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Rock Seven and Blue Sky Network Partner

Jun 14, 2018

Communications technology and services developer Rock Seven said it has partnered with Blue Sky Network, a provider of mission-critical, satellite-based fleet management, tracking and operational analytics solutions serving private, commercial and government customers worldwide…

Connectivity is Fundamental to Seafarer Happiness

Jun 04, 2018

There’s a growing link between onboard connectivity and seafarer happiness levels, according to the latest Seafarer Happiness Index report from charity group the Mission to Seafarers.The report is based on the findings of a recent survey conducted by the Mission between January and March this year…

Inmarsat Faces US, Chinese Competition in Maritime Safety

May 22, 2018

Britain's Inmarsat will lose its monopoly in maritime safety communications after the International Maritime Organization gave Iridium and China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System the green light to develop competing systems.Inmarsat's shares fell as much as 14 percent after U…

Piloting Shipping’s Fourth Industrial Revolution

May 22, 2018

Vessels today have the capability to gather information and data from a wide variety of sources. This data can inform the crew about the impact of acceleration on the hull, provide updates on lubrication use during slow steaming, and use dynamic…

​Guthrie to Direct KVH Initiatives in Asia-Pacific Region

May 10, 2018

KVH Industries, Inc. announced that Mark Guthrie has been named KVH’s vice president for the Asia-Pacific region.Guthrie will oversee all KVH activities in this area, which is of vital importance in the mobile connectivity market. Mobile tech…

BV Adds ‘PSC Ready’ to its Digital Portfolio

Apr 12, 2018

‘PSC Ready’ assists ship managers and their crews in planning and ensuring readiness for port state control inspections. ‘PSC Ready’ is a cloud-based and secure application, downloadable for both IOS and Android. The application helps ensure…

Marlink Expands VSAT Coverage in the Indian Ocean

Apr 04, 2018

Marlink has added a new satellite to its global multi-band Sealink network, expanding its footprint in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and introducing even more Ku-band VSAT capacity to enable high-speed broadband connectivity for ships transiting southern routes between Asia and Africa…

For Seafarers, Net Access is a Must -Report

Mar 28, 2018

The Crew Connectivity 2018 Survey Report, sponsored by KVH Industries and Intelsat, shows digital transformation underway in the maritime industry.Roger Adamson, Futurenautics Maritime’s chief executive officer, presented to a London audience…

Radio Holland, Lars Thrane Team

Mar 24, 2018

Radio Holland Group and Lars Thrane A/S concluded a global distribution agreement for the LT-3100 Iridium system. As a ‘kick-off’, mid-March Peter Thrane (CEO & Co-founder) and Thomas Flinth (Sales Manager) visited the Rotterdam office of Radio Holland Netherlands for a sales presentation…

Gaining the Competitive Edge in a Booming Cruise Industry

Mar 22, 2018

2018 is set to be a recordbreaking year for new cruise ships, with just about every major cruise line due to launch a new ship during the course of the next 12 months. The four leading cruise companies – Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian…

Remains of Three Crew Found on Maersk Honam

Mar 12, 2018

Maersk said the remains of three of four missing crew members have been found aboard the Maersk Honam after a fire broke out in one of the vessel’s cargo holds last week.The search for the fourth crew member continues on board, though the search at sea has been suspended…

Intellian, Inmarsat Embark On FleetBroadband Development

Feb 14, 2018

Inmarsat and Intellian have signed an outline agreement that will support enhancements to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service for the next decade and beyond. The new agreement will see Intellian design and manufacture a new generation of FleetBroadband…

Campbell Shipping Migrates to Inmarsat Fleet Xpress

Feb 06, 2018

Inmarsat said it has reached an agreement with Campbell Shipping, a ship management company headquartered in Nassau, The Bahamas, to migrate its fleet of dry bulk carriers to Fleet Xpress. The commitment will involve a migration and upgrade from Inmarsat’s XpressLink services to Fleet Xpress…

Britain Reviewing Risks to its Satellite-Reliant Infrastructure

Jan 30, 2018

Britain is reviewing its reliance on satellite-based technology for critical infrastructure including the Global Positioning System (GPS) as the threat of jamming attacks and disruptions grows, a government report said on Tuesday.Emergency services…

SM Line Selects Intellian VSAT Antennas for its Fleet

Dec 15, 2017

The provider of maritime satellite antenna systems Intellianhas announced that its v100 maritime VSAT antenna has been chosen by SM Lines to power its ships’ data and communications, and enable its IoT (Internet of Things) freight monitoring system…

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