Inmarsat has released its Q3 2008 financial results, showing maritime sector revenue growth of 6.7 per cent across voice and data services compared with the same period last year, and an overall rise in profits of almost 60 per cent.
Fednav Limited of Canada is to implement the full complement of Veson Nautical’s Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS), to manage its chartering and operations departments worldwide as well as link to its present accounting system, Oracle Financials.
ORBCOMM reports that it has signed eight new test and evaluation agreements with prospective VARs, distribution partners and potential end-users in connection with its satellite-based Automatic Identification System (AIS) services.
Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new system it calls the Multiflex Panel, a flexible touch-screen that will be used for its Polaris simulation systems and can be configured with different panel functions.
The Hong Kong based Wallem Group has announced its intention to introduce onboard mobile phone services for its crews at sea, following the signing of a contract with Irish maritime GSM provider Blue Ocean Wireless.
Iridium has introduced the new Iridium 9555, its smallest and most powerful satellite phone, featuring a brighter screen, a speaker phone, improved Short Messaging Service (SMS) and e-mail capabilities, and an upgraded mini-USB data port.
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