Inmarsat Expands Maritime Cyber Security Offering
Marine Satcom major Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security service, Fleet Secure, as it continues to develop solutions that combat ever-increasing cyber threats faced by shipowners and ship managers.Accoridng to a press release from the British satellite telecommunications company,
Mackay Marine Outfits Lindblad Expeditions’ New Cruise Ships
Mackay Communications recently collaborated with Lindblad Expeditions and Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in the design, supply and installation of advanced integrated bridge systems (IBS), complete with consoles and ancillary electronic systems onboard National Geographic Quest and National Geographic Venture expedition cruise ships.
Nokia, ABB and Kalmar Trial 5G Technology for Harbor Automation
Nokia, ABB and Kalmar, part of Cargotec, have successfully conducted industrial trials that leverage the low latency capabilities of 5G to support time-critical applications and enhance protection and efficiency in a smart electricity grid and in harbor automation.In a joint press release the companies said that the trials,
Poynting Releases Its Latest LTE Antennas
Poynting has recently released their latest Cellular LTE/5G Ready omni-directional antennas that can be used to improve your internet speed whether you are working in the city or require connectivity at sea.Poynting’s new OMNI-402 and the OMNI-600 MIMO omni antennas are based on the very popular marine antenna (OMNI-291),
Australian Navy Orders Bridge Simulators
Kongsberg Digital has been selected to deliver and support a suite of sophisticated K-Sim Navigation ready ship’s bridge simulators for the Royal Austalian Navy. The contract will enable the Royal Australian to significantly increase its training capacity and reduce costs associated with qualifying
Ardmore Shipping Adds SEDNA Platform
Product and chemical tanker operator Ardmore Shipping has chosen SEDNA as its new email management and team collaboration platform for their global commercial desks, including operations, chartering and commercial finance teams.According to Ha Eun Ruppelt, Ardmore Shipping’s Commercial Project Manager,
Virtual Reality Training for Maritime
Recognizing the appeal of virtual reality (VR) for engaging seafarers who need training as they enter and advance through the maritime industry, KVH Videotel and OMS-VR has announced a letter of intent to enter into an exclusive agreement to produce and distribute VR maritime training. Coinciding with the announcement,
Globalstar Joins SIA
The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) announced that Globalstar is the latest company to join SIA. Globalstar operates a low-earth-orbit (LEO) constellation of satellites and provides mobile satellite voice and data products and service packages to government, industry and consumer customers around the world.
Japan Launches UAE's Satellite KhalifaSat
Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries successfully delivered UAE Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre’s (MBRSC) KhalifaSat satellite into orbit via the H-IIA launch vehicle F40.The launch vehicle trajectory was executed as planned, and at about 24 minutes after liftoff, separation of the KhalifaSat satellite was confirmed.
GNS, SIRM Join to Povide Cloud-based Services for Ship Managers
The maritime technology company Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) and the supplier of navigation and telecommunications equipment and services SIRM have announced a new strategic partnership.The new partnership will combine GNS’s expertise in data intelligence, back of bridge software and navigation