Seafarers’ groups have won the right to mandatory social connectivity for crews –including internet access – in updates to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), but are disappointed that shipowners and governments may seek to charge for it.
Thetius report, sponsored by Inmarsat, finds digital crew welfare services will be central to shipping’s ability to deliver fairer conditions for global seafarers
As part of its mission to deliver low latency, ‘fibre-like’ connectivity to the maritime and offshore industries, Low Earth Orbit (LEO) broadband satellite communications company OneWeb, has signed an MoU with AST.
AecorLink, announces that the company has been granted a new patent on its company’s communication platform. The patented technology will further enhance the capacity for shore-ship communication via microwave links.