Rix Shipping Company has completed the installation of the OceanLINK 60 Mini VSAT service on two vessels, as part of an agreement with SELEX Elsag.
SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, has been contracted by Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to supply a package of communication systems to tankers being constructed as part of the UK Royal Navy's Military Afloat Reach & Sustainability (MARS) programme.
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.
The UK Marine business of SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, is to supply an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) based entertainment solution to the Lancelot accommodation work barge operated by Intership Ltd of Singapore.
Nordic American Tankers has installed the Maritime Broadband C-Bird VSAT system onboard the MT Nordic Aurora, a 274-metre globally trading Suezmax crude carrier built in 1999, in conjunction with the vessel’s technical manager, Hellespont Ship Management.
The Telemar Group, through its German subsidiary Telemar GmbH, has agreed a deal to provide broadband satellite communications to the entire John T. Essberger fleet of 35 vessels.
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.
Farstad Shipping ASA has agreed a deal with Norwegian company Aalesund Data for the delivery of the Itrust Bandwidth Optimizer (IBO) system to its fleet of over 50 ships.
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