Speedcast Brings Maritime Communications to Gearbulk Vessles
[Via Satellite 02-03-2015] Telecommunications provider SpeedCast International has been awarded a multi-year communications contract from shipping services company, Gearbulk. The new Ku-band satellite service will provide broadband connectivity on 50 cargo vessels across the world, bringing the fleets’ communication capabilities up to speed.
The vessels will benefit from enhanced operational and crew welfare communications while at sea.
“Looking ahead, sustainability is a key priority for Gearbulk and with our satellite communications we can help the company concentrate on shipping for the future,” said Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO of SpeedCast.