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Pioneer Circumnavigation via Southern Capes

Iain Macneil, CEO of Witherbys, one of Scotland’s largest and most successful publishing companies, with specialist titles in the shipping sector, and a crew of four embarked on a first-of-its-kind circumnavigation at the start of December. They are attempting to complete a circumnavigation via the Southern Capes on board ASTRA, a historic vessel that served with the Swedish Sea Rescue Service between 1995 and 2016.

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First Dynamic Mesh Network for Global Mobility

Inmarsat unveiled plans for ORCHESTRA, the communications network of the future. In the largest ever transformation of its current services, Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low Earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into an integrated, high-performance solution. Whether for a ship in a crowded port, an aircraft preparing to land at LAX or a

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First President, CEO of Washington Maritime Blue

Joshua Berger

The Washington Maritime Blue Board of Directors has appointed Joshua Berger as the nonprofit organization’s first president and chief executive officer.  Berger founded the organization in 2018 as Washington State Governor Jay Inslee’s Maritime Innovation Advisory Committee was completing the State’s Strategy for the Blue Economy–promoting a growing maritime economy, addressing climate impacts of the ocean and marine environment, and supporting

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