Iridium Communications has announced the first seven companies it has authorised to provide its Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services, planned for commercial introduction in the first half of 2020.
German ship manager and independent charter owner of containerships Leonhardt & Blumberg (L&B) has renewed its long-standing partnership with Marlink for the provision of global VSAT connectivity.
Marlink has upgraded its Xchange communications management system, enabling customers with the solution to access firmware version 5.1 as well as XChange Cloud Premium, a new service tier designed to accommodate the exponential increase in data sharing for optimising operations across a fleet.
Marlink has unveiled BridgeLink, a technology agnostic solutions portfolio designed to interconnect on board Operational Technology (OT) within a standardised data structure.
French shipping company ‘Ocean Fresh Water’ (OFW) ships has selected Marlink to provide its multi-band connectivity solution, combining high-throughput global VSAT with an L-band back-up for connectivity redundancy.
Marlink and Intelsat have agreed to a multi-year renewal and expansion of their partnership to provide broadband services to maritime vessels around the world.
Danish shipping company J. Lauritzen has selected Marlink to deploy fully integrated and managed IT services on all Lauritzen Kosan managed gas carriers.
Rotterdam based ship management company Misuga Kaiun Holland B.V., subsidiary of Japan headquartered Misuga Kaiun, has chosen Marlink’s unlimited global Sealink VSAT connectivity for its dry bulk, multipurpose and wood chip carrier vessel fleet.
Marlink’s high-speed internet services for vessels plying the Northwest Passage and other remote destinations has delivered a major connectivity boost to its expedition cruise clients.
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