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Friday, 19 December 2014 11:29

SAM Electronics outfits two Rolldock vessels

L-3 SAM Electronics reports that it has supplied and installed a range of electrical and electronic equipment aboard two new Dutch multifunction vessels.

Friday, 28 November 2014 12:10

IT issues on the table at MSC

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.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 14:00

BCG revises virtual GMDSS simulator

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).

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:46

Iridium submits GMDSS application to IMO

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).

Friday, 08 November 2013 00:00

SAILOR Navtex available for order

Cobham SATCOM has announced that its new SAILOR 6390/91 Navtex System is now available to order.

Friday, 25 January 2013 00:00

Frequentis to supply Australian project

Frequentis Australasia is to provide technology for use in the provision of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) in Australia.

Friday, 18 January 2013 00:00

Kordia extends Aussie comms contract

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has extended its current contract with Kordia Solutions Australia on a multi term basis, that could see the relationship continue for a further ten years.

Monday, 15 October 2012 00:00

Otesat expands into safety services

Otesat-Maritel has expanded its portfolio through the addition of GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) annual radio survey and VDR / SVDR performance testing services.

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