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www.sea-technology.com August 2017 / st 51 everything in between and Custom Buoys Standard Buoys deepwaterbuoyancy.com +1.207.502.1400 grator Port Terminal (Tiplam) at the port of Santos in Brazil. Brazil's economy relies heavily on exports of natural re- sources-based products. Improvement in port infrastructure will bring substantial economic growth opportunities to the country. The government plans to invest up to $9.7 billion for the new phase of port concessions. Successful Trials for Klein 5900 Klein Marine Systems Inc. successfully concluded a week of trials and demonstrations in conjunction with the Mine Hunting Challenge and Industry Days in Zeebrugge, Belgium. In the waters outside the Belgian Navy's Mine Hunting Training Center, Klein showcased the Klein 5900, its new- est high-resolution, high-speed multibeam side scan sonar, towed by the Seagull unmanned surface vehicle developed by Elbit Systems. Support Package Call For Offshore Renewable Energy Tech The FORESEA (Funding Ocean Renewable Energy through Strategic European Action) program opened its third call for support package applications. Support packages will help commercialize offshore renewable energy technolo- gies by giving free access to FORESEA's network of test sites. The call runs until September 29 and is open to technolo- gies ready to deploy and complete testing before 2019. FORESEA is an €11 million project which helps to bring offshore renewable energy technologies to market by offer- ing free access to a network of test centers. Micro Studio Camera 4K Chosen For Underwater Camera System Blackmagic Design's Micro Studio Camera 4K was cho- sen as part of the new EagleRay 4K underwater camera sys- tem, which captures 4K footage up to 1,000 m deep. Lee Frey, co-founder of Arctic Rays and manned sub- mersible pilot for Alucia Productions, used the Micro Studio Camera 4K to capture footage during Antarctic expeditions for the BBC's "Blue Planet II" and the NHK's "Deep Ocean" series. HENSOLDT to Acquire Kelvin Hughes Kelvin Hughes will be acquired by HENSOLDT (formerly Airbus Defence Electronics) as a result of an agreement by its owners ECI Partners to sell its investment in the company. Completion of the transaction remains subject to regulatory clearances. HENSOLDT provides radar and IFF systems on airborne, naval and land platforms. Nautical Institute Launches Ice Navigator Training, Certification Scheme The Nautical Institute has launched the Ice Navigator Training and Certification Scheme. While designed to com- plement IMO's Polar Code, course content is not restricted to the polar regions. The focus is on actual ship handling and operation of vessels in ice-covered waters worldwide. The scheme is open to those who hold, or are studying toward, a deck officer qualification awarded by a White List administration. Participants must demonstrate practical competence on board and in simulator exercises. ST

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