Quick Hits: January 25, 2021

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Inmarsat Maritime said in a statement that it completed its 10,000th Fleet Xpress installation and will launch a series of incentives to celebrate the milestone. “The Fleet Xpress service continues to provide the superyacht sector’s gold standard for seamless, mobile broadband,” Inmarsat president Ronald Spithout said. “Maritime digitalization is now unstoppable. The market is becoming mature enough to support its own digital ecosystem with separate bandwidth channels for crew, applications and operations.”

The National Marine Electronics Association’s installer certification classes are scheduled to begin Feb. 23-25 in three, six- to eight-hour virtual sessions: Basic Marine Electronics Installer, Basic NMEA2000 Network Installer and Advanced Marine Electronics Installer. A certification exam will follow each session. The sessions are open to NMEA members and non-members. Click here to register and for more information.

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