Sea Technology

NOV 2013

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2005 - 2009 As Sea Technology magazine celebrates its 50th year, we take a look back at major events in the oceanographic industry and the world. 2005 The U.S. Coast Guard celebrated the oldest cutter in the feet, Storis, with 63 years of service. (Photo Credit: U.S. Coast Guard) Funds appropriated in fscal year 2006 included $10.770 billion for shipbuilding and conversion and $5.634 billion for other Navy procurement. The frst of the United Kingdom Trident-class submarines, the HMS Vanguard, launched an unarmed Trident II D5 ballistic missile during sea trials. The largest known dwarf planet, Eris, was discovered. (Photo Credit: European Southern Observatory) • Howard L. Shatto, Jr. - Compass Distinguished Achievement Award • Makai Ocean Engineering Inc. - Compass Industrial Award • Dr. Ferial El-Hawary - Compass International Award • Noble Corp. - National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Safety in Seas Award 2006 The U.S. Navy established the Naval Oceanography Anti-Submarine Warfare Center at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, with Commander John Van Gurley as its frst commanding officer. (Photo Credit: U.S. Navy) William Corso was appointed as deputy assistant administrator for NOAA's National Ocean Service. The frst indigenous president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, was inaugurated. (Photo Credit: Agência Brasil) • Martin Klein - Compass Distinguished Achievement Award • Phoenix International Inc. - Compass Industrial Award • MI-SWACO - NOIA Safety in Seas Award 46 st / November 2013

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