Cellular Telephone

  • —Literature Available Art Petranek, president of Petroleum Communications (Petro- Com), has announced the completion of its Cellular/Satellite telephone service for the entire Gulf of Mexico's marketplace.

    PetroCom reports it is the first cellular telephone company in the Gulf of Mexico and first in the world to use satellite and, today, Petro- Com is the first to provide total cellular telephone service for the Gulf, making PetroCom the largest cellular telephone company in the world.

    PetroCom covers 68,000 square miles of Gulf, from lower Mobile Bay, Alabama, to Brownsville, Texas, and extending 150 miles offshore.

    More than just a cellular telephone service, Mr. Petranek explains, "PetroCom's Cellular/Satellite system is designed to fulfill the needs of anyone conducting business in the Gulf of Mexico." Petro- Com's system features Facsimile Machine Interface, Computer Modem Access, Loran-C Vessel Locator, Weather Reporting, Coast Guard 911 Emergency, Three-Way Conference Call, No Answer Transfer or Call Waiting and Call Forwarding.

    Mr. Petranek states, "Our system provides you with clear, private and reliable communications." For more information and free literature from PetroCom, Circle 77 on Reader Service Card

  • range will be from up to 50 to 100 miles. According to Jim Tindall, vice president Sales and Marketing, MariTEL, "The Network brings easy-to-use, cellular telephone-like functionality to the maritime environment, combining the convenience and safety of a traditional VHF radio with a modern telephone syst

  • . Prudently, in the interim, he reported the incident promptly to his license insurance company and was assigned his own maritime attorney who, via cellular telephone prepped him for his initial Coast Guard verbal interview, assisted him in drafting his maritime casualty report (2692) and accompanied him to

  • countries, it is very common to have a wired public phone system that is very old, overloaded, and not readily available at the dockside. However. GSM cellular service is generally available in the port area, so finding a way to use that cellular service has been a must for Mercy Ships. In their quest

  • . The Globalstar system provides affordable satellite-based digital voice services to a broad range of subscribers. Globalstar meets the needs of cellular users as well as mobile subscribers outside cellular coverage, and residents without existing telephone service. Circle 159 on Reader Service

  • Wilson Electronics, a U.S.-based manufacturer of cellular signal boosters, is targeting inland and coastal waterway users with a new marine initiative. The development of a signal booster kit that improves cellular coverage for boaters on inland waterways and for near-shore mariners means that dropped

  • communications services via Inmarsat satellite to the maritime industry, has signed a contract with Cruisephone, Ltd., a leading supplier of cellular telecommunications to the cruise industry, for the exclusive provision of services to the pleasure cruise and private yacht markets worldwide

  • Barracuda Technologies, Laholm, Sweden, has been awarded a comprehensive contract by Kvaerner Batservice a.s., Norway, to supply the cellular core material and syntactic filler system for nine new mine countermeasure hovercraft/ catamaran vessels (MCMVs) ordered by the Norwegian Navy. The contract

  • connected him to a local attorney from its national network. That experienced maritime law specialist promptly called the frustrated captain on his cellular telephone to prepare him for the impending initial onsite Coast Guard interview. While acknowledging his brief encounter with the thrill-seeking jet ski

  • eleven rely extensively on GPS.  GPS technology and GPS-supported applications are deeply embedded into the fabric of our modern lives.  Computers, cellular telephones, automatic teller machines (ATMs), and electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) would all cease to operate properly without

  • unit package which features 32 telephone number memory locations and super-speed memory dialing. The Triton 480 is a deluxe marine cellular telephone with space-efficient cradle mount, 101 memories, theft alarm, fluorescent display, four call timers, incoming call screening and super-speed memo

  • SATCOM’s Availability, Pricing and Utility tempts marine users left unsatisfied by limitations of cellular communication. The inland operator hoping to survive in tomorrow’s rapidly emerging business environment using cellular communications alone is likely to be, as a minimum, disappointed. In a worst

  • MN Nov-19#38  bat- features, including a bi-cellular laminated design and)
    November 2019 - Marine News page: 38

    future of this These are G-NMC lithium-ion cells with unique safety promising category. Spoiler alert: Batteries, very big bat- features, including a bi-cellular laminated design and ce- teries, and AC motors. ramic separators. Leclanché speci? cally designs and engi- neers a Class Type Approved and Certi

  • MN Nov-19#36  
spent on open oceans without cellular  nothing else is available)
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    areas, as compared to the time tingency of ‘sailing over’ to satellite, if as it selects the best choice of low cost spent on open oceans without cellular nothing else is available, is there.” and stable communications.” service. A second factor involves how Beyond this, he adds, the customer With

