Vessels will have Inmarsat Fleet LTE

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

OSV fitted with Fleet LTE

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

Satellite lauch

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

Jan De Nul vessel

Jan De Nul switches fleet to VSAT, Iridium connectivity

The Jan De Nul Group has signed a long-term contract with Netherlands-based satellite communications specialist Castor Marine to provide global VSAT internet and Iridium L-Band services to its entire fleet of almost

Lars Thrane GMDSS system

Mackay Marine is now an Iridium GMDSS global service provider

Raleigh, N.C., based Mackay Communications, Inc., (Mackay Marine) has been selected as a service provider for Iridium’s new Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service. Mackay is also a global partner

Candian Coast Guard vessel with Iridium solution

Canadian Coast Guard deploys Iridium Certus technology

The Canadian Coast Guard is using Iridium Certus connectivity to help it meet its mission requirements, which include extensive operations in polar regions that are outside of the footprint of other satcom

Iridium satellite comstellation

Iridium gains trio of Japanese regulatory approvals

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) reports that Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) has approved regulatory amendments necessary to allow for Japanese adoption of Iridium Certus broadband, Iridium Controller–Pilot Data

Silhouette of bulker

Inmarsat delivers Asia Pacific’s first Fleet Data Premium project

Mobile satellite communications leader Inmarsat reports that it has been pivotal in connecting digital stakeholders for the Asia Pacific region’s first Fleet Data Premium project. Delivered for Diamond Bulk Carriers, the project

Liberian flag flying on ship

AST authorized as first Liberian-flag Iridium GMDSS provider

Iridium Communications Inc. reports that its partner Applied Satellite Technology (AST) has become the first authorized Iridium Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service provider for Liberian flagged vessels. The Liberian

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