Inmarsat has completed its 10,000th Fleet Xpress ship installation and at the same time has launched a new ‘Fleet Data Academy’ with existing partners, shipowners and operators. The academy will support the full understanding and adoption of the rapidly growing range of digital applications that are making the maritime industry safer, greener and more efficient.
Inmarsat has announced commercial service introduction (CSI) of GX5, the company’s newest, most powerful geostationary satellite to date.
Turkish shipping services provider Manta Denizcilik Nakliyat ve Ticaret (Manta Shipping) has selected Marlink to provide Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service on eight of its vessels.
Speedcast has confirmed an agreement with Inmarsat to sell its primary Fleet Xpress, FleetBroadband and Fleet One service contracts to Inmarsat.
Maritime digital training business Tapiit Live has launched the first live-streamed well-being training programme to give cadets the life skills they need to cope with careers at sea.
Eurobulk is continuing to expand is onboard connectivity options with Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress and Navarino.
Liverpool-based maritime tech training company Tapiit Live is launching a new package of mental health courses for seafarers left stranded by the coronavirus pandemic, on the eve of World Mental Health Day on October 10.
Inmarsat has equipped four Paraná River push boats operated by Impala Paraguay with Fleet Xpress connectivity, in a breakthrough for maritime broadband inland along one of South America’s longest waterways.
Ship manager Roxana Shipping has recently completed a major technology upgrade project, installing Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress (FX) on all ten of its tanker fleet. The project has provided each vessel with the two Mb FX package in combination with Infinity Plus and Cobham 60 GX antennas, resulting in a significant bandwidth and technology boost for both their business and crew welfare requirements.
Greek ship operator Minerva Marine has installed Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress alongside Navarino technology onboard the majority of its managed vessels.
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