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Marlink Moves to New Facility in Houston

Marlink has moved to larger premises in Houston, ensuring its ability to meet the growing needs of its Gulf of Mexico offshore industry and shipping customers. The new facility includes expanded office space to accommodate growth in sales and support functions at both Marlink and Telemar, in addition to a new warehouse facility to support even more responsive bridge and satcom equipment installation, and on board services.

Globalstar Satellite Technology to Tackle North Sea Plastic Pollution

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and a leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, announces that SPOT Trace™ and Globalstar satellite communications are helping researchers at the University of Oldenburg in Germany better understand and combat plastic pollution in the North Sea.

Successful Permitting Allowed for Submarine Cable Installation

csa ocean sciences logoThe Angola Cable’s South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) was successfully completed with the 21 February 2018 cable landing in Fortaleza, Brazil, after traversing 6,200 kilometers across the Atlantic Ocean from Sangano, Angola. Angola Cables reports that SACS, once operational in the third quarter of 2018, will provide a communication capacity of at least 40 Tb/s—opening up the first direct link between Latin America and Africa in the southern hemisphere.

New Era of Choice with Iridium CertusSM Global Launch Partners

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announces that Marlink, Speedcast, Applied Satellite Technologies Ltd (AST) and Satcom Global are the initial global maritime launch partners for Iridium Certus. The first regional maritime launch partner, Arion, will focus on delivering Iridium Certus to the Asian market.

Global Ship Manager E.R. Schiffahrt Chooses KVH for Connectivity

KVH Industries, Inc., announced that global ship manager E.R. Schiffahrt has chosen KVH’s new advanced TracPhone® V7-HTS antenna equipment and the AgilePlans™ subscription-based Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) program to bring fast, global connectivity to its container and dry bulk vessels. Installations for the first 11 vessels have begun, with plans for a total of up to 60 vessels throughout 2018.

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