Maersk Drilling awards long- term contract for offshore communications
A multi- million dollar contract to supply Maersk Drilling has been awarded to ITC Global. The three- year deal includes VSAT ( Very Small Aperture Terminal) connectivity for more than half of Maersk Drilling's global fleet of offshore rigs, enabling voice and data services for remote personnel to stay connected with corporate offices, and to maintain business operations. "As the industry continues to experience some unpredictability, oil and gas customers are reviewing their partner relationships and looking for the most efficient, best overall value solutions," said Richard Elson, vice president of sales and business development at ITC Global. The company will deploy services to nine offshore rigs spanning the North Sea, West Africa, Gulf of Mexico, and Southeast Asia, upgrading the systems on board to provide a faster services to Maersk Drilling's rigs.
Maersk Completer, image courtesy of Maersk Drilling