ITC Global has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Copenhagen, Denmark-based Maersk Drilling, which is part of Danish shipping and energy company, Maersk Group.
The three-year contract includes VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) connectivity across more than half of Maersk Drilling's global fleet of offshore drilling rigs, with voice and data services for remote personnel to stay connected with corporate offices and maintain business operations.
The turnkey VSAT solution also includes equipment, installation, and 24/7 network monitoring and support. ITC Global will deploy services to 9 offshore rigs spanning across the North Sea, West Africa, Gulf of Mexico and Southeast Asia, upgrading the systems on board to provide a faster service to Maersk Drilling's rigs. Installations began in May, following the contract award, and will be completed during the fourth quarter of 2015.