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Navigate Response Launched Unlimited Hours Contracts

Oct 17, 2018

Navigate Response, the global crisis communications network for the maritime sector, is introducing unlimited response hours contracts to help its shipping company clients manage the potentially open-ended costs of media management work during a crisis.Navigate Response Director Bill Lines said: 'Through a small premium on Navigate Response's standard media response contracts, companies can manage…

CWind Working with Reygar to Improve Crew Safety

Jul 07, 2020

Remote monitoring and reporting platforms provider Reygar says it is working with offshore renewables services company CWind to develop a new communication safety feature within its BareFLEET fleet monitoring system.In an effort to simplify…

Inmarsat Offering Crews Discounted Voice Calls

Apr 02, 2020

Inmarsat has formalized a 50% discount for crew voice calling services available for up to 40,000 ships in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on seafarer well-being.The maritime satellite service provider is also ensuring that…

Inmarsat, ITC Global Expand Connectivity Options

Jan 29, 2020

The global provider of mobile satellite communications Inmarsat and the Panasonic Avionics Corp subsidiary ITC Global have announced a five-year strategic collaboration.The partnership enables the organisations to combine their highly complementary…

Solstad Reups, Expands Deal with Marlink

Jan 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore services and supply vessel company Solstad Offshore has renewed its connectivity contract with Marlink, committing 65 offshore vessels to Sealink, Marlink’s high-throughput Ku-band VSAT service. Solstad’s vessels will be provided…

Industrial Internet to Help Upstream Sector

Aug 12, 2019

There has been a growing interest among oil and gas companies in adopting the Industrial Internet to improve sustainability and market competitiveness, said a study.According to data and analytics company GlobalData the upstream sector is witnessing…

Maersk OSV Adds Fleet Xpress

Jul 03, 2019

Maersk Supply Service has signed a three-year contract extension with Inmarsat for its new dedicated bandwidth service Fleet Xpress, including a a dedicated bandwidth charterer service agreement.The Danish company, which has a fleet of 40 anchor handlers…

Semco Chosen for 'Energean Power' FPSO

May 09, 2019

TechnipFMC has chosen Semco Maritime to deliver telecommunication systems, topside firefighting equipment and safety equipment for the ‘Energean Power’ FPSO for the Karish & Tanin fields, offshore Israel.As a total systems integrator Semco Maritime…

Speedcast Offers Intellian v240MT Antenna

Mar 07, 2019

Satellite communications provider Speedcast International said it will begin to offer Intellian’s v240MT antenna to customers in the cruise and offshore energy sectors.The v240MT is Intellian’s next generation, tri-band and multi-orbit 2.4 meter antenna for use on Ku…

2G and 4G Coming to the Goliat Field

Mar 07, 2019

Vår Energi AS, operator of the Goliat field in the Barents Sea, announced Thursday it has entered into an agreement with Telenor Maritime to equip the field with 2G and 4G networks, in an effort to improve safety and emergency response capability in the region…

Huawei Marine Upgrades WACS

Feb 03, 2019

Huawei Marine Networks, a global submarine network provider, announced completion of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) Upgrade II.A press release from the joint venture between the Chinese firm Huawei Technologies and the British company Global…

New Managing Director at Magma Products

Jan 29, 2019

Oil and gas commissioning and start-up specialist Magma Products announced Tuesday it has appointed Philip Tweedy as managing director.Tweedy, previously commissioning manager at Magma, will be responsible for day-to-day operations at the company’s Aberdeen…

IOT goes offshore

Dec 15, 2017

The Internet of Things, a world in which equipment and instrumentation can talk to each other and modify operating parameters – across platforms, fleets and whole businesses – accordingly, is close at hand. Having the communications infrastructure in place is what will help make it happen…

Bibby inks double vessel deal in North Sea

May 09, 2016

Bibby Offshore has entered into a multimillion dollar agreement for two of its vessels to provide first gas and construction support on its assets in the Southern North Sea. The contract, with an unnamed global energy provider, is due to be executed between Q3 and Q4 2016…

Sonardyne demos tech at NASA

Jan 12, 2016

Subsea engineering company Sonardyne International, UK, has successfully demonstrated its wireless integrity monitoring technologies during a series of in-water demonstrations held at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) in Houston, Texas. Hosted by OneSubsea…

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