Globecomm Maritime Launches Nimbus

first_imgzoom Specialist communications provider Globecomm Maritime will use the Posidonia 2014 Exhibition to showcase Nimbus, a scalable platform solution for managing and simplifying ship and shore-based communications.Key Nimbus features include acceleration, compression and caching for improved web browsing, a built-in email server enabling use of any email client, and embedded PayPal for pre-pay crew access.Sales & Marketing Director – Europe, Gregor Ross said: “As the bandwidth available to maritime users increases and shipboard networks become more complex, Nimbus permits officers and crew to access a greater range of value added and third party applications, while enabling the owner to retain a practical level of control. Nimbus supports multiple LANs for business, crew, charterer and M2M applications and enables BYOD for business and crew use.”On Tuesday June 3, Mr. Ross will join a panel hosted by FutureCare and Yale University School of Medicine to discuss the advantages of telemedicine for crew healthcare in the era of the Maritime Labour Convention. June 2, 2014last_img read more

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Woman jumps in front of train ends life

first_imgKolkata: A 55-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train here on Monday.The train was going to Howrah from Balurghat and the incident took place when it was passing through Kamarpukur in Gangarampur. The woman, identified as Sharbani Haldar, took the extreme step after she had a quarrel with her daughter. She was a resident of Shanti Colony in Gangarampur. Police rushed to the spot and sent the body for autopsy to Balurghat hospital. A probe has been initiated. Also Read – City bids adieu to Goddess DurgaThe police said the woman’s husband worked as a labourer. A few years ago, their daughter married a local youth. A substantial amount of dowry was claimed by the in-laws of her daughter. She allegedly demanded money whenever she visited her parents. The family had been suffering from acute financial crisis. On Monday, the woman committed suicide after she had a fight with her daughter over money matters. There was a huge traffic congestion following the incident. Normalcy was restored after the body was removed from the railway track. Sub-divisional police officer of Gangarampur Bipul Banerjee said: “The woman jumped before the moving the train. We have recovered the body and sent for autopsy.”last_img read more

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