The National Search and Rescue Agency for the Republic of Indonesia, Badan SAR Nasional, is to implement a range of Thuraya systems for use in its search and rescue efforts.
MTN Communications today announced that Carnival Corporation has signed a new agreement for the provision of internet services to the guests and crew of its cruise ships, as well as extending the TV agreement for half of its fleet.
KVH reports that it has now passed the 100-vessel mark in installations under its 10-year contract to supply satellite communications to the US Coast Guard’s fleet of small cutters.
KVH Industries has announced that its TracPhone system and mini-VSAT Broadband service have been chosen by BW to provide communications for its Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) fleet.
PRONAUTAS has announced two new contracts for communications and navigation systems respectively, having agreed to equip the whole CFL fleet with Ku-band VSAT while also signing a separate contract to install Transas ECDIS on Jan De Nul Group vessels.
Inmarsat has reported that MOL Ship Management has commenced migrating over 100 vessels to its FleetBroadband 6GB plan to enhance both crew welfare and business operations.
Harris CapRock Communications has signed a five-year contract with Carnival Corporation to provide communications services on board more than 100 cruise ships in its 10 cruise line brands.
Boatracs reports that it has agreed a contract to provide a KVH broadband communications solution to B & J Martin, an offshore service company providing supply, crew and site clearance vessels as well as offshore living quarters.
Marlink has announced that it has delivered Ku-band VSAT services with a dedicated return link of 12 Mbps to a seismic survey vessel.
MTN Communications has announced that Pullmantur Cruises has renewed its contract with the VSAT provider, signing up for broadband communications, crew calling and internet café services.
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