Inmarsat and Intellian have announced a deal with EUKOR Car Carriers that will provide the Korean shipping company with Ka-band VSAT connectivity over Inmarsat’s new Global Xpress (GX) network.
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.
RigNet has signed an agreement with Inmarsat to offer Fleet Xpress, the maritime version of the Global Xpress service, to the oil and gas maritime sector.
Former president of Inmarsat Maritime Frank Coles is back with a bang, having been formally announced as the new CEO of maritime navigation technology company Transas.
KVH has introduced its new TracPhone Fleet One marine satellite communications antenna system, based on Inmarsat’s Fleet One service.
Inmarsat has joined the €6.6 million Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA) recently launched by Rolls-Royce, a project which aims to produce the specification and preliminary designs for a range of ship solutions in the area of unmanned vessel operation.
After five tumultuous years, Inmarsat can finally celebrate the successful launch of the third satellite in its Global Xpress constellation after the spacecraft was sent safely into orbit today from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan – paving the way for the introduction of global service on the network later this year.
Inmarsat has confirmed that the third satellite in the Global Xpress (GX) programme – Inmarsat-5 F3 (I-5 F3) – has been scheduled for launch on Friday 28th August.
Inmarsat has announced that it now expects its delayed I-5 F3 satellite, the final satellite in the Global Xpress network, to be launched at the end of this month – paving the way for the global introduction of commercial service by the end of the year.
Inmarsat has signed a €4.2 million Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to support the Inmarsat Communications Evolution (ICE) initiative, a project to investigate new technologies for the next generation of space-enabled communications services.
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