Satnews Daily
December 10th, 2010

Marlink... Sealink Cemented In (SATCOM)

Geo Explorer with Marlink antenna
[SatNews] Marlink is to provide its Sealink(tm) VSAT service to GC Rieber Shipping, a global operator of vessels within the subsea, polar expedition and marine seismic segments.

As part of the new 3 year contract, Marlink will deliver and install its dual 9797 C/Ku-band Sealink antennas onboard five existing vessels and five new build vessels. Marlink's dual 9797 antennas will ensure C- and Ku-band coverage is available to GC Rieber Shipping, ensuring the company is able to offer customers onboard its vessels exceptional flexibility and value. Owning several teleports globally, including Eik in Norway, Marlink is able to provide high quality, reliable connectivity as well as exceptional flexibility of service. The company has also established customer support centres operating in major regions throughout the world. This level of regional presence means that Marlink is able to provide faster, more effective and locally focused service intervention and customer support when required.