Inmarsat’s entry-level Fleet One satellite communications service has been developed to meet the needs of coastal operators who want to maintain cost efficient connectivity without the unpredictability of cellular coverage.
A new technology-focused partnership aims to help commercial fishing crews carry out sustainable practices in Southeast Asia.
Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress high-speed broadband is being extended in Northern Europe, in order to reach the fishing and offshore support vessel market.
Thrane & Thrane have announced that the company's mini-C solution for Ship Security Alert System (SSAS), the Capsat® Ship Security Alert (TT-3000SSA), as the first Inmarsat-C based solution, has been approved by Lloyd's Register EMEA as well as Inmarsat. Consequently, Thrane & Thrane's mini-C solution satisfies the new requirements from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regarding Ship Security Alert System.
KVH etrac, has launched a combination of global e-mail access via the new inmarsat mini - c system and real - time GPS position reporting, creating a great standalone communications centre for leisure craft and an invaluable business tool for any commercial vessel. Etrac's e-mail capabilities and world-wide coverage via inmarsat mini - c make it the ideal, low- cost solution for vessel owners and fleet managers who need to keep in touch wherever they are world wide.
Nera says its Fleet F33 will offer Mobile Packet Data Service (MPDS) in early 2004. It says it is a cost-effective solution, charging by volume of data sent and received, not by time spent online.
Technology described by experts as 'the most significant breakthrough in fishing in recent years' has just been upgraded to offer even more information, and to make it easier still for fishermen to make practical use of it.
VComms, a subsidiary of SatComms, a leading provider of satellite communication solutions based in Australia, has been selected by the National Fisheries Authority (NFA) of Papua New Guinea to provide a turnkey integrated vessel monitoring system (VMS) for fisheries management under a multi-year agreement.
The European Union has one of the largest, most advanced fishing fleets in the world but the compliance with its regulation requiring member states’ vessels to introduce electronic fishing records is well short of where it should be, said a leading satellite communications expert.
Mobile satellite company, Inmarsat, has launched a new chat application for fishermen on board Chinese coastal fishing vessels to keep in close contact with colleagues and family.
Inmarsat Ltd, one of the world's leading global mobile satellite communications provider, announced that it has topped 100,000 registered mini-M satellite phones worldwide with sales doubling in the last two years, consolidating mini-M's position as the world's biggest selling mobile satellite phone.
France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications has upgraded its land earth station in Aussaguel, France to ensure that its Inmarsat-C and Mini-C services are SSAS-compatible. The SSAS heightens security on board ship in the event of attack enabling captain or crew to send out a ‘covert’ alert and rapidly obtain assistance. With piracy and attacks at sea becoming increasingly widespread, the IMO (International Maritime Organization) has designated that all ships exceeding 500 tonnes must equip the SSAS by July 1, 2004.
NSSL, the global satellite communications provider, has been granted the status of Distribution Partner by Inmarsat, the world’s largest MSS operator.
Sending e-mails, SMS, faxes and telexes via Inmarsat-C (1) has never been so simple and cost-effective: France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications has developed SkyFile C, a new e-service for Inmarsat-C which optimizes message transmission and reduces costs, particularly for messages sent to fleets of vessels.
Inmarsat and its service partner Satlink have won the first ever European contract to migrate those working in the fishing industry from a paper logbook system to electronic recording and reporting as required by EU Directive 1077/2088.
Japan Radio Co. (JRC) says it will be showing a new LCD Navtex, a compact Fleet F33 and three new Inmarsat C systems, at the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition.
From 1 October Inmarsat is launching Enhanced Super Quiet Time (ESOT) low-cost calling for FleetBroadband users. The Enhanced SQT offer will apply across all three FleetBroadband variants, FB 500, FB 250 and the latest low cost entry terminal, FB150 and will apply all year round, at any time of day or night.
France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications has upgraded its land earth station in Aussaguel, France, to ensure that its Inmarsat-C and Mini-C services are Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) compatible.
On 1 October 2009 a new safety service will be launched by Inmarsat. The service - 505 Emergency Calling - means that Inmarsat FleetBroadband customers who dial 505 will be connected automatically to a coast guard rescue centre, wherever they are in the world.
Thrane & Thrane has launched the next generation of maritime satellite communication solutions, Capsat, Fleet77,
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