World’s First Truly Global, Real-Time Maritime Emergency Service Launched by Iridium

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  1. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    I watched Iridium’s virtual press conference yesterday and another thing they emphasized about their new GMDSS-enabled systems is that they also compete with existing solutions on cost. The Lars Thrane LT-3100S is the first Iridium GMDSS approved system…

    https://thrane.eu/lt-3100s-iridium-gmdss/

    … but I understand that the same capabilities will soon be available with the Certus systems that are doing such great work on the Vendee Globe fleet right now:

    https://www.sail-world.com/news/232759/Iridium-Certus-and-Thales-VesseLINK

    Also, I recommend watching the press conference if you wonder why it can take so long to modify international marine safety regulations.

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