Maritime satellite gets with the programme

Maritime communications spent a long time being of little interest to most people. Beyond safety requirements, it took the dotcom boom to generate a significant uptick in activity, as software entrepreneurs discovered this ‘untapped’ market. That ended with the dotcoms going belly up, but the Rubicon had been crossed. There was now a clear realisation that [more…]

A better image? Be careful what you wish for

I have read this article several times now and I still don’t know whether to laugh, cry or go fishing. I don’t fish, but I’m prepared to learn if it takes me away from reading about the ‘image of shipping’. There are some good points in Gary Howard’s piece, but there is back story too. [more…]