Copenhagen-based TORM A/S is to deploy the Inmarsat XpressLink communications system across its owned bulk carrier and tanker fleets.
Polarcus is to implement Sealink VSAT services from Marlink aboard two new X-bow design seismic vessels, Amani and Adira, which are currently under construction at Ulstein Verft in Norway.
German tanker owner and manager Ernst Jacob is to install VSAT and FleetBroadband across its fleet of 15 tankers, following an agreement with Marlink.
KVH has introduced a new onboard terminal for its mini-VSAT Broadband service, the TracPhone V7-IP.
Imtech Marine has agreed two contracts with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) to supply a range of ship technology to a Ro-Pax ferry for Caledonian Maritime Assets of Scottish Limited (CMAL) and for two offshore vessels for another seismic company.
VSAT provider OmniAccess reports that it has expanded its network coverage in the remote French Polynesian islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Malaysian shipping conglomerate MISC Berhad (MISC) has signed up 46 of its vessels, comprised of chemical and LNG tankers, for Inmarsat’s XpressLink service, which includes a free upgrade to the Ka-band Global Xpress service after launch.
Brazilian company Radiomar reports that it has passed the milestone of selling 100 units of its VSAT / Annex V systems, following a recent order from Maersk.
H2OSatellite reports that its H2OLiteSpeed VSAT system has reached the milestone of having completed its 200th installation.
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