Socatra Group chooses shipznet for 4G/LTE near shore communication

Socatra Group chooses shipznet for 4G/LTE near shore communication


The Socatra Group, a well-known French shipping company, specialized in oil and chemical transport, relies on shipznet for their communication on board on its vessels. The 4G/LTE solution offers a cost-effective way to quickly transmit large amounts of data in the near-shore areas. The powerful shipznet antenna has a range of 60km ship to shore. With 6 SIM slots, the router offers a lot of capacity to use own SIM cards. However, if these are not sufficient, shipznet also provides flexible low-cost data package.

Mega yachts opt for shipznet 4G/LTE solution

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More and more owners of mega yachts around the world are opt for shipznet MC 300 mobile communications solution to offer their guests, often up to 30 people on board, even more convenience ship-to-shore with super-fast and stable Internet. The main advantages of shipznet solutions are the high-range antenna with up to 60km ship-to-shore range and the fast router, it can reach up to 300 Mbit/sec. This meets the requirements of users on mega yachts. Router and antenna are “made in Germany” and especially designed for maritime usage. shipznet is a state-of-the-art product that works reliably. Compared to other products on the market, the shipznet router has 6 SIM slots for using own SIM cards. Especially the option to use 6 SIM cards with extremely large data volume makes guests of mega yachts extremely satisfied. In case the user has problems with his SIM cards, there is a possibility to get support from shipznet headquarter at any time via SIM card installed in the antenna. This additional support package can be booked at favorable conditions. The antenna radome with its attractive, space-saving design matches very well with the overall appearance of luxury yachts. The shipznet solution is small and extremely easy to install. KIN Marine from Singapore, a premium partner of shipznet for many years, installs the hardware quickly and competently. A team specializing in installation on mega-yachts closely coordinates with the yacht owners’ requirements to ensure that the high expectations are met. Iman Ibrahim, Managing Director of KIN Marine: “Even though there are some solutions on the market, they do not deliver what they promise. We have tried many, but our customers and we find that shipznet is the best solution for demanding use on mega yachts.”

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Now available: shipznet RG 300 plus – Remote Guidance Toolkit

slider_rg300_plusComplete solution of hardware, software and connectivity

Wentorf/Hamburg, 21. June 2021: bobz GmbH adds the new Remote Guidance Toolkit to its product portfolio. This makes the shipznet RG 300 plus the first complete solution developed specifically for maritime use, consisting of hardware, software and connectivity. The various components have been put together in such a way that they complement each other in a meaningful way and offer the ideal conditions for remote use on board.

The shipznet all-in-one solution thus creates optimum conditions for hands-free working directly on site. This not only ensures a fast Internet connection at locations on vessels that were previously very difficult or impossible to reach. The new shipznet toolkit includes a voice-controlled device, the „Streamer“, which is worn over the head and ensures full freedom of movement. The „Streamer“ enables full situational awareness and a maximum performance to be maintained, making it faster, safer and smarter than a traditional tablet or smart glasses.

By using the „Streamer“, the remote teammate can virtually “look over the shoulder” of colleagues to support on-site work or enable it in the first place.

The shipznet combination of a powerful 4G/LTE antenna and the router up to 50m away, provides an excellent mobile internet connection all the way into the engine room, enabling bidirectional video transmission in perfect quality.

The software for the Streamer, especially developed by shipznet for the maritime industry, is very attractive for users, easy to learn and equipped with extensive functions for remote support.

By using spoken commands, the user can call a remote support team, change settings or mute the audio or video stream. The remote support team on the other end can share the screen, annotate the peers video or send text messages, if the speech communication is impossible due to noisy environments. The Web-based application can be used by multiple teams to support various customer groups or fleets of vessels and needs no installation on a laptop or PC. The hosting of the application is currently in Germany and other locations like Singapore are on the roadmap.

Many international service companies and shipping companies are already using the shipznet RG 300 Remote Guidance Connectivity solution. Due to positive feedback as well as suggestions from shipznet customers, the complete solution – shipznet RG 300 plus – Remote Guidance Toolkit is now available.


  • Handy sized case
  • Light-weighted
  • Intelligent hardware, 4G/LTE antenna and 300Mbit/sec. router with 6SIM slots
  • Installed in just a few minutes
  • excellent mobile internet connection down to the engine room, thus bidirectional video transmission in perfect quality possible
  • Streamer“ bidirectional sharing of videos, photos, or documents
  • Capture and record audio to complement visual control
  • Access to digital instructions
  • The ability to play training videos
  • Full control via the app with voice commands
  • Hands free
  • Efficient use on board with more flexibility
  • Secure data center and cloud storage
  • No software installation required on laptop or PC

shipznet´s preferred partner in the Philippines – Delnet International Corp.

shipznet, one of the leading manufacturers in the field of maritime broadband solutions, wins Delnet International Corporation as a preferred partner in the Philippines.

