01 June 2017: Inmarsat’s SafetyNET II has been shortlisted for a Safety at Sea award.
Finalists in the annual awards, which recognise innovation in protecting seafarers’ lives, were announced at leading maritime event Nor-Shipping in Oslo today. Inmarsat has made the shortlist for the Best Communications Product or Service of the Year category.
SafetyNET II is the new version of the safety service used to transmit Maritime Safety Information messages such as GMDSS alerts and weather, navigation and piracy warnings. The latest web-based platform works via FleetBroadband as well as Inmarsat C.
The award winners will be announced on 12 September during London International Shipping Week.