Navarino has launched a new Voice over IP service that has been specifically developed for vessels using its INFINITY communications management system.
French company Kenta reports that it will be presenting its new system for maritime data broadcasting – NAVDAT (Navigational Data) – during the 16th session of the Sub-committee on Radiocommunications and Search and Rescue (COMSAR) of the International Maritime Organisation.
Singapore based APL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Neptune Orient Line, has successfully deployed the iPoP-Network Solutions for Vessels system from Gentay to expand existing ship networks and extend network coverage.
Intellian has launched a new Ku-Band PLL LNB module, which the company says can be used in all regions and across all satellite frequencies as the world’s first Ku-band LNB module capable of receiving a full range of operating frequencies from any VSAT satellite.
ABS Nautical Systems reports that it has signed two new contracts in Greece, with Millenia Maritime Inc. and TMS Tankers Ltd.
Canadian company Global Spatial Technology Solutions Inc. (GSTS) has agreed a deal with sateillite-AIS provider exactEarth to use its global vessel traffic monitoring system.
On-air tests are being conducted from the former Loran Support Unit site in New Jersey, as a result of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between the US Coast Guard and UrsaNav, which could lead to the system being offered as a potential back-up to the Global Positioning System (GPS).
Globalstar has entered into an amendment to its COFACE credit facility agreement, which has extended the initial principal repayment date on its debt beyond 2012.
Norwegian shipboard mobile phone services provider Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) reports that it has agreed a new telecommunications contract with Norwegian Cruise Line, covering the entire existing fleet as well as two newbuilds.
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