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Empowering the Maritime Industry with Cutting-Edge Technology

Welcome to YOT Ltd (Your Onboard Technologies), a reputable and innovative supplier in the maritime industry. Founded by Ryan Porter and Kris Cardona, YOT Ltd is driven by a passion for technology and a customer-centric approach. With a strong commitment to excellence, they have established themselves as a trusted partner, delivering cutting-edge solutions to meet the evolving needs of their clients in the maritime IT sector. Join us as we dive into their journey and the remarkable impact they’ve made in the industry.



Sailing Towards Success: The Evolution of YOT Ltd

YOT Ltd’s story started with a clear vision and a commitment to excellence. From its modest beginnings, the company grew and evolved, swiftly becoming a trusted and dependable supplier in the maritime industry. YOT Ltd’s dedication to customer satisfaction, trust, and reliability distinguished them from other suppliers in the market. While YOT Ltd initially focused on catering to the yachting technology world, the company expanded its reach to new markets that showed great interest in their offerings. Recognising the demand for innovative technology solutions across various industries, they decided to extend their support to integrators and supply companies.
“We could have chosen the conventional path and become another technical integrator in the maritime industry. But our vision was broader – we wanted to work alongside as many integrators as possible. We didn’t want to compete; instead, we aimed to collaborate with them. That’s why we serve integrators and supply companies, extending our support to a wider audience,” says Ryan.

Their commitment to serving a broader audience paid off, and YOT Ltd soon found itself collaborating with clients from shipping companies, offshore oil and gas industries, commercial vessels, and more. The company’s ability to adapt to different needs and provide tailored solutions further solidified their reputation as a go-to technology partner.


Serving as an Asset: Delivering Value to Clients

YOT Ltd, the ethos of providing value goes beyond just being a product supplier; they aim to be an indispensable asset to businesses. This dedication to delivering value is reflected in their customer-centric approach and responsiveness to clients’ needs. When clients partner with YOT Ltd, they can trust in the company’s technical knowledge and dedication to supporting them every step of the way.

“We go above and beyond to be a solid partner our clients can rely on,” Ryan affirms.

This commitment to their clients’ success has resulted in strong and lasting relationships, where YOT Ltd is seen as an extension of their clients’ own teams.


Standing Out in a Sea of Suppliers

In the fiercely competitive IT supply industry, YOT Ltd distinguishes itself by being a high-end IT concierge service, placing great emphasis on reactivity and speed. Their team’s collective skills and alignment towards the same goal enable them to stand out as a supplier that consistently delivers results.

“What sets us apart is our deep understanding of our clients’ needs and our availability to assist them. Whether it’s during regular business hours or on a Sunday night at 11 pm, we’ll be there for our clients because many of our team members have sat in our clients’ shoes and know what is needed,” Ryan adds.

Mission: Speed and Simplicity

YOT Ltd’s mission statement encapsulates two core pillars of their service: speed and simplicity. In a rapidly moving technology landscape, they deliver complex solutions with a focus on simplifying the process for their clients, ensuring smooth procurement and timely delivery.

“Technology never sleeps, and we recognise the time constraints our clients face. We’re committed to being fast and efficient, ensuring that products ordered before 4 pm are delivered the next day across the EU. Our mission is to clear the fog and make technology solutions simple for our clients,” Ryan states.

Building Strong Partnerships: The Backbone of YOT Ltd

For YOT Ltd, building lasting partnerships with their clients is of paramount importance. They recognise the unique needs of each business and take a flexible and customer-centric approach to cater to those needs. This dedication to building trust and delivering exceptional value ensures long-term satisfaction and success.

“Every business is unique, and we tailor our offerings to meet their specific goals. We prioritise building trust and delivering exceptional value to our clients, empowering them to thrive in an ever-changing digital landscape,” says Ryan.
The company’s commitment to building strong relationships extends beyond just their clients; they also nurture a sense of camaraderie with their suppliers. By maintaining strong partnerships with leading technology brands, YOT Ltd ensures that they provide top-of-the-line products and support to their clients.

YOT Ltd’s Powerful Platform: Enhancing the Customer Experience

YOT Ltd’s website, www.yotstore.com, serves as a one-stop destination for a wide array of products from leading technology brands. Beyond the website, they offer a robust customer portal known as YOT Portal, which provides clients with easy access to essential services and information. YOT Portal is the one-stop system for all things hardware, licences, accounting, and a game-changer for their clients, empowering them with an abundance of tools at their fingertips, accessible anytime they please. This powerful platform enhances the overall customer experience, offering convenience, efficiency, and seamless communication with YOT Ltd’s team.

“Our customer portal is a powerful tool that includes everything our clients could need. It enhances communication and collaboration, offers access to self-service resources, and provides timely updates on inquiries. It empowers our clients with greater control and transparency over their interactions,” Ryan highlights.

