With CrewCommCenter on board, seafarers can stay in touch with family and friends without interfering with the ship's official business mail.
CrewCommCenter offers a complete set of features as an on board Internet Café, but where the ship owner can ensure a full IT secured environment with data and time limits, bandwidth control and satellite transmissions cost control.
Free or Pre-paid inbound & outbound E-mails & SMS text messages world-wide
Individual & private E-mail and SMS mailboxes that follows crew from vessel to vessel
Web-mail access while on shore
IMEC and ITF compliant
Support of all international languages including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Russian & Arabic
Online Chat with Yahoo, MSN, ICQ, AIM & Facebook. Chat for 500 minutes for less than 1MB. Text based only chat client that blocks all graphics, themes, icons, file sharing and video/sound streaming.
Optimized Web Browser. Web sites are compressed up to 80% of its original sizes, with flash, video & audio streaming block as option, bandwidth settings, max data usage and time limit per crew member per day configurable.
Global News feature with international and national news provided daily to the crew accounts 14 multilingual editions
Announcement Board that enables ship managers to send internal corporate bulletins to their crew members at sea and while on shore
Local Chinese and Philippines SMS Gateways. Loved ones on shore can send SMS text messages to the seafarers on the vessels world-wide for local rates
The CrewCommCenter system is linked up to the existing E-mail system onboard. Whenever the captain makes a connection to the Hub, the crew E-mail/SMS messages are exchanged as well. No separate connections are made.
The messages and news content are limited to text only and are limited in size, thus ensuring that the extra airtime spend for the crew communication is minimal.