Marlink reports that it has completed the deployment of VSAT services for Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) aboard the largest containership ever built, with MSC Zoe joining 130 other MSC vessels using Marlink VSAT services.
Social network for seafarers Crewtoo has published the results of its third Crewtoo Seafarers Happiness Index report, indicating a growing disparity in internet access at sea.
One Horizon Group, which operates its own Chinese retail VoIP service called Aishuo, has signed an agreement to deliver its mobile VoIP service to Globecomm Asia.
Navarino has announced that it has now passed the marker of having shipped 3,000 Infinity units, with the system having been launched four years ago, as it gets set to roll-out a major update to all of its users.
The Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme online platform, from Human Rights at Sea, is now fully mobile enabled for all smart phones, tablets and mobile devices, to improve accessibility for immediate reporting of missing seafarers and fishermen globally.
Maersk Tankers, the owner and operator of one of the world’s largest fleets of product tankers, has chosen to install Inmarsat’s Fleet Media maritime entertainment service on 30 of its vessels as part of a pilot scheme.
Satcom Global has launched IPSignature 4, adding ‘Bring Your Own Device’ technology for vessels at sea, where crew can access web-based services via internet café hotspots through their own tablets, smartphones and laptops.
Easy access to the internet onboard ships is a key requirement if young people are to be attracted into the seafaring profession, according to speakers at a World Maritime Day IMO symposium on maritime education and training.
Canada-based PressReader has partnered with Telemar Group to launch a news product for the commercial shipping industry that will make more than 4,000 current-day, full-version newspapers and magazines available for download at sea via satellite.
KVH Media Group has added a range of new titles to its NEWSlink portfolio with the launch of four daily editions focusing on the Balkans region, for Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Montenegro.
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