EMC Wins Multi-Year VSAT Service Agreement with GulfMark Offshore
[Via Satellite 06-08-2016] EMC has taken orders to supply VSAT equipment and services for seven platform supply vessels in the North Sea as part of a four-year fleet agreement with GulfMark Offshore. The scope of supply for each vessel includes a 60-inch Ku-band stabilized antenna and below-deck terminal interfaced with the ship’s network and third-party GSM voice system. EMC will also provide the satellite airtime for crew welfare and mission-critical voice and data communications. The installations will take place over the next 12 months as the vessels become available.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, GulfMark provides marine transportation services to the energy industry through a fleet of 72 offshore support vessels. GulfMark is the largest operator of platform supply vessels in the North Sea and also operates significant fleets in the high-growth markets of Southeast Asia and the Americas.