Pacific International Lines (PIL) has committed to rolling out VSAT across its entire fleet of around 100 vessels. The communications upgrade aims to improve productivity on board its vessels and enhance the well-being of its seafarers.
AAC Clyde Space has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate with ORBCOMM and Saab to develop the next generation of global maritime communication services based on a VHF Data Exchange System (VDES).
Intellian’s C700 Iridium Certus terminal has been approved for use in Japan. The C700 is the first Iridium Certus terminal to be approved for the Japanese maritime market.
Transmitting high precision images from the scene of disasters, accidents or emergencies is now possible without incurring huge costs or compromising communications networks, thanks to a new surveillance solution available from IEC Telecom.
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.
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.
Danaos is working with Navarino on a major project to install Inmarsat Fleet Xpress (FX) across its fleet of 69 vessels, using Sailor 100 GX terminals.
Intellian has entered into an agreement with SES to supply user terminals for SES’s O3b mPOWER communications system.
SnakeWays has announced a major upgrade to its portfolio of cloud-based ship-to-shore connectivity services, employing machine learning algorithms to dramatically simplify firewall management.
The International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA) has named Iridium and Thales as its official communications partners.
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