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60 st / February 2017 www.sea-technology.com GMC Limited, Reading, England, has been awarded two additional con- tracts that will utilize a unique multi- tooth connector, specifically designed for caisson applications. This reduces the time of installation and delivers cost savings. Undisclosed. Damen Shipyards Group , Gorin- chem, Netherlands, has delivered the firefighting vessel Jan van der Heyde IV. The name continues the tradition of naming vessels after the founder of the current firefighting method. City of Amsterdam Fire Department. Flinders University, Adelaide, Aus- tralia, has entered into an academic and research agreement with four of France's leading graduate schools of engineering related to Australia's Fu- ture Submarine Program. This will fos- ter joint research projects and student- staff exchanges. ENSTA ParisTech, École Centrale de Nantes, CentraleSu- pélec and École Polytechnique. Teledyne CARIS, Fredericton, Can- ada, has been selected to provide a new bathymetric data management system. This will help manage and validate incoming bathymetric sur- veys provided by external contractors. Finnish Transport Agency Liikennevi- rasto. Norsafe Group, Arendal, Norway, has signed a contract to deliver nine new Magnum 750 MKII boats. These boats confirm the commitment to the mili- tary and professional boats segment. The new boats will be delivered over the course of 2017. Swedish Coast Guard. exactEarth Europe Ltd., Didcot, Eng- land, has been awarded a £1.1 million grant under the International Partner- ships program. This follows the suc- cessful South Africa Safety Initiative for Small Vessels project that used ex- actEarth's exactTrax service. UK Space Agency. SMD, North Shields, England, has suc- cessfully completed work on the asso- ciated Curvetech subsea components to assure maximum working depth up to 6,000 m. Shanghai Salvage. Proserv, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is joining forces to provide enhanced technology services to clients in the Asia Pacific. They will provide ser- vices jointly across the drilling, pro- duction and decommissioning market sectors with a strong focus on subsea production and maintenance servic- es. SK Technology. Meridien Maritime Reparation, Matane, Canada, has been awarded a contract to provide a 93-ft. research vessel. It was designed by JMS Na- val Architects to replace the RV Bay Eagle. The new vessel will be capable of conducting fishing assessments of greater capacity in deeper waters.Vir- ginia Institute of Marine Science. Forum Energy Technologies Inc., Houston, Texas, has been awarded a contract to supply an ROV to support subsea inspection and intervention work on renewable energy infrastruc- ture. It will cover marine robotics, sensor development and emergency response planning. University of Lim- erick. OceanWise, Hampshire, England, has been contracted to install Port-Log across 21 U.K. ports. The subscription service in PortLog.net enables data to be transmitted on the cloud, provid- ing real-time publishing of monitor- ing data direct to individual VTS cen- ters. Associated British Ports. Corvus Energy, Richmond, Canada, will provide newly designed lithium- ion energy storage systems for a hy- brid rubber-tire gantry crane. These systems will offer fuel savings up to 65 percent, with reduced operat- ing cost. Shanghai International Port Group. Rolls-Royce, Friedrichshafen, Ger- many, will supply MTU diesel en- gines for six new search and rescue vessels. The vessels will feature two eight-cylinder MTU Series 2000 en- gines. Turkish Coast Guard. Evac Group, Rellingen, Germany, will provide their Complete Cleantech Solution on board two new global- class ships for Star Cruises. The con- tract also covers two optional cruise vessels of the same class. Delivery is scheduled for 2020 and 2021. MV WERFTEN. ST contracts You Can Access Sea Technology Anywhere Sea Technology magazine is available on iOS and Android devices. You are able to securely log in to read current and past issues using a pre-provided password. To make sure you receive our mobile-friendly issues, subscribe for free at: http://sea-technology.com /ebookinfo.html.