Fjord Line’s new super-fast catamaran FSTR is planned to be put into ordinary scheduled traffic between Kristiansand and Hirtshals. Telenor Maritime will deliver 3G/4G mobile systems. The vessel is fitted with high quality communication technology, ensuring all users a fast and reliable mobile connectivity.
“In 2021, Fjord Line’s brand new high-speed catamaran Fjord FSTR will be put into service between Kristiansand and Hirtshals. Telenor Maritime will equip the vessel with world-class mobile technology to the delight of passengers and crew," said Roald Rossnes, CDO at Fjord Line. "FSTR means faster. The ship will carry passengers across the Skagerrak comfortably at high speed, with a reliable and world-class mobile coverage providing fast 3G/4G mobile broadband connections for our passengers. With this new ship, Fjord Line consolidates its leading role in the transition to the low-emission society and the maritime green shift.”
"In a period of pandemic and major challenges for the ferry and cruise line companies, we greatly appreciate that our customers choose to continue their cooperation with Telenor Maritime as a partner and provider of connectivity and digital services towards the green shift," said Lars Erik Lunøe CEO at Telenor Maritime. "The last in a line of renewed contracts are Fjord Line, which we have had a relationship with since 2007. We thank you for the renewed trust, at the same time as we congratulate you on the new ship. We are happy and proud of every partnership agreement that is extended. It is a confirmation that a relationship is good and sustainable for both parties, and it gives us an opportunity to deliver an even higher quality of service in the future. Thank you very much, Fjord Line."