The European project Efficiensea2 has joined forces with Royal Arctic Line to complete the first-ever test of how space weather in the Arctic region influences the full range of a vessel’s communication channels.
A new communications system using the VHF radio channels in order to secure data exchange at sea has been tested by Cobham SATCOM in the EU-funded project EfficienSea2. The system will increase the range of inexpensive, land-based, data connectivity at sea, but will also be able to connect through satellites.
The team behind the Maritime Cloud have included a prototype for an endorsement tool in its latest update. When in use, it will allow international organisations, national authorities and regular users to endorse certain services for specific use.