Category archives: Communication

GVF launches ‘glossary’ of maritime communications

The Global VSAT Forum (GVF) announced the launch of its Maritime SatCom Forum (MSF) ‘Glossary’. The document, earlier iterations of which were developed by the Maritime SatCom Forum Working Group ...

MTN and Prestige Cruise Holdings extend 12-Year partnership

MTN Communications (MTN) announces Prestige Cruise Holdings (Prestige) has extended the companies’ 12-year relationship and will be introducing new communications services to its three-ship Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleet and ...

VSTEP wins Mexican Navy simulator contract

The Mexican Navy selected VSTEP to supply a Class A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge (FMB) Simulator and 24 NAUTIS desktop trainer stations for the Naval Academy in Veracruz. The simulators ...

Half of crew lack 'reasonable' access to communications, says survey

Comprehensive survey of seafarers by Futurenautics Research in association with InterManager, ISWAN, PTC, BIMCO and CrewToo finds access is an improving picture, but reveals certain sectors offering far poorer crew ...

Boatloads of bandwidth: a new wow for Oasis and Allure

Forget the days of no signals and slow signals. Get ready for high speed on the high seas. A major technology investment by Royal Caribbean International gives guests aboard Oasis ...

ABB wins $60 million telecom contracts for Statoil platforms

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won three orders worth $60 million for internal and external telecommunication systems for three Statoil projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf ...

Inmarsat Maritime opens Smart Operations dialogue

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has staged the inaugural ‘Smart Operations’ conference, the first in a series of events seeking an open debate in the ...


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