Sea trials testing a new Integrated Control System (ICS) developed by Kongsberg Maritime for Olympic Commander, a new Multi Purpose Supply Vessel (MPVS) built at Kleven Yard in Norway, have been successfully completed.
Comtech EF Data Corporation has announced the successful integration of its LPOD Block Up Converter with C2SAT’s 2.4m C C-band stabilised VSAT Antenna.
French shiphandling school Port Revel has equipped two of its eleven model ships with sensors for measuring total energy consumption during a given shiphandling operation, as part of a ‘Green Shiphandling’ initiative.
The unnamed company which Thrane & Thrane recently reported had made an unsolicited offer to buy the Danish antenna manufacturer has been revealed, with Cobham, parent company of Sea Tel, confirming that it has now withdrawn its proposal to acquire the shares of Thrane & Thrane A/S.
Intellian has launched a new Ku-band VSAT antenna which will be upgradable for use with Inmarsat Global Xpress Ka-Band after that service is launched.
NYK has decided to introduce an onboard broadband communication system on all of its containerships, with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions during ship operations.
Iridium has announced the completion of the satellite preliminary design review phase for its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.
Galileo, the European satellite navigation system, has passed a significant milestone in its development, with the world’s first successful reception of the encrypted Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) signal from the first Galileo satellites (launched in October 2011).
Marlink has announced an agreement with satellite provider Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) to renew and increase Marlink’s Ku-band satellite capacity for the next three years, as well agreeing an option for Ka-band capacity on an upcoming satellite.
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