Harris CapRock Communications has won a contract extension to implement a broadband communications network on 39 of Denmark-based shipping company Norden A/S’ carrier and tanker vessels.
Norden currently has Harris CapRock’s Very Small Aperture Terminal communications platform on 30 vessels, the companies announced Friday.
The VSAT platform includes corporate networks, Internet access, voice calls, real-time reports and monitoring and crew morale services.
“We have commenced an initiative with some of our selected vendors, giving us online access to certain equipment on a trial basis, such as navigation equipment and cargo pumps,“ said Jesper Kongstad, director of Norden’s technical department
Harris CapRock will also design the network, provide equipment and install the network with access to the company’s customer support center.