Wärtsilä to supply extensive scope of solutions for 6 + 6 new container feeder ships

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply an extensive range of products and solutions for six new 1160TEU container feeder vessels to be built at the Fujian Mawei shipyard in China. The project has been developed by MarLink Project Management GmbH in Germany together with various investors. This series of state-of-the-art container ships has been designed by German design … [Read more...]

Marlink to Integrate with North Sea 4G Communications Network

4G connectivity is available in pretty much every metropolitan area of the world, and oddly enough, in the middle of the North Sea as well. Since 2013, offshore communications provider Tampnet been providing 4G wireless connectivity on the high seas via its network of base stations located on the myriad of fixed offshore platforms. Approximately 3,000 kilometers of fiber optic … [Read more...]

Marlink to Provide Upgraded SatComs on 27 Stena Line Ferries

"Connectivity is a key differentiator," commented Raimo Warkki, IT exec at Stena Line, one of the world's top ferry operators. "High quality telephony and Internet access support our passengers' satisfaction, crew welfare and operational efficiency." Stena Line has just made a significant investment to enhance the satcoms bandwidth and connectivity on board 27 of their … [Read more...]

Neste Oil Upgrades Fleet Satellite Comms Suite

New technology and connectivity platform as VSAT contract is extended Oslo - Neste Oil, an oil refining and marketing company has extended its VSAT services with Marlink whilst upgrading its network and on board satellite hardware. As part of the contract extension, Marlink is installing new VSAT antennas on all eight Neste Oil vessels whilst migrating the fleet to the … [Read more...]

Astrium Enhances VSAT Coverage in the Barents and Mediterranean Seas

Oslo, 31 October 2013 – Astrium Services, the global innovative provider of satellite enabled telecom solutions, is expanding its already comprehensive global VSAT coverage following the signing of new separate Ku-band capacity agreements with Eutelsat and SES. Enhanced capacity on Eutelsat’s E36B will provide improved services and more bandwidth for Astrium … [Read more...]