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Report: Connectivity crucial to seafarers’ future welfare needs

Mobile satellite communications leader Inmarsat has sponsored a new report exploring the future of seafaring to 2050. The report offers recommendations on how shipping, training institutions and welfare services can respond to

Fleet Connect provides Certified Applcation Providers with dedicated connection to thousands of vessels in real-time.

Taiwan Navigation to use Inmarsat Fleet Connect

Following the successful trial of its Smart Ship Viewer (SSV) bridge solution onboard Taiwan Navigation’s handymax bulk carrier Tai Splendor, JRC (Japan Radio Company Co. Ltd.) has joined the growing number of

Digitalization in maritime shipping

How COVID-19 has driven a technology revolution in shipping

By Alexander Buchmann, Managing Director, Hanseaticsoft CONTRIBUTED CONTENT: Hanseaticsoft is an established global provider of cloud-based software for the maritime industry. Last year, satcom specialist IEC Telecom highlighted that demand for digital

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Inmarsat lands Clearwater Seafood Fleet Xpress contract

Clearwater Seafood, Canada’s largest vessel-operating seafood company, has reached an agreement with mobile satcom leader Inmarsat that will see it install the Fleet Xpress combination of high speed Ka-band and continuous FleetBroadband

New report explains IMO cruise and ferry sector cybersecurity requirement

Leading global mobile satcom specialist Inmarsat has released a new, free of charge, report covering new International Maritime Organization cybersecurity requirements and their implications for cruise ship and ferry operators. By IMO

Tidewater’s Kneen gives analysts “a little more color behind the scenes”

In a call with financial analysts yesterday, Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) President and CEO Quintin Kneen covered not just the numbers but also gave some interesting insights into the benefits the offshore services

Singapore start-up Brightree now a Fleet Connect application provider

Singapore-headquartered Brightree Pte Ltd has signed an agreement that will see it join the fast-growing group of certified application providers to offer a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service. Fleet Connect

Inmarsat marks a Fleet Xpress milestone and launches a data academy

In yet another sign of shipping’s insatiable appetite for data, Inmarsat has completed the 10,000th ship installation of its Fleet Xpress maritime broadband solution. Simultaneously it has launched a new “Fleet Data

Inmarsat acts to help two start-ups accelerate shipping decarbonization efforts

As part of this year’s “Decarbonizing Shipping” initiative run by venture developer Rainmaking Innovation Limited, mobile satellite communications leader Inmarsat. Inmarsat, has fast-tracked two start-ups to Certified Application Provider (CAP) status. The

Inmarsat places its most powerful satellite yet into service

Inmarsat has confirmed commercial service introduction (CSI) of GX5, the company’s most powerful geostationary satellite to date. GX5 is the fourteenth satellite currently in service with Inmarsat and provides additional capacity to