Industry 4.0 doesn't stop on the shoreline


Even on the high seas, networked IT systems, automated information exchange and modern communications technologies are playing an increasingly important role. "Smart shipping" is the buzzword now. For shipping firms, it represents extensive opportunities to increase their
own added value -Thus, building the foundation for long-term success.

ANS Active Network Sea Systems implements complete smart shipping and position finding concepts for its customers, which include maritime-sector firms such as shipping lines, offshore wind park operators, and others. Since 2008, we have specialised in developing, implementing and supporting maritime hardware and software solutions. We support our customers throughout the process, from consulting and strategic planning, through implementation and realisation to
start-up and ongoing system operations.


IT-Solutions from a single source



be always up to date

ANS positions itself as a specialist for holistic solutions from "Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Cloud"

Easily assign tasks and centralize monitoring of asset quality
Reinbek, April 05, 2018. The ANS Group plans to increase its focus on retail firms with its software solution for optimizing service and maintenance tasks. This asset management system, specially developed for branch firms, is the ideal complement to ANS' recently introduced mobility...

We did it! On the 23rd November, the audit team of the DAkks certification company honored the great achievement of our entire team, which daily makes the IT of our customers to their task. This is the first ISO certification of 2015 standard of ANS Sea and ANS Systems. The ISO certification verifies the process, structure, and results in quality....


The ANS-Group


The ANS Group has set itself the task to increase the added value of its customers by means of an optimized IT adapted to their needs. The unbroken forwarding trend to digitalization is our core issue. As a successful north German company with two other branches, we are implementing projects of various sizes. For us, trust and reliability are essential in our cooperation with our customers as well as in our team. Whether you want to optimize your IT infrastructure, search cost-effective document management, require certified IT solutions for shipping or marine applications, the ANS Group is your partner.

Active Network Systems
System Integration 

  • IT-system house
  • Consulting
  • Analysis
  • Conceptions
  • Hybrid IT
  • Cloud provider
  • Security

Cocq Datendienst
Document Solutions

  • Invoice Management
  • Medical certificate handling

  • Process consulting

  • Digital HR files

  • Archiving

  • Scanning services

  • Business process outsourcing

Active Network Sea Systems
Maritime IT-Solutions

  • People and field tracking

  • Ship IT solutions

  • International IT services

  • Digital surveillance

  • Maintenance and service solutions

  • MIL certified solutions

Our History

  • 2017: 50-j√§hriges Firmenjubil√§um der Cocq Datendienst GmbH
  • 2016: ANS Active Network Systems GmbH celebrates its 20-year anniversary
  • 2013: Change of the company name to ANS Active Network Solutions GmbH
  • 2012: Restruction of the ANS-Group
  • 2010: Integration of the Cocq Datendienst GmbH
  • 2008: Foundation of the ANS Active Network Sea Systems GmbH
  • 1996: Foundation of the ANS Active Network Systems GmbH
  • 1996: Foundation of the ANS Ltd. (Huntingdon, UK)
  • 1967: Foundation of the Cocq Datendienst GmbH

Our Offices

  • Reinbek
  • Hamburg
  • Bremen
  • Huntingdon (UK)

Managing director

  • Klaus Jahnhofen