VesseLINKTM 700

Manufacturer : Thales

Model : VL 700

  • Robust, Light-Weight Communications for at Sea Operations
  • Delivers Up to 352 Kbps Transmit/704 Kbps Receive
  • Rated for Water, Vibration, and Shock Resistance
  • Optimized for VSAT Companion Use with Built-In Preferred Routing Switch
  • High-Gain, Electronic Phased Array Antenna with No Moving Parts
VesseLINK 700 by Thales
VesseLINK for Iridium Certus
VesseLINK for Iridium Certus
VesseLINK for Iridium Certus
VesseLINK 700 by Thales
VesseLINK for Iridium Certus
VesseLINK for Iridium Certus
VesseLINK for Iridium Certus

VesseLINKTM 700


Manufacturer : Thales

Model : VL 700

  • Robust, Light-Weight Communications for at Sea Operations
  • Delivers Up to 352 Kbps Transmit/704 Kbps Receive
  • Rated for Water, Vibration, and Shock Resistance
  • Optimized for VSAT Companion Use with Built-In Preferred Routing Switch
  • High-Gain, Electronic Phased Array Antenna with No Moving Parts
VesseLINK for Iridium Certus in icy conditions

Dependable Maritime Satcoms
from Pole-to-Pole

VesseLINKTM 700 provides truly global satellite coverage for maritime communications. With uninterrupted coverage from pole to pole, it is the solution to depend on for essential communications. Suitable for ships or fleets of any size, VesseLINK 700 easily integrates with existing equipment to fully digitize your vessel. VesseLINK 700 operates using Iridium Certus® 700 broadband services over the truly global Iridium® network, which provides highly reliable, mobile and essential voice, text, and web communications for captain and crew. VesseLINK comes with an intuitive, user-friendly interface and can be quickly integrated into existing vessels or new fleets and includes built-in upgradeability to future-proof your investment and ensures peak speed and performance.

Key Features

The VesseLINK 700 provides global satellite coverage for maritime communications. VesseLINK comes with an intuitive, user-friendly interface and can be quickly integrated into existing vessels or new fleets. It also includes built-in upgradeability to ensures peak speed and performance.

  • Antenna
  • High-gain, electronic phased array antenna with no moving parts
  • Simultaneous Functionality
  • Voice and data enabled delivering up to three (3) dedicated voice channels
  • Range of Communications Applications
  • Safety services, tracking and location services, out-of-band management, operational reporting, data transfers, and more
  • User-Friendly Interface
  • With application-enabled functionality for Android and iOS devices
  • Maritime Safety
  • GMDSS-capable; will support Iridium GMDSS over Iridium Certus when available
Iridium Connected VesseLINK by Thales

Related Case Studies

Iridium Certus® Global Service Enables Skippers to Remain Connected During Races

The addition of OceanBox by THALOS, a centralized data and communications solution, optimized vessel communications flow and ensured skippers had an always available and reliable connection, regardless of location or access to cellular coverage.

Iridium Certus® Enables Remote Monitoring Of Sub-Sea Systems

Iridium partner AST built a completely custom solution using Iridium Certus® terminals that allowed the team to remotely retrieve data, control subsea equipment, and execute valve commands and safety tasks in real-time from the control center on the FPSO.

Related Case Studies

The addition of OceanBox by THALOS, a centralized data and communications solution, optimized vessel communications flow and ensured skippers had an always available and reliable connection, regardless of location or access to cellular coverage.

