KVH Industries, Inc., (NASDAQ: KVHI) has been named media sponsor of the International Seafarers´ Welfare Awards 2014.
KVH´s Crewtoo social media network and NewsLink digital newspapers, which are based in Liverpool, are providers of maritime crew welfare services. Crewtoo and NewsLink were formerly part of Headland Media, which was acquired by KVH Industries earlier this year. Headland Media is now called KVH Media Group. KVH Industries, Inc., has global headquarters in the United States.
The International Seafarers´ Welfare Awards 2014 are organised by the International Seafarers´ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), a U.K.-based organisation dedicated to promoting the welfare of mariners and the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, which mandates a wide range of crew welfare benefits.
KVH Industries engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of mobile communication products for the marine, land mobile, and aeronautical markets primarily in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Middletown, Rhode Island. The company´s website is at http://www.kvh.com.