IMSO signs public services agreement with Iridium

On the 12th March 2019, the Director General has signed the Public Services Agreement (PSA) with Iridium Satellite LLC, marking another milestone in Iridium’s journey to becoming a satellite service provider for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). The agreement will enter into force upon the issuance of the Letter of Compliance to Iridium in due course.

This is an exciting and historical development for satellite communications in the service of public safety and marks Iridium’s step ahead to become certified provider of the GMDSS services globally.