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JUL 2017

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Page 43 of 68 July 2017 / st 43 to support its burgeoning commercial marine business in North America. The company has appointed Interstate Power Systems as a strategic commercial marine partner for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and upper Michigan. Volvo Penta is also expanding and realigning the ter- ritories of existing commercial marine Power Centers to improve efficiency and customer service. Western Branch Diesel is assuming responsibility for North Carolina, and Florida Detroit Diesel Allison is expanding its territory to include Mississippi and Alabama. Gavial Acquires ITC from CTG Gavial Holdings Inc. and its affiliates have acquired In- ternational Transducer Corp. (ITC) from Channel Technolo- gies Group LLC (CTG). Gavial Engineering & Manufacturing Inc. now owns all design information, manufacturing know-how and critical equipment required to deliver all legacy ITC transducer models. Gavial will sell the ITC product line under the name Gavial ITC. Manufacturing will remain in place at the ITC facility in Santa Barbara, California. In addition to being the sole source for ITC Transducers, Gavial ITC will support customers in the undersea warfare and oil and gas markets. Hendry Marine Acquires Anchor Sandblasting and Painting Hendry Marine Industries Inc. (HMI) has acquired An- chor Sandblasting and Painting Inc., one of Tampa, Florida's leading surface preparation and preservation companies. This expands HMI's services to include sandblasting, paint- ing and other surface preparation and preservation services. The company will operate under the name Anchor Sand- blasting and Coatings LLC. Harris Maritime Vessel Tracking Receivers Operational Harris Corp.'s first four maritime vessel tracking receivers are now operational, establishing the beginning of the only global, persistent, real-time AIS ship-tracking capability, the company said. Launched in January on board four Iridium NEXT satel- lites, the maritime tracking hosted payloads are now track- ing 250,000 ships and providing data to government and commercial customers. Once the satellite constellation is fully operational next year, it will offer a continuous revisit rate and improved ves- sel detection and downlinking of AIS information, with an average latency of less than one minute. AXYS Meets All Stage 3 OWA Roadmap Performance Criteria AXYS Technologies Inc. has met all the Stage 3 perfor- mance criteria outlined in the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for Floating LiDAR Technology (OWA Roadmap). Since the initial deployment of its flagship FLiDAR sys- tem in 2009, along with the acquisition of FLiDAR NV in September 2015, AXYS's FLiDAR buoys have successfully completed, or have underway, 20 commercial offshore wind assessment campaigns and 16 offshore met mast validations covering a wide range of operational, site and metocean conditions in Europe, North America and Asia. ST P.O. Box 2030, North Kingstown, RI 02852, USA Tel: +1 401 884 8801 Fax: +1 401 884 8868 The World's Best Underwater Lift Bags from 25 lbs. to 50 tons, Water Load Test Bags to 50 tons. IMCA Compliant. ABS Approved. MARK V/ORCA RAPID RECOVERY SYSTEMS AIRCRAFT LIFTING BAGS WATER LOAD TEST BAGS VEHICLE RECOVERY SYSTEMS CABLE & PIPELINE FLOATS LIFEBOAT DAVIT TEST KITS FEND - AIR ® INFLAT - A - TANK PIPE PLUGGERS ® Smith Berger Marine, Inc. 7915 10 th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108 USA Tel. 206.764.4650 - Toll Free 888.726.1688 - Fax 206.764.4653 E-mail: - Web: Flag Blocks Hanging Snatch Blocks Wide Throat Design Accommodates Cable Terminals Nylon Sheaves for Wires or Cables UNOLS Compliant with Maximum Capability Documents Optional Load/Speed/Payout Systems Optional Load Testing

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