SAFETY4SEA

OTESAT – MARITEL receives the SMART4SEA Connectivity Award

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that OTESAT – MARITEL has received the 2020 SMART4SEA Connectivity Award, sponsored by Orpheus Marine Transport Corp, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on January the 28th at the Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 SMART4SEA Forum.

Cobham: Digitalisation is the way forward

Maritime industry will enhance safety and sustainability if it becomes more connected and better informed by data, Mr Matthew Galston, Cobham SATCOM argues, highlighting the importance of increased connectivity onboard. Among others, the quality of a ship’s connectivity impacts the wellness on board.

Marlink: Securing available connectivity onboard is vital

Mr. Tore Morten Olsen, President Maritime of Marlink, highlights that connectivity is crucial for safe operations while he notes that demand for bandwidth is on rise which is important because available connectivity improves life onboard, keeping the crew happy and in touch with family and friends ashore.

Inmarsat: Steps toward GMDSS modernisation

While the voting procedure for the 2018 SAFETY4SEA Awards is open, Mr. Peter Broadhurst, SVP Safety and Security, Inmarsat Maritime , talks about company’s ‘Fleet Safety’ service for which Inmarsat has been nominated in the ‘Technology’ category alongside a number of other distinguished nominees.

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