Product Specifications and Certifications

Technical Specifications

Mechanical
Field Label Field Value
Antenna (ADE)
Dimensions ( ø x H ) 198 mm x 368 mm
Weight 2800 g
Iridium Embedded Technology Iridium Certus 9810 Module
Environmental
Field Label Field Value
Antenna (ADE)
Operating Temperature Range -40 to +55 ℃
Durability Standard MIL-STD-810G; Salt-Fog/Corrosion, Rain and Spray Standard: IEC 60945 Sections 8.12 and 8.8
Ingress Protection IP67
Vibration Standard IEC 60945, Section 8.7.1 and 8.7.2 MIL-STD-810G, Test Method 516.6, Proc. IV
Antenna
Field Label Field Value
Antenna Design High-Gain Electronic Phased Array Antenna with No Moving Parts
Power
Field Label Field Value
Antenna (ADU)
Power Supply Directly Powered by Terminal
Input Voltage Range 24 VDC
Network
Field Label Field Value
Additional Networks Easily Integrates with Terrestrial Cellular or VSAT with Built-in Preferred Routing Switch
Telephony Up to Three (3) Dedicated Voice Lines
Streaming Data 256 kbps Streaming Capable
Location Based Services Yes
Broadband
Field Label Field Value
Data Speed Uplink (UL) 352 Kbps
Data Speed Downlink (DL) 704 Kbps
Wi-Fi
Field Label Field Value
Wi-Fi Enabled Yes
Interface Embedded 802.11b/g Wi-Fi Access Point

Certifications

  • Thales is the official communications partner for IMOCA through 2021 to support the big ambitions of skippers competing in the IMOCA Globe Series World Championship.

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Resources

Brochure
Last Updated
Size
Jan 17, 2018
792.88 KB
Document Name
Thales VesseLINK™ - Brochure
File Name
BR_Thales VesseLINK_Brochure_MAY17.pdf
Description

Brochure for Thales VesseLINK, a partner device powered by Iridium Certus.

File Type
PDF
File Size
792.88 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
Related Products
VesseLINKTM 700
Verticals
Iridium Certus, Maritime
Case Study
Document Name
Case Study: Iridium Certus Enables Remote Monitoring of Sub-Sea Systems
File Name
CS_Iridium Certus Enables Remote Monitoring of Subsea Systems_091520.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Case Study - Iridium Certus Enables Remote Monitoring of Sub-Sea Systems

File Type
PDF
File Size
1.34 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
September 15, 2020 09:00 AM EST
Applications
Asset Management
Related Products
VesseLINKTM 700, Iridium Certus™ 9810
Verticals
IoT, Maritime
Document Name
Case Study: Iridium's Global Service Enables Skippers to Remain Connected During Races
File Name
CS_Iridiums Global Service Enables Skippers to Remain Connected During Races_VesseLINK-Oceanbox_070721.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Skippers and competitive sailors navigate through treacherous waters, weaving in and out of terrestrial coverage. The IMOCA series of races push skippers to their limits and demand an always-on means of connectivity for safety and navigation. To remain connected, skippers often require multiple communications terminals which, historically, had to be manually switch between cellular and satellite coverage. Learn how OceanBox by THALOS and VesseLINK by Thales enables skippers to stay connected.
File Type
PDF
File Size
802.29 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
July 07, 2021 12:00 AM EST
Related Products
VesseLINKTM 700
Related Services
Iridium Certus® 700
Verticals
Maritime
Comparison Chart
Document Name
Iridium Certus - Comparison Chart - Maritime L-Band Products - By Service Class
File Name
CC_Iridium Maritime_Comparison Chart_L-band Products & Services_By Speed Class_060121.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Chart comparing the Speed Classes Between Iridium Certus Maritime L-Band Products & Services
File Type
PDF
File Size
402.79 KB
File Version
2.0
Date
June 01, 2021 12:00 AM EST
Related Products
SAILOR 4300, C700, VesseLINKTM 700, LT-3100S GMDSS System
Verticals
Iridium Certus, Maritime
Fact Sheet
Mar 02, 2020
978.04 KB
Document Name
Iridium Certus 700 - Fact Sheet
File Name
FS_Iridium Certus 700_Fact Sheet_030220.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Fact Sheet detailing our Iridium Certus 700 Service class offerings

