UK-based maritime GSM data company Buzz Marine has announced the launch of its new CrewCode service, a voucher based system similar to those used in hotels whereby users are given, or purchase, a code for a fixed data allowance to access onboard Wi-Fi networks.
Hatteland Display has expanded its Series X Multi Vision Display (MVD) range with the addition of a new Ultra High Definition large format model for integration into maritime bridge systems.
Turkey-headquartered Statu Shipping is to migrate its 11-vessel bulk container fleet to VSAT, using Marlink’s Sealink system and new 1GB allowance plans following a deal between Statu and local Marlink partner Ozsay Satellite Communications.
Iridium reports that it has received a targeted launch date of mid-June for its second mission of ten Iridium NEXT satellites.
Cyprus-based Satlink Satellite Communications, a member of the Tototheo Group, has entered into a new agreement with Inmarsat to integrate Fleet Xpress into its existing service portfolio, and has committed to bringing more than 1,500 vessels onto the Fleet Xpress service over a five-year period.
NSSLGlobal has upgraded its VSAT network with the activation of a new beam which will extend Ku-band coverage across the entire South Indian Ocean.
Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment, and includes the provision of condition based maintenance (CBM) services with automatic transfer of data from the installations to a CBM centre on shore.
Intelsat has announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 32e EpicNG high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from French Guiana, with signal acquisition now confirmed.
ABS has released its enhanced ABS Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems (Lashing Guide) featuring a new companion software, ABS C-LASH.
Maritime software development company SDSD has launched V-Chartering, a Cloud-based chartering platform for wet and dry brokers to manage the chartering process, offering intelligent vessel/cargo matching as well as full negotiations and fixtures.
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