment and IT Consultancy services, including training.