Intelsat has announced that its 29e spacecraft has been completely lost, following previous news in early April that the satellite experienced damage causing a leak of the propellant onboard the satellite.
Satellite communications services provider Satcom Global has announced that James Tucker has joined the company as president of the company’s Asia Pacific region.
A pilot project applying artificial intelligence (AI) models to detect levels of corrosion and coating breakdown on ships and offshore structures has been successfully demonstrated by ABS, Google Cloud and SoftServe.
Microbiological testing company LuminUltra Technologies has introduced a cloud-enabled digital platform to manage the microbiological quality of all shipboard fuel and water systems.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) intends to install augmented reality (AR) navigation systems onboard 21 MOL Group operated very large crude oil carriers (VLCCs).
Veson Nautical has opened a new permanent office in the Akasaka district of Tokyo, Japan, serving as a base of operations for Veson Nautical in Japan and housing dedicated commercial and professional services experts for the country.
Iridium Communications has signed a Public Services Agreement (PSA) with the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), which details the conditions for IMSO to act as regulator and maintain oversight of Iridium’s Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services.
Inmarsat and NAPA have signed an agreement to enable shipowners and managers to access and analyse real-time onboard data more efficiently through a dedicated application hosted on Inmarsat’s new Fleet Data IoT service.
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GTMaritime has launched GTMailPlus.Continuity, a now standard feature of its GTMailPlus service for the shipping and offshore industries, allowing users to access emails with complete security, even when their systems are unexpectedly offline.
Wallem has updated its corporate identity to mark the beginning of a profound shift in its service offering that will harness the latest technology to improve asset management transparency and efficiency in a program intended to transform the relationship between owners and their ships.
Seafarers employed on Tsakos-owned vessels operated under its management arrangement with Columbia Shipmanagement will now be paid electronically as opposed to by ‘Cash-by-Master’, under an agreement signed with global maritime payments provider ShipMoney.
NSSLGlobal has unveiled the latest addition to its maritime portfolio, FusionIP-LITE, allowing users to switch between cellular and satcom networks to ensure “always-on” connectivity with speeds of up to 40mbps.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has introduced new GPS navigators the JLR-8400 and JLR-8600, providng accurate position data even in the Arctic area, without SBAS and beacon.
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