Crowley to install FleetXpress on a majority of its vessels

Following successful trials on its Aframax tanker California in Alaska, and on the recently reflagged containership Rio Grande Express, which it manages, Crowley Maritime Corporation has agreed a contract to install Inmarsat’s

Globalstar launches new Sat-Fi2 remote antenna station bundle for maritime communications

Covington, La., headquartered satcom services provider Globalstar, Inc. has introduced its offering for the maritime industry. The new Sat-Fi2 Remote Antenna Station (RAS)+, expands the capabilities of the more portable Sat-Fi2 Wi-Fi

Iridium announces GMDSS launch partners

Satellite communications service provider Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced the first seven companies it has authorized to provide its Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services, planned for commercial

KOTUG opts for Fleet Xpress for tugs supporting Shell Prelude

Trials of Inmarsat Fleet Xpress off Western Australia have persuaded global tug operator KOTUG International to select the high-speed broadband solution for this area of the Asia Pacific region. Following Inmarsat Fleet

IEC Telecom adds Iridium to satcom portfolio

Cergy, France, headquartered satellite communications specialist IEC Telecom says it has successfully completed an interconnection with the Iridium Certus service, which is now the newest addition to IEC Telecom’s portfolio of satellite

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Sovcomflot to roll out VSAT solution from Orange

Russia’s largest shipping company, Sovcomflot, is to equip an advanced maritime VSAT solution from Paris-headquartered Orange Business Services solution on eight vessels. The first ships to receive the solution during this initial

New satellites will add to Fleet Xpress capabilities

With growing demand for maritime broadband capacity, Inmarsat is to beef up the capacity, capabilities and operational agility of the Global Xpress network that delivers its Fleet Xpress service. It has signed

Marlink to launch new service at Nor-Shipping

Satellite communications specialist Marlink is to introduce a new service called Sealink Global 4G at Nor-Shipping 2019. The turnkey solution provides everything needed to leverage fast, low-latency mobile services when in network

Iridium moves closer to becoming GMDSS provider

Satellite communications provider Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) is now significantly closer to providing GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) services. It has signed a Public Services Agreement (PSA) with the

KVH extends mini-VSAT broadband coverage

Middletown, R.I., headquartered KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), reports that it has expanded its mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network to the Pacific Ocean via the Horizons 3e satellite, which is jointly owned by