Marine Electronics & Communications
Still many ECDIS issues to resolve
Still many ECDIS issues to resolve
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
A major shift in the enforcement of the mandatory carriage of ecdis is coming. For the first time owners of large fleets of operating ships need to comply with the IMO regulations, which should mean ...
DNV GL helps Hapag-Lloyd prepare for EU rules
DNV GL helps Hapag-Lloyd prepare for EU rules
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
Hapag-Lloyd is set to become the first shipowner to be ready for the European Union’s (EU’s) incoming regulations on monitoring, reporting and verification of greenhouse gas emissions. ...
Inmarsat moves FleetBroadband to Alphasat
Inmarsat moves FleetBroadband to Alphasat
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
Inmarsat has transferred FleetBroadband L-band services over Europe, Africa and the Middle East from the Inmarsat-4 F2 (I-4 F2) satellite to Alphasat. This has not affected any aspects of the service ...
NCSR discusses navigation and safety communications
NCSR discusses navigation and safety communications
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
The second meeting of IMO’s sub-committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) was convened at the IMO headquarters in London in March. The agenda was not as full as at ...
Changes coming to IMO bridge system model courses
Changes coming to IMO bridge system model courses
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
The IMO sub-committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW) is re-assessing bridge and engineering model training courses in light of changes to the Standards of Training, Certification ...
Viking Line upgrades ferry ecdis
Viking Line upgrades ferry ecdis
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
Ferry operator Viking Line chose to install Adveto’s ecdis because of the additional features, such as multi-route and advanced prediction functions, as well as the ability to download updates ...
Stolt Tankers invests in remote monitoring
Stolt Tankers invests in remote monitoring
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
Stolt Tankers’ decision to use Marlink’s Ku-band VSAT services across its entire fleet has enabled the shipowner to instigate remote monitoring of its onboard IT networks through ...
Services deliver more than just satellite communications
Services deliver more than just satellite communications
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
Broadband communications can be delivered to shipping and the offshore industry in different ways, depending on the vessel’s proximity to land or to a fibre-connected network. The major ...
Wireless technology deployed on ferries
Wireless technology deployed on ferries
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
P&O Ferries and Fred Olsen Express have started using devices on their vessels to deliver broadband to passengers from wireless networks. P&O Ferries started using MTN’s terrestrial ...
Owners need to be clear about the real costs of VSAT
Owners need to be clear about the real costs of VSAT
Marine Electronics & Communications April/May 2015
Shipowners, operators and managers do not always fully understand what they are getting from a broadband communications solution, and may be paying higher than expected costs. Some owners do not ...
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