Sea Technology

DEC 2018

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Page 45 of 52 December 2018 | ST 45 Metal Shark Alabama, Bayou La Batre, Alabama, has an- nounced its entry into the towboat market with a contract to build three 120-by-35-ft. river towboats. Each boat is a four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter M-compli- ant towboat. Florida Marine Transporters Inc. Tuco Marine Group, Faaborg, Denmark, signed the con- tract on a multi-mission boat designed for first responders of Greater Copenhagen Fire Department. The advanced responder equipment on board includes communication and firefighting equipment and an onboard crane sys- tem. Hovedstadens beredskab I/S. Kongsberg Digital, Horten, Norway, has landed its larg- est ever simulator contract in an SGD 21.2 million deal including delivery in 2020 of four advanced K-Sim Tac- tical Boat Handling and Firing Simulators with a 10-year comprehensive maintenance agreement to the Singapore Police Coast Guard. Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs. Poseidon Navigation Services Ltd., Moray, Scotland, will supply fleet-wide chart management services that in- clude Challenger software to provide weekly updates for all paper and digital Admiralty products. Hapag-Lloyd. ChartCo, London, England, has chosen a partner to deliver the weather routing technology services in its OneOcean e-navigation and passage planning platform, which, under the arrangement, will be combined with weather analysis and route optimization for lower fuel consumption. MeteoGroup. Chelsea Technologies Group, Surrey, England, received an order for its Sea Sentry wash water monitoring system for ship exhaust gas cleaning systems. The order, for 26 units to be installed on 13 vessels, comes during a period of industry-wide acceleration in the global scrubber mar- ket. Fuji Electric Co. Ltd. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems, San Diego, California, has been awarded a contract to develop and deliver a prototype lithium-ion fault tolerant (LiFT) bat- tery system for manned undersea vehicles. U.S. Special Operations Command. ST Nor-Shipping has recruited its first head of sustainability and technolo- gy, Silje Bareksten . The development marks another step in an evolution that aims to realign the Nor-Shipping event to support, serve and enable a future-oriented maritime indus- try. Nor-Shipping 2019 takes place in Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway, in June. Sonardyne International Ltd. ap- pointed Elizabeth Paull as business development manager to support and develop the firm's business with- in the growing aquaculture and re- newables industries. Paull, who joins Sonardyne from subsea instrumenta- tion and systems company Aquatec Group, will also focus on other de- veloping ocean industry markets, such as subsea mining. Canada's Ocean Supercluster appointed Kendra Mac- Donald as CEO to help build Canada's ocean economy into one of the country's most significant and sustainable value-creating economic segments. MacDonald has led projects in a wide variety of industries, including tele- communications, the public sector, power and utilities, marine transportation and seafood. Bjørn T. Akselsen is joining MacArtney Underwater Technology as managing director of MacArtney Norge AS. Akselsen brings extensive international business de- velopment and management experience. He recently served nearly a decade in Houston, Texas, as the director of Innovation Norway and consultant to Norwegian oil and gas companies establishing a presence in the Gulf of Mexico. GreenSteam appointed Mathias Nyman Rasmussen as head of sales. Rasmussen comes from a position as head of global sales at COACH Solutions, which is a part of Clipper Bulk Shipping Ltd. Prior to that, he held various positions within COACH Solutions and Clipper Group. Rasmussen will be based in the Copenhagen office. Claudia Grant, deputy director general of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), has been elected chairman of the Sub Committee on Implementation of IMO Instru- ments of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). An experienced maritime professional, Grant has served as president of the Women in Maritime Association Ca- ribbean (WiMAC) since its inception in 2015. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission present- ed Roy W. Miller, former director of Delaware's Division of Fish and Wildlife, with the Captain David H. Hart people Award, its highest annual award, at the commission's 77th annual meeting in New York City. Miller has served the state of Delaware and the commission since 1978. The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Margaret Fitzgerald as its head of policy and regulatory affairs. She will represent the association on all regulatory matters and lead its involvement with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Fitzger- ald has more than 20 years' experience in shipping, and she previously worked for the IMO Secretariat. ST contracts

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