Marlink, the global provider of satellite communications to the maritime industry, has recently signed a new five year agreement with Hellespont Hammonia GmbH & Co. KG. The contract includes the delivery and installation of Marlink's Sealink(TM) C-band services onboard four new build chemical tankers, which are managed by Hellespont Hammonia. In addition, Marlink will provide a range of services including Prepaid Talk for crew telephony and VPN for communication between the vessels and Hellespont HQ.
Customized to meet the specific requirements of Hellespont Hammonia, Marlink's Sealink(TM) will provide each vessel with up to eight simultaneous tel/fax lines, one admin (business) line and one crew Internet line. Installation onboard the first of the four chemical tankers MT Hellespont Charger began at the end of 2009 and will continue into the first quarter of 2010.