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GTMaritime passes 4,500 ships installed

GTMaritime reports that it has passed the milestone of having its software systems now installed on some 4,500 vessels worldwide, with more than 15 per cent of the installations having been completed since the beginning of May 2017.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The company’s software packages include applications designed for maritime satcoms management, including vessel e-mail, message archiving, anti-virus protection and data file transfers.

Installation growth has followed an accelerated path in recent months, the company says, with approximately 800 installations completed in May and June of this year.

“Across our team we have over 100 years of combined maritime communications experience,” said Robert Kenworthy, CEO, GTMaritime.

“We use this experience to develop and deliver cutting edge solutions and services that really work for our customers, helping their vessels and crew stay in touch even in the most remote locations.”

“It is the support, personal touch and excellent service from our team, that I believe has been the real measure of our success and is why customers stay with us for many years.”{/mprestriction}

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