The International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) is the inter-governmental organization whose Primary Purpose is the oversight of certain public satellite safety and security communication services provided by mobile satellite communication systems. IMSO also serves as the Coordinator for the Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT), appointed by the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) party States at IMO to ensure the worldwide operation of the system.

IMSO Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

Today, 8 March 2021, on International Women’s Day, the International Mobile Satellite Organisation celebrates women’s achievements and contributions in the aerospace, telecommunications, and maritime sector. Director General Moin Ahmed gave the following message: “Today at IMSO we pay tribute to the women within our own organization, our partners in industry, and our fellow international organizations for their leadership, expertise and wisdom. The incredible work of these women and others ensure the safety of life at sea, and we need to ensure gender equality remains at the forefront of our work to establish a safer and more secure future.”

The 12th Tripartite Meeting of IMSO, ITSO, and EUTELSAT IGO

The Twelfth Tripartite Meeting of the Heads of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO), the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) and the European Telecommunications Satellite Organization (EUTELSAT IGO), took place virtually on 9 February 2021. Hosted by Mr. Patrick Masambu, Director…

IMSO Signs Agreement to Assess BeiDou Message Service System ​

The International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) has the pleasure to announce that today, the 2nd July 2020, it has signed an agreement with the China Transport Telecommunication and Information Group Co. (CTTIC) to perform a technical and operational assessment of the BeiDou Message Service System (BDMSS).