Delnet International Corporation is our partner of choice in the Phillipines. With more than 20 years’ experience in the maritime market as an equipment supplier, as well as a service and maintenance provider, it fits perfect to our needs for this region. Delnet is also a well-established name in the Philippines for land and maritime communication services. They will push our shipznet portfolio into their several market channels,“ says Claudia Bobzin, Managing Director of shipznet.

There is great potential for the use of shipznet solutions in several areas in which Delnet has a high level of expertise

  • Deepsea Domestic Shipping. As domestic ships are passing the islands on their journeys in the Philippines, shipznet is ideal for these kind of ships to keep an almost continuous 4G/LTE connection.
  • Pleasure boats and yachts . To have a fast and stable connectivity onboard
  • Fishing boats. For extended reach on their coastal fishing trips.
  • Remotely located houses and beach houses .Where there is no internet availability

With shipznet,  we have found a provider that perfectly meets the requirements of our customers for 4G/LTE communication. Shipznet products comes along with a 300Mbit/sec. router with 6 SIM slots and 4G/LTE antenna with up to 60 km ship to shore. It is a state-of-the-art product, small, easy to install and “made in Germany”, says Klaas Oreel, CEO of Delnet International Corporation


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shipznet wins more large industrial companies for remote guidance solution on board

li-rg300-below-deckWhen working in the deepest areas of the ship, surrounded by thick steel and closed bulkheads people are always cut off from the Internet. Support by experts from shore for maintenance of complex equipment within the engine room was virtually impossible.

International industrial companies therefore rely on communication solutions from shipznet to service their complex equipment from the areas of switchgear, boilers, valves, pumps, compressors, centrifuges, separators, sensors, contactors, machinery, turbo chargers, fuel conditioning, scrubbers, ballast water treatment, automation and electrical distribution.

The shipznet RG300, an industrial rugged, long range Internet out-of-box solution for vessels remote service needs, is especially made for usage on board. This enables continuous remote support from shore, creating the conditions to perform maintenance and repairs faster than before. By optimizing service on board, vessel service calls are shortened and employees are available more quickly for other vessel operations.

The solution enables flexible, extremely stable Internet access right into the engine room, which was previously inaccessible or difficult to reach. With the mobile LTE solution, which is installed in minutes, communication via mobile phone, tablet or laptop is possible without any problems. With the shipznet RG300, the service staff on board gain valuable service time that previously could not be used optimally during waiting times, as access to the on-board network is usually not possible for security reasons. But this is now a thing of the past. By using the shipznet RG300, the service companies are independent of the on-board IT and thus able to provide fast and professional service.

shipznet extends product portfolio with Kiber’s hands free remote guidance solution

Industrial rugged, out-of-box solution for vessels remote service needs

The shipznet RG 300 remote guidance system provides high-speed mobile broadband service for vessels up to 60km ship to shore and 300 Mbit/sec. Now shipznet extends its remote guidance product with the Kiber 3 Kit as a out-of-box solution. The multi-feature wearable hands-free device empowering workforce. It is a rugged head-mounted device with a unique binocular visor. Designed to perform efficiently on the real needs of the service technicians onboard and remote experts on shore. By using this technology, interaction becomes fast, easy and safe. An additional advantage is the Kiber handcam with thermal imaging.

When working in the deepest areas of the ship, surrounded by thick steel and closed bulkheads people are always cut off from the Internet. Our well-proven long range Internet solution and the wearable hands-free head-mounted camera and screen are available in a hand carry case. It overcomes this isolation and allows a lot new use cases.

By using this rugged shipznet RG 300 + Kiber 3 Kit remote guidance solution, which is installed in minutes, service experts can help remotely without traveling.

And by the way, less flights reduce the CO2 footprint as well.


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Connectivity helps service people in many cases:

  • Exchange photos or videos
  • View technical drawings
  • Retrieve spare part catalogs
  • No need to climb back to upper decks to send/receive emails
  • Instant Video conferencing with qualified staff
  • Saves a huge amount of time


  • Handy sized case
  • Rugged head-mounted device designed for industrial needs
  • Hands-free camera and screen
  • All-in-one solution
  • Out-of-box and plug & play
  • Special handcam with thermal imaging
  • Light-weighted
  • Intelligent hardware
  • Installed in just a few minutes
  • Efficient use on board
  • More flexibility

Luxury Yacht Magenta M uses shipznet high speed 4G/LTE solution

Interview with Mr. Kleanthis Hadjisoteriou, General Manager F&S Marinas

Mr. Hadjisoteriou, you searched for a 4G mobile network solution and came across shipznet. What were the reasons for selecting shipznet?

In order to offer our demanding guests on board super fast and stable internet, we were looking for a suitable solution for near shore coverage. There are a few solutions on the market, but they did not deliver what they promised and therefore didn’t meet our very high requirements. We used another solution in parallel for a while, but shipznet RA300 has come on top in the end.

Which are the the main advantages?

The antenna and router are “made in Germany” and specially developed for maritime usage. The high range antenna with up to 60km ship to shore and the extremely fast router – it can reach up to 300 Mbit/sec, correspond exactly to our requirements. Sure it should always be further, faster and higher, but with shipznet we have a state-of-the-art product that also works reliably.

