UK-headquartered shipmanagement company Carisbrooke Shipping has agreed a deal with Marlink Group company Telemar to become its preferred provider of bridge system repair and maintenance services, expanding its relationship with the Group with Marlink already its existing supplier of maritime satcom services.
Marlink and Radio Holland have concluded a partnership agreement whereby Marlink will take over all of Radio Holland’s satellite communications customers, taking its VSAT customer base to approximately 5,000 vessels.
Hamburg-based shipping group Reederei Hamburger Lloyd is to move its fleet of nine container ships and six bulkers to Marlink’s Sealink Plus package, including Ku-band VSAT and unlimited L-band backup.
Hamburg-based Leonhardt & Blumberg (L&B), an independent charter owner of handysize containerships, has become the first customer for Marlink’s new Sealink Business VSAT service, agreeing a guaranteed minimum bandwidth Ku-band package to be rolled out to its entire fleet.
Marlink is to take over the business of maritime satcom provider Telemar Group, with Marlink owner Apax Partners signing a definitive agreement to acquire the company from its current shareholders.
Canada-based PressReader has partnered with Telemar Group to launch a news product for the commercial shipping industry that will make more than 4,000 current-day, full-version newspapers and magazines available for download at sea via satellite.
Bremen-based shipping company Herm. Dauelsberg has agreed a deal with Telemar GmbH, the German subsidiary of the Telemar Group, to supply FleetBroadband services to its fleet of 18 vessels.
Telemar has launched a new shipboard communications app called toctoc, and confirmed d'Amico Shipping Group as the first customer for the service.
Telemar has announced that it will provide FleetBroadband services to Asiatic Lloyd, a container shipping line based in Singapore.
Telemar (UK) Ltd has landed a three-year contract with Canadian corporation Teekay to maintain bridge electronics on 90 ships operating from the United Kingdom, Brazil, Singapore and Norway. The deal is valued at approximately $8 million.
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