Simon Møkster Shipping has completed a ‘remote office’ project that has resulted in the company’s 23-strong fleet of offshore supply and specialist vessels becoming fully connected to the Microsoft Lync platform via its installed VSAT systems.
Marlink has announced that CMA CGM has chosen its standardised Ku-band VSAT service WaveCall for more than 35 container vessels, including the 16,000 TEU Marco Polo and its sister ships.
Stolt Tankers is to equip its entire fleet of deep sea and regional tankers with the Sealink global Ku-band VSAT service from Marlink, the companies have confirmed.
Marlink has landed a contract with German ship operator Hartmann Reederei to supply standardised Ku-band VSAT services to its 74 vessel fleet.
Stena Line has implemented a hybrid communications system from Marlink to provide improved free internet connectivity for passengers on seven ferries serving Norwegian, Swedish and Danish routes.
De Poli Tankers BV has recently completed a communications upgrade project which has seen a series of new VSAT installations aboard its vessels.
Marlink has made a new commitment to VSAT customers under which it promises to have new installations up and running within 24 hours.
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.
Marlink reports that it is to introduce new C-band services on the iDirect platform, utilising DVB-S2 with Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) technology on regional, multi-regional and global maritime C-band beams.
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