the LT3100S GMDSS available for delivery starting this year:

In 2018, the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) recognized Iridium as a GMDSS satellite service provider. The GMDSS LT-3100S system is designed for all IMO vessels and will be an alternative to the Inmarsat C solution.

The GMDSS LT-3100S system will meet all standards and certification requirements for maritime satellite communication equipment worldwide, such as FCC, ISED, RED and Wheelmark (in progress).

LRIT and SSAS functionalities will be supported in a software update (end of December 2020)

New GMDSS requirements: