Peter Broadhurst


Peter Broadhurst is Senior Vice President of Safety and Security at Inmarsat Maritime. He has over 25 years of experience in the maritime industry and in maritime telecommunications.


A Broader Safety Platform for Seafarers in Distress

By Peter Broadhurst 2018-08-22 19:29:00

Following the decision to include L-Band connectivity in the International Maritime Organization’s Global Maritime Distress System, real progress can be made in the functionality of the satellite-based emergency service seafarers call on in the last resort. Recent progress at the International Maritime Organization to modernize the free-at-point-of-use Global Maritime Distress Safety System has major consequences for the messaging functionality and last resort connectivity available to the world’s 1.65 million seafarers. GMDSS effectively gives seafarers their own emergency service, accessing the...

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