With over 20 years of mobile satellite industry knowledge, having served global mobile communities on land, in the air and at sea, Ronald has a deep understanding of maritime industry from a perspective of digitalisation, driving operational efficiency and new business models with respect to decarbonisation/fuel transition, crew communication, welfare, safety and (cyber) security. Since 2022 Ronald is advising maritime digital initiatives and their use of mobile satellite communications for enhanced crew welfare and sustainability. Recently he has become Managing Director for VIKAND as part of their One Health and Human Sustainability Program.
According to Ronald Spithout, Managing Director of VIKAND OneHealth, the industry can assure proactive health care and provide a better environment onboard by utilizing the existing digital/medical technology and innovation.Read more
Inmarsat Maritime president Ronald Spithout says providing crews with enhanced levels of connectivity and support is critical at this unprecedented time, and offers an insight into the work already underway with welfare organisations to assist seafarers in need.Read more
Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime outlines his company’s efforts for enhancing safety at sea and discloses information about Inmarsat’s new services and improvements. Mr. Spithout highlights his company commitment to cyber safety and security and reveals that Inmarsat is about to launch a new system addressing cybercrime before the end of 2017.Read more
SAFETY4SEA Team met Ronald Spithout, President of Maritime Business Unit, Inmarsat Group Ltd at Posidonia 2016, June 6-10, Metropolitan Expo, Athens for an interview on how Inmarsat follows SOLAS and GMDSS requirements.Read more