Vessel safety comes a step closer

(Sep 01 2014)

Inmarsat has announced details of its forthcoming Maritime Safety Data Service (MSDS) for Fleet Broadband.



BASS upgrades management offering - wins order

(May 01 2014)

Leading shipping management software house BASS has launched the patented BASSnet 2.9 fleet management system.



Terminal connections evolve with new satcoms offerings

(May 01 2014)

The market for maritime satcoms services for ships and indeed tankers is moving fast.



Providing the right ENC service at the right time is vital

(May 01 2014)

As can be seen from our Satcoms feature on pages 26-32 May TO issue, it is now much easier to send electronic data to vessels, as the satcoms service providers are increasingly offering more bandwidth and transmission speeds at little extra cost.



How to implement and write ECDIS procedures

(May 01 2014)

The UKHO has published an ECDIS guide in which the reader is taken through various stages of electronic chart operations from the very beginning.*



Cyprus concern launches web-based bunker transaction tool

(Apr 01 2014)

What is claimed to be the world’s first real time buying and selling marine fuel platform was launched by Cyprus-based newly formed company Bunkering at Sea (BAS) last year.



Leading mini-VSAT Broadband supplier seeks new markets

(Jan 01 2014)

Maritime communications network operator and hardware supplier KVH is planning further co-operative deals with software service suppliers to deliver applications over the mini-VSAT Broadband service.



Enhanced antenna operations for new generation of satcoms

(Nov 30 2013)

Maritime satellite antenna manufacturer Intellian has introduced several new initiatives to enhance communications on board ship, both for operations and crew leisure.



Charity begins at home – or does it?

(Aug 31 2013)

What happens when you are abandoned on a vessel for a considerable period of time and thousands of miles away from home and your family?



SSLGlobal ramps up satcoms offerings

(Aug 31 2013)

Since its involvement in the maritime sector at a very stage in its 40-year plus history, satellite communications provider SSLGlobal has installed systems on around 700 vessels.



Seen and heard at Nor-Shipping

(Jun 30 2013)

Several new initiatives were shown for the first time at the recent Nor-Shipping exhibition held just outside Oslo.



Globe Wireless’ Italian agreement

(Jan 31 2013)

Globe Wireless and Italian satcoms provider Arimar have entered into a long-term cooperation agreement to provide the company’s products and services to Italian flagged vessels.



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