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KVH expands broadband network capacity
KVH Industries, Inc. has completed several capacity increases for its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network to support heightened demand from customers engaged in a wide range of commercial maritime activities around the world, including fishing, offshore oil and gas, and shipping. 19 Mar 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
KVH ships 5,000th TracPhone
KVH Industries, Inc. recently shipped its 5,000th TracPhone® satellite communications antenna system for the mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network, adding more than 1,000 units in the past year. 26 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
The increasing importance of satellite phones
Gavan Murphy, director of marketing EMEA at Globalstar writes on the importance of satellite phones to commercial fishermen. 22 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Bringing broadband to small vessels
Inmarsat Maritime has launched its Fleet One to fishing boat and yacht owners – a service that was only previously available to much larger vessels. 08 May 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Vietnam invests in communication system
Vietnam has invested VND500m in communication systems for fishermen, reports local media. 25 Apr 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Videoconferencing from DigiGone®
DigiGone® will be introducing its new videoconferencing service this year. 11 Mar 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Thrane & Thrane launches new receiver
Thrane & Thrane has expanded its workboat and fishing vessel VHF radio portfolio with the launch of the new SAILOR 6217 VHF DSC Class D AIS Receiver. 25 Jul 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
H2OLiteSpeed completes 200th installation
The team behind maritime VSAT system H2OLiteSpeed has announced that the 200th installation of the system has been completed. 25 Jul 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
First approval for Iridium Extreme® docking station
Beam Communications Pty Ltd has received certification by Iridium Communications Inc. for use of Beam’s LiteDOCK docking station for the Iridium Extreme® satellite phone. 12 Apr 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
SatComms established in New Zealand
New Zealand marine electronics specialist Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) and SatComms Australia, a global satellite communication solutions provider, have entered into a joint venture forming SatComms NZ. 05 Apr 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Iridium Pilot™ raises the bar for maritime communications
Iridium Communications Inc. has launched its second-generation maritime broadband platform, Iridium Pilot™, which will utilise the Iridium OpenPort® service. 15 Feb 2012 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Ship Equip wins contract in Shanghai
The opening of the Ship Equip Shanghai Office in 2010 has proved successful with the first contract earlier this year with Ningbo HaiZhiXing Ocean Fishery. 08 Aug 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Volvo Penta signs agreement with Garmin
AB Volvo Penta and Garmin Ltd have entered into a joint development and marketing strategic alliance to provide instrumentation, navigation and communication equipment for marine use. 22 Feb 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Making technology work harder and cheaper
Communications supplier H2OSatellite says there’s no question that the FleetBroadband FB150 product from Inmarsat with its compact antennae and below decks equipment is bringing global, reliable maritime satellite communications within reach of smaller vessels. 15 Feb 2011 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Commercial fishing vessels switch to Iridium OpenPort®
Iridium Communications Inc. reports that its Iridium OpenPort® marine satellite system is winning an enthusiastic reception from commercial fishing fleets around the world. 28 Jan 2010 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Fishing industry nets Peru's first FleetBroadband 150
The first FleetBroadband 150 terminal in Peru has been deployed onboard an anchovy fishing vessel. 28 Jan 2010 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Furuno establishes new Broadband Service Center
In response to the growing demand for high performance maritime satellite communication, Furuno has announced the establishment of the Furuno Broadband Service Center (FBS). 28 Jan 2010 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Cheap calls for FleetBroadband users
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. 22 Sep 2009 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
FleetBroadband 505 emergency call service launch
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. 16 Sep 2009 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Improving communications
The Satlink FB250 is designed to improve the communication needs of merchant, fishing and leisure vessels. 01 Sep 2009 - World Fishing & Aquaculture