Globecomm, one of the leading providers of maritime
connectivity services, has installed a complete communications
solution on MV Baltic, the latest newbuild to join the Global
To meet demanding connectivity needs, Globecomm delivered its
global Ku-band VSAT solution with VoIP services, an Iridium Pilot
L-Band system and KNS S8 to enable flat fee internet access and
live TV services onboard the new heavy cargo roll-on/roll-off
"We congratulate Global Seatrade on the recent launch of the MV
Baltic, and are delighted the project offered an opportunity to
continue our close partnership," said Malcolm McMaster, president
of Globecomm's Maritime division.
"Globecomm VSAT provides a highly reliable level of service
quality and competitive pricing without compromising on quality
and safety, making it attractive for operators of large and small
fleets. Delivered with L-band back-up, VoIP and media services,
Globecomm VSAT was able to fully meet Global Seatrade's needs,"
MV Baltic is a specialist heavy cargo/ro-ro carrier of 3,500 dwt
designed by Hartman Marine to carry heavy and project cargoes
including windfarm and other offshore components, locomotives and
Owner Global Seatrade is a heavy lift shipping provider whose
management team includes former vessel masters with vast
experience in both cargo and port operations. Globecomm has
provided data connectivity for the company's previous vessel
newbuilds over the past decade.
Globecomm VSAT is a state-of-the-art global network based on the
iDirect Evolution IP-based platform technology. Providing a broad
range of narrowband and high-throughput applications over a
robust and scalable network, it supports automatic beam
switching, as well as access to new HTS services, providing Ku,
Ka, and C-Band services on a single platform.