Global Eagle Entertainment reports that it has signed a multi-year contract renewal for the provision of VSAT satellite communication services for SeaBird Exploration in Norway.
Intellian Technologies has agreed a deal with Vietnamese satcom service provider Vinasat (VNPT) for the installation of 10 of Intellian’s v100 VSAT antenna systems on a series of anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels controlled by PTSC Marine, a PetroVietnam Technical Services Corp subsidiary.
Inmarsat partner Singtel has completed one of Asia’s first commercial installations of Fleet Xpress, with “K” Line Ship Management Singapore’s 9,600 TEU container ship Houston Bridge implementing the system.
Globecomm reports that it has delivered its first Inmarsat Fleet Xpress terminals to Helikon Shipping Enterprises, with two units commissioned in Globecomm’s Biddinghuizen facility and delivered to the Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Cebu shipyard in the Philippines, where the ships are under construction.
NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft (Reederei NSB) has agreed a deal with Marlink to roll out fully managed VSAT services to its entire fleet of more than 50 vessels, including connectivity and selected related applications.
NSSLGlobal has announced a deal with MOL LNG Transport (Europe), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines), which will see the satellite provider replace the legacy VSAT systems on board MOL LNG’s fleet of 15 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.
Teekay has signed a new $4 million VSAT upgrade and contract extension with satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal, which will double the bandwidth speeds for both the onboard crew and operational network, and provide additional technical managed services to allow Teekay to roll out new fleet-wide applications.
V.Group has renewed its subscription to KVH Media Group’s daily NEWSlink service, supplying tailored news services to more than 500 vessels, including special editions covering the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Thuraya Telecommunications has signed an agreement with VNPT VinaPhone which will make Thuraya’s land and maritime handsets available to the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), the satellite operator’s first service agreement in Vietnam.
SpeedCast has confirmed that it has agreed a deal to acquire WINS Limited (WINS), a Europe-based provider of satellite communications and IT systems for the maritime sector and part of the Eutelsat Group.
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