Stay safe at sea with Inmarsat FleetBroadband’s 505 Emergency Calling Service

All users of Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband terminals can take advantage of their free 505 Emergency Calling service which allows vessels in an emergency situation to directly call their nearest Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) by simply calling ‘505’.

Inmarsat FleetBroadband 505 Emergency Calling
This service has been designed by Inmarsat for those vessels which are without GMDSS-compliant facilities and provides peace of mind in case of emergency. The number provides immediate access to the MRCC who can then offer assistance on any type of maritime emergency situation. Please note that 505 Emergency Calling is not GMDSS compliant, and equipment compliant with GMDSS should be used in the first instance by those vessels equipped with it. Download the Inmarsat 505 Emergency Calling FAQs

Other Articles

img

The role of satellite communications in Haiti

Posted On July 06, 2022 By Nalini Tomar | 7 min. read

When natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis strike, traditional fixed and wireless communications are often destroyed making satellite communications essential in the recovery of the affected area.  Nowhere is this currently more apparent than in Haiti where satellite...

read more
img

Best of Satellite Communication Apps: 2021 Update

Posted On July 06, 2022 By Nalini Tomar | 110 min. read

As satellite technology advances now a number of devices on the market have their own app or can be used in conjunction with an app to advance their features.  Here we roundup our pick of the best satellite communication devices...

read more
We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. Read about how we use cookies in our Privacy Policy. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies. privacy policy
accept

Your cart

×
Wish Lists