Marlink, the largest provider of maritime satellite communications, has recently extended its contract with offshore vessel operator Simon Møkster Shipping AS for a further 5 years. As part of the latest agreement, Marlink will continue the provision of its Sealink™ VSAT services aboard 18 existing vessels, as well as supply to five new vessels scheduled for build in 2011 and 2012.
Simon Møkster Shipping AS operates its fleet of vessels primarily in the North Sea within the areas of Platform Supply, Anchor Handling, Sub Sea, Ro-Ro cargo and Emergency Services. The company has worked with Marlink for over ten years. This latest contract will see Marlink supply its satellite communications services to a total of 23 vessels in the Simon Møkster fleet.