Wallem Group is introducing collaborative inboxes to its agency business line to enhance responsiveness in communications by overcoming the limitations of conventional end-to-end email.
Maritime technology company GNS and Edge AI software platform provider FrontM have announced a new technology partnership to help shipping companies save 40 per cent on the cost of shore to ship voice calls.
IEC Telecom has completed an interconnection with Iridium Certus to deliver enhanced maritime communications to its customers.
Radio Holland has supplied a complete NavCom package including VSAT Communications and Sat TV, as well as a DP2 system to a Hybrid shallow-water multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) owned and operated by Zumaia Offshore, S.L, Bilbao, Spain.
Thuraya Telecommunications Company has announced a range of new smart solutions for the fast-growing Asia-Pacific (APAC) market including a VSAT+ maritime service and WE SAT – LTE broadband hotspot to enable smooth end to end data flow at sea and on land.
Inmarsat has appointed Marco Cristoforo Camporeale as Head of Maritime Digital, based in Norway.
OneWeb has partnered with maritime industry players including Cobham and Intellian to bring increased bandwidth connectivity to the shipping industry.
Digitalisation can offer vessel operators a competitive edge but maritime companies need to be aware of the potential risks and to put in place effective back-up and security systems to ensure they reap the benefits, says Nabil Ben Soussia, vice president – maritime, IEC Telecom Group.
Carole Plessy, Head of OneWeb’s Maritime Product Development, argues that reliable, flexible connectivity is required to harmonise the fragmented maritime supply chain and help the industry to attract investment and comply with tough new regulations.
Delivering Return on Investment is the ultimate goal for any sector looking to realise its digital ambitions, but the logistical and financial challenges of deploying consistent connectivity across entire fleets has been a significant stumbling block for the shipping industry. The sector has already invested substantially in digital products and services that have not always delivered, so it’s no great surprise that some are hesitant to invest further.
VSAT+, the new maritime satellite service from Thuraya, will be unveiled in Europe at this year’s Nor-Shipping conference and exhibition event in Oslo, three months after its commercial launch at the annual Thuraya partner conference in Dubai.
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