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Report Examines Maritime Digitalization in Japan

Apr 23, 2020

A new study, ‘A quiet revolution - the maritime innovation ecosystem in Japan’, explores the commitments to Internet of Things (IoT)-based ship and crew management already made by corporate Japan, then goes on to offer unique insights into the country’s emerging start-up culture…

Marlink Supporting Crews During COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 16, 2020

Satellite communication provider Marlink has launched a range of airtime packages and application solutions to support its customers in the maritime, fishing and offshore industries during the COVID-19 pandemic.The ‘StrongerTogether’ initiative…

Inmarsat Offering Crews Discounted Voice Calls

Apr 02, 2020

Inmarsat has formalized a 50% discount for crew voice calling services available for up to 40,000 ships in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on seafarer well-being.The maritime satellite service provider is also ensuring that…

Connecting Crew During COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020

Inmarsat Maritime President Ronald Spithout says providing crews with enhanced levels of connectivity and support is critical at this unprecedented time, and offers an insight into the work already underway with welfare organizations to assist seafarers in need…

Inmarsat Launches Services in Saudi Arabia

Feb 18, 2020

Inmarsat has announced that it will bring its maritime, aviation and enterprise connectivity solutions to customers based in Saudi Arabia through new partner agreements.The company additionally announced that it has secured new spectrum licences…

KVH Intros Digital Crew Welfare Solution

Jan 23, 2020

KVH Industries, a provider of mobile connectivity and inertial navigation systems, has introduced a new digital content service called KVH Link to help shipowners, operators and managers provide rest-time entertainment for seafarers and increase onboard productivity…

Telemar Launches BridgeLink

Jan 08, 2020

Telemar, the Marlink Group company, launched its BridgeLink solution.Telemar engineers will use the BridgeLink Smart Maintenance Application to provide pro-active support to reduce potential down-time and increase efficiency of Bridge Electronics…

Intellian Launches v130NX

Nov 19, 2019

Intellian released the latest model in its new NX Series VSAT antenna portfolio. The v130NX is reported to be the world’s first Ku-Ka convertible VSAT terminal with a 1.25-m reflector, qualifying it for high-speed global Internet on ships, offshore vessels and superyachts…

Tracking Ship Emissions from Space

Nov 10, 2019

A new ground-breaking study by University College London (UCL) Energy Institute, Imperial College and the University of Oxford shows how satellite tracking could be used to monitor compliance with the upcoming IMO 0.5% sulfur emission regulations and Emission Control Areas (ECA)…

Thuraya Launches MarineStar

Nov 05, 2019

Thuraya has responded to strong demand from the maritime sector and distributors by launching the MarineStar, an affordable maritime voice solution with advanced two-way tracking and monitoring capabilities.Designed by the world’s most innovative provider of mobile satellite communications…

Intellian, HGS Offer 'Smart Ships' SatCom Package

Oct 23, 2019

Intellian launched a satcom package for smart ships with marine engineering and service provider Hyundai Global Service (HGS), a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) group. The package integrates satellite communications with HHI’s existing smart ship solution…

Inmarsat Publishes ICT Field Guide

Oct 21, 2019

As day-to-day operations at sea become ever more reliant on information and communication technology (ICT), mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has published a practical guide to help ship managers build onboard networks that are resilient and reliable…

Interview: Tore Morten Olsen, President Maritime, Marlink

Oct 18, 2019

Tore Morten Olsen, President Maritime, Marlink, discusses the pace and direction of high speed comms in maritime.Using metrics of your choice, put in perspective where we are today in terms of getting shipowners to adopt high speed communication solutions…

Marlink, Intelsat Renew Connectivity Pact

Oct 16, 2019

Marlink and Intelsat have announced that the companies have agreed to a multi-year renewal and expansion of their partnership to provide broadband services to maritime vessels around the world. The multi-year agreement will deliver additional…

Interview: Martin Kits van Heyningen, CEO, KVH

Oct 10, 2019

Connectivity is the backbone of modern maritime operations as ships and boats at sea increasingly become connected. We recently met with Martin Kits van Heyningen, CEO, KVH, to discuss the evolution of communication in the maritime sector and so much more…

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