ISAT M2M end of life, replace your equipment with CLS
- 10 February 2021
- Category: Maritime business
Inmarsat, with Orbcomm (previously Skywave), have announced the withdrawal of the IsatM2M satellite service with an end-of life date on the 31th of December 2020 for the Asia-Pacific region (North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea, Sea of Okhotsk, Philippine Sea, Coral Sea, Tasman Sea, and South Pacific Ocean).
For the rest of the regions (Indian ocean, Americas, Atlantic Ocean Region), the ISAT M2M satellite service will be interrupted on the 31th of December 2021.
What does this mean for LRIT?
- Your DMR800LRIT or Sat-201i/202-LRIT terminal will cease to send LRIT positions.
- Your vessel will no longer be compliant with LRIT Regulations.
- Your vessel may be subject to Port State Control inspection issues.
What does this mean for SSAS?
Your DSAS Mk1 terminal will cease to send positions and alerts. Your vessel will no longer be compliant with SSAS Regulations. Your vessel may be subject to Port State Control inspection issues.
How can CLS help you?
To ensure service continuity of your asset, alternative solutions to the ISATM2M terminal are available below:
- To replace a Skywave DMR-800 (for LRIT compliance), discover our Sirius One beacon
- To replace a DSAS Mk1 (for SSAS compliance), discover our Shiploc beacon