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ESSI Launches New BlueTide Communications Division

By Katie Kriz | January 22, 2014
Emil Regard. Photo: BlueTide

Emil Regard. Photo: BlueTide

[Via Satellite 01-22-2014] Environmental & Safety Systems International (ESSI) has created BlueTide Communications Corporation via the spinoff of the ESSI Communications Division. BlueTide will focus on satellite communications for energy exploration and production, maritime and yacht leisure markets. The company will provide data, voice and video monitoring to the energy exploration and production industry as well as commercial maritime and leisure yacht markets with coverage in 11 regions around the world.

Using the Hughes Network Systems HX Mobility platform, BlueTide will integrate internally developed systems with third party solutions to provide reliable VSAT communications to remote and harsh environments.

“We believe the creation of BlueTide will allow each company to invest further in expanding and improving services, to capitalize on their strengths, to pursue new business opportunities and to become leaders in their respective markets,” said Emil Regard, former general manager of ESSI’s Communications Division, now managing director/CEO of Blue Tide.