Airbus Defence and Space has launched a new service called Ocean Finder, offering satellite-based detection and identification reports for assets at sea.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has partnered with Airbus to provide drone delivery of ship supplies at one of the world’s busiest ports.
SES’ latest satellite, SES-12, has been unveiled for the first time to a group of journalists at Airbus Defence and Space’s headquarters in Toulouse, France, as it undergoes final tests before transport to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for launch in March 2018.
Airbus Defence and Space has partnered with CSO Alliance, a maritime community of Company Security Officers (CSOs), to build an online reporting platform for global maritime crime, including cyber incidents.
OneWeb, the satellite company aiming to build a global network of hundreds of satellites providing global internet access, has created a new joint venture with Airbus Defence and Space called OneWeb Satellites.
Airbus Defence and Space has introduced a new online satcom management tool called Portal360, which can be used by both its maritime service provider partners as well as end users.
Marlink has signed a deal to continue as the Global Sponsor of the Digital Ship conference and exhibition series in 2016, for a third year running.
Inmarsat has agreed a deal with Airbus Defence and Space to build the first two satellites for Inmarsat’s sixth-generation fleet, which will provide the next generation of L-band services after FleetBroadband while also including a Ka-band payload.
Airbus Group has announced that it has signed an agreement with French private equity firm, Apax Partners, for the sale of 100 per cent of its commercial satellite communication business, including direct sales arm Marlink and all reseller contracts.
Egypt headquartered Maridive Group is to migrate 24 of its Offshore Support Vessels from Marlink’s entry level VSAT service package to its WaveCall Plus service, as well as equipping one additional new build vessel with the communications system.
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