SAM Electronics reports that it has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of an IT network and associated equipment aboard Pieter Schelte, a €1.3 billion dynamically-positioned platform installation-decommissioning and pipelay vessel being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea on behalf of Swiss-based Allseas Group SA.
Lars Thrane, the founder of Danish satellite communications company Thrane & Thrane A/S, has announced his decision to leave the business after its recent acquisition by Sea Tel’s parent company Cobham plc.
Inmarsat has announced a deal with technology giant Cisco that will see the companies work together in delivering services on the Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) platform after launch.
Bernhard Schulte has announced that it is to provide new crew internet cafe facilities to the seafarers serving on all of its vessels.
Cyprus based Mastermind Shipmanagement Ltd, with assistance from software provider SpecTec, is to create a direct interactive link between the Mastermind and MAN Diesel & Turbo AMOS databases.
ORBCOMM's attempts to launch the first of its second generation OG2 satellites, carrying technology that will support its space-based AIS service, were thwarted when a problem with the operation of the launch vehicle led to the satellite being deployed in the wrong orbit.
Intellian has launched its i6D 60cm Ku-band TVRO antenna for inland commercial shipping vessels, which will form part of its i-Series TVRO antenna range.
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