Marlink has been selected by Turkish tanker operator Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret A/Ş (Gungen Maritime & Trading) to provide Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service on four of its six vessels.
The pandemic has demonstrated the value of remote working but the industry must recognise the importance of physical connection to the ship, says provider of ship inspection services, Idwal.
Liverpool maritime tech business Tapiit Live is urging seafarers to speak out on Time to Talk Day as it announces crews from 12 more ships will benefit from its live stream mental wellbeing training.
Cyprus-based maritime communications company Tototheo Maritime has signed a five-year agreement with SES to provide its customers with seamless, reliable data connectivity services. SES will deliver its service via SES Networks’ Skala Global Platform.
Shipowner and operator Pacific Basin is using KVH Industries’ VSAT connectivity services to support its crew and ensure operational efficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inmarsat, Shell Shipping and Maritime, and maritime digital consultancy Thetius have launched a new ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for start-ups and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The Challenge aims to identify technology that can benefit crew safety, health and wellbeing at sea at a moment when Covid-19 has exposed the welfare of seafarers to global scrutiny.
Shipping Company Groningen (SCG) has contracted offshore internet services provider Castor Marine to install its Global 4G Connectivity package on all 30 of its vessels, providing fast, global 4G-LTE internet connection for its crews.
ChartWorld is offering its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge to all vessels until the current crew exchange process has been resolved.
Baze Technology has launched a new solution for offline streaming of media and information sharing.
KVH Industries has launched KVH Link, a new digital content service that will deliver both enhanced news and entertainment content to improve crew wellbeing and better operational data to optimise vessel performance.
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