Fugro Marinestar®

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    Fugro Marinestar® delivers a range of GNSS positioning services worldwide tailored for the dredging and marine construction, navy and hydrographic, wind farm and oceanographic research sectors.

    Raymond Bilkerdijk

    Raymond Bilkerdijk

    Global Lead - Fugro Marinestar®


    Fugro Marinestar® offers a range of services tailored to the particular application and market environment to ensure a cost effective, fit for purpose robust solution under every circumstance. We offer:

    • supply of corrections with global coverage

    • using 4 GNSS constellations (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou)

    • via L-Band satellites and NTRIP

    • to a variety of GNSS receivers of different manufacturers


    Global coverage

    With over 30 years of satellite-based positioning systems and technology experience and continuous research and development, we provide high quality market-leading innovative positioning services. Marinestar® offers global coverage, with dual coverage in most places to provide a back-up solution, as shown in the map below:

    Global coverage map Marinestar

    GNSS network

    The Marinestar® GNSS services are delivered over dual independent delivery paths. It can be broadcasted to all Marinestar® capable receivers.  

    The diagram below shows the main correction services that we provide:

    • G4+: corrections from the Fugro reference station network

    • XP2: corrections from an independent reference station network

    • RTCM: corrections for legacy receivers

    It also shows the back-up elements that ensure a continuous service:

    • 2 reference station networks

    • 2 Network Control Centers (NCCs)

    • 2 back-up NCCs

    • several uplinks stations with back-ups

    • several uplink stations with back-ups

      multiple L-band satellites to receive corrections from

    DGNSS Network - Marinestar, Seastar

    DGNSS Network

    To complement the standard satellite broadcast delivery channels, we offer internet delivery of correction data using the Ntrip protocol (networked transport of RTCM over internet protocol).

    Signal available on third party equipment

    You don't need to have a Fugro receiver to receive corrections. The Marinestar® signal is available on various third party equipment, including receivers by Septentrio, SBG Systems, Trimble, Trimble Applanix, Javad and Kongsberg:

    Marinestar supported systems logos

    Receiver brands supported by Marinestar


    The map below shows height accuracy data (cm, 95%) collected over a one-year period:

    Accuracy Marinestar G2+ 95%

    Accuracy – G2+ 95% height accuracy in centimetres using one-year worth of data


    Fugro Marinestar® support for activations is available through your local Marinestar representative, see contact information below or contact marinestar@fugro.com

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    Raymond Bilkerdijk

    Raymond Bilkerdijk

    Global Lead - Fugro Marinestar®

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    Mike Huff

    Regional lead Americas - Fugro Marinestar®

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    Murray Bannister

    Regional Lead Oceania - Fugro Marinestar®

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    Guido Speelman

    Regional lead Europe & Africa - Fugro Marinestar®

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    Adib Adam

    Regional Lead Asia Pacific - Fugro Marinestar®



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