Sapura contracts Speedcast for vessel communications

Speedcast International has secured a multi-year contract to deliver fully-managed communications onboard offshore vessels for oil and gas services provider Sapura Energy.

Offshore staff

KUALA LUMPUR, MalaysiaSpeedcast International has secured a multi-year contract to deliver fully-managed communications onboard offshore vessels for oil and gas services provider Sapura Energy.

The scope covers provision of secure satellite communications systems for Sapura’s fleet of engineering and construction vessels operating in more than 20 countries.

Speedcast will deliver a combination of C-band, Ku-band, Fleet Broadband and 4G/LTE connectivity to the vessels in remote and harsh environments.

Keith Johnson, the company’s executive vice president of Energy, said the program was an opportunity “to demonstrate Speedcast’s technology-agnostic approach, using multiple technologies to deliver the best communications solution for each individual asset.

“We design systems that are the best fit for secure and reliable communications based on factors such as geographic location, weather, bandwidth availability, and look angle; and can use multiple options for added redundancy and reliability.”

02/28/2019

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