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NOAA, too, predicts busier-than-normal hurricane season

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, has forecasted an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season for 2020, with a likely range of 13 to 19 named storms…

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Rules of the Road: Trackers play crucial role in emergencies

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers During a recent accident investigation, a vessel was lost at sea in poor weather conditions. Thankfully, no one was injured in the…

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Intellian to produce terminal for new Iridian satcom service

Global satellite communications company Iridium Communications has partnered with Intellian to manufacture maritime terminals for its specialty broadband service Iridium Certus.  Intellian’s C700 terminal is designed to provide the fastest…

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Inmarsat to triple satellites servicing GX network

Global mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has announced plans to triple the number of satellites servicing its Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) network by 2023. According to a company press release,…

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Nauti-Tech launches satellite Internet service

FMC GlobalSat 4G/LTSAT, available through US-based distributor Nauti-Tech, is a next-generation cellular/VSAT bundle that features the new Kymeta MTenna flat panel antenna, according to a press release from the company.…

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Sea Science: Early update of magnetic model marks quickly moving north

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Recent news headlines have piqued interest in an unusual update of the World Magnetic Model — unusual because it was released a full year earlier…

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