Ship managers

PACC Ship Managers & Satcom Global renew Aura VSAT contract for 3 years


Posted on October 5, 2020 at 2:27 p.m. by

The Maritime Executive







PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd (PaccShip), based in Singapore, has chosen to extend its supply relationship with Satcom Global Ltd, renewing its contract for Aura VSAT for an additional 3 years. Satcom Global has supported over 50 PaccShip-managed vessels with seamless Ku-band connectivity since 2017, with 5 additional vessels expected to join the Aura network later this year.


Mr. Kok Chai Choo, Technical Department Manager of PaccShip, commented:


“We are very pleased to continue our business partnership with Satcom Global and to renew our contract for Aura VSAT. The team understands the operational requirements of our vessels and continues to provide reliable communications connectivity that consistently meets our performance and value needs, supporting our commitment to maritime business excellence and crew welfare.


James Tucker, President of Asia Pacific for Satcom Global added:


“Aura VSAT has been operational for over 4 years now and continues to evolve with enhancements to meet the changing needs of the maritime industry; the key to supporting customers over the long term. Aura continues to provide PaccShip with the quality, high-speed connectivity they require for their crew and business needs, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with them.


Satcom Global is committed to providing a maritime VSAT service that provides reliable connectivity for the duration of the customer relationship. The wide range of available bandwidth options all have a Committed Information Rate (CIR), to guarantee performance. Additionally, the commitment to continuous improvement of the Aura network, adding new beams and capabilities to geographic hotspots and major shipping and trade routes, ensures that existing customers continue to experience consistent performance, as new vessels join the network.


PaccShip is the in-house ship management arm of the PCL Group, managing both PCL owned and third party ships. The managed fleet includes dry bulk carriers, multi-purpose vessels, product/chemical tankers and gas carriers. It employs over 1,500 highly skilled seafarers in its representative offices in Beijing, Jakarta, Manila, Kuala Lumpur and London. Satcom Global is delighted to continue to support PaccShip’s diverse fleet with reliable global connectivity.



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