Arklow Shipping the Ireland headquartered shipowner and charterer, has contracted communications solutions provider, Satcom Global, to install Aura VSAT across seventeen new build vessels which will begin delivery in 2021.
Satcom Global has added a new satellite to the Ku-band Aura VSAT network, expanding coverage and capacity across the North Pacific.
Satcom Global has signed a strategic agreement with satellite solution provider Intellian, to take the new C700 Iridium Certus terminal to market. The agreement will see Satcom Global install a significant number of C700 terminals across its global customer base by the end of 2021, as part of an extensive volume commitment.
Singapore based PACC Ship Managers (PaccShip) has chosen to extend its supply relationship with Satcom Global, renewing their contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3-year period. Satcom Global has supported over 50 PaccShip managed vessels with Ku-band connectivity since 2017, with an additional 5 vessels due to join the Aura network later this year.
Satcom Global has announced that its flagship Aura VSAT service now boasts enhanced coverage through new High Throughput Satellites (HTS) and beam enhancements, offering superior connectivity to maritime users in popular trading routes, fishing waters and leisure hotspots in the Americas and Asia.
Satcom Global has announced a crew calling initiative which is providing free telephone vouchers to each of its Satcom Global Aura VSAT customers, as part of efforts to support seafarer welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Satcom Global has announced that its flagship high-speed Aura VSAT solution now includes the latest Ku-band hardware from Intellian’s NX series of maritime VSAT antennas, including the v85NX, v100NX and v130NX models.
Iridium Communications has announced the first seven companies it has authorised to provide its Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services, planned for commercial introduction in the first half of 2020.
Satellite communications services provider Satcom Global has announced that James Tucker has joined the company as president of the company’s Asia Pacific region.
Singapore-based MSI Ship Management has completed the roll-out of Satcom Global’s Aura Ku-band VSAT service aboard a fleet of new-build cargo vessels, which came under the company’s management in 2017.
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