Monday, July 18, 2011

Happy Birthday Amver?

Historically Amver has celebrated its anniversary on July 18th. But this document, recently discovered in the Amver archives, actually pins the anniversary on June 30, 1958 at midnight GMT.

Take a look-


Is Amver still relevant? The recent cruise ship sinking in Russia demonstrates that a coordinated way to organize commercial vessels remains important.  Systems such as Amver that link commercial ships and rescue authorities are critical to saving lives at sea.

Thank you seafarers for ensuring no call for help has gone unanswered for the last 53 years.

Photo credit: Amver archives

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