Inmarsat has announced that Rajeev Suri, former Nokia CEO, will join the business and assume the role of CEO and become a director of Connect Bidco, the holding company for Inmarsat, from 1 March 2021. Rupert Pearce will step down as CEO from 28 February 2021.
Marlink has been selected by Turkish tanker operator Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret A/Ş (Gungen Maritime & Trading) to provide Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service on four of its six vessels.
Inmarsat has secured a fleet-wide agreement with offshore support vessel major Tidewater to advance its digitalisation strategy by upgrading the majority of its active fleet to Fleet Xpress.
Inmarsat has completed its 10,000th Fleet Xpress ship installation and at the same time has launched a new ‘Fleet Data Academy’ with existing partners, shipowners and operators. The academy will support the full understanding and adoption of the rapidly growing range of digital applications that are making the maritime industry safer, greener and more efficient.
Tapiit Live, the Liverpool based maritime training company, has staged the first ever live-stream mass to seafarers aboard an offshore support vessel.
FrontM has joined the fast-growing group of certified application providers to offer a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service.
Norwegian-based scale-up Yxney Maritime has become the latest company to receive certification from Inmarsat to provide a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Data service.
Inmarsat has announced commercial service introduction (CSI) of GX5, the company’s newest, most powerful geostationary satellite to date.
Inmarsat has announced that its Fleet 77 maritime satellite service has come to an end.
Turkish shipping services provider Manta Denizcilik Nakliyat ve Ticaret (Manta Shipping) has selected Marlink to provide Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service on eight of its vessels.
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