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FEB 2017

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Page 43 of 72 February 2017 / st 43 Norsafe Helps Prepare For Introduction of Polar Code Norsafe has become the first LSA supplier to have executed full-scale tests and trials during a joint stakeholder SAR-EX (Search and Rescue) expedition with the Norwegian Coast Guard, Norwegian Maritime Authorities, Norwegian Pe- troleum Safety Authorities, ENI, DNV GL and five different universities. Full-scale test studies were also carried out to test the per- formance of installed sprinklers when used in icy conditions. Proteus Geo, AECOM to Test New Bathymetry Service Proteus Geo is working with AECOM to test its new satel- lite-derived bathymetry service. The two companies recent- ly completed a day of workshops, where AECOM experts looked at how the enhanced water depth data provided by the DHI analysis of DigitalGlobe satellite data could support the delivery of real-life projects. Loipart Group Teams up with A5 Marine Technologies AB Loipart Group looks to strengthen and expand its business with their own designed systems and equipment for ship- generated garbage. A5 Marine Technologies AB has been working for many years with environmental development within the maritime and offshore sector with focus on ship- generated garbage. With both companies technical expertise and experience, they can assist clients worldwide with ef- ficient and innovative solutions. Steatite Antennas Division To Open New Facility in 2017 Big changes are underway at the Antennas Division of Steatite. A new facility is nearing completion and will be the new home of the Antennas Division in early 2017. The new site represents an investment into the antennas business. Richard Johns will assume the role of sales and marketing manager. David Keenan and Jaime Amador will assume RF engineering roles. Keenan brings more than 20 years' experience in antenna design from FM to Ka-band. Amador brings experience developing innovative solutions in the field of aeronautics and defense. Global Shipping Industry Slams European Parliament Proposal The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that a unilateral decision by the European Union to incorporate international shipping into its regional Emissions Trading System (ETS) will polarize and impede current discussions on additional CO 2 reduction measures at the UN Interna- tional Maritime Organization (IMO). "We hope that EU governments and the European Com- mission will see sense and recognize that threats to their trading partners will not serve the development of the glob- al solution which both they and the shipping industry want and need," said Simon Bennett, ICS director of policy and external relations. international AMT Analysenmesstechnik GmbH Joachim-Jungius-Strasse 9 D-18109 Rostock, Germany Tel: +49-381-4059380 • Fax: -200 E-mail: Electrochemical Sensors for Probe Systems Oxygen – pH – Redox – Conductivity – H 2 S – Hydrogen

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