Space News has reported that Apax and Airbus Defence and Space are close to agreeing a deal on the sale of the latter’s mobile satellite communications services division, which Airbus originally bought from Apax in 2011.
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has chosen Marlink to deliver VSAT broadband connectivity with unlimited traffic volume across its fleet of newly built containerships, including the recently named 18,800 TEU MV Barzan.
Marlink has signed a partner agreement with Tampnet which will see 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) services added to its VSAT and MSS (Mobile Satellite Services) portfolio in the North Sea.
Airbus Defence and Space service provider partner Ozsay Satellite Communications reports that it is upgrading connectivity on five Transal tankers, improving both operational and crew communications.
Airbus Defence and Space has expanded its customer support network by adding six new partners to its Field Service Alliance programme in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
In this edition of CEO Insights – Tore Morten Olsen, head of maritime business, Airbus Defence and Space.
Digital Ship’s ‘CEO Insights’ feature asks the leaders of maritime IT companies to give their views on what makes a successful business in the sector, and how they go about the daily running of a shipping technology company.
Airbus Defence and Space has released the latest version of its XChange communications management platform, enabling crew accounts to be managed from shore.
Airbus Defence and Space reports that it doubled its maritime VSAT sales in 2014 compared to the previous year, connecting more than 600 vessels with VSAT communications throughout the period.
Marlink is to provide VSAT services for the entire fleet of the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord, a contract expected to include 30 vessels by the end of 2015.
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