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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…

Inmarsat: In Support of Maritime Start-ups

Feb 14, 2019

Inmarsat  has joined forces with tRainmaking’s Trade and Transport Impact (T&TI) and Bluetech Accelerator to create initiatives that directly support start-ups focused on IoT and big data innovation in the maritime, ports and logistics supply chain…

StormGeo, DNV GL Strike Fleet Management Deal

Feb 07, 2019

StormGeo and DNV GL signed an agreement to consolidate their fleet performance solutions under the StormGeo name, combining DNV GL’s ECO Insight and Navigator Insight solutions with StormGeo’s FleetDSS and ship reporting solutions.  The fleet performance centers…

Russia Launches First-ever Arctic Satellite

Jan 20, 2019

The first Russian satellite for weather forecasting and monitoring climate and environment in the Arctic region, Arktika-M, is planned to be sent to near-earth orbit in June 2019.Sputnik quoted Russian space industry source saying: 'The launch of the Soyuz-2…

Marlink Extends VSAT Contract with Transpetrol

Jan 09, 2019

Satellite communications specialist Marlink has been awarded a contract renewal to expand its Sealink VSAT service to international ship owner Transpetrol.The provider of satellite communications services for the maritime industry claimed that…

Nokia, ABB and Kalmar Trial 5G Technology for Harbor Automation

Nov 15, 2018

Nokia, ABB and Kalmar, part of Cargotec,  have successfully conducted industrial trials that leverage the low latency capabilities of 5G to support time-critical applications and enhance protection and efficiency in a smart electricity grid and in harbor automation…

UK Satellites Launched to Track Illegal Shipping Activity

Sep 16, 2018

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has confirmed the successful launch of two satellites, NovaSAR-1, a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, and SSTL S1-4, a high resolution optical Earth Observation satellite.  The two satellites were…

China Launches New Marine Satellite

Sep 07, 2018

China successfully launched a new marine satellite into orbit yesterday (Friday) to help improve understanding of maritime waters and study the impact of climate change, Xinhua reported.A Long March-2C rocket carrying the HY-1C satellite took off at 11:15 a…

Iridium’s Maritime Business Continues Momentum

Sep 06, 2018

Iridium Communications Inc. announced today that KDDI Corporation, Navarino and NSSLGlobal Ltd., are the newest Iridium Certus service providers for the maritime industry. Iridium Certus will offer a L-band satellite broadband connectivity solution…

Marlink Launches Cyber Threat Detection Solution

Sep 04, 2018

Marlink is unveiling a unique and intelligent threat detection solution for the maritime industry at SMM 2018 this week.Cyber Detection, the latest addition to Marlink’s fully integrated ship and shore-based Cyber Guard portfolio, monitors all…

5000th Ship Installed Inmarsat Fleet Xpress

Sep 03, 2018

The 5,000th ship installation of Inmarsat Fleet Xpress, the world’s only high-speed, globally-available Ka-band VSAT service designed for mobility and available from a single operator, is set to be completed by the close of the month.Following its launch in March 2016…

Marlink VSAT Ensures Global Connectivity for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Aug 31, 2018

Marlink has re-established its commitment to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to provide its Sealink services on the fleet of four cruise vessels, plus two new cruise ships which are due to enter operational service in 2019. The contract renewal reflects…

ITC Global Extends Contract with Medical Ship Nonprofit

Jul 31, 2018

ITC Global, a provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments, has announced its three-year contract extension with Youth With A Mission Medical Ships Australia, Ltd (YWAM MSA). Under terms of the agreement, ITC Global…

Bangabandhu Satellite to Link 39,000 Ships at Sea

Jul 08, 2018

Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the shipping ministry so that Bangabandhu-1 satellite will provide the connectivity to around 39,000 ships in the country in a year…

Nordic Hamburg Inks Connectivity Deal with KVH

Jun 19, 2018

KVH Industries, Inc. announced today that global ship manager Nordic Hamburg has chosen KVH’s new advanced TracPhone V7-HTS antenna equipment and the AgilePlans subscription-based Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) program to bring fast, global connectivity to its vessels…

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