Stena Line extends and expands contract with MCP
Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) has signed an extended contract to deliver wireless communication services to Stena Line’s European ferry operations.
3 December, 2012, Arendal, Norway: MCP, the leading global onboard communications provider, announced today the extension of its partnership with Stena Line.
Color Line extends contract with MCP
Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) has extended its contract with Color Line, which will ensure Color Line provides the best communication solutions to its passengers in the future.
3 December, Arendal, Norway: MCP, the leading global onboard communications partner, announced today a significant extension of its partnership with Norway’s largest cruise and transportation company, Color Line.
Smartphone Marketing Creates Million Dollar Revenues for the Cruise Industry
10 Oct, 2012 - “We’re easily talking 100 per cent gains over current mobile-phone driven revenue on cruise ships,” says Ole-Kristian Sivertsen of Maritime Communications Partner (MCP). And that’s just the beginning. Smartphones are opening up a world of opportunity – a context-aware world – for cruise lines wanting to boost revenue, influence behavior and enrich their guests’ experience.Read more
Why you should pay attention to mobile technology?
18 Oct, 2012- Mobile technology is on the rise as a primary driver of retail and travel sales. A July comScore survey reports: “4 Out Of 5 Smartphone Owners Use Their Device to Shop”.
Norwegian Cruise Line awards contract to MCP
6 March, 2012: Arendal, Norway - Maritime Communications Partner (MCP), the leading onboard communications partner to cruise and ferry vessels, has strengthened its foothold in the US cruise market through a major telecommunications contract with Norwegian Cruise Line. The contract includes the entire fleet and two large newbuilds.Read more
Princess cruises selects cellular communications specialist MCP for the new Royal Princess and her sister ship
9 March, 2012: Santa Clarita, California and Arendal, Norway – Princess Cruises has again selected MCP’s wireless communications service, this time for the new Royal Princess and her sister being built at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. The service has already been implemented on Princess Cruises’ 16 vessels and offers the most reliable end-to-end wireless service available. Read more
MCP sees record growth in mobile communications at sea
12 March, 2012, Miami, USA, and Arendal, Norway: Maritime Communications Partner, the leading, global onboard communications provider, today announced a record 24% yearly growth in its digital wireless service CellAtSea during 2008 to 2011.Read more
Wireless. Innovation. Freedom.
With a pocket full of enviable cruise ship contracts and partnerships with future-minded cruise companies, Maritime Communications Partner is set to lead the mobile revolution at sea. If anyone can do it, it’s got to be MCP, believes Roar Walderhaug.Read more
MCP launches a new customer centric organization
Arendal, November 7, 2011 - MCP launches a new customer centric organization that better utilizes the potential of its human resources with increased focus on customers, services and market oriented innovation. The three departments, Business Development & Sales, Market Communication and Product Development have now been organized as separate units directly under MCP’s CEO, Eivind Madsen.Read more
DFDS and MCP extend strong cooperation
Arendal, Norway, November 11 - DFDS, one of Maritime Communication Partner’s (MCP) first customers, has added Regina Seaways to its fleet and she will be equipped with an equal state-of-the-art mobile service as the rest of the DFDS fleet.
Regina Seaways will operate between Klaipeda, Lithuania and Kiel, Germany.
Corsica & Sardinia ferries awards major contract to MCP
9 September, 2011: Bastia, Corsica and Arendal, Norway - Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) has strengthened its foothold in the Mediterranean through a major turnkey telecommunications contract with Corsica & Sardinia Ferries, one of Italy’s
most prestigious ferry operators.Read more
MCP meeting the need for speed
The exponential growth in mobile internet usage on smart phones has also reached the high seas!Read more
MCP is compliant with all regulatory requirements
MCP has received information that some ship owners have been fined by national authorities due to unauthorized operation of the onboard mobile telephone network. These cases do NOT involve MCP's systems!Read more
Royal Connections at Sea
MCP take great pleasure in congratulating Cunard on the successful launch of their new shipRead more
e3 to launch “eCell@Sea"
e3 Systems (e3s) and Maritime Communications Partners AS (MCP) are delighted to announce the launch of their new system called "eCell@Sea powered by MCP"Read more
Paul Gauguin Cruises selects MCP
MCP the leading provider of global onboard communications to cruise and ferry vessels, has announced an agreement with Paul Gauguin Cruises which operates the 6-star luxury cruise ship the M/S Paul Gauguin in the Pacific Ocean regionRead more
The Grimaldi Group awards MCP additional vessels
MCP the leading provider of global onboard communications to cruise and ferry vessels, has announced an extension of the existing agreement with the Naples-based Grimaldi GroupRead more
New managing director for Americas
MCP the leading end-to-end wireless communications provider to the maritime industry and today, announces that it has appointed Mr. Fred Sorensen as its new Managing Director for the Americas.Read more
AIDA Cruises chooses MCP for three new cruise ships
Maritime Communications Partner, the foremost provider of onboard communications to the global cruise fleet, has announced a new five-year contract with Germany's top cruise provider.Read more
Long term agreement with Smyril Line
MCP reaches a long term agreement with Smyril Line for extended wireless communications at sea.
Smyril Line today confirms renewing its GSM contract with Maritime Communications Partner until April 2013. In addition, the North Atlantic operator is acquiring more services for the M/F Norröna such as GPRS, CrewSIM and WLAN.
