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Inmarsat Offers Risk Assessment for Maritime Cyber Security Working Group

Inmarsat is giving its full backing to a new Joint Working Group (JWG) formed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to develop a coordinated position on cybercrime and its prevention.  One of the maritime industry’s leading commercial satellite service providers said that stakeholder unity was critical in meeting …

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exactEarth Launches Revolutionary Global Real-Time Maritime Tracking and Information Service

exactEarth Ltd, a leading provider of Satellite AIS data services announces the launch of exactView RT powered by Harris (“exactView RT”) – the world’s first global, persistent real-time Satellite AIS service. This revolutionary capability is expected to enable a wide variety of new service capabilities for the global maritime community …

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Yahsat and UAE Mission to the UN in Geneva Host Humanitarian Aid Forum

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, UAE-based satellite operator, Yahsat and the UAE Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, hosted a one-day forum in Geneva, to discuss Yahsat’s initiative to support humanitarian …

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#SpaceWatchME Interviews: Johann Richard of Swiss Space Office

This week, from 15-16 June, the Swiss Space Office will present the Swiss Space Industry Days. This event will be a must-attend for any company, established or emerging, that is part of the space industry in Switzerland and beyond. The Space Industry Days will provide valuable, up-to-date information to current …

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Global-IP Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Bring High-Performance Broadband to Sub-Saharan Africa

Hughes Network Systems, LLC, the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, has announced that its JUPITER™ System has been selected by Global-IP Cayman as the technology platform to enable its mission of bringing high-performance connectivity to mobile devices used throughout the Sub-Saharan Africa region. The JUPITER System will …

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#GEOINT2017: Harris Corporation Worldwide Maritime Tracking Technology Now Operational; Tracking 250,000 Ships

Harris Corporation’s first four maritime vessel tracking receivers are now operational – establishing the beginning of the only global, persistent, real-time Automatic Identification System (AIS) ship tracking capability. Launched January 14, 2017, onboard four Iridium NEXT satellites, the maritime tracking hosted payloads are now tracking 250,000 ships and providing data …

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Regional Beidou Centre of Excellence To Be Opened in Tunisia in November 2017

China and Middle Eastern states are working together to promote the use of China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System in the region, according to a statement following an industry forum on May 24, 2017. All parties concerned have pledged to strengthen their communication and collaboration in satellite navigation and to bring …

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Jordanian Students Build Cubesat for 2018 Launch, Thanks To Crown Prince’s Masar Initiative

A group of fifteen Jordanian students from several universities have built a Cubesat to be launched in early 2018, under the sponsorship of the Masar Initiative, part of Jordanian Crown Prince Hussein’s Crown Prince Foundation (CPF). The students were supervised by Jordanian engineering and science academics at the Royal Jordanian …

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#SpaceWatchME Interviews: Pat Gannon of BusinessCom Networks

Patrick Gannon, Director of Business Development at BusinessCom Networks, has been involved in data communications and networking since early modems were as big as shoeboxes and cost a dollar per bit. He has deployed a wide variety of networking technologies for leading technology developers, over the last three decades, from …

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