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German developer bobz reports that the crew tool of its shipznet near-shore communications system has been adopted by over 1,000 seafarers within six months of its introduction.

Friday, 06 December 2013 00:00

On-Waves phone box

Icelandic company On-Waves has introduced a maritime GSM ‘box’ that adapts GSM signals for transmission over any IP pipe from a vessel.

Friday, 29 November 2013 00:00

Nordic Hamburg deploys shipznet

German company bobz has announced that Nordic Hamburg Shipmanagement is deploying its near shore communications system, shipznet.

Friday, 29 November 2013 00:00

MCP connects DeepOcean and Statoil

Maritime Communication Partner (MCP) has agreed a contract with subsea services company DeepOcean to provide online and mobile communications for a newbuild MT6022 offshore vessel.

Friday, 04 October 2013 00:00

O3b and Huawei enable 3G over sat

O3b Networks and Huawei have announced that they have enabled a system to allow full 3G voice, data and video transmission over satellite.

Friday, 13 September 2013 00:00

Princess Cruises chooses 3G with MCP

Maritime Communications Partner (MCP), a Telenor subsidiary which provides phone coverage to cruise and ferry passengers, has announced that it has been chosen by Princess Cruises to equip one of its ships with on-board 3G wireless communication services.

Friday, 16 August 2013 00:00

Crew internet via mobile networks

German developer bobz has launched a Crew Solution package for its shipznet near-shore communications system, which offers data rates of up to 20 mbps.

iVitta, which developed a Pay-As-You-Go global roaming SIM card for seafarers, has teamed up with G2 Crew Services to expand its distribution.

Friday, 03 May 2013 00:00

Buzz Marine launches the Hubba

Buzz Marine has launched a new device, a free-standing mobile unit which, like its existing HubbaX unit, provides on-board 3G broadband reception up to 20 miles offshore.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 00:00

Martek to launch ECDIS

Martek plans on launching mid-2013 its own ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) which will feature an inbuilt GSM modem.

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