UAE-based satellite operator, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has been steaming ahead with the development of its new half a billion-dollar L-band satellite system. Built by Airbus with operation planned for 2024, Thuraya 4-NGS will enhance coverage, boost speeds, and enrich the products and services portfolio. Digital Ship caught up with Mr. Sulaiman Al Ali, Thuraya’s CEO, to find out how the company has been progressing with the development of its latest programme.
OneWeb has confirmed its successful launch of 36 more satellites by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, bringing OneWeb’s total in-orbit constellation to 358 satellites.
Danaos is working with Navarino on a major project to install Inmarsat Fleet Xpress (FX) across its fleet of 69 vessels, using Sailor 100 GX terminals.
Intellian has entered into an agreement with SES to supply user terminals for SES’s O3b mPOWER communications system.
SnakeWays has announced a major upgrade to its portfolio of cloud-based ship-to-shore connectivity services, employing machine learning algorithms to dramatically simplify firewall management.
The International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA) has named Iridium and Thales as its official communications partners.
German ship manager Briese Schiffahrt has expanded its relationship with KVH Industries as it continues to roll out its subscription-based Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) programme, AgilePlans.
OneWeb has confirmed its successful launch of 34 satellites by Arianespace from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, bringing OneWeb’s total in-orbit constellation to 322 satellites.
A new social networking and community platform called seaV has been launched to help millions of seafarers record their experiences and tell their stories of life and work at sea.
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