Marlink officially announced that it is establishing a new business entity in Dubai
, United Arab Emirates
: Marlink FZ LLC
The new business will be located in Dubai's Internet City and the company has plans to expand operations and increase technical and sales support in order to serve its growing roster of shipping companies and maritime customers operating throughout the region. Marlink is now strategically positioned to rapidly attend to the communications requirements of its maritime customers operating in the Middle East, reducing equipment installation and configuration downtime and ensuring shipboard satellite communications are ready to go when the vessel is scheduled to embark.
Continuing with the company's globalization strategy through expanded regional presence, Marlink has increased customer service and technical support capabilities at its Singapore office. In addition to increasing equipment installation and technical support with the selection of Norsk Marine Electronics of Singapore as a service partner, Marlink has moved support closer to maritime customers by adding local technicians and equipment warehousing in Singapore adjacent to one of the world's largest container harbors.