ITC Global to provide VSAT solutions for Maersk Drilling rigs

Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has awarded a three-year VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) contract to ITC Global, a provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments.

The contract includes VSAT connectivity across more than half of Maersk Drilling’s global fleet of offshore drilling rigs, with voice and data services for remote personnel to stay connected with corporate offices and maintain business operations.

The turnkey VSAT solution also includes equipment, installation, and 24/7 network monitoring and support. ITC Global will deploy services to 9 offshore rigs spanning across the North Sea, West Africa, Gulf of Mexico and Southeast Asia, upgrading the systems on board to provide a faster service to Maersk Drilling’s rigs. Installations began in May, following the contract award, and will be completed during the fourth quarter of 2015.

“As the industry continues to experience some unpredictability, oil and gas customers are reviewing their partner relationships and looking for the most efficient, best overall value solutions,” said Richard Elson, Vice President Sales and Business Development, ITC Global. “While some VSAT providers are focused on consolidations and cost cuts, ITC Global has responded to the dynamics of today’s operating environment by emerging as the go-to provider, focused on reliability and technical excellence to help customers design and implement cost-efficient network solutions.”

 

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Mar 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Future Conference: Wind & Maritime

The sixth Future Conference: Wind & Maritime – the conference in north-eastern Germany that connects wind wnergy with maritime industry…

read more >

Ocean Business 2017

Ocean Business 2015 was phenomenally successful, with visitor numbers up an incredible 29%. The overall attendance was a staggering 4,589…

read more >

23rd Annual BBSPA Conference

The Conference has established itself as a platform that brings together high-level professionals from regional and international oil…

read more >

06th OIL & GAS KENYA 2017

The 06th Oil & Gas Africa – Int’l Trade Exhibition, 11 – 13 April, 2017, is a hub for key players in the oil and gas community…

read more >

Jobs>

Assistant Driller

Maersk Drilling Norge AS was established in 1990 and employs a staff of approximately 1000 people.

apply

QC Coordinator Offshore

Do you attach great importance to quality and do you have an affinity with offshore projects? Then read about what Van Oord can offer you.

apply

Electrician

For one of our clients we are looking for a Ships Electrician. Our client is a company with worldwide activities. You will work in a rotation of 4 till 6 weeks on and off.

apply