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Marine Learning Systems wins Inmarsat's "Ferry Open Innovation Challenge"

Mar 31, 2022

E-learning technology and service provider secures £10,000 grant to implement proof of concept for end-to-end crew training solution aboard working ferryInmarsat announced that e-learning technology and service provider Marine Learning Systems…

Seafarer Training, Well-Being at center of Inmarsat Ferry Open Challenge

Jan 31, 2022

Inmarsat, Attica Group and Thetius have teamed to jointly launched the ‘Inmarsat Ferry Open Innovation Challenge: Crew Training and Entertainment,' a competition which inspired start-ups and SMEs to deliver digital solutions to enhance the training or enrich the leisure hours of seafarers…

Inmarsat Launches I-6 F1, Latest Tech Communication Satellite

Dec 23, 2021

With a rapid evolution of communication connectitivity need, Inmarsat launched I-6 F1, the first of seven new Inmarsat satellites to be launched by 2024, a key piece of the satcom giant's platform to deliver enhanced ELERA (L-band) and Global Xpress (Ka-band) for Indo-Pacific…

AST Appoints Peters as Group Managing Director

Nov 11, 2021

Applied Satellite Technology Ltd. (AST) appointed Andrew Peters as Group Managing Director.“Andrew’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for AST, his experience in the technology sector and knowledge of our industry and markets will spearhead our Group in the next stage of our growth…

The Satcom ‘Highway’ will Enable Maritime Digitalization & IoT Solutions

Oct 19, 2021

Global maritime communications powerhouse Inmarsat earlier this year announced a pair of new tech offerings – ORCHESTRA and ELERA – that are touted as ‘the communications network of the future.’ We caught up with Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime…

Intellian, Inmarsat Launch New FleetBroadband Terminals

Oct 19, 2021

Intellian received type approval from Inmarsat for its new FB250 and Fleet One L-band terminals, making it one of the first to market with user terminals for operation on Inmarsat’s catalyst L-band network, ELERA. The FB250 is a multi-functional terminal…

OneOcean Brings Voyage Optimization Solutions to Marlink Partner Program

Oct 18, 2021

Marlink, provider of smart network solutions, said it has partnered with OneOcean Group to add a range of advanced voyage solutions to its Application Partner Program.OneOcean is one of the largest global suppliers of voyage planning solutions for the maritime industry with products used by over 15…

Marlink Delivers Connectivity to PONANT Polar Expedition Ship

Oct 13, 2021

Marlink is supporting PONANT’s first polar exploration ship Le Commandant Charcot, with data and voice connectivity, aiming to create a seamless communication experience for guests.Le Commandant Charcot became the first vessel of her kind to reach the geographic North Pole on September 6…

New Marlink Application Partner Program Aims to Accelerate Digitalization

Sep 22, 2021

Marlink launched a new Application Partner Program aimed at supporting the increasingly rapid digitalization trend in maritime.To support the adoption of digital solutions, the program intends to provide direct digital enablement benefits to ship operators and application providers…

AST Group, OneWeb Team Collaborate

Jul 26, 2021

This week, OneWeb's Maritime team had a long-awaited in-person meeting with colleagues at The AST Group.OneWeb's Maritime team – Carole Plessy, Dave Bell and Alexandra Kenworthy got to have that long-awaited in-person meeting. They met colleagues at The AST Group – Gregory Darling…

Diamond Bulk Taps Inmarsat's Fleet Data Premium Solution

Jun 17, 2021

Inmarsat's Fleet Data provides data acquisition, processing, uploading, and interface links between engine and Nautilus Labs’ fleet optimization solution so that Mitsubishi Ore Transport and Diamond Bulk Carriers reap rewards of big data without hardware expense…

Intellian Opens R&D Center in South Korea

Jun 14, 2021

Intellian has opened its new Research and Development Center in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, a new home for the engineering team with the latest product and quality verification facilities, helping to accelerate product development. In particular…

AST Partners with the Liberian Registry for Iridium GMDSS

Apr 13, 2021

Maritime satellite communications solutions provider Applied Satellite Technology (AST) is partnering with The Liberian Registry as the first authorized service provider of the Iridium Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) for Liberian flagged vessels…

Satellite Data Company Spire to Go Public in Latest SPAC Space Deal

Mar 01, 2021

Satellite data company Spire Global Inc said on Monday it has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check acquisition firm NavSight Holdings Inc at a $1.6 billion valuation.It is the latest example of a special purpose acquisition…

SES Networks to Power Guest Connectivity on Scarlet Lady

Feb 24, 2021

SES Networks is working with Virgin Voyages to provide its fleet with high-speed, low-latency connectivity. Significantly, the Wi-Fi service will be free for every sailor. Virgin Voyages’ Lady Ships will tap into SES Networks’ satellite-enabled Signature Cruise Solution…

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