Sea Technology

NOV 2013

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2007 The U.S. Coast Guard marked the 50th anniversary of a three-ship expedition through the Northwest Passage. In 1957, the Storis, Spar and Bramble sailed through the Bering Strait and into the Arctic Ocean. (Photo Credit: U.S. Coast Guard) India-based Reliance Industries made the frst oil discovery in the Krishna deepwater basin at a depth of 565 meters. U.S. Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen, the chief of naval operations, became chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Nancy Pelosi became the frst female Speaker of the House for the U.S. House of Representatives. (Photo Credit: U.S. House of Representatives) • Dr. Andrew M. Clark - Compass Distinguished Achievement Award • TSS International Ltd. - Compass International Award • Shell Exploration & Production Co. - NOIA Safety in Seas Award 2008 The U.S. Navy accepted the delivery of the USS Freedom. It was the frst of a new class of ships built to provide an advantage against maritime threats. (Photo Credit: U.S. Navy) Sea Technology reported on a new Navy submarine rescue system, named Falcon, that would replace two deep-submergence rescue vehicles. Eddie Bernard, director of NOAA's Pacifc Marine Environmental Laboratory, became the frst NOAA scientist to be awarded a Service to America Medal for his work in establishing tsunami detection and forecasting. The U.S. Maritime Administration appointed Kevin M. Tokarski as associate administrator for national security. • Dr. James R. McFarlane - Compass Distinguished Achievement Award • Samson - Compass Industrial Award • International Submarine Engineering - Compass International Award • Chevron Corp. - NOIA Safety in Seas Award November 2013 / st 47

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