A new partnership is boosting Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services for those working at sea. Speedcast, a leading communications and IT services provider, announced today its partnership with Lars Thrane, offering a suite of terminals and the ability to deliver Iridium® GMDSS services.

Iridium GMDSS encompasses a set of protocols, equipment, and communications systems designed to ensure that if a ship is in distress, aid can be dispatched from anywhere in the world. The contract scope provisions Speedcast as a strategic partner for Iridium GMDSS, with trained engineers ready for deployment worldwide.

For more information, visit the Speedcast website.