Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), an independent maritime human rights organisation based in London, has announced the launch of the ‘Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme’,an international database where details of missing seafarers and fishermen can be submitted and recorded.
Videotel has partnered with Mines Rescue Marine (MRM), part of Mines Rescue Service Ltd (MRSL), to create a system designed to improve the safety of mariners operating in enclosed spaces.
Motive Television PLC reports that it has completed the development and testing of its Content Express platform for the global maritime market.
Ericsson has announced the introduction of Maritime ICT Cloud, an ‘end-to-end’ integrated cloud solution designed to facilitate voyage optimisation, cargo monitoring and crew welfare.
Seafarers Rights International (SRI) has reported the launch of a new app that will aid seafarers with legal issues and information concerning their rights.
KVH has announced that it will now offer Videotel’s new video about Ebola safety free to all mariners, in an effort to increase awareness of prevention measures against the virus.
The International Maritime Medical Association (IMMA) has launched a free iOS and Android app that lists all the medical and health‐related items needed on board ships.
MTN Communications (MTN) reports that it has doubled the number of cruise ships connected to its Terrestrial Broadband Network (TBN) compared with last year, and has tripled the number of regions where service coverage is available.
Dutch maritime IT provider Port-IT has launched its new on board internet solution, Crew Wi-Fi.
KVH today reports that more than 1,000 seafarers watched the World Cup final via its IP-MobileCast service.
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