Memberships and affiliations

CLIA Cruise Lines International Association
Established in 1975, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community. CLIA supports policies and practices that foster a safe, secure, healthy and sustainable cruise ship environment and is dedicated to promote the cruise travel experience. See more at:
GVA Global VSAT Forum
Headquartered in London, with a regional office in Washington DC and global affiliates, the Global VSAT Forum is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit organisation with 200+ members from every major region of the world.  The broad-based membership represents every sector of the satellite industry, including fixed and mobile satellite operators, satellite network operators, teleports, satellite earth station manufacturers, system integrators, value added and enhanced service providers, telecom carriers, consultants, law firms, and users.
WTA World Teleport Association
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association (WTA) has been the only trade association that focuses on the business of satellite communications from the ground up.  At the core of its membership are the world’s most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global carriers.  WTA is dedicated to advocating for the interests of teleport operators in the global telecommunications market and promoting excellence in teleport business practice, technology and operations.
The SOIL (Secure Oil Information Link) network is a fully managed high-performance communications network hub owned and operated by EPIM. The network is built to operate independent from other networks, including internet. It enables Operators on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) and their business partners and suppliers to do cost effective cross company collaboration without having to establish multiple point-to-point connections. The network further serves as a communication platform for delivering services which are in common use by the Norwegian petroleum sector, including applications like License2Share, DaWinci, Diskos and others. The network has a track record of performance and high availability that extends back to 1998. Today, more than 200 registered companies are using the SOIL network for collaboration. Harris CapRock is an approved SOIL Service Provider.
SSPI Society of Satellite Professionals International
The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) provides comprehensive membership and organization information for a professional career development organization in the field of satellite communications. The Society of Satellite Professionals International was founded in the USA in 1983, with Sir Arthur C. Clarke, creator of the satellite concept, as its honorary chairman. SSPI works to make the satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and nurturing the talent that powers innovation.