Tanker company Socatra has chosen Marlink to deliver high-speed connectivity and secure IT management to its vessels.
Inmarsat has made its maritime broadband service, Fleet Xpress, available to shipyards. Installed during new building, Fleet Xpress for Shipyards eliminates time-consuming and costly installation works in port, offering owners a pre-fitted very small aperture terminal (VSAT) solution included in the initial cost of the vessel.
Satcom Global has announced the addition of new satellites and spot beams, including many HTS assets, to its Ku-band network behind its AuraNow VSAT solution.
SnakeWays has released a new cloud-based internet access management service for crew and passengers onboard ships, SnakeCrew.
Container shipping line MSC has chosen Marlink’s hybrid network solutions and advanced, secure IT management to support its ambitious digitalisation goals.
Marlink and SES have signed a multi-year, multi-million-euro deal, which will enable Marlink’s customers to access SES’s next-generation medium earth orbit constellation (MEO), O3b mPOWER.
Dutch shipping company Royal Wagenborg has renewed and extended its contract with Castor Marine for its Global Ku VSAT connection.
Cobham SATCOM has received regulatory approval from Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) to allow for Japanese adoption of its SAILOR 4300. The approval of SAILOR 4300 L-band follows the MIC’s regulatory approval of Iridium Certus broadband.
KVH Industries has announced the launch of satellite connectivity services that will allow vessels to use KVH connectivity while operating in Indian territorial waters.
“Today we see far fewer ships operating just with a single line of communication. For example, it’s now common practice to equip an onboard network with one or two back-up lines. In fact, VSAT packages now routinely include L-Band along with any Ka or Ku offer. The business is changing and now, more than ever, digital service providers need to keep up with the pace,” warned Nabil Ben Soussia, CEO Asia, Middle East & CIS at IEC Telecom Group, during a speech made at a recent offshore industry conference.
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