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MAY 2013

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AMT Analysenmesstechnik GmbH Joachim-Jungius-Strasse 9 D-18109 Rostock, Germany Tel: +49-381-4059380 • Fax: -200 E-mail: Electrochemical Sensors for Probe Systems ITT Exelis to Provide Electronic Support Systems To Australian Anzac, LHD Ships ITT Exelis (McLean, Virginia) will provide the electronic support measures for Australia's Anzac frigates and the Canberra-class landing helicopter (LHD) deck ships, enhancing the country's national defense capabilities throughout the Pacifc and Indian Ocean regions. The Exelis ES-3701 electronic support measures system will help improve the Royal Australian Navy's capability to detect radars from other surface ships and aircraft. It provides situational awareness, targeting, self-protection and surveillance. The system is also being deployed on the air warfare destroyer, another large warship in Australia's feet. Bollinger Delivers Margaret Norvell to USCG Bollinger Shipyards Inc. (Lockport, Louisiana) has delivered the Margaret Norvell to the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The 154-foot patrol craft is the ffth vessel in the Coast Guard's Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC) program. It has a fank speed of 28 knots and a stern launch system for the vessel's 26-foot cutter boat. Each FRC is named for an enlisted Coast Guard hero who distinguished him or herself in the line of duty. The Coast Guard is scheduled to commission the vessel in New Orleans, Louisiana, in June 2013. Oxygen – pH – Redox – Conductivity – H2S – Hydrogen Shark Marine Technologies to Distribute Connectors to SEA CON Shark Marine Technologies Inc. (St. Catharines, Canada) has formalized an agreement with SEA CON (El Cajon, California) to distribute a complete line of underwater electrical and fber-optic connectors. Included in this line are optical and electrical bulkhead and in-line connectors in dry-mate, wet-mate and underwater mateable confgurations, as well as cable and hose assemblies, penetrators and switches. Economic Boosts Possible for Terrebonne, Lafourche Ports A fact-fnding mission to Panama by representatives of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Port of Terrebonne in Louisiana has resulted in potentially positive news for the region's economy. The goal of the trip, conducted in March, was to determine how the region might beneft from the increased shipping that will result from the widening of the Panama Canal. An opportunity was identifed in the exportation of LNG. Potential investors need to be identifed. Later steps include expanding deepwater operations and cargo trade. Liquid Robotics Closes $45 Million Series E Funding Liquid Robotics (Sunnyvale, California) has closed a $45 million Series E funding round led by Riverwood Capital, a technology private equity frm, with participation from existing investors, including VantagePoint Capital Partners. The funding will be used to expand the company's global sales, partner and services organizations to meet the increasing demand for its ocean observation and monitoring services. This investment will also fund development and delivery of 66 st / MAY 2013

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