Speedcast to add Lars Thrane Iridium GMDSS services

Speedcast has agreed a new partnership with Lars Thrane to add the Danish company’s range of Iridium terminals to the Speedcast satcom portfolio, including its equipment supporting Iridium Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services.

As part of the agreement, Speedcast will offer Lars Thrane models LT-3100, LT-3100S and LT-4100. The contract scope also provisions Speedcast as a strategic partner for Iridium GMDSS, with trained engineers available for deployment worldwide.

“Speedcast strives to continuously provide the latest advancements in technology to best equip our customers for operational success,” said Jeffrey Irwin, Vice President, Product Management at Speedcast.

“We’re pleased to offer certified safety solutions via our partnership with Lars Thrane. By combining the delivery of Iridium GMDSS services via Lars Thrane’s best-in-class terminals, with corporate and crew connectivity provided by Speedcast’s global mobility network, customers can realise ubiquitous communications to meet all their fleet needs. This is a game changer for maritime industry safety.”

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