Certified Expertise: A Key to Superior Service

As an official partner to renowned brands, YOT Ltd is fully accredited to support their equipment. This certification ensures they possess the latest knowledge to effectively support their customers, optimising equipment within clients’ solutions for the best results.

“Certifications are essential for maintaining up-to-date expertise, enabling us to offer the latest features and product lines. It reflects our commitment to excellence and professionalism, allowing us to provide comprehensive and high-level support,” Ryan elaborates.

The Pursuit of Innovation: Staying Ahead of the Curve

At YOT Ltd, innovation is at the core of everything they do. The company thrives on continually exploring new technologies and trends to provide forward-thinking solutions to their clients. Their passionate team of tech enthusiasts invests time in research and development, creating a dynamic environment that benefits both the company and its clients.

“Innovation is at the core of what we do. We stay ahead by investing in research, exploring new ideas, and embracing emerging technologies. Our dedication to innovation ensures our clients receive cutting-edge solutions that keep them competitive,” Ryan emphasises.

Charting the Course Ahead: YOT Ltd’s Vision for the Future

As YOT Ltd sails ahead in the maritime and IT industries, their vision remains steadfast – to be the leading technology supplier and a trusted partner for businesses across various sectors. The company aims to further expand its reach and deliver innovative solutions that solve complex challenges faced by their clients.

“We want to be at the forefront of technology advancements, constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our clients. Our mission is to be a reliable and innovative partner that helps businesses thrive in an increasingly interconnected world,” says Ryan.

With their dedication to excellence, a customer-centric approach, and a passionate team driving their success, YOT Ltd is poised to leave an indelible mark in the maritime and IT industries, navigating the waters of technology with confidence and purpose.

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Global Marine Technology Services: Transforming Maritime, Defence, and Superyacht Sectors.

At the forefront of technology solutions in the Marine, Defence, and Superyacht sectors stands Global Marine Technology Services (GMTS). Renowned for its innovative approach and commitment to quality, GMTS has earned its place as a leading provider of state-of-the-art solutions. In this exclusive feature, we delve into the insights of Nik Roné Thullesen, the Managing Director & Owner of GMTS, to explore the company’s unique offerings, the significance of bespoke solutions, and the future of technology in the maritime industry.


An Unparalleled Offering of State-of-the-Art Solutions

GMTS takes pride in delivering a diverse range of cutting-edge solutions across all the verticals it operates in. From advanced Cellular Communication systems, incorporating technology from Peplink and Poynting Antennas, to World-leading Marine Training Solutions in partnership with Virtual Marine, the company’s portfolio is a testament to its expertise as IT professionals. GMTS particularly excels in developing innovative solutions for Marine and Off-Grid environments, solidifying its position as a technology leader in the maritime domain.

“Our core strength lies in our expertise as IT professionals, with a special focus on developing innovative solutions for Marine and Off-Grid environments.”says Nik


Setting the Bar High: Differentiation and Unique Approach

What sets GMTS apart is its holistic approach to solutions both onboard and ashore, attention to detail, comprehensive documentation, and delivery of high quality solutions are paramount. GMTS goes the extra mile to ensure that every project is completed to perfection, providing the highest levels of stability, functionality, and longevity.

Our expectation is that when we step onboard a vessel, they leave the next day. Our comprehensive documentation and extra attention to installations ensure the highest levels of stability and functionality.”Nik affirms

The Power of Experience: Decades of Expertise in Action

With GMTS’s team boasting decades of experience in technology, defence, maritime, and Superyacht domains, their expertise is a cornerstone of the high-quality, consultative service they offer to clients. Their accumulated knowledge of risks, faults, and challenges enables them to get the job done right the first time, saving clients valuable time and resources.

“With experience comes knowledge of risks, faults, and culprits. When we step onboard a project or vessel, we know how to get the job done right the first time, wasting minimal time.”Nik elaborates.

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The Art of Bespoke Solutions: Tailoring to Specific Needs

GMTS’s commitment to providing bespoke solutions is evident in their ability to create unique technical marvels for clients. For instance, they were one of the first companies globally to offer a remarkable combination of Peplink Products, pushing the boundaries of their engineered purpose. In one instance, GMTS ingeniously retrofitted two 5G modems along with Starlink Maritime on a 70m Motor Yacht and an 82m Sailing Yacht without significant signal loss, achieving a total throughput of almost 1.5Gbps in 2022.

“We were one of the first companies globally to offer a unique combination of Peplink Products that linked them together and extended functionality beyond their originally engineered purpose.” Nik elaborates.

