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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Astrium Enhances VSAT Coverage in the Barents and Mediterranean Seas
Oslo, 31 October 2013 – Astrium Services, the global innovative provider of satellite enabled telecom solutions, is expanding its already comprehensive global VSAT coverage following the signing of new separate Ku-band capacity...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Future of Shipping | It’s Going to Be About the Data – But Whose?
The future of shipping will in part, be about data. Big data.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Imtech Marine Extends VSAT Coverage to Indian Ocean
Imtech Marine has upgraded and extended the coverage of its Global VSAT Network. In addition to its wide network, Imtech Marine can now offer VSAT coverage in the Indian Ocean,...
Monday, August 5, 2013
CMA CGM to Upgrade Fleet With Marlink’s WaveCall VSAT
OSLO – Marlink has been chosen by the CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping group, to upgrade the majority of its fleet to WaveCall, Marlink’s standardized Ku-band...
Friday, August 2, 2013
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Following a Ship Around With a Satellite Beam is Not a Business
In part two of my conversation with consultant, analyst and blogger Tim Farrar, we dive a little deeper into the undergrowth: what the High Throughput Satellite (HTS) upgrade path looks like and how...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Swire Pacific’s Fleet Gets Unlimited Internet Access
Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), a Singapore-based leading service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, is upgrading to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband (FB) Unlimited plan. The “all-you-can-eat” service will be provided...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Hartmann Reederei Upgrades Their 74 Ships with Marlink VSAT
Oslo, 23 April 2013 – German ship operator Hartmann Reederei has chosen Marlink to supply standardized Ku-band VSAT services to a diversified fleet of 74 vessels for an initial three-year...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Ancylus and Net 1 Deliver Hybrid Communications for the Scandinavian Offshore Market
Swedish broadband satellite provider Ancylus AB and Net1 have announced a strategic partnership to offer the Scandinavian and the Nordic maritime market a cost-effective “hybrid” solution to internet access at...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Globe Wireless And Airmar to Effectively Open the Italian Market
Globe Wireless and Arimar have announced today that they have entered into a long-term cooperation agreement to provide Globe Wireless products and services to Italian flagged vessels. As part of...
Monday, January 7, 2013
De Poli Tankers Upgrades Fleet Communications with Marlink VSAT
Marlink bundles WaveCall Ku-band, Inmarsat FleetBroadband and XChange for seamless communications and full control on board De Poli Tankers Marlink has completed a series of new VSAT installations aboard De...
Friday, July 6, 2012
Thrane & Thrane VSAT Antennas Land on Fleet of 21 Hansa Heavy Lift Ships
New VSAT antenna joins existing SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband for total communications solution In partnership with PRO NAUTAS and Vizada, Thrane & Thrane has completed delivery of its sophisticated SAILOR 900...
Friday, June 15, 2012
Maritime Satellite Communications, The Quick and Dirty with Marlink [CEO INTERVIEW]
I imagine I’m not in the minority here when I say that the world of satellite communications is a bit confusing. When Marlink invited me to interview their CEO at...
Monday, June 4, 2012
US Navy Ships To Get 4G LTE Broadband – Will Commercial Vessels Be Next?
Last week gCaptain HQ finally got upgraded to AT&T’s 4G LTE service. The local data signal is fast but has, so far, been plagued with frequently dropped calls. That said...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
FleetBroadband Multi-voice – INMARSAT Merges VOIP And Data
Inmarsat has announced a new capability that will allow up to nine simultaneous telephone calls to be made through a single FleetBroadband terminal. “FleetBroadband Multi-voice is a unique integrated solution...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Shipping and the Social Conversation – the Impact of the Evolving Media Landscape on Communications
– By Amie Pascoe, Director, BLUE Communications The way that we communicate is fundamentally changing. As a society, our appetite for information and our expectations of being able to connect instantly...
Monday, January 30, 2012
The best of both worlds – International Paint’s Silyl and Copper Acrylate Technologies
International Paint has introduced Intersmooth®7465Si SPC and Interswift®6900Si silyl acrylate antifouling coatings. Aiming to improve and enhance customer choice, International is the first and only global manufacturer to offer both...
Thursday, January 5, 2012
The Filipino Monkey Strikes Again (and again and again…)
13 January 2008 – So I’m watching CNN and I do a double take after the reporter (in a completely straight face) says “The harassing radio communications that ignited the...
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