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Marlink customers using the popular Sealink Allowances maritime VSAT service plans can now enjoy without any extra-charge a burst rate, or Maximum Information Rate (MIR), up to 6 Mbps.

دشنت موانئ أبوظبي أول مختبر ابتكار رقمي للقطاع البحري بالمنطقة في خطوة تهدف إلى تطوير الخبرات التكنولوجية المحلية، وتعزيز وتسهيل التجارة البحرية عبر توفير منصة مبتكرة.

Inmarsat and Intellian have today signed an outline agreement that will support major enhancements to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service for the next decade and beyond.

عرضت شرطة أبوظبي، مجموعة مشاريع مبتكرة لطالبات وطلاب، معظمهم مواطنون، من جامعة الإمارات العربية المتحدة، وكليات التقنية العليا للطالبات بالعين، عبر منصتها في «ياس مول»، ضمن فعاليات شهر الإمارات للابتكار 2018، بهدف ترسيخ التعاون مع المؤسسات التعليمية، ودعم برامج رعاية الطلبة المبدعين لاكتشاف مواهبهم، والارتقاء بمهاراتهم لتحفيزهم على التفوق والابتكار.

Unique Group, one of the world’s most prominent integrated subsea and offshore solution providers, has re-established a dealer agreement with Kongsberg Maritime AS for the Middle East region.

Marlink has become the first Inmarsat Fleet Xpress Value Added Reseller (VAR) to provide customers with a prepaid voice card calling facility, giving seafarers a low-cost and easy to manage way to call family and friends ashore.

The latest 4.0 Reference cards for the Type Specific Manufacturers are now available to download at

Transas has launched its first package of applications built on THESIS, a unified cloud-based platform for managing operations across the full breadth of the maritime ecosystem.

Technology investments in the maritime industry are getting close to USD 1 billion, according to data by Crunchbase, a database of technology investments.

Inmarsat has launched a new set of Fleet Xpress plans designed specifically to meet the technical and commercial requirements of offshore support vessels (OSVs).

Denmark sees major developments in digitalisation and automation, as key areas for Blue Denmark and future market competitiveness. However, maritime regulation should be made more flexible if it is to support the development of autonomous ships, the Danish Maritime Authority said in a recent report.

The introduction of autonomous drones will revolutionize ship inspection regime in the near future, opening up new possibilities, according to Cezary Galinski, Senior Principal Surveyor and Head of the DNV GL drone squad.

LEGO is releasing a ship in a bottle set that will be available next month. The set has been designed by LEGO Ideas member Jake Sadovich from the U.S.

In its latest article for the series regarding autonomous vessels, Shipowners Club presents the Mayflower Autonomous Ship project (MAS), which is a new attempt to design, build and sail the world’s first fully autonomous vessel across the Atlantic Ocean.

Finnish ship designer Deltamarin has teamed up with Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), an engineering company specializing in membrane containment systems for transport and storage of LNG, on providing LNG solutions for a portfolio of vessels embarking on long ocean voyages.

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