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MAY 2013

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contracts DeepOcean AS, Haugesund, Norway, 20-month extension of the Atlantic Challenger contract. DeepOcean was awarded the existing contract in 2011. The award extends the contract until the end of 2014. Constructora Subacuatica Diavaz S.A. de C.V. Wärtsilä Corp., Helsinki, Finland, contract to design a series of four multipurpose platform support vessels and supply a comprehensive solutions package for each of the vessels, comprising the basic customized design, the main power generation system, the propulsion system, the Wärtsilä Low Loss Concept electrical system and the automation system. Armada Offshore. OceanWise, Hampshire, England, contract in collaboration with Valeport and Wood & Douglas to deliver a tidal monitoring, telemetry and display system, which includes eight tidal monitoring stations in the Thames Estuary, plus a data feed from stations further upriver operated by the U.K. Environment Agency. Port of London Authority. Cargotec, Helsinki, Finland, €10 million contract to deliver comprehensive RoRo cargo access equipment for four 6,700 unit pure car/truck carriers to be built in China. The order for two of the vessels was received from Samjin Shipbuilding, and the order for the other two was received from Jinling shipyard. Samjin Shipbuilding Industries, CSC Jinling Shipyard. Gulf Agency Company Ltd., Dubai, United Arab Emirates, non-exclusive ship agency services contract covering all ports in the U.K. GAC will also provide a range of complementary services, such as bunker fuel supplies and training. Bibby Offshore UK Ltd. Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Maryland, $57 million low-rate production contract for Block 2 of the U.S. Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), including upgrade of the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and other warships. Work on the SEWIP program will be performed at the company's Syracuse, New York, facility. U.S. Navy. Imtech Marine Netherlands B.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands, contract to provide the offshore wind energy project HelWin2 with all heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The platform connects an enormous wind park cluster in the German part of the North Sea. HelWin2 can provide some 500,000 homes in Germany with sustainable energy. Heerema Fabrication Group. Western Marine Electronics, Woodinville, Washington, order for the WESMAR Model V2-24, 150-horsepower AC system for the T-class passenger/ car ferry MV Tachek, which transports cars and passengers among the Gulf Islands. MV Tachek was removed from service in December 2012 and is scheduled to return to service in October 2013. British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Iver2 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle 110 120 130 140 150 160 TE SubCom, Eatontown, New Jersey, contract to be the supplier of the Poseidon project, a high-capacity undersea cable system that will enable advanced communications for the oil and gas industry in the Eastern Mediterranean. SubCom will be responsible for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning services for the project. Installation will take place using a SubCom Reliance-class vessel. Completion is slated for December 2013. Ocean Specialists Inc. 170 Pulsant, Reading, England, contract to migrate data to a private-enterprise cloud platform that will safeguard operations from outage, ensure remote access to international teams and deliver IT fexibility. Briggs Marine & Environmental Services. 270 • Easy to operate 280 • Single person launch and recovery MARIS – Maritime Information Systems AS, Nøtterøy, Norway, a 30-system deal covering the delivery of the ECDIS900 system to Turkish owners and shipyards. The frst systems are committed to general cargo vessel newbuilds, due to be delivered to Yildirim Group from Marmara Tersanesi A.S shipyard before the end of this year. STT International Ltd. 330 Discovery Marine Ltd., Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, contract to provide a multibeam hydrographic survey of the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, between Russell and Opua. Deliverables are due in June. Land Information New Zealand. n 180 190 200 210 220 230 240 250 260 290 Iver2 AUV—Ideally suited to execute a variety of missions in near coastal environments 300 • Commercial open system architecture 310 • Intuitive mission planner 320 • Science payloads available • Low cost AUV 54K USD +1 508 678 0550 MAY 2013 / st 79

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