Stena Line has implemented a hybrid communications system from Marlink to provide improved free internet connectivity for passengers on seven ferries serving Norwegian, Swedish and Danish routes.
De Poli Tankers BV has recently completed a communications upgrade project which has seen a series of new VSAT installations aboard its vessels.
Marlink has made a new commitment to VSAT customers under which it promises to have new installations up and running within 24 hours.
Polarcus is to implement Sealink VSAT services from Marlink aboard two new X-bow design seismic vessels, Amani and Adira, which are currently under construction at Ulstein Verft in Norway.
German tanker owner and manager Ernst Jacob is to install VSAT and FleetBroadband across its fleet of 15 tankers, following an agreement with Marlink.
Marlink reports that it is to introduce new C-band services on the iDirect platform, utilising DVB-S2 with Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) technology on regional, multi-regional and global maritime C-band beams.
Marlink has announced an agreement with satellite provider Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) to renew and increase Marlink’s Ku-band satellite capacity for the next three years, as well agreeing an option for Ka-band capacity on an upcoming satellite.
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