Intellian Technologies is set to introduce a new 65cm Ku/Ka-band convertible satellite communications system, called the v65, that will allow users to access both the Ku-band and Ka-band frequencies on the same antenna, similar to the company’s v100 1-metre unit but on smaller, lighter equipment.
Kymeta has made a series of announcements aimed at hastening the introduction of the company’s flat panel satcom antenna technology to the market, as it confirmed the first commercial trials for the product alongside the launch of a new bundled service package, as well as the sale of an equity stake in the firm to satellite operator Intelsat.
Transas has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices, adding to another partnership deal agreed with JRC at the end of February.
VIKING Saatsea, the maritime e-learning unit of VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (VIKING), has released a new set of computer based courses for training in the ISPS Code (the International Ship and Port Security Code).
Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement to focus on the growing Chinese electrical & automation (E&A) market, especially for high-tech ship applications.
IBM and Maersk have announced a new collaboration to use blockchain technology to improve operations in the global supply chain by increasing data transparency and information sharing.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has launched ‘Innovation Quay’, a new initiative designed to take advantage of technology in promoting development of Dubai’s maritime sector by providing an integrated facility for major manufacturers and research institutions to support development in areas such as drones, 3D technology, and smart and autonomous ships.
Cobham has announced that a Ku-band version of its SAILOR 60cm antenna technology platform will be made available this summer, the SAILOR 600 VSAT Ku, which will be aimed at expanding its customer reach to end-users for whom more traditional 1m systems are not suitable.
ECDIS Ltd has extended its range of ECDIS ACAT (Annual Competency Assurance Training) courses to now include the new JRC 7201/9201 and Furuno FMD ECDIS models.
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