Comtech EF Data Corporation reports that it has completed interoperability testing with Mitsubishi Electric Corporation’s MVA100 Maritime VSAT stabilised antenna system and the ROSS Open Antenna Management (ROAM) protocol.
Thomas Gunn Navigation Services has announced that it has been awarded a new contract by Unicom to supply an additional 43 vessels with its outfit management service, adding to the 78 vessels already being supplied with navigation solutions, the bulk of the Unicom fleet.
Vobal Technologies has announced the launch of its 'On-Net' telephony service, which it says will allow commercial ship owners or operators to replace traditional satellite calls with unlimited VoIP or GSM calling for a flat monthly fee.
Videotel and Safebridge, in conjunction with Safebridge sister company MSG MarineServe, report that they are to work together to provide a range of generic and product specific ECDIS training.
Transas reports that two new maritime training facilities in the US and in Indonesia featuring its simulation technology are now open, and ready to accept cadets for training.
Korean telecoms provider SK Telecom has begun offering mobile phone roaming services for passenger ships, according to reports in the Korea Herald.
Shipbuilding software developer AVEVA has announced that it is to expand use of its training programs with Brazilian universities, with federal universities in Pernambuco and Pará states to implement AVEVA’s engineering and design software from the AVEVA Plant and AVEVA Marine portfolios within their engineering course curriculum.
ORBIT Communication Systems and Milano Teleport report that they have received new orders for their VSAT solution combining ORBIT's OrBand C-band VSAT system and Milano Teleport's C-Band satellite capacity and value added services.
The Nautical Institute has published a set of ‘Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Training’, with the aim of addressing what it calls “confusion” with regard to ECDIS training.
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