Cookies help us deliver the best experience on our website. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies Dismiss


Thursday, 13 September 2007 | News

New file transfer system from Livewire

Livewire Digital has launched a new Java Automated Transfer System (JATS) software package, which allows companies to increase the efficiency of large file transfers over satellite between remote locations.
Raytheon Anschütz has introduced a series of universal course converters, which enable ship operators to retain existing equipment such as repeaters and autopilots when retrofitting an old gyro compass with analogue step or synchro output.
Apax Partners has announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Telenor Satellite Services, and says it will now incorporate the company into the new Vizada brand, the company which was formerly France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications (FTMSC).
Friday, 07 September 2007 | News

Iridium plans IPO

The Financial Times has reported that satellite services company Iridium is gearing up to make an IPO (initial public offering) of shares in the company within the next 24 months.
Satellite communications company CapRock has signed a multi-year contract to supply Green Reefers' fleet of 25 vessels with its SeaAccess broadband VSAT (very small aperture terminal) communications system, including all all equipment, service and support.
Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel say they have completed the HERCULES cooperative research project into the technology necessary for higher-efficiency engines with ultra-low emissions for ships.
South Korean-based Orient Shipyard has become the first shipyard to sign up to ShipServ's TradeNet e-commerce network, and will now be able to trade electronically with suppliers that are also connected to the system.
Friday, 31 August 2007 | News

New S-VDR from SAM Electronics

SAM Electronics has introduced a new S-VDR designed for retrofitting to cargo vessels of all types and sizes, the S-VDR 4330.
Transas has confirmed the completion of a contract to supply 139 ECDIS (electronic chart display information systems) to the Indian Navy fleet. The contract was signed in 2006, with the Republic of India Ministry of Defence.
Iridium Satellite reports that it has contracted with seven partner organisations in what marks the beginning of the design and development stage of its 'Iridium NEXT' satellite constellation.
Joomla SEF URLs by Artio


Digital Ship magazine provides the latest information about maritime satellite communications technology, software systems, navigation technology, computer networks, data management and TMSA. It is published ten times a year.


Digital Ship Ltd
Digital Ship - Digital Energy Journal
39-41 North Road
N7 9DP
United Kingdom

Copyright © 2020 Digital Ship Ltd. All rights reserved           Cookie Policy         Privacy Policy