Rotterdam based ship management company Misuga Kaiun Holland is to install VSAT systems from Marlink across its dry bulk, multipurpose and wood chip carrier vessel fleet, with a package including one metre Ku-band antennas and a range of integrated applications to be delivered to the ships.
Misuga Kaiun Holland is the European subsidiary of Japan-headquartered Misuga Kaiun Co. (Misuga Ship Management), which operates a managed fleet of more than 150 vessels. The specific package for the vessels managed from the Rotterdam office has been developed in collaboration between the respective Misuga and Marlink offices in both Europe and Japan, the companies said.
Marlink’s XChange communications management platform will also be deployed on all of the vessels to manage connectivity services and provide remote access to shipboard systems. SkyFile Mail and Anti-Virus, as well as IP phones, complete the package.
“Together with an unlimited Sealink VSAT data plan, high availability and quality of service across the fleet, and our inherently secure network, XChange unlocks significant extra value for Misuga Kaiun Holland B.V as it upgrades its satellite connectivity to improve operational capabilities and crew communications facilities,” said Tore Morten Olsen, President Maritime, Marlink.