BIMCO has announced that its currently used SHIPMAN 2009 agreement for use with autonomous ships is being adapted and adjusted, with the first version expected for publication in 2021.
Speedcast International has signed a new multi-year contract with Intelsat to leverage the reach and reliability of Intelsat’s global connectivity infrastructure service offerings.
Solstad Offshore has renewed its connectivity contract with Marlink, committing 65 offshore vessels to Sealink, Marlink’s high-throughput Ku-band VSAT service. The vessels will be provided with Sealink Services and L-band backup to ensure seamless global connectivity.
German ship manager and independent charter owner of containerships Leonhardt & Blumberg (L&B) has renewed its long-standing partnership with Marlink for the provision of global VSAT connectivity.
Color Line has signed a multi-year, fully managed communications contract with Speedcast for its Color Carrier vessel.
Maersk Supply Service has extended its Fleet Xpress contract with Inmarsat for three further years and signed up to the company’s new dedicated bandwidth service for charterers.
Orolia Maritime has signed a multi-year contract with Kongsberg Maritime to provide Netwave NW6000 voyage data recorders (VDR).
Kongsberg Maritime has signed the first contract for the new HUGIN Superior 6000-metre rated autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that provides enhanced data, positioning and endurance capabilities.
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