Maritime satellite interactions business Marlink, the wise network services business, has actually finished the procurement of the satellite interactions service of Hellenic Radio Services (HUMANS RESOURCES).
Marlink claimed that the procurement reinforced considerably its setting as well as impact in the calculated Greek market as well as allowed the business to more broaden its solution as well as assistance procedures to satisfy the expanding needs of Greek shipowners.
“Through this transaction Marlink has acquired the satellite communication assets, the experienced staff and the customer support structure of HRS, substantially increasing its installed base in the Greek market with over 750 additional satcom-equipped vessels. The satellite communications business of HRS will be combined with Marlink CG, creating an even stronger local company and leading force in the Greek and Cypriot markets,” Marlink claimed.
“For over 30 years, HRS has provided the Greek shipping companies with maritime communication solutions, establishing a strong reputation for service quality and customer support. In line with Marlink’s long-term strategy, HRS pursued a technology-agnostic approach, providing its customers with a wide range of satellite connectivity solutions and equipment from all major vendors,” Marlink included.
“Greece represents a critical component of the global shipping industry being the largest shipping nation based on deadweight tonnage, while the country’s shipowners continue to invest heavily in new and energy efficient ships. Digital solutions, as the one provided by Marlink, including on-board IT and network management, cyber security, performance data collection, remote support and maintenance are these days considered essential elements for gaining competitive advantage in the shipping industry,” Marlink claimed.
“Hellenic Radio Services has a long heritage built up over decades of serving Greek shipowners with connectivity that keeps them compliant and competitive,” claimed Ioakeim Tsanis, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ofHellenic Radio Services “We are positive that our clients will certainly take advantage of this change as well as will certainly delight in boosted service possibilities from Marlink‘s state-of-the-art solutions portfolio.”
“Marlink is pleased to welcome the Greek shipping companies and end users of Hellenic Radio Services to our best-in-class smart network solutions which serve already so many shipowners around the world,” said Erik Ceuppens, CEO Marlink Group. “Our focus is to provide a smooth transition to HRS’ clients with a high-quality of solution as well as assistance, as well as with a future evidence connection as well as electronic services roadmap that sustains their digitalisation strategies.”