  • MN Nov-19#34  
select satellite. But, if a cellular 
connection is found)
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    WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS “If the Agile 4Marine does not f nd any other connection than satellite, only then will it select satellite. But, if a cellular connection is found, it will re- evaluate and switch over from satellite back to cellular.” – Sheryar Wahid, Agile’s Co-Founder and Chief Technical

  • MN Nov-19#32 .  over from satellite back to cellular.” 
Agile Marine touts)
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    WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS costs and keep a vessel or ? eet in touch without a hitch. over from satellite back to cellular.” Agile Marine touts a system that facilitates built-in Initially, Agile identi? ed the yacht space ? rst as a natural GPS and seamless “smart routing” between cellular and progression

  • MN Nov-19#30 , sophisticated  The standard cellular connection won’t cut)
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    ever, they need it. These longtime users of so- and on board operational task sets. called ship management software and now, sophisticated The standard cellular connection won’t cut it any longer. remote monitoring systems that watch over even the most At the same time, the cost of satellite connections

  • MT Oct-19#47  ?  rst two voyages. 
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    below. The following two • Communications: The cell coverage in DKP is excellent, maps show chlorophyll as captured in the ? rst two voyages. and the cellular network was an ideal solution. For the scien- The data showed consistently higher chlorophyll values in the tists, the mission was a ? rst step

  • MT Oct-19#46  
available: line of sight RF, cellular and Iridium, and saved)
    October 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 46

    sent back to shore through the three wireless links to support the sensor in this application, and the 3.25 kts of available: line of sight RF, cellular and Iridium, and saved to cruise was suf? cient to collect data over the entire embay- dedicated database servers. With this system, the team on-

  • MT Sep-19#43 formation (ACT), but now we’re a customer-funded center.)
    September 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 43

    formation (ACT), but now we’re a customer-funded center. been able to make available our expertise in anti-submarine ACT is still our largest customer. They fund about 75% of warfare (ASW), mine countermeasures (MCM), and environ- our work, but it’s mostly basic research, at a very low TRL mental

  • MP Q3-19#47  advantages of using mobile cellular technology also  in today’s)
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    required for remote command and control of the unit. ly. Terminal operations are no exception. As part of a vital link The advantages of using mobile cellular technology also in today’s industrial supply chains, it will become table stakes go beyond drones and remote control of moving equipment. for future

  • MR Jul-19#57 O
OPINION: ON POINT WITH JOE KEEFE
Trade, Trump & Trust
(Con)
    July 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 57

    O OPINION: ON POINT WITH JOE KEEFE Trade, Trump & Trust (Continued on page 57) that he was about to head to China on ceremonies.” that exists on the other side of the border Paris Climate accord while at the same business, and that he’d probably be gone is being happily exported to the United time

  • MR Jun-19#6 MARITIME
Editorial
REPORTER
AND
ENGINEERING NEWS
M A R I N)
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    MARITIME Editorial REPORTER AND ENGINEERING NEWS M A R I N E L I N K . C O M HQ 118 E. 25th St., 2nd Floor New York, NY 10010 USA Tel +1 212 477 6700 Fax +1 212 254 6271 www.marinelink.com FL Of? ce 215 NW 3rd St Boynton Beach, FL 33435-4009 Tel +1 561 732 4368 Fax +1 561 732 6984 Publisher John C.

  • MT Apr-19#39 waii, underwater mining tools target the whole gamut of)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 39

    waii, underwater mining tools target the whole gamut of min- of major offshore acreage awards. Deepsea miner, Ocean ing support tasks. Minerals, says REEs are “17 chemically similar metals con- sisting of the 15 elements known as the lanthanides plus yt- High-stakes ops trium and scandium” and they’re of

  • MT May-19#10 Insignts Government Update
AIS DATA
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    Insignts Government Update AIS DATA Governments are now using AIS in an innovative manner by creating virtual aids-to-navigation that provide an AIS signal to mark hazards to navigation in locations where a physical aid-to-navigation does not exist. By Dennis Bryant The Automatic Identi? cation System

  • MR May-19#10 I
INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE
Dennis L. Bryant 
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    I INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE Dennis L. Bryant Dennis Bryant is with Bryant’s Maritime Consulting, and a regular contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News as well as online at MaritimeProfessional.com. dennis.l.bryant@gmail.com AIS Data he Automatic Identi? cation System (AIS) was developed