Addressing the Connectivity Needs: Extensive Solutions and Global Reach

With the growing demand for connectivity, GMTS leaves no stone unturned in finding the best solutions for their clients. They partner with companies globally, offering almost endless data and roaming capabilities in the APAC region. Whether SIM-based, Starlink, or VSAT solutions, GMTS ensures clients are seamlessly connected, no matter where they venture.

“We are always on the hunt for new and better deals for our clients, partnering with companies globally. In APAC, we can offer almost endless data and roaming capabilities, and if the service isn’t SIM-based, we can support it via Starlink or VSAT solutions..” Nik states

Staying Ahead in the AV World: Embracing Technological Advancements

In the fast-evolving AV industry, GMTS remains at the cutting edge by actively staying up-to-date with the latest technologies. They attend trade shows, engage with leading partners in the AV world, and collaborate with specialised AV companies to deliver industry-leading solutions. GMTS’s dedication to staying current ensures they can deliver high-end equipment and control methods that enhance the onboard experience for vessel owners.

“We are a technology company through and through. Our partnerships with a series of AV-specialised companies enable us to deliver industry-leading solutions. We attend trade shows annually and stay current with technology through online platforms..”Nik emphasises.


Empowering the Future: Bespoke IT Solutions and Beyond

The ever-increasing reliance on IT systems requires innovative solutions that address present and future challenges. GMTS prides itself on understanding clients’ needs, building systems that are prepared to tackle not only current obstacles but also unforeseen problems. Their bespoke, tried and tested solutions ensure that customers are well-equipped for the evolving technology landscape.

“Continued reliance on technology and exceeding requirements presents a challenge for everyone. We aim to put ourselves in the client’s shoes to build systems that are futureproof.” Nik explains.


LINKing Vessels: Monitoring and Control at Its Finest

GMTS’s LINK remote monitoring platform has revolutionised vessel data, devices, and control systems’ monitoring and control. This industry-renowned equipment allows clients to have full control, both locally and remotely, through an intuitive interface. GMTS’s partnership with Smartyachts Limited in the UK and other leading entities enables the implementation of limitless monitoring and control capabilities for vessels, from NMEA2000 to Modbus systems.

“From the very birth of GMTS, we aimed to make it easier for people to not only be connected but also control their assets remotely and with ease.”Nik shares.


Empowering Training Through Simulation Solutions

As consultants in the marine and defence sector, GMTS harnesses the power of simulation to address specific challenges and requirements. Through fully simulated environments, GMTS delivers cost-effective, efficient, and safe training experiences. Their collaboration with Virtual Marine to deliver STCW training for lifeboats in a fully simulated environment and portable simulator initiatives showcases GMTS’s commitment to innovative training methodologies.

We’ve been using simulation for several decades across various fields of training. This technology allows us to expand scenarios to include undesirable locations, situations, environments, or disasters while maintaining safety, control, and valuable learning objectives.” Nik elaborates.


Smart Port Solutions: The Future of Port Control and Monitoring

GMTS’s collaborative efforts with leading brands like Vissim drive the development of smart port solutions. Combining products from Axis and Peplink, GMTS offers cost-effective port monitoring, remote alarm systems, vessel tracking, and online VTS systems that are truly world-leading. Their forward-looking approach seeks to break into the smart port market in 2023 and 2024, revolutionising the landscape of port control and monitoring.

“We’ve partnered with Vissim to deliver smart port solutions for the future. Together with product suppliers like Axis and Peplink, we can provide cost-effective port monitoring, remote alarm systems, vessel tracking, and online VTS systems that are world-leading..”Nik highlights.


Real-Time Data: Powering Safe Operations and Maintenance

As the reliance on real-time data increases worldwide, GMTS provides robust solutions that enable remote monitoring and IoT capabilities on a global scale. Access to real-time data empowers clients with timely insights, driving safe operations, environmental monitoring, improved navigation, and better compliance. GMTS’s initiatives in real-time data for container tracking, predictive maintenance, and insurance risk management have set a new standard in the maritime industry.

“Having access to real-time data in the marine industry can bring numerous advantages for safe operations and maintenance.” Nik points out.


Forging the Future: GMTS – Leading the Way in Maritime Technology

Global Marine Technology Services (GMTS) is a driving force behind technological advancements in the maritime industry. As pioneers of innovation and bespoke solutions, GMTS’s commitment to excellence, industry-leading partnerships, and unparalleled expertise propel the company to the forefront of the Marine, Defence, and Superyacht sectors.

With a proactive approach to technology adoption, GMTS stands ready to navigate the seas of change in the ever-evolving maritime landscape. As technology continues to shape the industry, GMTS remains steadfast in its dedication to delivering the best-in-class solutions that empower vessel owners, enhance safety, and embrace the limitless potential of maritime technology. As clients embark on their maritime journey, GMTS will undoubtedly remain the trusted companion, leading the way to a brighter, more connected future in the world of maritime technology.