Globalstar's attempts to continue with the roll out of its second generation constellation has suffered the latest in a series of setbacks, after launch provider Arianespace served notice of a default on payments.
CASPAR Shipping, the Azerbaijan State Caspian Shipping Company in Baku, has agreed a deal with PC Maritime to supply ECDIS to its fleet.
ClassNK reports that it has started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the impact of ship design on vessel performance in actual sea conditions.
MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) and Wireless Maritime Services (WMS), a joint venture between MTN and AT&T, have announced the availability of the Connect at Sea voice application for mobile communication at sea.
A UK vessel monitoring system (VMS) contract has been awarded to a consortium of UK system integrator AST Marine Sciences Ltd and EMA Group, a Slovenia headquartered satellite tracking systems research and development company.
Malaysian shipping conglomerate MISC Berhad (MISC) has signed up 46 of its vessels, comprised of chemical and LNG tankers, for Inmarsat’s XpressLink service, which includes a free upgrade to the Ka-band Global Xpress service after launch.
The Telemar Group, through its German subsidiary Telemar GmbH, has agreed a deal to provide broadband satellite communications to the entire John T. Essberger fleet of 35 vessels.
Brazilian company Radiomar reports that it has passed the milestone of selling 100 units of its VSAT / Annex V systems, following a recent order from Maersk.
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