Fairfield Geotechnologies, a Houston-based data and solutions provider has selected Marlink to provide a customised VSAT solution for two Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) seismic survey vessels operating on behalf of oil & gas industry clients.
Communications company OneWeb has secured $1.25 billion in new capital to accelerate the development of a global communications network by 2021.
Dutch company RH Marine has integrated an optical bearing device (OBD) in WECDIS, the company’s own digital chart system for military purposes.
Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine has released a major upgrade to its VisionMaster FT bridge software. VMFT11 includes several key updates that support safety of navigation, including enhanced bridge alert management, an improved user interface and secure data exchange onboard ship and between ship and shore.
ABS has announced a partnership with SecurityGate to provide enhanced cyber risk analysis to the maritime market.
Overseas Adventure Travel (O.A.T.) and Marlink have entered into an agreement that will see the installation of Marlink’s satellite voice and data connectivity services on-board five adventure cruise ships in the O.A.T. fleet.
DNV GL classed vessels are now able to utilise remote surveys for some inspections using the classification society’s Veracity data platform.
A contract signed in London at the end of last month by Inmarsat and SRH Marine SAIT formalises arrangements for real-time Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) updating to be accomplished ‘ship-to-shore’ using an application over FleetBroadband for the first time.
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), has announced that maritime satellite service, Thuraya VSAT+, is now commercially available from IEC Telecom.
Singapore has announced that it will launch a pilot blockchain to reduce waiting times for container ships and the risk of fraud, reports Port Technology.
Web-based trading platform MESPAS Connect has introduced a new invoicing function that covers the full procurement process in one system to improve efficiency of the whole supply chain.
CEO of OSM Maritime Bjørn Tore Larsen has outlined his vision for greater female participation in the maritime industry, particularly with regards to vessel crews.
ABS has published guidance notes on the Use of Remote Inspection Technologies, detailing best practices for the use of drones on class surveys and non-class inspections.
KVH Industries has shipped its 9,000th mini-VSAT Broadband system, marking the ever-growing demand for connectivity on-board ships and at sea.
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