Hurtigruten Extends SatCom Agreement with Telenor

Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Telenor Satellite Services has signed a three-year extension with the Hurtigruten Group for maritime broadband communications on board Hurtigruten's fleet of cruise and transport vessels.

Telenor's initial satellite communication agreement with Hurtigruten began in 2000. The Hurtigruten Group, with headquarters in Narvik, Norway, is an international travel and public transportation business with operations in Europe, the United States, and South America. The company owns and operates a modern fleet of 14 cruise and passenger transport vessels operating in Scandinavia and offering cruises in Norway, Spitzbergen, Antarctica and Greenland.

The three-year agreement extension calls for continued at sea broadband communications on board Hurtigruten's fleet of European coast liner cruise and transport vessels. In addition, in early 2007, Telenor will install broadband very small aperture terminal (VSAT) systems on board three additional vessels that are slated for European and Antarctic cruises. Sealink is Telenor's cost-efficient maritime broadband system that provides voice and high-speed data services via satellite, including Internet access and crew calling, Sealink is Telenor's suite of digital high-speed communications solutions that extend corporate networks and make other broadband communications available on a leased basis to ships at sea. Sealink provides turnkey managed communications solutions for a wide variety of maritime industries as well as ocean-going transportation and supply operations. All communications are delivered through Telenor's fully-owned network of Earth Stations.

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Maritime Security

USCG Reopens Key West Ports After Erika Dissipates

Effective 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Capt. Jeffrey Janszen, Coast Guard Captain of the Port, reopened Key West, Florida, ports, terminals and facilities due to Tropical Storm Erika dissipating.

Iranian Ship, Crew Escape Captivity off Somali Coast

An Iranian fishing vessel and its crew have escaped after being held captive for five months by Somali fishermen, maritime piracy experts said on Friday, but it

Migrant Boat Sinks off Libya; 200 Feared Dead

A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died. A security official in the western town of Zuwara,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2456 sec (4 req/sec)