Inmarsat FleetBroadband Users to have Free 505 Emergency Calling

by OldSailor on September 17, 2009

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From October 01, in case of emergency, all Inmarsat FleetBroadband users on dialing 505, will be connected automatically to a to a 24-hour operational Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre (MRCC) of coast guard wherever they are in the world.

This is a free service from Inmarsat and the 505 Emergency Calling can be activated immediately just by dialing 505.

Digit 505 has been selected to resemble SOS.

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