File Type
PDF
File Size
978.04 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
March 02, 2020 09:00 AM EST
Related Products
Iridium Certus™ 9810, VesseLINKTM 700, SAILOR 4300
Verticals
Iridium Certus
Partner Products
Document Name
Iridium Certus - Video - Cobham & Thales Maritime
File Name
VID_Iridium Certus_Maritime Products Video_JUN18.mp4
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Iridium Certus Maritime Videos featuring the Cobham SAILOR 4300 and the Thales VesseLINK

File Type
MP4
File Size
192.51 MB
File Version
1
Date
June 19, 2018 12:44 PM EST
Related Products
SAILOR 4300, VesseLINKTM 700, Iridium Certus™ 9810
Verticals
Iridium Certus, Maritime
Document Name
Iridium Certus - Video - Thales VesseLINK
File Name
VID_Iridium Certus_Maritime Thales VesseLINK Video_JUN18.mp4
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Video showcasing an upcoming Iridium Certus products for Maritime, Thales VesseLINK.

File Type
MP4
File Size
192.48 MB
File Version
1
Date
June 20, 2018 10:43 AM EST
Related Products
VesseLINKTM 700, Iridium Certus™ 9810
Verticals
Iridium Certus, Maritime
Presentation
Document Name
Iridium GMDSS - AMMITEC Webinar Presentation & Replay
File Name
PR_Iridium GMDSS_AMMITEC Webinar Replay_032421.zip
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Zip files contains the AMMITEC Webinar Presentation entitled "The Iridium GMDSS Advantages, Cost, Coverage & Capabilities", as well as the video reply. The event was held on March 24, 2021 and hosted by Kyle Hurst

File Type
ZIP
File Size
102.9 MB
File Version
2.0
Date
March 24, 2021 10:25 AM EST
Related Products
LT-3100S GMDSS System, C700, SAILOR 4300, VesseLINKTM 700, Vesselink VL-200
Verticals
Iridium Certus, Maritime
Press Release
Document Name
Press Release: IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner
File Name
PR_IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner_073019.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Title: IMOCA Appoints Iridium its Official Communications Partner
Distribution Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Distribution Time: 07:31 AM EST

Press release announcing Iridium as the official communications partner of the International Monohull Open Class Association, or IMOCA, and their IMOCA Globe Series World (Racing) Championship. IMOCA is the association representing 60 foot monohull class yachts, and is recognized as such by the International Sailing Federation. The IMOCA Globe Series World Championship is a series of races that take place around the world, including the Vendée Globe race, which is a single-crewed, non-stop round the world race starting in November of 2020.

Thales joins Iridium as an official communications partner with each yacht equipping a VesseLINK terminal and operating using Iridium Certus as their primary means of satellite communication. More than 30 skippers worldwide will be relying on Iridium-based technology as they pilot through extreme open-sea environments.

File Type
PDF
File Size
197.85 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
July 30, 2019 07:31 AM EST
Related Products
VesseLINKTM 700
Verticals
Corporate, Iridium Certus, Maritime
Use Cases & Infographics
Document Name
Iridium Certus - Use Case - Maritime - Sailing (IMOCA & Thales VesseLINK)
File Name
UC_Iridium Certus_Maritime Use Case_Sailing_IMOCA and Thales VesseLINK_110620(2).pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Iridium Certus Maritime Use Case for Skippers, which features IMOCA and the Thales VesseLINK product.
File Type
PDF
File Size
591.76 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
November 06, 2020 09:00 AM EST
Related Products
VesseLINKTM 700
Related Services
Iridium Certus® 700
Verticals
Iridium Certus, Maritime

VesseLINKTM 700

The VesseLINK 700 provides global satellite coverage for maritime communications. VesseLINK comes with an intuitive, user-friendly interface and can be quickly integrated into existing vessels or new fleets. It also includes built-in upgradeability to ensures peak speed and performance.

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