Satnews Daily
September 8th, 2011

Marlink... To The Sea With Wilson (SATCOM)

[SatNews] This new contract will provide communications services to 80 vessels...

Marlink, a global provider of maritime satellite communications, has signed an agreement with Wilson Ship Management, one of the largest shipping operators in the European short sea segment, to provide 80 of its ships with SCAP FleetBroadband on a 36 month contract. The contract is a full service package and includes both hardware from Thrane & Thrane and airtime. Other Marlink Value Added Services have been included in the contract, such as Vizada Traffic Manager and Data Manager. A specially designed Data Manager fleet log-in has also been created for Wilson in order to keep the management of fleet wide system settings as easy as possible.

Marlink offers on-demand services such as Iridium, Thuraya and Inmarsat as well as its own range of C- and Ku-band VSAT solutions. The Company routes communications through its own teleports to ensure high quality, reliability and flexibility for Marlink customers. With offices worldwide, including Athens, Brussels, Dubai, Hamburg, Houston, London, Mumbai, Oslo, Singapore, Stavanger, Tokyo and Washington, DC, Marlink delivers a wide choice in satellite communication solutions, as well as installation and customer support on a global basis.