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HTS (High Throughput Satellite) Systems – Closed vs Open Architecture

All HTS systems share similar characteristics, however, not all HTS systems are the same. When choosing an HTS system, it is important to understand the architecture behind the technology. Choosing the right architecture defines the user experience and directly impacts […]

March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Interesting Articles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

IMO 2020: Set to Shake-Up the Shipping Industry

Each year, billions of tonnes of goods traverse oceans on ships the size of warehouses. With the spread of globalisation, the volume of goods traded by sea has grown by 300 percent since the 1970s, according to the United Nations […]

February 18th, 2019|Categories: Interesting Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Shipping innovation is moving faster than regulation

Innovation in the field of autonomous shipping is moving at a far greater pace than the international rules that will regulate the industry can be established, according to Rolls-Royce.

Kevin Daffey, director ship intelligence, engineering and technology at Rolls-Royce Commercial […]


Five technologies to transform maritime in 2019

Shipping is just beginning to reap some of the benefits in operational efficiency improvements, emissions and expenditure reductions, safer navigation and regulatory compliance that digitalisation has to offer.

Digital momentum is building within the industry along with a push to achieve […]

February 8th, 2019|Categories: Interesting Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Maritime VSAT market set for huge three-year growth

Maritime VSAT revenues are set to grow by more than 13.7% to 2021 according to a new report. Technavio’s analysts forecast the global market will grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 13.74% during that period.

They highlighted that VSAT […]

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Interesting Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Telemedicine should be mandatory on ships

Investing in telemedicine reduces the cost of medical emergencies and improves crew welfare, says Martyn Wingrove.

Telemedicine is not mandatory as part of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) for seafarers’ rights. But it should be.

If there is an issue with the […]

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Interesting Articles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments