Five things it would be good to hear at Satellite 2015

Young people tell me that the listicle is the way to go (flexible length, no need to build narrative flow) so here’s what I’m hoping for from Satellite 2015 next week. From a maritime industry perspective, few of these things are likely: Satellite is peer-to-peer show more concerned with orbital insertion and the potential of [more…]

Yes, we are holding our breath

A couple of weeks ago I tweeted a link to a BBC news story on the Triton operation that has taken over from Mare Nostrum monitoring, rescuing and landing migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa to Italy. What struck me was the parallel to the Somalia piracy crisis at its height: a [more…]