German shipping company Reederei Werner Bockstiegel is to install the Iridium Pilot system across its shipping fleet, as part of an agreement with Globecomm Maritime.
A range of new anti-piracy systems from providers Applied Satellite Engineering (ASE) and Beam Communications, utilising either the Iridium or Inmarsat satellite networks, have been launched.
Beam Communications has received certification from Iridium Communications for use of Beam’s LiteDOCK docking stations with the Iridium Extreme satellite phone.
Iridium has announced the completion of the satellite preliminary design review phase for its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.
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