Satellite communication provider, Marlink has acquired Radio Holland’s connectivity business, in order to enhance its maritime VSAT, while Radio Holland will provide NavCom, ICT and maintenance solutions to the shipping industry.
Radio Holland will be the global sales and service partner and offer Marlink’s satcom connectivity portfolio in combination with its well-established maritime electronics solutions.
Furthermore, Radio Holland and the Marlink Group, including Telemar, will collaborate in NavCom sales and servicing.
Marlink is set yo manage the connectivity contracts as well as the 24/7/365 operations and support for Radio Holland customers through its network operations and customer support centres.
With the transfer of Radio Holland’s connectivity business, Marlink will serve about 5000 VSAT vessels under contract.
“Radio Holland’s customers will experience a seamless transition to Marlink’s network, where they will enjoy the best-in-class maritime VSAT service of the industry together with a rich solutions portfolio designed to support vessel operational efficiency, crew welfare, remote ICT management and security, said Erik Ceuppens,” CEO of the Marlink Group.