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Inmarsat FleetBroadband moves towards GMDSS approval

Inmarsat has received IMO Sub Committee greenlight consideration for its FleetBroadband and Fleet One to undergo technical assessment for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) standards.

  • GMDSS data and messaging communications are used by mariners to increase safety in the maritime industry.
  • IMO information paper has shown FleetBroadband is capable of complying with GMDSS standards, while offering enhanced safety and distress features.
  • FleetBroadband will undergo technical assessment by the International Mobile Satellite Organization and a report released for consideration in 2018.

Read more on the press release.

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