German shipping company Reederei Werner Bockstiegel is to install the Iridium Pilot system across its shipping fleet, as part of an agreement with Globecomm Maritime.
Intelsat has introduced its EpicNG satellite platform, a new series of satellites which will combine Intelsat's spectral rights in the C-, Ku- and Ka-bands.
Globe Wireless has announced the latest software release, R6, for its Globe iFusion satellite communications system, adding a Fixed-Multiple Voice option for FleetBroadband, VSAT auto-recovery tools and a pre-paid/sponsored e-mail solution.
A range of new anti-piracy systems from providers Applied Satellite Engineering (ASE) and Beam Communications, utilising either the Iridium or Inmarsat satellite networks, have been launched.
Satcom provider NSSLGlobal is continuing the development of its DVB2-RCS VSAT network with the addition of new coverage areas, increasing the footprint of the network in East Africa and South America.
ABS Nautical Systems reports that it has signed new contracts with a range of global companies, with two in Greece, one in Dubai and another in Malaysia.
Thomas Gunn Navigation Services has launched Voyager 4, the latest version of its navigational software system, featuring a number of new applications.
DNV has developed a simulation model using global shipping data and technology specific information to predict the deployment of emission reduction and energy efficiency technologies up to 2020, and has released information on the results of its work.
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