Maritime connectivity you can rely on 

The unprecedented demand for data to accelerate operational efficiency, decarbonise and enhance crew welfare, combined with rapid advances in global mobile connectivity, are driving the pace of digitalisation across the maritime sector. Fleet Xpress is the only global network with resilient back-up built in as standard, offering 99.9% uptime SLA on secure high bandwidth connectivity.

A genuine connectivity partner 

By adopting Fleet Xpress as a managed service, you get Inmarsat on hand to help you solve issues and provide data-led direction, enabling you to drive your business forward - from guiding a high level digitalisation strategy, to helping set your decarbonisation policy and enabling your business to maximise your connection.

Fleet Xpress brings together the best of Inmarsat's maritime connectivity solutions - unrivalled flexibility to consolidate and scale IT requirements with a combination of satellite connectivity solutions that takes place over a trusted endpoint security network.

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Faster, more reliable connectivity

Fleet Xpress speeds have been increased, meaning greater MIR performance so you can enjoy high bandwidth activities, and greater CIR connectivity for reliability and total peace of mind. When you choose a Flexi plan, you get unlimited usage as standard, while Optimum plans come with a priority data allowance, assuring you the best possible speeds on your plan for your needs today.

Your vessels benefit from an average 99.9% uptime, wherever they set sail, even where demand is high or clustered. That’s because Fleet Xpress is powered by a globe-spanning, highly-reliable network and incorporates advanced beam-steering technology, that can focus bandwidth in real time, combining Global Xpress Ka and FleetBroadband L-band networks in a single package.

Wherever you are on your digital journey, Fleet Xpress flexes as you grow.

Choose the service level that works for you and rely on Inmarsat to keep you connected. Then, if you find that your data needs changing, simply reach out to amend your contract.

When the time is right, you can also add a full suite of tools and services that do everything from boosting coastal connectivity to improving productivity in the office. Fleet Xpress is designed to help your business achieve its digital strategy and realise its vision for growth.

Flexi Plans

For those operations that require flexibility as standard, Fleet Xpress Flexi plans give you total control over your connectivity. This is the ultimate option for those looking to keep crew connected, operations efficient, and your business continuing to digitalise. Forecast expenditure and upgrade, easily and instantly.

Optimum Plans

Optimum plans come with the affordability that lets your business start its journey towards digitalisation. Offering your operations the certainty and stability of Inmarsat, so you can start to build your vision.

Capabilities that grow alongside your requirements

Fleet Xpress is a uniquely flexible solution. It leverages the world’s most advanced satellite constellation, to link your connectivity ecosystem and deliver a best-in-class experience to crew. 

Available in multiple iterations, so you can find the Fleet Xpress package that’s right for your business.

Fleet Xpress allows you to easily upgrade bandwidth as you adopt applications at a pace that suits you, from email and basic office applications, to IoT-powered solutions and emerging technologies to enhance your data, insights and analysis.


Fleet Xpress is about choice and scalability. Made available in a range of packages, it is simple to see which packages align with your business and your objectives.

Control your spend

Spend on what you use, and nothing else - by selecting a package with speed and data that suits your needs today. 

Control your growth

If your requirements begin to change, your upgrade route is clear and predictable. Our incrementally designed packages mean you can foresee any change in your package price.

Real-time visibility via Fleet Link

All Fleet Xpress users get access to Fleet Link, the onboard self-serve platform. Fleet Link’s intuitive dashboard gives the crew real-time visibility of their satellite connectivity status and empowers them to quickly resolve issues with the easy-to-use troubleshooting wizard. It will also notify the crew onboard when their software is being updated.


Powered by the world’s most advanced mobile satellite network

Shipping companies need guaranteed seamless global coverage for fast and secure data transfer - especially at busy ports, straits and shipping canals where reliable connectivity matters most. Fleet Xpress operates as a fully managed service, powered by our Ka-band Global Xpress network, enabling customers to increase their bandwidth as their digital ecosystem evolves.

Seamless, global, Ka-band spot beam coverage enables consistent, stable, uninterrupted quality of service, with no drop out at satellite handover while unique, steerable beams layer additional, high-speed capacity where maritime customers need it most. FleetBroadband back-up assures 99.9% network availability adherence - with no unwanted bill shocks.

Fleet Xpress provides access to a wide portfolio of Inmarsat connectivity services through our Fleet Edge platform. Fleet Edge unlocks the power of edge computing capability for always-on communications. Fully secure, it enables seamless delivery of new features, updates and bug fixes on a vessel via over-the-air software upgrades. Fleet Edge comes with a rich set of standardised assurance data through shore side APIs and edge interfaces, making the integration with partner smartboxes easy​.

Now is the time to connect. As we invest in the future – constantly developing our infrastructure and introducing new technologies and new solutions – Fleet Xpress connectivity will take you even further, faster. 

Boost operational efficiency

  • Reliable bandwidth to support onboard IoT applications and enable ground-breaking new digital services
  • Consolidated, cloud-based storage and management of fleet data
  • Real-time, data-led support for telemetry, route planning, scheduling and fuel efficiency
  • IoT-enabled engine and equipment inspection, remote diagnostics, emissions monitoring, fault detection and condition-based maintenance
  • Ensures compliance with decarbonisation regulations and vessel ratings
  • Single, connected control centre capable of real-time oversight for a dispersed fleet: reduced need for specialists onboard
  • Ecosystem of trusted industry-leading application partners for fast, secure and simple-to-use analytics and intelligence
  • Technology agnostic: connect to any IoT provider without additional hardware costs

Empower and retain your crew

  • Meet growing expectations for internet access and digital services
  • Crew access to high-speed affordable internet completely independent from the vessel’s bandwidth without impacting critical operations services​
  • Boost crew morale and wellbeing: connect them to what and who matters most
  • Simple self-service portal with flexible payment options
  • Order and manage Fleet Hotspot vouchers for seafarers on Inmarsat's self-service portal to support programmes for reward and recognition
  • ChatCard option for voice calls. Vouchers to support programmes for reward and recognition
  • Online access to healthcare and telemedicine services
  • Stay ahead of crew requirements (OCIMF, RightShip)
  • Proven impact on staff retention and attracting new talent

Simplify and standardise your IT ecosystem

  • Improve productivity with a flexible, scalable, onboard IT environment
  • Step up and standardise applications across ship and shore – no more ‘made for maritime’ compromises
  • Seamlessly interoperate cloud-based technologies with terrestrial infrastructure: ship as an office in any location.
  • Greater control and visibility over all fleet communications
  • Remote upgrade and centralised application management
  • Secure remote access to troubleshoot onboard networks
  • Unified Threat Management, multi-layered endpoint security and crew awareness training module
  • Self-service optionality to enable all teams

Dedicated bandwidth channels

Using synthetic virtual networks, Fleet Xpress delivers your connection in dedicated ‘pipelines’, to ensure a best-in-class experience. Each essential service receives its own dedicated route to the user. The bandwidth you use outside of those essential services also receives its own pipeline, to ensure crew usage for business and leisure is of the highest standard.

Explore the full suite of future-focused digital solutions delivered by Inmarsat.


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