AA digital system based on a low-cost satellite terminal, providing two-way store-and-forward messaging, distress calling, EGC SafetyNET™ and FleetNet™, data reporting and polling. The system is approved for use under Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) and mandatory for Solas-compliant ships operating outside Navtex coverage areas.
Inmarsat C offers digital satellite communications for store and forward telex, store and forward data, email via Internet broadcast facility (Enhanced Group Call) and fleet tracking (Polling and Data Reporting).
The Inmarsat C system is approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). GMDSS has been compulsory for all passenger and merchant ships over 300 DWT since 1999.
Email and SMS
The highly successful service, Inmarsat C E-mail, makes it possible to send email directly to and from Inmarsat C terminal. You can also send SMS using Inmarsat C SMS.
Polling and Broadcasts
Inmarsat C is ideal for Fleet Tracking (Polling and Data Reporting). Mobile terminals can be programmed to report information, either at fixed intervals or in response to a poll request.