Marlink to Upgrade Viking Vessels

1 December 2009 (Last Updated December 1st, 2009 18:30)

Marlink said it has extended the five-year contract to supply and operate cruise ferry operator Viking Line's satellite communication system. The company will also enhance the Sealink systems onboard the operator's fleet of ferries. Viking Line said it will upgrade Sealink's t

Marlink said it has extended the five-year contract to supply and operate cruise ferry operator Viking Line’s satellite communication system.

The company will also enhance the Sealink systems onboard the operator’s fleet of ferries.

Viking Line said it will upgrade Sealink’s technology to bring the onboard systems of all ships to the same standard, while the overall bandwidth will also be increased.

Marlink will use the latest coding technology available via satellite modems to provide high-speed data.