Maritime VSAT Communications

From the World’s Preferred Maritime VSAT Partner*

At Marlink, we design and build intelligent network solutions around your individual needs. We provide trusted global coverage, through our unrivalled satcom and terrestrial hybrid network. And through our managed services, we proactively take responsibility for integrating everything, from handling your critical data to the most advanced cyber security, so that you can focus on running your business, knowing your remote network is in safe hands.

In a world of fast change and with evolving regulations, the maritime industry never stands still. Improving efficiency is always a substantial objective of your business. You need more than a communications supplier. You need a smart network solutions partner.

* Marlink has consecutively ranked as the number 1 VSAT and MSS provider of the maritime industry, with Euroconsult’s 2022 report: ‘Prospects for Maritime Satellite Communications’ and Valour Consultancy’s 2022 report: ‘The Future of Maritime Connectivity’ both concluding Marlink as Market Leader.

Your benefits


  • Sealink 60

    Compact antenna service with regional Ku-band VSAT

  • Inmarsat Fleet Xpress

    High speed Ka-band connectivity combined with FleetBroadband back-up

  • Telenor Anker

    Regional Ka-band throughout the Nordic region, Europe and the Middle East

  • Sealink 60

    Compact antenna service with regional Ku-band VSAT

    Sealink 60

    Sealink 60 is a single beam Ku-band VSAT service available with a 60 cm antenna and different service plans with or without guaranteed bandwidth. It can be provided to small vessels in several regional coverage areas as well as during the transit between two areas. It also gives vessels the flexibility to upgrade their bandwidth temporarily. With the variety of options available with Sealink 60, vessels can choose the right package to meet on board ship’s business and crew communication requirements.

    • Data speeds up to 5 Mbps
    • Unlimited usage
    • Choice between several MIR-only and MIR/CIR plans
    • Packaged with industry leading 60 cm antennas
    • Regional single beam service with global coverage as an option
    • Extra flexibility with lay up and short term upgrades available
    • Combine with XChange and set your own priorities over your separated crew and corporate networks
    • Flexible prepaid crew options for voice, email and web browsing on their own devices
    • Possible to integrate low latency and high bandwidth multicarrier solutions (e.g.: 4G/5G Services) in addition to VSAT
  • Inmarsat Fleet Xpress

    High speed Ka-band connectivity combined with FleetBroadband back-up

    Inmarsat Fleet Xpress

    Fleet Xpress delivers the high data speeds enabled by Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band technology combined with the proven reliability of Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband L-band service. FleetBroadband being the backup service of the main Global Xpress service, the switch between both services is fully managed automatically.

    • Continuous connectivity: ultimate reliability through a dual satellite constellation using Ka-band with unlimited L-band back-up
    • Controlled costs: more accurate cost management with a wide selection of flexible subscription packages and one invoice
    • Fully managed support: standardised plug-and-play service with 24/7 management, monitoring and support globally

    Developed by Marlink expert engineers, Marlink’s XChange FX enhances the standard solution by introducing several additional benefits, including:

    • Quota Management & Top-Up Tools: as Fleet Xpress plans will move to being quota-based from April 2023, we are leveraging our self-service portal, Portal360 to enable tools to straightforwardly monitor usage, set limits and alerts and easily top-up when needed
    • Real-time on-board connectivity status: enabling the captain and on-board personnel to track and monitor which connectivity is active at any time (i.e. Ka-band or L-band back-up service)
    • Real-time on-shore connectivity status: enabling the shore headquarters and Marlink’s global support network to monitor which connectivity is active and get real-time info to ensure efficient remote troubleshooting
    • Traffic prioritisation: onboard usage can be managed according to status and traffic can be prioritised to ensure critical applications are always globally available
    • Hassle-free roll out: simple to install, XChange FX is not subject to an export control license, so can be delivered globally without customs and border delays
    • Future ready: designed to accommodate over-the-air updates, reducing the need for installing new hardware in the future
  • Telenor Anker

    Regional Ka-band throughout the Nordic region, Europe and the Middle East

    Telenor Anker

    Telenor Anker provides regional Ka-band coverage with a high-powered spot beams. Fully scalable, a diverse portfolio of bandwidth packages are available with Committed Information Rates (CIR).

    Supported by the iDirect next generation Velocity© platform, the service enables automatic and seamless spot-beam handover, assuring continuous connectivity across the entire satellite footprint.

    • Large Pan-European mobility footprint
    • Wide range of service levels
    • Unique Marlink voice service – up to 4 voice lines
    • Seamless spot beam handover
    • One Touch Commissioning (OTC) which allows automation of 1dB compression test, eliminating time consuming manual operations
    • Web based monitoring tool (iDirect PULSE), offering full control of your VSAT connection on any device
    • Rain fade mitigation techniques assuring a 99.5% link availability via physical antenna diversity, adaptive coding and modulation and inbound adaptability

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Maritime VSAT Leader

Our customers make us no.1

Putting our customers at the centre of what we do, is putting us in the lead! Renowned for exceptional quality of service, our connectivity solutions are the preferred choice of the maritime industry. Join us and find out why!