Pro Nautas to supply full Connectivity, IT and Dual ECDIS Solution to Zeaborn Group
GERMANY. November 2016. Pro Nautas has been selected by the Zeaborn Group to provide a turnkey solution for the entire fleet, including Dual ECDIS, Sealink VSAT connectivity and XChange platform from its satcom services partner Marlink, and Pro Nautas’ ship-board virtualized client server system, as well as its uncompromising customer support services.
Via Marlink multi-band network and its communications solutions, PRONAUTAS’ system provides the best global coverage for VSAT airtime availability, including seamless switching between VSAT and MSS services, capability for full control of communication usages and cost control, wireless LAN access on-board, VOIP lines for business and crew calling and billing capabilities. PRONAUTAS’ IT solution includes entire ship’s IT Infrastructure, remote access and full back-up availability. The Dual ECDIS solution combined with the firewall gateway will allow Zeaborn to use Pay As You Sail chart service.
ZEABORN Shipping CEO, Johann Scharmberg and Fleet Manager, Captain Michael Albrecht commented that their decision to select PRONAUTAS was based on its fast, flexible and a “total piece of mind” tailor-made approach.
PRONAUTAS’ qualified team of engineers will complete the installation, commissioning and software setup for the entire fleet of the ZEABORN Group. According to Mr. Scharmberg, the company wants to improve the standard through implementing this high-end solution on each vessel.
The ZEABORN Group covers the entire supply chain of a modern shipping company, from financing to commercial and technical management up to freighting via its own or chartered vessels. ZEABORN focuses on the attractive niche market of the multi-purpose heavy-cargo segment. From its head office in Bremen, ZEABORN caters for customers around the globe. Within the ZEABORN Group, ZEABORN Shipping is responsible for all the services centering on technical ship management and supervision during the ship-building process.
Through this project, Zeaborn has started a strategic partnership with PRONAUTAS which is a total solutions provider for comprehensive navigation, communication, connectivity and on-board IT systems for the shipping industry with a global support.