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GTMaritime adds smaller vessel e-mail service

GTMaritime has launched a new e-mail system for smaller vessels called SeaMail, targeting operators of barges, fishing vessels, inland cruisers and leisure craft.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The system has been designed and optimised for use over any satellite service, dealing with high latency circuits and management of multiple connections, as well as allowing data transfers to resume from the point of interruption if there is a break in communications.

SeaMail is compatible with tablets and mobile devices, allowing crew to access e-mails as required.

“Smaller vessels such as barges, fishing and leisure vessels don’t have the capacity or budget to be able to operate larger, managed and comprehensive e-mail solutions,” said Robert Kenworthy, CEO at GTMaritime.

“We’ve used our 20-plus years of experience in the maritime industry to develop a product which suits their needs and requirements, ultimately allowing them to manage their costs and save money.”

“Airtime providers can now deliver an even better level of support and service to their small vessel customer by offering a simple, managed e-mail solution with their airtime. This gives users just one place to call for all their satellite communication needs and supplies the airtime provider with the latest tools to support them.”{/mprestriction}

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