Experts from three countries work together in the project. They are organised in 17 companies. See the figure below, who contributes to this project.

Project partners mapped

Project Partners from Turkey

  • ERSTE Software Limited
  • VTEK
  • SRDC
  • Turkcell Teknoloji Plaza

ERSTE Software Limited

The ERSTE company is sepcialised in software develoment for IoT-applications. Moreover, they do research and development projects on IoT, Project Management, Software Project Development and R&D Consultancy


VTEK is operating in port and marinas domain with provision of high-end solutions to improve the efficiency and productivity of ports and marinas. The company is committed to enhance its capacities for implementation of new technologies in maritime domain like IoT technologies and mobile services usable by Android/web platforms by incorporating with operators, R&D organizations and industry partners


SRDC is established with the goal of transferring the scientific know how developed at the university to the dynamic and expanding Turkish economy. The company has extensive expertise in large scale software development, semantic Web, Internet technologies, eBusiness and eHealth.

Turkcell Teknoloji Plaza

The experience of setting services and products at Europe’s second largest stand-alone GSM Network operator is one of the main strengths of Turkcell Teknoloji.

Project Partners from Spain

  • Gijón Port Authority
  • ProDevelop

Gijón Port Authority

The port of Gijón is one of the main seaports of the Atlantic Arc and is the leading port for solid bulk movement in Spain. Its facilities are suited to new market requirements in terms of depths, quays and storage areas and provide services with the best quality standards.


ProDevelop consolidated its experience in the implementation of ICT solutions for diverse sectors such as: Maritime, Environment, Tourism, Agriculture, Public Administration and Transport. In particular, ProDevelop is specialized in consulting.

Project Partners from Germany

  • Hamburg Port Authority AöR
  • Bayernhafen TriCon Container Terminal Nürnberg GmbH
  • catkin GmbH
  • DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG
  • Federation of German Inland Ports
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics
  • Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Materna Information & Communications SE
  • NautilusLog GmbH
  • NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
  • University of Rostock

Hamburg Port Authority

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) is operating port management and is a representative of the seaports. HPA is aiming for efficiency, safety and profitability . They are responsible for planning and carrying out infrastructure measures as well as guaranteeing safety and simplicity of the shipping.

Bayernhafen TriCon Container Terminal Nürnberg GmbH

Bayernhafen is an active moderator for the development of logistics solutions and networks. Bayernhafen acts as a location architect who develops strategies across companies and locations, invests in infrastructure and, in close cooperation with port residents, opens up new value creation potential. The aim is to further strengthen the ports’ position as logistics locations and hubs for the global exchange of goods.

catkin GmbH

catkin GmbH develops and implements customized communication solutions and provides networking of companies in logistics and supply chain.

DeltaPort GmbH & Co. KG

By uniting the port areas under one roof in 2012, a unique range of space and services for port-related commercial and industrial companies has been created on the Lower Rhine. DeltaPort has an optimal infrastructural connection with numerous handling possibilities for bulk, general, liquid and heavy goods as well as containers. DeltaPort is still a young project – modern and innovative in all aspects. This is reflected, among other things, in the responsibility we assume, e.g. through our membership in the “EcoPorts Network”.

Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG

In addition to the implementation environment, Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG DSW 21 (DSW21) also contributes know-how on the logistical processes and the requirement profile of an inland port to the project.

Federation of German Inland Ports

The federation promotes political understanding for transport and traffic development that does equal justice to economic, ecological, social and regional interests.

Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML works in all fields of internal and external logistics. Teams assembled according to project and customer requirements create cross-industry and customer-specific solutions, among other things in the field of materials handling, business process modelling, transportation systems and resource logistics.

Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services

The Fraunhofer CML develops and optimizes processes and systems along the maritime supply chain. In practice-oriented research projects, the Fraunhofer CML supports private and public clients from the fields of shipping, port and logistics in initiating and realising innovations.

Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliabilty

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Materna Information & Communications SE

Materna is a leading European IT consulting company and provides support with process and technology consulting services, development and implementation of IT solutions and services for maintenance, operations and training.

NautilusLog GmbH

NautilusLog GmbH (KMU) has experience in the use of Smart Devices in the maritime industry.

NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH

As the world’s leading provider of secure connections and building on its expertise in high performance mixed signal, NXP develops solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Connected Car, Portable & Wearable, Industry 4.0 and other areas of the Internet of Things.

University of Rostock

The Institute for Applied Microelectronics and Computer Engineering is specialized in the fields of design and verification of embedded and cyberphysical systems, device-oriented service-oriented architectures and Internet of Things.