Satcom Global has launched VNO Elite, giving service providers that team up with Satcom Global the opportunity to operate their own VSAT service with flexibility, making changes to their customers’ bandwidth with as little as 24-hour billing increments.
UAE-based satellite operator, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has been steaming ahead with the development of its new half a billion-dollar L-band satellite system. Built by Airbus with operation planned for 2024, Thuraya 4-NGS will enhance coverage, boost speeds, and enrich the products and services portfolio. Digital Ship caught up with Mr. Sulaiman Al Ali, Thuraya’s CEO, to find out how the company has been progressing with the development of its latest programme.
Inmarsat’s strategic partner BSNL has received the necessary licenses to deliver Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services in India.
Space-based data, analytics, and services company Spire Global has announced the availability of Maritime 2.0, an update to Spire’s maritime solution that provides marine data on vessel locations, weather conditions, and global shipping activity, enabling organisations to optimise real-time decision making.
Marlink has partnered with digital learning specialist Mintra to create a streamlined solution that delivers safety training with offline capability directly to seafarers via their vessel’s IT network or through the cloud.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted digital twin ready approval in principle to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its smart ship solution, SVESSEL CBM and S-Fugas (Samsung Fuel Gas) system.
Mintra, a supplier of digital learning and human capital management (HCM) software, plans to further expand its presence in Asia after appointing Singapore-based The Work Shop to support its maritime sales strategy in the region.
Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Merchants Industry (CMI), which lays out the two companies’ joint strategies for the future.
Intellian has received type approval from Inmarsat for its new FB250 and Fleet One L-band terminals. This news makes it one of the first to market with user terminals for operation on Inmarsat’s L-band network, ELERA.
Marlink and OneOcean Group have teamed up to add a range of advanced voyage solutions to Marlink’s Application Partner Programme.
Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced its plans to expand its electronic bills of lading (eBL) offering with technology provider WAVE BL, with the objective to enhance and accelerate digital trade adoption across its supply chain.
Wärtsilä Voyage will deliver the next generation navigational simulator for Singapore’s Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety (CEMS) to prepare seafarers for shore-based remote management of vessels and autonomous ship operations.
MOL PLUS, Signal Ventures, and IMC Ventures have joined Singapore-based Motion Ventures corporate consortium USD 30M investment fund.
OneWeb has confirmed its successful launch of 36 more satellites by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, bringing OneWeb’s total in-orbit constellation to 358 satellites.
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