Hapag-Lloyd adds 33 vessels to Inmarsat Fleet Xpress contract

The mobile satellite communications firm, Inmarsat has expanded its agreement to deliver maritime broadband to Hapag-Lloyd, after the German carrier renewed its Fleet Xpress contract for a further five years and committed 33 more ships to the very small aperture terminal (VSAT) service.

Under the extended agreement, which now covers 77 ships, the Fleet Xpress hybrid of Ka-band and continuous L-band back-up service replaces Ku-band systems onboard ships merged into the Hapag-Lloyd fleet following...


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