Iridium’s progress through the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) recognition process is continuing, with the March meeting of the IMO Subcommittee on Navigation, Communication and Search and Rescue (NCSR) returning to its assessment of Iridium as a future GMDSS service provider.
Inmarsat has marked the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Inmarsat-C satellite communications system by highlighting the continuing relevance of the maritime safety network, which handled more than 600 distress alerts from vessels in need during 2015.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released a new Fleet77 satellite phone and e-mail application for use in maritime simulations.
The International Mobile Satellite Organisation (IMSO) has begun the formal evaluation process of Iridium as a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) provider.
L-3 SAM Electronics reports that it has supplied and installed a range of electrical and electronic equipment aboard two new Dutch multifunction vessels.
The IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) met in London last week for its 94th session, with several IT issues on the agenda, including Iridium’s proposed move to become a GMDSS satellite provider.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released an updated version of its Virtual Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (VGMDSS) simulation software.
Elcome International today announced that it is supplying elements of the new maritime communication network for the Sultanate of Oman, under a subcontract awarded in April by Austria’s Frequentis.
Iridium says it is moving closer to being recognised as a provider of mobile satellite communications for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) after its application was approved by the IMO's Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR).
Iridium Communications today announced that it has formally submitted an application to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the provision of mobile satellite communications in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
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