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Solstad Offshore Signs Up for Inmarsat Fleet LTE for its North Sea Vessels

Sep 28, 2021

The Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has signed a deal with Inmarsat for its new Fleet LTE service, which will cover the connectivity needs of multiple Solstad Offshore vessels in the North Sea.Mobile satellite communications firm Inmarsat explained that offshore vessel operators usually buy LTE and VSAT connectivity separately, using LTE when within range of shore, rigs, or wind farm networks then relying on the crew to switch manually to VSAT beyond 4G coverage limits…

Inmarsat to Move Shipping Comms from Netherlands to Greece

Oct 11, 2023

British satellite communications company Inmarsat said on Wednesday it is nearing an agreement to move some of its ground communications systems from the Netherlands to Greece, resolving a conflict over 5G bandwidth use.The systems based in Burum…

Marlink Teams Up with NORMA Cyber to Boost Cybersecurity for Maritime Customers

Apr 24, 2023

Satellite communications solutions firm Marlink has signed a strategic agreement with NORMA Cyber to strengthen the cybersecurity intelligence and resilience of its maritime customer base.The Norwegian Maritime Cyber Resilience Centre (NORMA…

Vard Electro's SeaQ Comms System Selected for CSOV Duo

Feb 21, 2023

Norwegian marine electrical systems Vard Electro will supply its SeaQ Communication system onboard two construction service operation vessels (CSOVs) being built by Ulstein for end client Olympic. Vard Electro signed the contract with Ulstein…

Marlink Comms Solutions for 102 Miclyn Express Offshore Vessels

Jan 31, 2023

Marlink, a global provider of satellite and digital communication solutions, is implementing a fleet-wide migration of its smart managed network solution for offshore vessel operator Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO Group) to support its ongoing digitalization program…

Marlink Equipping Solstad Offshore Fleet with Starlink Connectivity

Jan 11, 2023

Maritime satellite communications services firm Marlink is equipping Solstad Offshore vessels with Starlink connectivity integrated with the Sealink VSAT, L-band backup, and 4G services.'Solstad Offshore is the first offshore vessel operator…

Inmarsat to Roll Out IoT Solution to More than 60 Zamil Offshore Vessels

Nov 30, 2022

Inmarsat, a mobile satellite communications services provider, will roll out an Internet-of-Things (IoT) solution to more than 60 of Saudi-based Zamil Offshore's vessels in the Gulf area.The solution - powered by Fleet Connect and Fleet Data…

Solstad Offshore Wraps Transition of All Fleet Connectivity to Marlink

Sep 29, 2022

Maritime satellite communications company Marlink said Thursday that it had secured overall responsibility for the provision of hybrid network connectivity to the Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore. In January 2020, Solstad Offshore renewed its connectivity contract with Marlink…

Uniwise Offshore Boosts OSV Fleet Cyber-Security with Inmarsat's Fleet Secure UTM

Sep 27, 2022

Uniwise Offshore, a Thailand-based offshore support vessel (OSV) company, has boosted cyber-security standards across its OSV fleet by adopting technology from Inmarsat, a mobile satellite communications specialist.'With reliable connectivity delivered by Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress…

Inmarsat's 3-in-1 Network Solution Helps Norwegian Offshore Vessel Owner Meet Needs of Charterers and Crew

May 25, 2022

Norwegian owner and operator of offshore service vessels Golden Energy Offshore is deploying Inmarsat’s Fleet LTE service to meet the growing data requirements of modern offshore operations and support sustainability.Headquartered in Ålesund…

SWiG's Wireless Acoustic Standard to Improve Comms Between Offshore Vessels & Subsea Vehicles

May 23, 2022

Subsea Wireless Group (SWiG) has launched a new wireless acoustic standard to improve communication between offshore vessels and the vehicles used in underwater inspection, maintenance, and repair.SWiG, an oil and gas industry network with members from all parts of the supply chain…

Maritime Comms Specialist Inmarsat Attracts First Offshore Wind Client

Mar 23, 2022

Mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat has reached an integrated connectivity agreement with Norwind Offshore, a Norwegian offshore wind vessel owner established in 2021.The agreement covers connectivity and digitalization needs for…

Marlink's Hybrid Network Solution for Subsea 7's Global Fleet

Feb 22, 2022

Marlink, a smart network solutions provider, will provide a global hybrid network solution to vessels operated by Subsea 7, a subsea installation giant in the offshore energy industry space.Marlink will provide a secure hybrid network solution to Subsea 7…

Golden Energy Offshore Signs Up for Inmarsat's Fleet LTE

Feb 02, 2022

Mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat has secured a contract with the Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Golden Energy Offshore to provide its three-in-one network service Fleet LTE, to meet the needs of vessel charterers, crew…

Jan De Nul Hires Castor Marine to Connect Its Whole Fleet

Oct 05, 2021

Offshore installation and dredging contractor Jan De Nul Group has moved its entire fleet of 82 units to Castor Marine’s global VSAT and Iridium connectivity network on a long-term contract.Castor Marine will provide global VSAT internet and…

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