MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container line, accelerates its digital transformation using Marlink solutions

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Marlink, the smart grid company, partners with MSC, the world’s largest container shipping company, to support the shipping company’s ambitious digitization goals, using Marlink’s hybrid network solutions and advanced IT management and secure.

Marlink is deploying a fully managed hybrid network solution, bundling its VSAT connectivity with L-band backup and global 4G connectivity across 127 vessels, providing MSC with seamless and secure connectivity to run its critical commercial and crew applications. This hybrid network solution is fully secured by Marlink’s cyber detection service, which analyzes incoming and outgoing network traffic in real time to detect targeted cyber threats and takes immediate countermeasures to remediate incidents. This way, the shipping giant can keep its remote vessels securely connected.

The next phase of MSC’s digitization strategy sees the deployment of Marlink’s ITLink management solution across the fleet. MSC has taken decisive steps to increase the standardization of its on-board computer systems and to meet IMO 2021 requirements, allowing fleet managers to monitor computer systems and operating software from land. ITLink allows MSC fleet managers to remotely access their on-board computer networks for monitoring and troubleshooting in a secure environment and allows software updates and patches to be applied fleet-wide – a win major efficiency improvement for the leader in container transport.

Container shipping lines are among the most advanced shipping companies in adopting operational digital systems to support customer service. As a global leader, MSC is committed to meeting the needs of its customers with more efficient, sustainable and compliant shipping operations. As a long-time partner, Marlink addresses these needs beyond pure connectivity by providing the highest security and standardized computing for remote support, access and monitoring by making the IT plane of the floats the same on each ship for increased efficiency.

Marlink is deploying a fully managed hybrid network solution, bundling its VSAT connectivity with L-band backup and global 4G connectivity across 127 vessels, providing MSC with seamless and secure connectivity to run its critical commercial and crew applications.

“Marlink understands the critical requirements that govern container lines; operate a global service with great attention to asset availability, service reliability and security which require a holistic approach,” said Nicolas Furgé, President, Digital, Marlink. “Our partnership with MSC will enable them to create a digital ecosystem that supports efficient vessel operations and compliance, powered by world-class connectivity.”

Marlink is deploying a fully managed hybrid network solution, bundling its VSAT connectivity with L-band backup and global 4G connectivity across 127 vessels, providing MSC with seamless and secure connectivity to run its critical commercial and crew applications.
Source: Marlink

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