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FEB 2017

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- p 2 44 st / February 2017 Uson Marine Joins Evac Group Evac Group has recently acquired Swedish dry and wet waste management company Uson Marine in hopes to in- crease their market share, while providing customers with an improved sales and service network and an even wider offering. This network will provide more local service options, in- cluding current status system analyses, process and system design, system installation, training, and support. Fugro's G4 Satellite Correction Service Optimizes Galileo Launch Users of Fugro's G4 satellite correction service will be among the first in the world to benefit from Galileo's initial services launch. The launch of Europe's satellite navigation system's new "initial services" capability means that all Fu- gro's G4 satellite correction service users will instantly ben- efit from much greater accuracy and reliability. Fugro's G4 service, launched in February 2015, was the first to utilize all available global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) – GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou. Major Expansion Gets Approval at Aberdeen Harbour The Board of Aberdeen Harbour announced that its plans to expand facilities into Nigg Bay, to the south of the existing harbor, have gotten the go-ahead. Commencement of the £350 million project, which was recently granted planning consent in the form of marine li- censes and a Harbour Revision Order by the Scottish govern- ment, was sanctioned in December by the board. Hill Dickinson Strengthens Marine Practice Hill Dickinson has reached an agreement that will bring the shipping practice of Swinnerton Moore LLP to the firm. The agreement is expected to be finalized by the end of Feb- ruary and will see founding partners Tony Swinnerton and Lewis Moore join Hill Dickinson's London office. Swinnerton specializes in all aspects of contentious dry shipping and has extensive experience in conducting arbitra- tions and High Court cases. Moore specializes in ship sale and purchase, ship finance and all shipping-related conten- tious matters. New Chartered Master Mariner Award to Recognize Outstanding Professionals The award of Chartered Master Mariner (CMMar) is in- tended to be the gold standard defining those who have ben- efitted the industry, improved their own professional capabil- ity and helped others. The Nautical Institute is partnering with the Honourable Company of Master Mariners (HCMM) to introduce new professional standards under the Royal Charter. For more in- formation, visit mariner. Ashtead Technology to Expand Middle East Capabilities Ashtead Technology has recently acquired TES Survey Equipment Services LLC. Based in Abu Dhabi, the company sells and rents a range of environmental, geophysical survey and ROV equipment. The acquisition will enable Ashtead Li Ion Batteries • Highest capacity, reliability, safety • Your power source for subsea, AUV, ROV A d d e d Va l u e • MIL-STD, API17, ISO 13628 approved • IPC class 3 production • Customizing and personal support p CO 2 Analyzer • Auto-calibration & cleaning SubCtech GmbH CO Analyzer OceanPack™ FerryBox Subsea Sensors AUV Batteries Battery Systems Ocean Engineering B o o t h Q 2 - - +1-860-635-1500 NEXUS 800 Powered By HYPACK The NEXUS 800 is a full end-to-end solution that represents a new paradigm in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) data collection by seamlessly harmonizing LiDAR data with photogrammetry. • Full GNSS-aided inertial navigation system with RTK capability • Dual LiDAR and Photogrammetric payload • Directly georeferenced point cloud data with correlated photogrammetry • Volumetrics and data analyses

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