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APR 2017

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- p 2 April 2017 / st 47 OceanGate Expeditions Announces Manned Submersible Survey of the Titanic OceanGate Expeditions has announced that it will con- duct the first manned submersible expedition to the wreck of the RMS Titanic since 2005. The survey team will use the latest subsea imaging technology and newly build manned submersible to assess the condition of the century-old ship- wreck and document artifacts in the debris field. The seven-week expedition departs from St. John's, Can- ada, in late May 2018 with scientists, content experts and mission specialists with a crew size of 20 people each. AAPA Celebrates Second Annual 'Ports Day' The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) had its entire membership in North, South and Central America and the Caribbean celebrating Western Hemisphere Ports Day April 4. The association recognized the industry's role in supporting job creation and propelling the economies of the nations they serve across the Americas. "Ports Day is a part of an ongoing commitment to remind policy makers, policy influencers and the public about im- portant roles ports play in facilitating movement of trade and linking their nations to a global economy," said Kurt Nagle, AAPA president and CEO. MakaiLay Commissioned on Four Subsea Cable Ships Cable installation software MakaiLay has been commis- sioned on four cable laying vessels around the world. KT Submarine (KTS, Korea) recently completed a challenging installation with one of their cable laying vessels, Segero. They also commissioned the software on the Responder and are currently using it to manage a cable installation in the Pacific. MakaiLay is currently being commissioned on NTT World Engineering Marine Corp.'s (NTTWEM, Japan) newly con- structed cable laying vessel Kizuna. In-Situ Expands Into Flow Monitoring In-Situ has acquired all operations of Australia-based Measuring and Control Equipment (MACE). MACE designed and manufactured ultrasonic flow meters, data loggers and controllers for more than three decades. Combined with MACE, In-Situ will expand into flow mon- itoring, using several water level and quality applications. Borets Acquires New Operations Facility Borets has purchased a new operations facility in Mid- land, Texas. The 11.2-acre site provides them with more than 58,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and service capabilities, along with 10,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art office space. The new facility will accommodate assembly and dis- mantle operations, a full service cable shop and the sales and field service teams equipped to serve customers throughout the Permian Basin, helping with the additional capacity to accommodate their U.S. operations. ocean business Li Ion Batteries • Highest capacity, reliability, safety • Your power source for subsea, AUV, ROV A d d e d Va l u e • MIL-STD, API17, ISO 13628 approved • IPC class 3 production • Customizing and personal support p CO 2 Analyzer • Auto-calibration & cleaning SubCtech GmbH CO Analyzer OceanPack™ FerryBox Subsea Sensors AUV Batteries Battery Systems Ocean Engineering B o o t h Q 2

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