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www.sea-technology.com August 2017 / st 47 CGC Bailey Barco Commissioned in Alaska The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco was commissioned during a ceremony in Juneau, Alaska. It is the second of six Sentinel-class cutters that will homeport in Alaska. The 154-ft. vessel is designed to patrol coastal regions and features advanced command, control, communica- tions, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnais- sance equipment, including the ability to launch and recov- er standardized small boats from its stern. STEAM Leadership Education Event The Maritime Alliance (TMA) co-sponsored a STEAM Leadership education event aboard the USS Midway Mu- seum with more than 250 high-school students from the San Diego area to showcase career opportunities in the blue economy. TMA has supported OceanSTEM workforce develop- ment programs since 2012 in partnership with more than 60 organizations in San Diego County. Corvus Wins Two Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards Corvus Energy was awarded Supplier of the Year and In- novation of the Year at the 2017 Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards held at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo. This is the third consecutive year that Corvus has re- ceived the Supplier of the Year award, and this is its first win for Innovation of the Year. The awards are for the Orca ESS (energy storage system). Wave Glider Complements Polynesian Wayfinding Tradition Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider participated in the historic homecoming and celebration for the Polynesian Voyaging Society's Hokule'a canoe after its three year, 40,000 nauti- cal-mile Malama Honua voyage. On the final miles of this journey, Wave Gliders provided real-time weather, environ- mental and navigation data for the Hokule'a and its sister canoes as they sailed into Oahu, Hawaii. The data comple- mented traditional Polynesian wayfinding with modern technology for enhanced knowledge and safety. Viking SeaTech Moves into Newfoundland, Makes New Appointment Viking SeaTech has set up a new office in St. John's, New- foundland, Canada, and appointed industry expert Craig Smith to the newly created post of marine projects manager to head up business activity in the region. Viking SeaTech's business development plans in Newfoundland include pro- viding front-end marine engineering and consultancy ser- vices; marine assurance, inspection, audits and surveys; and mooring equipment supply and services. Arctic Operational Season Now Open in Canada The Canadian Coast Guard's annual Arctic operational season is now underway. This is one of the earliest starts to oceanbusiness

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