Monthly Archives: May 2018

SECOND GMDSS SERVICE APPROVED

21st may 2018 The Iridium network has been approved to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services, signaling an end to a decades-long satellite communications monopoly by Inmarsat. The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has agreed to recognize that the Iridium network meets all the criteria of the IMO …

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SANCTIONS ON IRAN MAY FOSTER ALTERNATIVE TRADE ROUTES

While American President Donald Trump has canceled the Iran nuclear agreement and imposed economic sanctions on that nation, several European and Asian nations have announced that they will disregard the sanctions. Several ship transport companies that also sail to American ports, have chosen to suspend transportation services to and from …

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