Are you using your own SIM cards or data packages offered by shipznet?

The router has, compared to other products on the market, 6 SIM slots for our own SIM cards. Especially the possibility to use 6 own SIM cards with extremely large data volume makes our guests happy. There is an additional support package from shipznet and we are really very satisfied with this. By using their embedded SIM card in the antenna we can get support whenever necessary and possible. Even if our own SIMs have some trouble and don’t go online, they can diagnose and, if necessary, adjust settings directly from their headquarters using the built-in SIM. In an emergency, the hardware can also be easily replaced without much discussion using their anual support services.

How does the antenna fit in the appearance of the yacht?

The size of the antenna and the design was quite important for us and the extremely small antenna radome fits very well into the overall appearence of the luxury yacht; no visual interference that is common with many other products. shipznet is small and extremely easy to install.

Thank you for this interview, Mr. Hadjisoteriou.

Mr. Kleanthis Hadjisoteriou operates since more than 8 years as the Managing Director of F&S Marinas in Limassol, Cyprus. He is well known in the yacht market and comes along with a strong history of many years of experience in several management positions.MagentaM

KIN Marine: shipznet´s successful partner in Asia for more than 2 years

shipznet and KIN Marine, 2 years of innovation – together we design state-of-the-art products, especially for the Asian market. For us at shipznet, a successful partnership means listening to our partners in the regions, responding to their or their customers’ wishes and developing our products in line with market requirements. In this respect, the cooperation with KIN Marine has developed over time to be particularly productive and successful. KIN Marine is always close to the customer on site, knows exactly the needs, which we respond to and implement whenever possible.

“KIN Marine is a partner of choice for us, who always comes back to us with new ideas. Most recently, we developed a special shipznet solution, precisely tailored to the needs of KIN Marine, which allows customers to use their own SIM cards and, if necessary, to book data contingents with the help of an eSIM,” says Claudia Bobzin, Managing Director shipznet. “shipznet is the perfect companion for communications in marine , offshore and coastal usage. It combines the Vsat, FBB, Iridium with its inbuilt LTE solution and provides least cost routing and crew internet access all in a single simple reliable unit. KIN Marine is proud to be their partners and will continue to do so in the years to come” so Iman Ibrahim, CEO of KINKINMarine3 Marine.

Annoyed by travel restrictions? shipznet is your solution!

Currently service travels are limited or even impossible due to health concerns. By using shipznet RG 300, service experts can help remotely, even deep inside a ship and without travelling. And by the way, less flights reduce the CO2 footprint as well.

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4G/LTE – shipznet MC 300 goes prepaid – freedom of choice – Use your own SIM and if necessary flexible prepaid connectivity at comparable prices

Wentorf/ Hamburg, 5. February 2020 – shipznet, well-known for many years as the mobile broadband communication solution for the maritime industry, unites advantages of managed service and operator independency.

The new shipznet MC 300 solution makes it possible for the first time to use own SIM cards and additionally get a prepaid service independently and extremely flexible when required, without a long-term contract or unpredictable costs, absolutely demand-oriented. shipznet MC 300 perfectly extends satellite connectivity as an on-demand back-up in case of a failure, blockage or country-wide restrictions.

shipznet’s new service offers customers like shipping companies or mega yachts the greatest possible flexibility in ship to shore communication. The MC 300 hardware (radome antenna and router) works up to 60km off shore, allows speeds up to 300 Mbit/sec and has 6 SIM slots, that can be used with own SIM cards. In case new or temporary routes occur unexpectedly to countries, which are not covered or blacklisted by own SIM cards, the new shipznet MC 300 prepaid service comes into play.

shipznetgoesprepaidExtremely attractive data packages for countries of your choice set new standards of communication without any contract. If SIM cards are expired, purchase of SIM cards for the current country is difficult, if a SIM is blocked, stolen, lost or when data tariffs are used up, shipznet MC 300 is the first choice. Booking extra data packages in the desired areas according to requirements is absolutely easy. Choose the data volume, the necessary countries and pay per use. With shipznet MC 300 there is no need to seek for local prepaid card providers.

For merchant vessels or mega yachts, which are trading a lot in e.g. Europe or a handful Asian countries and rarely go to other destinations outside of a SIM card’s zone, the new shipznet MC 300 solution is especially suitable and 4G near-shore communication becomes flexible and has a very attractive price/performance ratio.

The shipznet support package SP 12 is the ideal add-on to the new shipznet MC 300. Firstly it extends the standard warranty period of one year by another 12 months. Secondly, it includes trouble shooting of quirky SIM cards or problems with operator settings. Further it enables hotspot functionality, free firmware updates and usage of shipznet web services (dashboard, device list, bandwidth monitoring, data usage).


  • shipznet MC 300 4G/LTE connectivity comes with active antenna
  • Insert up to 6 SIM cards for frequently visited countries
  • Choose any shipznet data packages for short-term, spontaneous use
  • Let mobile network connectivity problems be solved by our experts
  • Enjoy the freedom of choice