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Speedcast Announces Executive Management Changes

Nov 28, 2017

Speedcast International Limited has announced two changes to its executive management team: Keith Johnson will become chief operating officer, and Erwan Emilian will lead the Enterprise & Emerging Markets division. Johnson, currently EVP of Speedcast’s Energy Division…

Jackson to Direct Global Marketing at KVH

Nov 27, 2017

Elizabeth Jackson has joined KVH Industries, Inc. as chief marketing officer and senior vice president for strategy. Jackson has worked at a variety of companies including Proctor & Gamble, Campbell Soup Company, Summer Infant, and HookLogic…

Smart Ships: Inmarsat, Samsung Heavy Industries Partner

Sep 05, 2017

Satellite communications services provider Inmarsat said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), establishing a relationship to leverage the ‘smart ship’ connectivity offered by Fleet Xpress at the vessel construction stage…

Speedcast, Danaos Partner on Maritime Digitalization

Aug 28, 2017

Speedcast International Limited, the provider of remote communication and IT solutions, and Danaos Peripherals announced a strategic alliance agreement under which the two companies will combine maritime communications with advanced application management developed by Danaos…

Globecomm Installs Complete Solutions on MV Baltic

Aug 24, 2017

Globecomm, one of the leading providers of maritime connectivity services, has installed a complete communications solution on MV Baltic, the latest newbuild to join the Global Seatrade fleet. To meet demanding connectivity needs, Globecomm…

Microsatellites Launched for Maritime Monitoring, Comms and Science

Jul 14, 2017

The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) announced the successful launch of two Norwegian microsatellites developed and built by SFL for the Norwegian Space Centre with support from the Norwegian Coastal Authority, Space Norway and the European Space Agency…

d’Amico Chooses Sealink Premium Plus VSAT

Jun 29, 2017

Telemar and Marlink to bundle VSAT, L-Band and XChange Universal Remote Access to improve on board IT network support  Italian ship owner and long-term Telemar customer d’Amico Group has selected Marlink’s Sealink Premium Plus VSAT service…

Telenor Expands Communication Services for DFDS

Jun 27, 2017

Global maritime mobile operator Telenor Maritime said it will expand communications services for longstanding partner DFDS, deploying its connectivity platform with Premium Wi-Fi, Ka VSAT and mobile broadband backhaul for the Northern European shipping company…

Reederei Hamburger Lloyd Chooses Sealink Plus VSAT

Jun 23, 2017

Hamburg-based shipping group Reederei Hamburger Lloyd will move its fleet of nine containerships and six bulk carriers to Marlink’s Sealink Plus VSAT package including unlimited L-band backup. Hamburger Lloyd is a long term customer of Telemar…

Spain’s Coastal Authority Takes New Approach to SAR Training

Jun 15, 2017

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, announced that Spain’s coastal authority, Salvamento Maritimo, has chosen SPOT…

Active Shipping Moves Tanker and Bulk Carrier Fleet to Sealink VSAT

Jun 14, 2017

Active Shipping is teaming up with Marlink and its regional partner Ozsay Satellite Communications to move into the world of high-speed maritime broadband and ship digitalization. By installing Marlink’s Sealink Global VSAT service combined with the XChange digital solutions platform…

Speedcast Boosts Commitment to Inmarsat’s Ka-band Services

Jun 13, 2017

Speedcast International (ASX: SDA), a provider of high-speed broadband connectivity to the global maritime industry, has signalled growing industry acceptance for Global Xpress-powered services from Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) by adding more than…

New Real-time Maritime Tracking Service

May 30, 2017

exactEarth Ltd , provider of Satellite AIS data services announces the launch of exactView RT powered by Harris (exactView RT) – the world’s first global, persistent real-time Satellite AIS service. This capability is expected to enable a wide…

Fleet Xpress Exceeds 10,000 Ship Milestone

May 04, 2017

Fleet Xpress has secured commitments covering in excess of 10,000 ships within 12 months of launch. The milestone has been reached as a result of contracts with individual ship owners, commitments from strategic Partners, and transitioning agreements with existing Inmarsat customers…

Hapag-Lloyd, Inmarsat Ink Fleet Xpress Deal

Mar 20, 2017

Global mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest…

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