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JUL 2017

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40 st / July 2017 www.sea-technology.com to effectively promote maritime safety, security, improved working conditions on board vessels, and pollution preven- tion by ships. Brady, head of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, said priority must be given to improving the prevention of ma- rine pollution consistent with the UN sustainable develop- ment goals. 1CSI Moves into Headquarters The Aberdeen-based subsea integrity consultancy 1CSI (1 Consulting Subsea Integrity) has marked the launch of its business with a move into premises at the James Gregory Centre in the Aberdeen Innovation Park, Bridge of Don. The company was established in April by Matthew Ken- nedy and Aleksandra Tomaszek and offers solutions to global subsea challenges, including fit-for-purpose assessments of deepwater flexible risers through the inspection of concrete- coated subsea pipelines and ROV-deployed examination of subsea welds inside offshore wind turbine monopiles. Nautical Institute's Latest Book Greeted with High Demand Demand for The Nautical Institute's latest book, "Guide- lines for Collecting Maritime Evidence," has been so strong that it had to be reprinted before its official launch. This practical guide is intended for everyone at sea and on- shore—master, crew and managers—who might need to handle material after a maritime incident that could be used as evidence for legal proceedings, insurance claims, etc. It will help reduce the risk of seafarer criminalization. Columbia, Marlow Partner With Lufthansa for Maritime IT Columbia Shipmanagement and Marlow Navigation have signed a groundbreaking partnership with Lufthansa Industry Solutions that will pave the way for a new era of blue-sky thinking in the maritime sector. The agreement will provide the highest standards of information technology re- lating to performance monitoring, predictive maintenance, remote sensoring, procurement, logistics, crew planning, development resource sharing, lab utilization and state-of- the-art development processes. UK Subsea Companies Go on Trade Mission to India U.K. subsea companies showcased their technology and expertise to India's largest oil and gas exploration and pro- duction company, Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC), on a trade mission to South Asia. Organized by the industry body Subsea UK, in partner- ship with the Department for International Trade, the five- day mission saw representatives from Expro Group, Flexlife, GE Oil and Gas, SMD, Sonardyne and Tata Steel participate in a series of workshops to demonstrate their deepwater ex- ploration and production capabilities. Dubai Named Among Top 10 Global Maritime Cities Dubai was named among the Top 10 global maritime capital cities by DNV GL and Menon Economics in the third edition of The Leading Maritime Capitals report. The report uses five criteria: shipping, finance and law, maritime tech- nology, ports and logistics, and overall attractiveness and BMT to Collaborate with ZephIR Lidar and Miros BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT) will collaborate with ZephIR Lidar and Miros to enhance its drive toward providing a center of excellence for delivering instrumented monitoring solutions and data management for asset integ- rity within the global oil and gas community. ZephIR Lidar and Miros will work closely with BMT to provide a premium solution to oil and gas majors. Successful US BlueTech Trade Mission to Europe The Maritime Alliance (TMA) had a successful two-week U.S. BlueTech Trade Mission to Europe, where 11 small- medium-sized companies from five states participated in a four-city tour that included a trade show, B2B matchmaking, presentations and multiple networking opportunities and cluster-cluster collaboration, which is anticipated to gener- ate at least $2 million in total new exports. Metrics will be collected over the next 12 months and reported to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Shell Marine Introduces MILES Program Shell Marine is introducing its Marine Integrated Lubri- cation and Expert Solutions (MILES) program for lubricants management. This new initiative combines purchasing op- tions, services and an extensive range of lubricant products to address customers' most pressing operational concerns. Shell Marine is also considering continuous product and service developments as part of a strategy that includes in- novative delivery options and a coherent response to digital disruption in the maritime sector. GE Marine Appoints KDU Reseller for DP Systems GE's Marine Solutions has appointed KDU Worldwide as its value-added reseller for the product range of SeaStream and Sealyte dynamic positioning (DP) systems. KDU will have reselling rights of these GE products in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East, which includes Saudi Arabia. ICS to Urge IMO to Adopt Dramatic Carbon Reduction Objectives The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will urge the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt some dramatic CO 2 reduction objectives on behalf of the inter- national shipping sector to match the ambition of the Paris Agreement on climate change. ICS will propose that IMO should adopt three aspirational objectives: to maintain international shipping's annual total CO 2 emissions below 2008 levels; to reduce CO 2 emissions per tonne-km, as an average across international shipping, by at least 50 percent by 2050, compared to 2008; and to reduce international shipping's total annual CO 2 emissions by an agreed percentage by 2050, compared to 2008, as a point on a continuing trajectory of CO 2 emissions reduction. Jamaica Calls for Implementation Of Maritime International Regs Jamaica's Special Envoy to the International Maritime Or- ganization (IMO) Council RAdm. Peter Brady is calling for the implementation of internationally accepted regulations international

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