MOL to roll out FleetXpress across its entire fleet

JANUARY 17, 2019 — Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), one of the earliest adopters of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Service, is to roll out the high-speed satellite service across its entire fleet. MOL

Marlink extends and expands VSAT contract with Transpetrol

JANUARY 7, 2019 — Satellite communications specialist Marlink has been awarded a contract renewal to expand its Sealink VSAT service to Transpetrol. The renewal secures access to Marlink’s global network and specially-chosen

GTMaritime partners with Chinese broadband satcom leader

NOVEMBER 27, 2018 — GTMaritime has signed an agreement making Chinese broadband satellite communications leader Marinesat a value added reseller. GTMaritime provides solutions to enable effective communications over satellite that include maritime

Inmarsat adds new components to its cyber security service

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 — Inmarsat has added two new components to its Fleet Secure maritime cyber security service: a multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint, and a training app for mobile

KVH unveils ultra-compact Ku-band marine VSAT antenna

OCTOBER 31, 2018 — KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) has used the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to unveil what it says is the world’s fastest, lightest, ultra-compact Ku-band marine VSAT antenna,

Two KVH satcom antenna systems win NMEA awards

OCTOBER 2, 2018 — Middletown, RI, headquartered KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) reports that two of its marine antenna systems have won awards for product excellence. KVH’s TracPhone V7-HTS received the National

Inmarsat and Danelec launch new maritime IoT service

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 — Inmarsat has unveiled Fleet Data, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that will enable shipowners and managers to access and analyze real-time onboard data more efficiently, and

Iridium and Rolls-Royce cooperate on autonomous ship connectivity

AUGUST 30, 2018 — Satellite communications specialist Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce Marine in support of its autonomous vessel development program. The two companies

Globecomm: Meeting shipowners’ appetites for high-speed connectivity

JULY 20, 2018 — The high speed communications appetites of shipowners continue to grow as they demand greater connectivity between the ship and shore to improve productivity, efficiency, and meet regulatory compliance.

IMO approves new Inmarsat advance in maritime safety services

MAY 23, 2018 — Inmarsat reports that its Fleet Safety solution has been formally approved by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) as a new service to support the Global Maritime Distress &