SMM 2022 – Maritime Connectivity Seminar

The Valour Consultancy tour bus is back on the road. Join our maritime experts at SMM in Hamburg! On 7 September, our friends at Inmarsat will be running a thought-provoking lunchtime seminar on the state of play of the maritime connectivity market. The seminar will be moderated by Joshua Flood, Co-Founder & Senior Research Consultant…

Articulating possibilities for vertical vessel design

Little Boxes made of Ticky Tacky* Having recently discussed modular maintenance, this piece examines alternative possibilities for vessel design concepts, in particular, the development of the existing Articulated Tug Barge and Stena Bulk’s Infinity concept. Separating drive train from cargo seems like a commercial winner but is it safe and reasonable? Existing Methods of Barge…

Participate in upcoming IFC research

Valour Consultancy is inviting satellite operators, service providers, integrators, airline end-users and other market stakeholders to participate in our upcoming in-flight connectivity research update. The Future of In-Flight Connectivity – 2022 Edition will be the fifth iteration of this flagship aviation report, building on extensive market data gathered since Valour’s inception back in 2012. As ever,…

How are airlines solving the cabin Bluetooth conundrum?

David Whelan, Senior Analyst at Valour Consultancy, specialises in IFEC and aircraft digitalisation. In this blog, he explores how airlines and their vendor partners are working to provide wireless audio experiences. This article was first published in Inflight magazine. You can access the latest edition here. Note subscription is required to access the full publication. Historically,…

What does the future hold for maritime connectivity?

Valour Consultancy has published the 2022 edition of its flagship maritime market intelligence report. The 2022 edition of The Future of Maritime Connectivity is the report’s fourth iteration, building on extensive market data back to 2013. It offers in-depth analysis of key service providers, hardware vendors, satellite operators and technology enablers, covering all geographic regions.…

Digital Cabin Apps in Action

In this blog, Valour Consultancy’s senior analyst David Whelan shares his thoughts on the rise of digital cabin applications. This article was first published in Onboard Hospitality magazine. You can access the full publication here. As the aviation industry emerges from the COVID downturn and global air passenger numbers begin to recover, many airlines are…