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Airbus Enhances OceanFinder capabilities

Sep 23, 2019

Aerospace solutions provider Airbus Defense and Space has upgraded its digital maritime service to detect and track vessels around the globe.First launched in 2018, OceanFinder leverages Airbus’ advanced constellation of optical and radar satellites…

Wallem Introduces Collaborative Inboxes

Aug 13, 2019

Wallem Group is introducing collaborative inboxes to its agency business line, in a move designed to enhance responsiveness in communications by overcoming the limitations of conventional end-to-end email. The rethink on how communication takes…

KVH Joins SMN for Tech Initiative

Jul 31, 2019

Maritime innovator KVH has announced it has joined the Smart Maritime Network (SMN) as one of the founding members of the initiative dedicated to supporting collaboration and standardization in the development of IT systems for the shipping sector…

Hyundai Global Service, Intellian Partner

Jul 16, 2019

Intellian signed a strategic partnership  with Hyundai Global Service (HGS), a subsidiary of the shipbuilding company Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) group, on July 15 at Centum Science Park in Busan, Korea.As the first step of the cooperation…

SATCOM SOLUTIONS: Cruising in the Cloud

Jul 10, 2019

Turning a necessary cost center into a revenue stream is the new normal for savvy and successful cruise operators.As the flourishing expedition cruise market takes passengers on innovative itineraries to remote and untouched destinations, these…

RigNet Settles Inmarsat Arbitration

Jun 24, 2019

RigNet, Inc. announced that it has reached a settlement with Inmarsat Global Limited that concludes the GX Arbitration pending before the International Center for Dispute Resolution.  Pursuant to the settlement, RigNet will pay Inmarsat $45 million immediately…

Sovcomflot Selects Orange for Maritime VSAT

Jun 11, 2019

Russian maritime shipping company specializing in petroleum and LNG shipping Sovcomflot has chosen Orange Business Services to deploy an advanced Maritime VSAT solution on eight vessels.According to a press release from the the business services arm of Orange S…

Thuraya VSAT+ for Smart Shipping & Digitalization

May 30, 2019

VSAT+, the ground-breaking maritime satellite service from Thuraya, will be unveiled in Europe at this year’s Nor-Shipping conference and exhibition event in Oslo, three months after its commercial launch at the annual Thuraya partner conference in Dubai…

Tolley to Join Intelsat as EVP & CFO

May 29, 2019

Intelsat has announced the appointment of David M. Tolley as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 3, 2019.Tolley will report to Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler, and oversee Intelsat’s global finance organization…

Marlink Extends Network

May 23, 2019

Marlink will introduce a new hybrid communication service at Nor-Shipping 2019. Dubbed Sealink Global 4G, as a turnkey solution it is designed to provide everything needed to leverage fast, low-latency mobile services when in network range while…

KVH Appoints Loke VP Asia Pacific

May 22, 2019

KVH Industries (Nasdaq: KVHI) said that Ken Loke has been named Vice President – Asia Pacific, to direct all initiatives for KVH in this  region. Loke has extensive experience in satellite and managed services with top companies active in the telecommunications and maritime industries…

KVH Unloads Videotel for $90m

May 13, 2019

KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) sold its maritime training business, the Videotel group of companies, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for a base purchase price of $90 million, on a cash-free, debt-free basis, subject to working capital adjustments…

A SmallSat AUV Network

Mar 28, 2019

There’s more to a global network than satellite links, and yet sat-linked remote operations experts can heap huge scientific and technological gains on the world. That’s what’s happening in the background — a smallish network of the best scientists…

KVH Debuts New VSAT Antenna

Mar 28, 2019

KVH introduced the TracPhone V11-HTS, and antenna that the company dubs 'the world’s fastest' 1 meter Ku/C-band maritime VSAT antenna.The V11-HTS is designed to deliver data speeds as fast as 20 Mbps down/3 Mbps, supporting the upward trend…

Fleet Xpress on New National Geographic Ship

Feb 21, 2019

Inmarsat was chosen to provide connectivity through Fleet Xpress for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic’s new adventure cruise ship, National Geographic Venture.The expedition ship, designed to explore the coastal waters, shallow coves and fast-moving channels where wildlife congregates…

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