SAILOR® SC4000 Iridium Telephone System
Truly Global, Truly Reasonable

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Keeping in touch with the shipping company, other ships or with loved ones at home is vital for any vessel crossing the oceans. With the SAILOR SC4000 Iridium system from Thrane & Thrane, ocean-going ships of all kinds get a very cost effective satellite telephone solution for seamen of all stripes.
The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium telephone system is the ideal satellite communication solution and well suited for all types of vessels cruising the high sea – from yachts to fishing vessels, from coasters to large merchant ships, from coast guards to naval vessels. With true global coverage and advantageous airtime rates, the SAILOR SC4000 Iridium is the obvious choice for anyone sailing along foreign coasts with high GSM roaming fees - and onwards to as far as the arctic seas.
The Iridium Satellite Network
Iridium is a reliable and truly global satellite network for telecommunications. Its 66 cross-linked low orbiting satellites form a world-wide grid providing real global coverage. From pole to pole, a satellite is always in sight and ready to handle your call. A convenient assurance, but more importantly, a crucial safety factor keeping peace of mind. Iridium offers very attractive airtime rates and executes trouble free Iridium-to-Iridium and Iridium-to-shore calls and vice versa.
Constructed to Last
The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium system is very sturdy and designed specifically for the harsh maritime environment being able to withstand even the toughest conditions at sea. Based on the original SAILOR reliability, it is made for rough life and usage and is approved according to international maritime standards.
Global Voice for Crew Calling
The sea can be a lonely place of work. Family, friends and loved ones are thousands of miles away. Providing a solid and easily accessible communication solution for your crew will help you keep spirits and morale high on the entire voyage. The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium telephone supports a wide selection of crew calling plans and pre-paid scratch cards. In fact, the SAILOR SC4000 can act as the on board telephone box, allowing each crew member to manage and control their own costs directly, so you won’t have to worry about individual billing and administration costs. A simple solution. Better for you and better for the crew.
Data Capability
The standard data capability of the SAILOR SC4000 Iridium system is 2.4 kbps and can be turned up to 10 kbps by accessing Iridium’s 10 kbps compressed data service. Beside basic e-mail exchange and internet access, it supports the PC based Iridium SMS service for short text message communication with other Iridium phones.


True global coverage

Attractive airtime rates – one global rate
Global voice and crew calling
Individual user billing
On board telephone box