Marlink wins DOF ASA contract

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway -- DOF ASA has awarded Marlink a three-year contract to supply its Sealink VSAT services to an additional 20 vessels, increasing the total number of DOF ASA vessels sailing with Marlink VSAT to 52.

Marlink's new contract with DOF ASA will include the delivery and installation of Sealink C-band and Ku-band VSAT systems to provide dedicated bandwidth onboard 29 of its vessels and shared bandwidth on 23 of its vessels. The satellite communications package, which has been developed by Marlink for DOF ASA, includes both dedicated and shared bandwidth services to meet specific requirements of individual vessels.

In addition to the initial installations, Marlink anticipates that the scope of its supply will expand further to include several newbuilds planned for 2011.


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