Inmarsat FleetBroadband Users to have Free 505 Emergency Calling

by OldSailor on September 17, 2009


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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