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Q&A: Inmarsat talks sustainability

For shipping to meet its environmental and sustainability targets, digitalization and connectivity are key. Mobile satellite communications leader Inmarsat provides that connectivity and has embarked on a $100 million expansion to ensure

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New initiative on seafarers’ human sustainability

Maritime medical services provider Vikand Solutions LLC and a number of other maritime stakeholders have launched the Seafarers’ Human Sustainability Declaration. The declaration aims to recognize and improve how the global maritime

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Inmarsat signs digital ecosystem agreement with Norwind

Mobile satcom leader Inmarsat has reached an integrated connectivity agreement with Ålesund, Norway, headquartered Norwind Offshore AS. Established by owners with a long history of offshore and maritime experience, Norwind supports the

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Norwegian OSV operator signs up for Inmarsat Fleet LTE

Mobile satcom leader Inmarsat has secured a new contract for its flexible, three-in-one network service Fleet LTE from Ålesund, Norway, headquartered Golden Energy Offshore AS. Using Fleet LTE, three of the operator’s

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First Inmarsat-6 satellite launches successfully

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has successfully launched I-6 F1, the first of Inmarsat’s new generation of satellites, from the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. The Inmarsat-6 series are Inmarsat’s first ever hybrid

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Maersk Supply signs up for fleet wide ship management IoT connectivity

Satcom giant Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service agreement with Maersk Supply Service has been extended to include fleet wide IoT-based ship management connectivity on separate, dedicated bandwidths. The extension has enabled Maersk Supply

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Inmarsat to be acquired by Viasat

Mobile satellite communications giant Inmarsat is set to be acquired by Carlsbad, Calif., based Viasat Inc., (NASDAQ: VSAT) under a definitive agreement announced today. The news comes two years after U.K.-based Inmarsat

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New report confirms pandemic accelerated shipping digitalization

A report from satcom leader Inmarsat pinpoints the impact of COVID-19 in accelerating global shipping’s digital transformation. Entitled “A Changed World: The state of digital transformation in a post-COVID-19 maritime industry,” it

Inmarsat CEO announces ELWEA

VIDEO: Inmarsat launches ELERA

In its second major announcement in two weeks, Inmarsat today unveiled Inmarsat ELERA, a global narrowband network aimed at serving the rapidly evolving world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and global

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Inmarsat tunes up for the future of communications

Over the next five years, mobile communications giant Inmarsat is to invest $100 million into what it says will be the largest ever transformation of its services, creating “the communications network of