Elcome completes satcom switchover for 40 LNG tankers

For illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Elcome International)

Elcome International, the Dubai-based maritime solutions provider, said it had completed a satellite communications retrofit program for a major fleet of liquefied natural gas tankers providing broadband data and voice services.

The company said in a statement on Tuesday that its team decommissioned the existing VSAT systems and installed new SAILOR 900 antennas and below-deck systems on 40 LNG ships within four months.

Most of the installations were performed at sea, and the others were made at ports in eight different countries, the statement said.

The company did not reveal the name of the customer nor the contract price.

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