  • MN May-19#31 T  I unemployed mate still had to confront impending)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 31

    T I unemployed mate still had to confront impending negli- HE NVESTIGATION Once his vessel was secured, the mate noti? ed his com- gence charges being brought by the Coast Guard for the pany dispatcher of the incident who then reported it to actual grounding and suspected minor spill. the local Coast

  • MN May-19#30 COLUMN SAFETY
Distractions Can Sink Careers 
Familiarity)
    May 2019 - Marine News page: 30

    COLUMN SAFETY Distractions Can Sink Careers Familiarity can and does breed contempt. You don’t need anything else added to that heavy burden. By Randy O’Neill We live and work in a frenetic environ- The weather was partly cloudy with a gusty wind of ment replete with a wide range of both up to 20

  • MR Mar-19#13 I
INSIGHTS: OFFSHORE WIND
BONDAREFF EMPHASIZED THE IMPORTANC)
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    I INSIGHTS: OFFSHORE WIND BONDAREFF EMPHASIZED THE IMPORTANCE OF BVGA’S RECOMMENDATION FOR A CENTRAL- IZED OFFSHORE WIND OFFICE. SHE SAID VOW- DA, AT ITS MARCH MEETING, WILL WORK ON BEST WAYS TO PUBLICIZE THE NEW SUPPLY CHAIN DI- RECTORY. JOAN BONDAREFF, MARITIME ATTORNEY, BLANK ROME, WASHINGTON

  • MR Mar-19#8 O
OPINION: SubM
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    O OPINION: SubM Joseph Keefe Joseph Keefe is a 1980 (Deck) graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the editor of both Maritime Logistics Professional and MarineNews magazines. He can be reached at jkeefe@maritimeprofessional.com SubM What a Long, Strange Trip it’s Been range Beach, Alabama:

  • MT Mar-19#73 , on  and IMUs. Iridium or Cellular telemetry, Ulti-buoy)
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    from an all- ucts, including gyros, accelerometers from bottom mounted instruments via MEMS inertial measurement unit, on and IMUs. Iridium or Cellular telemetry, Ulti-buoy display at Ocean Business solutions offer superior value. On stand W47 Silicon Sensing will Soundnine Inc. (S9): demonstrate

  • MN Feb-19#58  effcient than 
Poynting’s Cellular LTE/5G Ready 
the industry)
    February 2019 - Marine News page: 58

    further patents pending. Re- LTE Antennas ideal for search shows the Sharrow Propel- City or Sea ler is 9%-15% more effcient than Poynting’s Cellular LTE/5G Ready the industry standard Wageningen omni-directional antennas improve Arctic FoxTail passes B-series design. Industry experts internet

  • MN Feb-19#49  com, Radios and Cellular 
PRODUCT
PRODUCT
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    Communication Technology – Sat- Marine Operators TECHNICAL TECHNICAL FEATURE: Safety & Fire Prevention FEATURE: FEATURE: FEATURE: Bearings com, Radios and Cellular PRODUCT PRODUCT Cordage, Wire Rope & Rigging FEATURE: Workboat Engines FEATURE: PRODUCT Water Treatment, Ballast, Grey, Pumps, Piping and Valves PRODUCT

  • MN Feb-19#48  com, Radios and Cellular 
PRODUCT
PRODUCT
Cordage)
    February 2019 - Marine News page: 48

    Communication Technology – Sat- Marine Operators TECHNICAL TECHNICAL FEATURE: Safety & Fire Prevention FEATURE: FEATURE: FEATURE: Bearings com, Radios and Cellular PRODUCT PRODUCT Cordage, Wire Rope & Rigging FEATURE: Workboat Engines FEATURE: PRODUCT Water Treatment, Ballast, Grey, Pumps, Piping and Valves PRODUCT

  • MN Feb-19#43  without having to worry about cellular availabil-
Dunlap Towing)
    February 2019 - Marine News page: 43

    made it happen. One Solution, Economical Results With Fleet One, regional vessel operators can stay con- Case Study nected without having to worry about cellular availabil- Dunlap Towing Company, a marine transportation ity or network roaming charges. That’s because Fleet One services provider for almost

  • MN Feb-19#42  America’s heartland where cellular coverage is routinely)
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    – or at least one of many – has always been the dearth of reliable and economical vessel-to-shore communications. Even T in America’s heartland where cellular coverage is routinely billed as seamless, so-called ‘dead spots’ persist. Sometimes, this happens at the worst possible moment for an opera- tor