Cobham SATCOM reports that it has passed the milestone of delivering its 50,000th SAILOR FleetBroadband terminal, ten years after the system was launched in parallel with Inmarsat’s L-band maritime satcom service in 2007.
Singapore based ship management company Parakou has agreed a deal to implement Satcom Global’s Aura VSAT system across its fleet of tankers, with the Ku-band service now live on eight vessels following an eight week rapid installation programme in Asia and the USA.
C-MAP has launched its new Integrated Maritime Suite (IMS), an onboard application platform that employs machine learning and customised ship performance models to support voyage optimisation.
Speedcast has signed an agreement with government satellite connectivity provider COMSAT to establish a common global service offering of Ku-band VSAT services for both the government and maritime markets.
Inmarsat is to supply five Fleet One units to a pilot initiative looking to change the way ships connecting island communities in the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu communicate, part of an IMO-endorsed capacity building programme based on co-operation between the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) and the Government of Vanuatu.
Nor Lines and Rolls-Royce have signed a novel ‘Power-by-the-Hour’ service agreement for the two vessels Kvitbjørn and Kvitnos, which will use Big Data technologies to monitor, plan and perform maintenance and repairs on all the equipment installed on the cargo ships.
Videotel has launched a new e-Learning content delivery platform that will allow users to view its range of maritime training programmes on a variety of devices, including tablets and mobile phones, both for studying and for testing their progress.
Singapore-based ship management company Unix Line has signed a maintenance contract with Alphatron Marine for its fleet of 42 vessels, supporting all navigation and communication equipment onboard.
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