Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) agreed to recognize that the Iridium network meets all the criteria of the IMO needed to provide mobile satellite services in the GMDSS and to adopt the “Statement of Recognition” proposed by the United States as a Committee Resolution.
Original research commissioned by Inmarsat suggests that the maritime industry is more amenable to adopting analytic, management, and operational tools applied through the Internet of Things (IoT) than many commentators have supposed. The release of ‘Industrial IoT: Maritime’ coincides with Posidonia 2018 and is part of the Inmarsat Research Programme 2018, which provides a cross-sectoral
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The Ocean Cleanup Chooses Iridium

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that it has been selected as the preferred provider of satellite communications services for The Ocean Cleanup, the non-profit organization deploying advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. The Ocean Cleanup is embarking on one of the largest environmental initiatives of this generation by cleaning up ocean
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Cyber Security for Maritime Industry
Mobile training app for crew and intelligent endpoint security for onboard computers strengthen Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure portfolio of products. 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 security threats faced by ship owners and ship managers. Vessel operators will
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Every market uses a certain vocabulary. The maritime connectivity market is no different. Besides many regulatory acronyms such as Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT), Ship Security Alert System (SSAS), Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) – we all use technical abbreviations within our conversations such as High Throughput Satellite (HTS), Maximum Information Rate (MIR), Committed
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