Inmarsat landmark study identifies critical role for maritime startups

New study commissioned by the Inmarsat Research Programme and conducted by PUBLIC shows the key role startups and connectivity will play in driving maritime industries along the road to digitalisation.  10th September, 2019: New and original research into maritime startups conducted for Inmarsat by UK GovTech venture firm and research house, PUBLIC, …

Sovcomflot’s crude oil tanker becomes the first to cross Northern Sea Route using LNG fuel

On 2 September 2019 at 08:20 Moscow time, Korolev Prospect, Sovcomflot’s LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tanker, successfully completed a commercial voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). For the first time in the history of shipping, a large-capacity oil tanker has crossed the full length of the NSR using only cleaner-burning …

Satellite technology saves lives, supports sustainable fishing

Three year project examined how satellite communications could support fishing communities in Indonesia; saving lives in distress, linking coastal families to relatives at sea and improving efficiency and sustainability through a dedicated Vessel Monitoring System.Estimated that approximately 40 lives have been saved during the project.03 September 2019: Inmarsat, the world leader …