Cobham SATCOM is committed to facilitating reliable connectivity with affordable, dependable and high-performance antenna systems for fishing vessels to stay connected in the roughest seas for safety, catch performance business operations and crew welfare applications.

Track, catch and trade at sea with confidence

Commercial fishing is one of the toughest, most hazardous jobs in the world so it’s no surprise that skippers and executives in larger firms focus on the safety and welfare of their crew members just as much as catch performance and meeting catch quotas. Amidst a highly regulated and heavily monitored industry, today’s digital operations aided by our SAILOR & Sea Tel antenna systems help trawlers, purse seiners, factory ships and countless other specialist fishing vessels make the most of their time at sea.

Cobham SATCOM provides rugged antennas and maritime radio systems with and without GMDSS compatibility that enable professionals on thousands of fishing vessels globally to balance the safety, performance, and regulatory aspects of the job by providing a platform for verbal communication and uninterrupted connectivity. Our products provide the capability for teams to talk on board, conduct business online, relax when the nets are pulled in. We provide tailor-made solutions configured to integrate diverse networks for maximum availability, even when operating in high sea states in the most remote locations. Through this, we help skippers to focus on their crew, as much as their profit.


Innovation enables essential new capabilities

Cobham SATCOM radio and satellite technology keeps commercial fishing vessels safe and efficient. As well as enabling dependable satellite broadband for hazardous operations in remote locations, including the high north, we are also the maritime radio technology leader, with innovations including message replay and gloveless operation coming out of our 300-strong R&D department regularly.


Highest reliability for working in dangerous conditions

The first SAILOR radios were released nearly 70 years ago and the brand has since become recognized for providing the highest reliability possible. In fact, some of those original radios are still going strong on fishing vessels all over the world, keeping crews safe because they can depend on being heard, always.


High flexibility. Guaranteed connectivity

SAILOR XTR VSAT antennas unlock a choice of multiple constellations, orbits, and frequencies, for dependable access to competitive high-speed maritime broadband now, and in the future. With such flexibility, fishing vessels can be sure a satellite link is always available, in the most remote locations and even above the arctic circle.


24/7 connectivity from the start

Our software-based technology is designed to lock-in the highest service availability by giving maritime internet providers the tools to improve network quality and offer high SLAs. Easy remote access to our antennas is also key, ensuring engineers can diagnose issues quickly and easily, so you can be online and focusing on your business 24/7.

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