Tropical Shipping selects World-Link ShipSat HTS KU Band Service

Tropical Shipping, a cargo shipping company based in Florida, chose World-Link Communications as a new service provider for their technology upgrade for their entire fleet. The 17 vessels are trading regionally within the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and North America.

Tropical Shipping selected ShipSat HTS-60, which operates on a 60 cm KU Band HTS network and Iridium Certus as a backup solution. ShipSat HTS is powered by Intelsat’s award-winning FlexMaritime service and is managed through the ShipSat platform. World-Link’s core value-added service ShipSat will offer a unique service and end-user experience onboard and provides a centralised and efficient management platform for the IT team on shore.

“We were evaluating various solutions during this tender process and concluded that World-Link’s combination of the VSAT solution and their experience perfectly matched with our current and future requirements. The customer service & technical team during the installation and trial process fully met our expectations as a long-term partner.” states Mr. Baldev Singh, Marine Systems & AMOS Manager at Tropical Shipping.

About Tropical Shipping:

Tropical Shipping was founded in 1963 and services 30 ports throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean.  The company owns and operates 17 ships with 1,270+ employees, utilizing approximately 13,000 containers, 3,100 refrigerated containers and 4,440 chassis.

About World-Link Communications:

Currently, World-Link Communication is serving more than 1800+ vessels worldwide, providing satellite connectivity and value-added services in the maritime industry. For further information please visit the official website –



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