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FEB 2017

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48 st / February 2017 has received to date and the largest single ASC order ever placed by a port. Seafloor to Conduct Dockside Demos at Ocean Business 2017 Seafloor Systems Inc. will conduct dockside demonstra- tions of the fully autonomous EchoBoat-G2-ASV, featuring a multibeam sonar system, integrated with INS and sound velocity probe, at Ocean Business 2017 in Southampton, England, April 4 and 5. The portable, multipayload vehicle features dual-DC motors for ease of control and redundan- cy, noncorrosive materials, an integral transducer well and multisensor payload capability. The demonstration will in- clude a presentation of the autonomous multibeam survey data, taken from the previous days' trials. Corvus Orca ESS Solution Passes Norwegian Maritime Test Corvus Energy's next-generation Orca Energy Storage System (ESS) successfully passed the Norwegian Maritime Authority Thermal Runaway Propagation Test 1 with its pro- prietary passive cell-level isolation design. The testing in- cluded three tests in strict compliance with NMA circular Propagation Test 1. The Orca EES reaches an unprecedent- ed level of safety without the need for an active cooling method (liquid cooling,) increasing the reliability and safety without increasing costs. Corvus introduced the Orca ESS about six months ago with interest across multiple applica- tions and vessel types—from port cranes to cruise ships. The Orca ESS product line from Corvus is specifically de- signed for hybrid and all-electric maritime applications. ST ASL Assigned as Sales Rep for Teledyne Benthos ASL Environmental Sciences Inc. has been assigned by Teledyne Benthos to be the sales representative for British Columbia and Alberta, Canada, and Alaska. This expanded role complements the established relationships with Tele- dyne RD Instruments and Teledyne Oceanscience. With the addition of Teledyne Benthos, a broadened range of acoustic releases and modems, flotation and locators for metocean projects can be offered. NMRA to Offer Scholarship to Student of Maritime Trades The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) has announced they are offering a $3,000 scholar- ship to an outstanding individual pursuing education and a career in the maritime trades. High-school seniors, college and vocational students are encouraged to apply. The application can be downloaded at http://bit. ly/2i3tIlE. Applications are due by April 1, with the winner to be announced this summer. TMEIC to Supply Drive, Automation Solutions For Automated-Stacking Cranes Project Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp. (TMEIC) has been selected to provide industrial drive and automation solutions for the world's largest automated- stacking cranes project at The Port of Virginia. This his- toric expansion project, totaling 86 Konecranes Automat- ed-Stacking Cranes (ASC) is the largest ASC order TMEIC

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