Astrium Opens Rotterdam Logistics Center

MarineLink.com
Monday, September 09, 2013

Astrium Services, the global innovative provider of satellite enabled telecom solutions, has opened a new logistics center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Alongside existing logistics facilities in Houston and Singapore and specialized regional warehouses, like the maritime VSAT warehouse in Stavanger, the new center will play an important part in streamlining the global distribution of VSAT and MSS equipment, to ensure faster delivery times for customers anywhere in the world.

The new facility in Rotterdam supports Astrium Services logistics organization in meeting current industry requirements whilst preparing for the continuing strong expansion of the maritime and offshore VSAT business. It will hold responsibility for delivery of all hardware components for Astrium Services' satcoms portfolio, including antennas, modems and spare parts, in addition to bundled solutions containing VSAT and MSS systems.

“Growth in the VSAT market and a shift from long-term planning to time dependant deliveries are key drivers behind Astrium Services investment in the new logistics center,” commented Tore Morten Olsen, Head of Maritime, Astrium Services. “Today, and even more so in the future, the market demands almost immediate delivery of satcoms systems around the globe, which is driven by changing conditions in the market. Vessels have to operate as efficiently as possible so port stays are shorter, meaning that service suppliers have to be capable of delivering on tight schedules to any port on the planet.”

The new logistics center gives Astrium Services the ability to meet increasingly time and location sensitive delivery requirements from its European partners and customers.

The new Astrium Services logistics facility provides large warehouse space, modern offices, an expanded sales function and is equipped for the vital test, demo and assembly function, which supports the high quality and reliability of all Astrium Services provided satcoms services and products.

A new central order office is incorporated in the new facility, with responsibility for coordination and administration within the global distribution of VSAT and MSS equipment, to cater for Astrium Services customers in Europe and worldwide.

astriumservices.com
 

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

People & Company News

Duke Energy to Help Develop Jeffersonville Port Site

Duke Energy Indiana has selected a 140-acre parcel of land inside the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville in Clark County for the utility's 2015 Site Readiness Program.

UNOLS Seeks Nominations for Council Positions

The University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) is an organization of academic oceanographic institutions working in cooperation with agencies of the U.

Savannah Harbor Expansion Project Update

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).

Marine Equipment

Furuno Debuts Updated Echo Sounder

Furuno has introduced a new IMO Echo Sounder, FE800, offering an 8.4-inch Color LCD display with built-in dual-frequency capability. It also features a new system

Hyde Marine to Present on BWTS at Nor-Shipping

Company to Share Seamless Integration of Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS); Experience in Retrofits for Small Footprint Installations at Nor-Shipping Maritime

Q88 LLC Opens Office in London

Q88 LLC has opened a new office in London. Located in Soho, the cultural center of London's West End district, the office will serve as a hub for business development and client relations.

Electronics

Furuno Debuts Updated Echo Sounder

Furuno has introduced a new IMO Echo Sounder, FE800, offering an 8.4-inch Color LCD display with built-in dual-frequency capability. It also features a new system

Alewijnse Success at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

Electrical system integrator Alewijnse Marine Systems is celebrating the first anniversary of delivering electrical services and maintenance to vessels at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque.

KVM for Ships, Harbors and Offshore

With the increasing application of IT installations in maritime environments, the requirements for optimized operation increase as well. KVM technology said it

SatCom

Threats to Global Navigation Satellite Systems

Originally developed to guide Allied convoys safely across the Atlantic, the use of synchronized low frequency radio signals as a navigational aid revolutionized

Huawei Bags MCT Submarine Cable Contract

Huawei Marine has signed a system design and construction agreement with a consortium comprising Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Symphony Communication and Telcotech

Inmarsat 3rd Global Xpress Satellite's Launch Delayed

Inmarsat has provided an initial update on the launch schedule for Inmarsat-5 F3 (I-5 F3) following the failure of the preceding Proton Breeze M launch from

Logistics

Savannah Harbor Expansion Project Update

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).

Israeli Dockworkers End Ports Strike

Israeli dockworkers ended a two-day strike on Thursday that had shut down the country's two main seaports in protest at the creation of new foreign-run ports.   Some 2,

Q88 LLC Opens Office in London

Q88 LLC has opened a new office in London. Located in Soho, the cultural center of London's West End district, the office will serve as a hub for business development and client relations.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators 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: 0.1433 sec (7 req/sec)