Globecomm has installed a complete communications solution on MV Baltic, the latest newbuild to join the Global Seatrade fleet.
To meet demanding connectivity needs, Globecomm delivered their global Ku-band VSAT solution with VoIP services, an Iridium Pilot L-Band system and KNS S8, to enable flat fee internet access and live TV services onboard the new heavy cargo roll-on/roll-off vessel ship.
MV Baltic is a specialist heavy cargo/ro-ro carrier of 3,500 dwt designed by Hartman Marine to carry heavy and project cargoes including windfarm and other offshore components, locomotives and yachts. Owner Global Seatrade is a heavy lift shipping provider whose management team includes former vessel masters with vast experience in both cargo and port operations. Globecomm has provided data connectivity for the company’s previous vessel newbuilds over the past decade.
Globecomm VSAT is a state-of-the-art global network based on the iDirect Evolution IP-based platform technology. Providing a broad range of narrowband and high-throughput applications over a robust and scalable network, it supports automatic beam switching, as well as access to new HTS services, providing Ku, Ka, and C-Band services on a single platform.
Malcolm McMaster, the President of Globecomm’s Maritime division, explained that Globecomm VSAT provides a highly reliable level of service quality and competitive pricing without compromising on quality and safety, making the company's offerings attractive for operators of large and small fleets. Delivered with L-band back-up, VoIP and media services, Globecomm VSAT was able to fully meet Global Seatrade’s needs.