The agreement connects Marlink’s blended network with the voyage optimisation and vessel management services supplied by ABS Wavesight.
The partners will collaborate to allow their mutual clients to enhance the use of digital tools and applications using the optimised Marlink network.
Tore Morten Olsen, President of Maritime at Marlink, said: “Marlink is delighted to have put in place this agreement with ABS Wavesight, an innovative partner whose approach to the challenges faced by the maritime industry and the solutions required links so closely with our own. We look forward to helping our mutual clients enjoy improved access to ABS Wavesight services and investigate how to further optimise connectivity for the next generation of digital services.”
ABS Wavesight Chief Executive Paul Sells added: “ABS Wavesight is an industry advocate for both digitalisation and decarbonisation, delivering unmatched value through its suite of products and integrated solutions and providing the insights needed for vessels to operate more efficiently. As we continue to partner with companies such as Marlink, we’re expanding our reach and strengthening our ability to help clients gain visibility into their existing operations to mitigate risk and deliver operational excellence.”
Launched in late 2022, ABS Wavesight combines Nautical Systems and My Digital Fleet, which are collectively installed on more than 5,000 vessels. ABS Wavesight’s integrated solutions ensure a cohesive user experience that enhances overall efficiency.
Marlink operates ICT networks, comprising connectivity across all available channels, including VSAT, L-band, 4G/5G and services offered by Starlink and OneWeb.