Wednesday, August 17, 2011

China launches maritime satellite

China has launched a satellite that will survey the maritime environment to help prevent and reduce maritime disasters, according to a report from Voice of

August 17, 2011
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Friday, June 17, 2011

Maritime satellite communications industry in review [VIDEO]

Satellite communications provider Marlink has released a series of videos begging a number of questions about the maritime satellite communications industry

June 17, 2011
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Globalstar Sat Phones

A Satellite Phone Cheaper Than AT&T or Verizon?

Can you get a satellite phone cheaper than AT&T or Verizon? No but at $20 per month Globalstar is offering an unlimited airtime call plan for new

March 9, 2011
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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Marlink Expands Contract with DOF ASA

Marlink, the global provider of maritime satellite communications, has secured a new three year contract with DOF ASA, a Norwegian based operator of offshore

February 13, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Globe Wireless founder returns as CEO

Globe Wireless today announced that Mr. Kenneth E. Jones, founder and Chairman of Globe Wireless, has returned to the daily leadership of the company. Mr.

February 8, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Iridium to Establish Worldwide Network of Maritime Service Centers to Support Iridium OpenPort(R) Products

Signs Service Agreement With Radio Holland to Provide Shipboard Service in More Than 50 Ports Worldwide MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

January 25, 2011
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Friday, December 10, 2010

Globe iFusion Wins Inmarsat 2010 Maritime Solution of the Year

Without a doubt gCaptain would not be possible without technologies such as this, which is why we commend Globe Wireless, Inmarsat, and others, for their hard

December 10, 2010
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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

SARSAT Satellite Tracking with Google Earth

Today we look at SARSAT information embedded to Google Earth. Ryan Erickson at the Unofficial CG Blog tells

July 21, 2009
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Friday, June 26, 2009

McMurdo Fast-Find 210 – Change In The Way You Think About EPIRBS

A few months ago we received a press release from McMurdo on a revolutionary product, the Fast-Find 210 PLB, a portable version of an EPIRB, The revolutionary

June 26, 2009
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

1.2 Gbps Bandwidth Via Satellite – Possible But Will It Be Available At Sea?

Here at gCaptain many of our readers browse the site via slow shipboard internet connections so we spend a considerable amount of time attempting to make the

January 14, 2009
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Incredibly Small Satellite Antennas For Ocean Broadband Internet

Our friends at Panbo bring us a sneak peek at KVH‘s ultra small broadband satellite antenna for ships. They write: Yup, at not much bigger than a

November 12, 2008
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Friday, October 10, 2008

Fixed Rate Broadband Enters The Pacific

No it’s not Broadband RADAR but… We have some exciting news from the team at KVH Industries. Here’s a clip from their press release: Taking a

October 10, 2008
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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

AIS Announcement – Six Tracking Satellites In Orbit

Digital Ship tells us: ORBCOMM has successfully  launched six  AIS-equipped satellites  (a  Coast Guard  Concept Demonstration satellite and  five

August 27, 2008
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Friday, July 11, 2008

From Ship to Space – Rocket Platforms at Sea

Our favorite competitor in professional mariner news,, recently had an exceptional post on maritime technology used to launch rockets into

July 11, 2008
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Friday, May 30, 2008

Wired Ocean – Broadband Internet At Sea

  We don’t usually publish press releases on gCaptain but we can’t help to be excited by new solutions for offering “High” Speed

May 30, 2008
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Friday, November 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Cruise Ship Explorer Antarctic Abandonment – Update

David Hindin, a gCaptain reader from the San Francisco Bay Area pointed us to this image and audio file from the New York Times. They tell us; A small,

November 23, 2007
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