Harris“™ CapRock Communications has won a five-year contract with Farstad Shipping to deliver turnkey Very Small Aperture Terminal communications to its fleet of 53 vessels. Harris will deploy end-to-end VSAT communications via a Time Division Multiple Access network to enable corporate networking, Internet access, crew calling solutions and email service.
“Harris CapRock Communications and Farstad Shipping have many of the same clients, and our extensive relationships with energy customers, specifically in regions such as Brazil where Farstad Shipping and Harris CapRock have a strong presence, led to a natural partnership,“ said Tom Eaton, Harris CapRock Communications“™ president.
Farstad Shipping have modern offshore supply vessels that operate in the North Sea, Brazil, Australia and Indian Pacific Regions. Its turnkey solution includes equipment and installation, service and 24/7 support from Harris CapRock“™s help desk.
Farstad Shipping“™s Corporate Purchasing Manager Helge Warholm said Harris CapRock SeaAccess services will allow the vessels to operate more efficiently and in turn it reduces the firm“™s operational costs.