LeoSat Enterprises, which is in the process of developing a new constellation of up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites, has entered into a strategic agreement with the Globalsat Group, an American satellite services provider, to market the forthcoming HTS data network across various markets.
MTM Ship Management (MTMSM), an operator of product and chemical tankers, bulk carriers and container ships, has extended its VSAT contract with NSSLGlobal to almost double the number of vessels using its IP@SEA service.
SpeedCast has launched its new SIGMA Net device for network management on shipping vessels and at other remote sites, designed specifically to operate over VSAT and MSS.
Marine Software in the UK has completed the supply of its MPMWin - Marine Planned Maintenance software to CMI Offshore, for use on its range of drilling and production support vessels.
Carbon War Room, exactEarth, and University Maritime Advisory Service (UMAS) have launched a new free-to-access ship operational efficiency portal called BetterFleet, which aims to show how efficiently an individual vessel has operated over the past year in comparison with similar ships.
A 3D Printing firm focusing on creating items for the maritime industry is set to open at the Innovation Dock at the Port of Rotterdam, with RAMLAB to begin operating in December 2016.
British ferry company P&O Ferries, an operator of ferries sailing from the UK to Ireland and Continental Europe, has selected GNS to provide navigation products and services for its fleet of 15 vessels.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to jointly undertake research and development, as well as commercialisation, of new maritime technologies and services.
The Zeaborn Group has agreed a deal with Pronautas to supply a complete IT and communications system to all of the vessels in its fleet, including Sealink VSAT connectivity and the XChange platform from Marlink, dual ECDIS, and Pronautas’ ship-board virtualised client server system.
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