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RigNet to Enter Global Master Supply Agreement with McDermott

By | September 5, 2018
McDermott International's Amazon vessel. Photo: McDermott International

McDermott International’s Amazon vessel. Photo: McDermott International

RigNet’s fast-track installation and highly differentiated end-to-end connectivity helped secure a global master supply agreement with a subsidiary of McDermott International. A premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry, RigNet provided McDermott with managed communication services and multiple Over-the-Top (OTT) solutions to ensure their fleet of vessels is equipped with the most advanced communication systems available. 

RigNet was able to leverage its network of global support to fast-track the implementation of the project and install McDermott’s entire global fleet to meet an aggressive mobilization timeline. RigNet installed and is providing fully-managed communications solutions that included a stabilized dual-band smart antenna that enables automatic switching between C-Band and Ku-Band networks. RigNet also provides industry leading OTT solutions including CrewConnect and infotainment services for crew welfare; hotspot services for internet connectivity; and adaptive video intelligence for crew safety and operational efficiency.

“This win marks a significant victory for RigNet within the maritime sector and is a part of our strategic growth strategy to provide high-value solutions in verticals beyond oil and gas,” said Rignet Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President Steven Pickett.