J. Lauritzen selects Marlink to deploy IT services on all Lauritzen Kosan managed gas carriers
Danish shipping company J. Lauritzen has selected Marlink to deploy fully integrated and managed IT services on all Lauritzen Kosan managed gas carriers, the company said in its release. The solution will be based on Marlink’s ITLink portfolio, with the KeepUp@Sea platform enabling automation of software and security updates, network and PC health monitoring and remote access for fast issue resolution. Once implemented, Lauritzen Kosan will benefit from a fully standardised ICT setup across its fleet, and have the flexibility to manage growth and changes in a cost and time efficient manner.
Lauritzen Kosan’s fleet is tasked with the secure and dependable ocean transportation of liquefied petrochemical gases. The ITLink managed services optimises vessel IT infrastructure and processes, enabling a reduction in operational and support needs while simultaneously improving the stability of onboard networks.
In addition to maintaining the cyber resilience of Lauritzen Kosan’s vessel IT network and automating previously time-consuming manual processes such as file distribution and system updates, Marlink’s future-proof platform will also proactively improve Lauritzen Kosan’s IT compliance in the face of forthcoming legislation, such as the cyber security requirements which the IMO has mandated for incorporation in safety management systems by January 2021.