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Intellian’s GX100NX Fleet Xpress Terminal gains Inmarsat Approval

Intellian, the global leader of mobile satellite communication antenna systems, has received product approval from Inmarsat for the new GX100NX antenna. This announcement follows excellent results achieved during recent testing at Inmarsat’s innovative, hi-tech facility in Ålesund, Norway, followed by a wholly successful sea trial. The Ka-band GX network from Inmarsat, the world leader in […]

How Safe is Personal Protective Equipment at Sea?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is vital in reducing the risk of workers experiencing injuries, but it’s not always fit for purpose. Researchers at Solent University are now calling on as many seafarers as possible to complete a questionnaire to help explore experiences of using PPE on board ships. The Seafarers’ Personal Protective Equipment project is […]

Portable Covid-19 Testing Device for Yachts Available from Bluewater

It’s a scenario we can all envisage, but what would you do as captain of a superyacht? Imagine you have 20 crew and 12 charter guests enjoying a luxury cruise around the Bahamas or the Mediterranean, when someone suddenly feels unwell. Is it just a cold or is it something more? Social distancing is going to […]

QPS Adds Direct FarSounder Integration to Qinsy

Quality Positioning Services (QPS), the experts in maritime geomatics software and services, has integrated FarSounder’s Argos Forward Looking Sonars (FLS) into their Qinsy survey software package. Argos sonar users are now able to display their FLS bathymetric data in the Qinsy platform along with the rest of the survey data they are capturing.  QPS’s hydrographic […]

Inmarsat’s Most Powerful Satellite Enters Service

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, confirms commercial service introduction of GX5, the company’s newest, most powerful geostationary satellite to date. GX5 is the fourteenth satellite currently in service with Inmarsat and provides additional capacity to Europe and the Middle East on the industry-leading Fleet Xpress (FX) Ka-band high-speed satellite broadband service […]

Shipyard Supply Co Hover Chocks – a lot less bother with a hover!

With large limousine tenders, beach landers and wake boats common place among the ever-growing superyacht fleet, storage on board has become a compromise between the guest area, stowage space and of course crane location. Over the years, many types of tender chock have been developed to try and solve this problem. However, no tender chock […]