Rickmers Group is to implement a new VSAT service from Marlink for its fleet of 90+ vessels, including container ships, bulk carriers and heavy lift vessels, the companies have announced.
Intelsat has reported its Q3 2015 results, showing revenues of $580.8 million, down from the $608.6 million recorded for the same period last year, but a net income of $78 million that was approximately $10 million higher than in 2014.
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) has managed to complete the roll-out of VSAT services to its entire fleet of 26 tankers in just three months, with the final vessel, Mutriba, completed and fully online by mid-June 2015.
Globecomm and MariConnect have announced that they have passed the milestone of supplying hybrid M2M and VSAT solutions to 50 shipping vessels under their partnership.
Intelsat’s recently launched IS-34 satellite has now arrived at its destination and has entered service, expanding Ku-band capacity for the maritime market.
Container ship operator Seaspan is to install KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband 2.0 maritime communications system on 18 of its newest vessels, the companies have announced.
Brazilian company Radiomar reports that it has agreed new contracts for the supply and installation of nine VSAT systems, as part of a network integration package, to Petrobras.
Alphatron Marine has signed a leasing agreement to supply VSAT hardware and data packages to Acta Marine for thirteen vessels.
The value of the global maritime satellite communications market is set to double over the next decade, according to a new report from Euroconsult.
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