Globalsat Argentina and the Fortuna III sail at full speed with Iridium Certus®juan.miranda
Iridium Certus is the first and only MSS (Mobile Satellite Service) with truly global maritime telecommunications coverage and offers simultaneous provision of high-speed data and multiple voice lines through a compact antenna.
GLOBALSAT ARGENTINA installed a Thales VesseLINK™ terminal which allowed the crew of the Fortuna III to access data connections of up to 704 kbps.
“Being able to visualize, in the context of a competition, constant and real-time updates of meteorological information, nautical charts and positions of the other competitors was decisive for the achievement of the result we obtained”, said Argentine Navy’s Luis Sgrilletti, Captain and Commander of Fortune III. He also referred to the “surprising speed” at which they accessed the information.