20 Apr Tropical Shipping selects World-Link ShipSat HTS 60 cm KU Band Service
Tropical Shipping, a cargo shipping company based in Florida, chose World-Link Communications as a new service provider for their technology upgrade for their entire fleet. The 17 vessels are trading regionally within the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and North America.
Tropical Shipping selected ShipSat HTS-60, which operates on a 60 cm KU Band HTS network and Iridium Certus as a backup solution. ShipSat HTS is powered by Intelsat’s award-winning FlexMaritime service and is managed through the ShipSat platform. World-Link’s core value-added service ShipSat will offer a unique service and end-user experience on board and provides a centralised and efficient management platform for the IT team onshore.
“We were evaluating various solutions during this tender process and concluded that World-Link’s combination of the VSAT solution and their experience perfectly matched with our current and future requirements. The customer service & technical team during the installation and trial process fully met our expectations as a long-term partner.” states Mr. Baldev Singh, Marine Systems & AMOS Manager at Tropical Shipping.
About Tropical Shipping:
Tropical Shipping was founded in 1963 and services 30 ports throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean. The company owns and operates 17 ships with 1,270+ employees, utilizing approximately 13,000 containers, 3,100 refrigerated containers and 4,440 chassis.