India: Rolta India has bagged a contract from a subordinate office under the Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Government of India that provides general aids to marine navigation along the Indian coast to set up ”National NAVTEX Network”.
Rolta will establish NAVTEX (Nevigational Telex) network which will offer improved safety and security for maritime traffic in coastal waters of India. It will also be able to provide coverage upto 250 nautical miles (460 km) from the Indian coast line and will transmit maritime navigational and metrological warnings and forecasts, as well as urgent marine safety information to ships at sea in Indian waters.
“”We are delighted to have been given this opportunity to establish such a high-tech communication network system for the safety and security of ships in coastal waters in India. This state-of-the-art solution will place India amongst select developed nations worldwide that have similar sophisticated systems in place,” said chairman and managing director of Rolta, K K Singh.
Source: Tenders Info