Marlink to Provide VSAT Solution for Scorpio Ship Management

Monday, April 11, 2011

Marlink, the global provider of maritime satellite communications, has recently entered into a new 5-year contract with Scorpio Ship Management s.a.m., the technical arm of the Scorpio Group. As part of the new agreement, Marlink will deliver, install and operate its cutting-edge WaveCall(TM) VSAT solution aboard 17 vessels, providing high-quality, reliable connectivity to support a wide range of applications including vessel management and crew welfare.

Marlink's WaveCall(TM) solution will provide each Scorpio vessel with 128 Kbps to 1024 Kbps for shore-to-vessel communications and 128 Kbps to 256 Kbps for vessel-to-shore communications. Each tanker will have access to 1 data and 2 voice lines for business administration and crew use. In addition, Marlink will supply FleetBroadband 250 and Iridium services to Scorpio to ensure further reliability and redundancy of the communications services aboard, including during emergency.

Source: Marlink via Setcorp 2011-04-11

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