China-based BGP Equips its Seismic Vessels with Marilink VSAT Technology

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China-based BGP Equips its Seismic Vessels with Marilink VSAT Technology

Chinese National Petroleum Cooperation (CNPC) subsidiary, BGP, has chosen Marlink as its provider of VSAT satellite communications for its fleet of state-of-the-art seismic vessels.

BGP Prospector, the most recent vessel to join the fleet is equipped with Marlink’s Sealink™ C-Band, SCPC VSAT. The BGP Prospector has a 1MB full duplex and dedicated satellite communication service to support a range of applications on board.

BGP operates seismic vessels on a worldwide basis to acquire marine seismic data for its clients. The company’s fleet is capable of acquiring high-quality Marine Seismic Data using the cutting-edge technology. The vessels are working in the Gulf of Mexico, South America, West Africa, the North Sea, the Red Sea, the Bay of Bengal and South-East Asia

Gunnar Valle, Director for Marlink in Asia commented, “Our long term relationship with BGP is testament to our position as the premier provider of high quality and cost effective services, backed by local customer support and a commitment to our important region.”
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Offshore Energy Today Staff , November 22, 2011; Image: BGP

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