Saab Technologies Ltd. hosted its annual KleinPort Customer Advisory meetings in Darwin, Australia from August 18th to 21st, 2015. This year’s attendees included representatives from Darwin Port Corp., Flinders Ports Plc, Fremantle Ports Authority, Maritime Safety Queensland, Pilbara Ports Authority, PNG Ports Corp. Ltd. and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

Darwin VTS CentreThe Customer Advisory meetings provide a regular opportunity for Saab Technologies management to meet with KleinPort customers and partners to exchange views and information about Saab’s product development plans and the customers’ actual experiences with their KleinPort systems.

“The KleinPort user group represents ports and authorities that hold responsibility for over 70% of port traffic in Australia,” said Peter Behrendt, Saab Technologies’ Managing Director. “We had very productive discussions including Port Collaborative Decision Making (Port CDM) concepts and the latest KleinPort developments.”

The meetings included a tour of the Port of Darwin’s VTS centre (pictured) where port staff use an integrated Saab KleinPort and Saab V-3000 VTMIS to safely manage port traffic.

The next Customer Advisory meetings are scheduled for May 24th – 27th, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada to coincide with the 2016 International Harbour Masters Association (IHMA) Congress being conducted in Vancouver May 30th – June 2nd.

Saab Technologies Ltd. (previously Klein Systems Group Ltd.) is a Saab Defence and Security company, and a leading provider of Maritime Enterprise Software.