Maritime software provider Hanseaticsoft has joined a new project in Germany to design a platform for the ‘e-healthy ship’, using technology to optimise health management on board merchant vessels.
Marlink has expanded its VSAT portfolio with its new Sealink Business service plans, featuring a choice of seven Committed Information Rates (CIR) from 32 to 256 kbps to guarantee constant minimum bandwidth at all times, alongside burstable Maximum Information Rates (MIR) up to 2 Mbps.
Martek Marine has launched a new telemedicine system called iVital, which will be made available to ships with no capital outlay on a monthly subscription basis.
Liqueﬁed natural gas (LNG) carrier owner GasLog Ltd has decided to equip its entire fleet of 24 vessels with the SetelHellas Maritime Telemedicine Solution (MTS).
Satellite operator SES and FRIENDSHIP, a non-governmental organisation, have installed maritime VSAT systems with an e-Health platform on three of FRIENDSHIP’s floating hospital ships – Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital, Emirates Friendship Hospital and Rongdhonu Friendship Hospital (formerly the Rainbow Warrior II).
Thuraya is to add the DigiMed telemedicine system from DigiGone to its portfolio, transmitting real time medical information across the Thuraya satellite network.
Germany’s Global Health Care (GHC) reports that it is developing a telemedicine solution for offshore windfarms and rescue vessels, in partnership with two Berlin hospitals and the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (DGzRS), headquartered in Bremen.
DigiGone has announced the launch of DigiMed, a portable videoconferencing solution that allows patients in remote locations to speak with medical professionals face-to-face.
Communications company Globecomm Maritime has partnered with medical services provider Future Care to offer a video streaming telemedicine solution for crew in remote locations.
Software developer Diginonymous and the Maritime Medical Access Program at The George Washington University (GWU) have teamed up to offer a shipboard video telemedicine service for the maritime industry, to help clients meet the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 requirements for crew healthcare.
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