Stena Line renews major agreement with MCP
World's largest ferry operator Stena Line renews major maritime communications agreement with MCP
DFDS renews and expands its contract with MCP
Copenhagen, October 30th, 2008: DFDS, a leading European-based transport network operating over 60 ships, has today renewed its contract with Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) for the provisioning of GSM services onboard its fleet of five passenger vessels and five Ro-Ro ships. The agreement lasts until Dec 2014Read more
SingTel and MCP form alliance
SingTel and MCP form alliance to offer a complete wireless
communications portfolio to the maritime industry. Read more
Contract extension with P&O cruises and Ocen Village
Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) reaches long-term agreement with two leading UK cruise brands to continue to provide cellular services at seaRead more
MCP wins contract to install Cell@Sea® onboard 21 ships
MCP WINS CONTRACT TO INSTALL WIRELESS MOBILE TELEPHONY SERVICES ONBOARD ALL SHIPS IN PRINCESS CRUISES, CUNARD LINES AND P&O CRUISES AUSTRALIA’S FLEETRead more
MCP enables shipwrecked to reach love ones from the Antartic
Maritime GSM Service enables shipwrecked to reach family and loved ones from the AntarcticRead more
MCP to extend partnership with Polferries
Arendal/Kolobrzeg, August 30th, 2007: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) the leading maritime cellular operator together with its local partner, MATERNA Communications, has signed a contract with award winning Polferries to install CellAtSea® onboard M/F Pomerania and M/F Wawel. Read more
MCP wins contract to install Cell@Sea® onboard Royal Iris
Norway/Israel, June 13, 2007: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Mano Maritime Ltd to deliver GSM and SMS services onboard the state-of-the-art, Royal Iris.Read more
MCP to install CellAtSea onboard Ocean Village fleet
Grimstad/Southampton, April 18, 2007: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Ocean Village to deliver GSM and SMS services onboard Ocean Village and the soon-to-be-launched Ocean Village Two, enabling both passengers and crew onboard both ships to make and receive calls and send and receive SMS using their own mobile phones and phone numbers.Read more
P&O Cruises to extend MCP’S CellAtSea® service onboard M/S Artemis
Grimstad/Southampton, March 30, 2007: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with P&O Cruises to deliver GSM and SMS services onboard Artemis. MCP’s CellAtSea™ service will now allow both passengers and crew onboard Britain’s leading cruise line to make and receive calls and SMS using their own mobile phones and phone numbers.Read more
MCP to install GSM services on Irish Ferries’ MV Ulysses
Grimstad/Dublin, March 29, 2007: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Irish Ferries to deliver GSM and SMS services onboard the luxury MV Isle of Inishmore and the 50,000 ton MV Ulysses, the largest car ferry in the world.Read more
MCP to install CellAtSea® onboard Juan J Sister
Grimstad/Madrid, February 12, 2007: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with ACCIONA Trasmediterranea to deliver GSM and SMS services onboard ferry, Juan J Sister.Read more
MCP to supply GSM services to Stena Line
Grimstad/Gothenburg, December 12, 2006: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Stena Line to deliver GSM and SMS services onboard another 6 ships.Read more
MCP provides cellular connectivity to 8th Color Line vessel
Grimstad/Oslo, November 6th, 2006: Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) signs contract with Color Line to deliver GSM services, CellAtSea®, on board the passenger ferry, M/S Peter Wessel.Read more
MCP to supply CellAtSea® to Fred.Olsen cruises
Grimstad/Ipswich,UK, October 12th, 2006: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines to deliver GSM and SMS services on board its Braemar cruise ship.Read more
MCP to provide CellAtSea® onboard MF Scandinavia
Grimstad/Warzawa, September 5th, 2006: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Fincom - Materna Communications (FMC) to deliver GSM and SMS services on board
Polferries’ ship MF Scandinavia.Read more
MCP to supply CellAtSea to P&O Cruises
After months of testing and stringent review, P&O Cruises (Carnival UK) have awarded Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) of Norway and Miami, a contract to supply cellular phone services
across the fleet.Read more
New Kystlink signs contract with MCP for GSM services
Grimstad/Langesund, May 30th, 2006: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with New Kystlink to deliver GSM and SMS services on board "Pride of Telemark".Read more
Master Ferries contracts MCP to provide CellAtSea®
Grimstad/Kristiansand, May 15 th, 2006: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Master Ferries to deliver GSM and SMS services on board “Master Cat”. Read more
MCP provides cellular connectivity to the Color Line Fleet
Grimstad/Oslo, March 14th, 2006: A contract has been signed between Color Line and Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) for provisioning of GSM services onboard the Color Line fleet.Read more
MCP opens new offices in North America
Maritime Communications Partner (MCP), the Global Maritime Cellular Operator, announced the opening of their offices, Maritime Communications Partner Inc., on the East Coast of the USA.Read more
MS Midnatsol, now connected
MS Midnatsol, the flagship of the hurtigruten fleet, now connected.
Grimstad/ Tromsø, 20 January 2006: Maritime Communications Partner AS (MCP) has signed a contract with Troms Fylkes Dampskibsselskap ASA (TFDS) to deliver GSM and SMS services on board their flagship MS Midnatsol and MS Trollfjord.Read more
MCP receives NHO’s 2005 Innovation Award
Grimstad, Norway, August 31, 2005: Maritime Communications Partner (MCP), the world’s leading provider of mobile phone coverage at sea, has been awarded the Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry’s (NHO’s) Innovation Award for 2005.Read more