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Eleven vessel VSAT deal for Alphatron Marine

Seacontractors vessel alongside Alphatron offices Seacontractors vessel alongside Alphatron offices Alphatron

Alphatron Marine reports that it has signed a lease contract with Seacontractors for an initial eleven vessels, to provide satellite hardware and data solution packages.

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This will include VSAT systems, to be installed alongside the existing IT infrastructure on nine Seacontractors B-Class workboats and two A-Class workboats, including Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels and Multicats, mainly operating in Western Europe and the Middle East.

Alphatron Marine’s system will include an 80cm VSAT, 19-inch rack, access points, switching, routing, a UPS, a modem and a VoIP gateway. The lease contract also includes spare parts and airtime.

The installations are expected to be completed within three months, allowing one or two days on each vessel, according to Alphatron Marine.

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