Maritime Services


Otesat-Maritel, a member of Group of OTE, provides the satellite services Inmarsat and Iridium worldwide, on land and sea and integrated telecommunications solutions to the Greek and global shipping industry. More information can be found at

Olympia Radio coastal radio network provides GMDSS services to National Search & Rescue Authorities for the safety of life at sea, as well as commercial maritime communications worldwide.

Τhe service is provided by OTE S.A.


  • Global Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), management of distress, urgency and safety signals at sea.
  • Weather broadcasts, bulletins, announcements, gale warnings, meteo charts (National Meteorological Agency-EMY)
  • Safety signals broadcasts to mariners (Hellenic Hydrographic Agency-NAVTEX Service)
  • Press bulletin broadcasts (information for mariners, issued by the press office of Ministry of Merchant Navy)
  • Medical advices (MEDICO) and telecardiograms to navigators ( in cooperation with the Hellenic Red Cross)
  • Radiotelephony
  • Radiotelex.radiotelegram/Inmarsat communications

Who needs it
Olympia Radio GMDSS Broadcasts
How to get it