Telemar Group through its German subsidiary Telemar GmbH to provide broadband satellite communication for the 37-strong fleet.
The Essberger Group, operating a fleet of35 vessels currently, is a diversified group with activities in t shipowning and shipmanagement, liner shipping and maritime related services.
The contract encompasses satellite airtime through Telemar’s partner Vizada until 2015. Moreover, Telemar will - in a turnkey approach - deliver and install a customized hardware solution including FB250 terminals as per Essberger specifications (for 21 vessels) , which will allow access to the global arteries of digital communications in real time via the Inmarsat Fleet Broadband network and will create a value platform for Essberber.
Further value will be generated by Telemar’s dedicated project engineer, maintenance of the equipment and a 24/7 priority customer service.
The adoption of Fleet Broadband consolidates the Telemar strategy that considers Inmarsat as the most reliable partner for its integrated projects on the strength of Inmarsat state of the art, high performance, affordable and global broadband services.