TMS Cardiff Gas: Revolutionizing Maritime Connectivity with Starlink & Evo2

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TMS Cardiff Gas, a renowned leader in LNG transportation services, is dedicated to delivering exceptional marine transportation solutions while prioritizing safety, quality, and environmental sustainability.

In an era where maritime operations heavily rely on seamless connectivity and digitalization, TMS Cardiff Gas has embraced the transformative power of the Evo2 router to optimize its Starlink connectivity. Recognizing the significance of efficient communication, crew welfare, reliable bandwidth, and robust cyber security, TMS Cardiff Gas has successfully harnessed the capabilities of the Evo2 router to revolutionize its operations.

This case study examines how TMS Cardiff Gas uses the Evo2 router to improve operations, deliver exceptional crew services, ensure reliable bandwidth, and create a secure multi-WAN management environment.

Seamless Installation for Uninterrupted Operations

Recognizing the importance of minimal downtime, TMS Cardiff Gas prioritized a user-friendly installation process when connecting the Starlink equipment to the Evo2 router. This straightforward setup ensured a quick and hassle-free transition to the upgraded connectivity solution. Simplified installation saved valuable time and resources, allowing the crew to swiftly benefit from enhanced connectivity.

At TMS, one of the main pillars of our information and communication technology (ICT) services is to focus on creating the best possible experience for our crew onboard. Our employees are our most important resource, and taking care of their well-being is essential not only for their sake but also brings tangible benefits to our digital business operations.

With this in mind, we made the strategic decision to implement Starlink Maritime on our LNG fleet. This adoption showcases our commitment to an employee-focused culture supported by advanced technologies. By providing reliable internet access, Starlink helps crew members stay connected with loved ones and access information, ultimately contributing to a more positive work environment.

By integrating the Evo2 router into our network, TMS Cardiff Gas has achieved seamless and reliable connectivity while also enhancing our cybersecurity defenses. The router's multi-WAN management capabilities provide a robust and secure environment, enabling us to safeguard operations against cyber threats. This strategic adoption showcases our commitment to digitalization and sets a benchmark for the maritime industry in leveraging advanced connectivity and cybersecurity technologies.

Dr. Michalis Michaloliakos
Head of ICT & Cyber Security

Unparalleled Crew Services: Connected and Informed

The Evo2 router and Starlink significantly improved crew well-being and productivity. Increased bandwidth facilitated seamless video calls, enabling crew members to connect with loved ones at sea. Additionally, reliable internet access empowered them to access online training, e-learning modules, and real-time operational data. This improved access to information fostered a more engaged and knowledgeable crew, ultimately leading to increased operational efficiency.

Reliable Bandwidth: Fueling Vessel Digitalization

For successful vessel digitalization, TMS Cardiff Gas required a robust and stable internet solution. The Evo2 router, combined with Starlink’s satellite network, delivered a reliable and high-bandwidth connection. This enabled the company to implement various digitalization initiatives like remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, and IoT-based systems. Leveraging the reliable bandwidth, TMS Cardiff Gas achieved real-time data transmission, optimized fleet performance, and streamlined operational processes.

Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Operations in a Digital Landscape

TMS Cardiff Gas understood the critical role of cybersecurity in today’s digital world. The Evo2 router’s multi-WAN management capabilities allowed them to create a secure environment by using multiple connections, including Starlink. The router’s advanced features, including a firewall, VPN support, and intrusion prevention, ensured the protection of sensitive data and mitigated potential cyber threats. This empowered proactive network management and monitoring, allowing TMS Cardiff Gas to implement stringent security measures and safeguard their operations and information.

A Model for Maritime Excellence

Through their strategic adoption of the Evo2 router and Starlink connectivity, TMS Cardiff Gas has successfully transformed their maritime operations. The ease of installation, exceptional crew services, reliable bandwidth for digitalization, and the creation of a secure multi-WAN environment have propelled the company’s performance and competitiveness. TMS Cardiff Gas serves as an inspiring example for the maritime industry, demonstrating how leveraging cutting-edge technologies can optimize connectivity and embrace digital transformation. This ultimately drives operational excellence and ensures crew well-being in today’s interconnected world.

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