NEW VSAT FLEET CONTRACT: ATLANTIC BULK CARRIERS - SETEL – CAPROCK

CapRock Communications, a global provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments, today announced it has secured a fleet contract with Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd for 15 C-band SeaAccess VSAT solutions in cooperation with its Greek partner Setel Hellas. This is the sixth VSAT contract for CapRock and Setel Hellas in the Greek market over the last year making CapRock the marked leader in Greece for maritime VSAT solutions.

CapRock is currently completing the first installation Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd onboard the bulk carrier MV Desert Melody at a ship yard in Tuzla - Turkey. The next two vessels will have the SeaAccess solution installed by end of this year.

Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd, with offices in Piraeus, Greece is a ship operator of Handymax, Supermax and Panamax size bulk carriers. The company has a strong presence in international shipping with long experience providing safe and dependable worldwide transportation of quality goods by sea.

Since launching SeaAccess Communications in 2007, CapRock has won several maritime contracts with dominant fleet owners around the globe. Within the last year, the company has placed specific attention on the Greek market as it holds significant opportunities and has one of the largest shipping fleets in the world. CapRock’s success to-date is supported by its unique partnership with the Setel Hellas. As an independent technology company, Setel Hellas has tremendous experience in the industry and understands the day-to-day operational challenges of vessel owners and operators.

“Setel’s Hellas services go hand-in-hand with CapRock’s and reinforce the total service offerings of both companies,” said CapRock Director of Martime Sales Claus F. Høyer.