Sea Technology

DEC 2017

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42 st / December 2017 Wärtsilä Modernizing Canadian Coast Guard Vessels Wärtsilä will replace diesel engines and onboard integra- tion engineering on the 1100 Class High Endurance Multi- task Vessels operated by the Canadian Coast Guard for buoy tending, search and rescue and icebreaking. The Wärtsilä engines will be capable of the 43 percent load step required by an icebreaker and operate at full load in conditions where the air temperature ranges from -30° to +45° C. BlueTech Week Sees Demonstrations Of Cutting-Edge Port Security Teledyne Marine, Marine Advanced Research and Planck Aerosystems performed a port and harbor security demon- stration that included three USVs, one ROV and one un- manned aerial system (UAS) to highlight unmanned security capabilities and the ability to identify, track and investigate suspicious activities and targets from a remote location us- ing advanced technology. This took place during BlueTech Week November 2017 in San Diego, California. Pioneer Consulting and Crosslake Fibre Assist Lake Ontario Subsea Cable System Pioneer Consulting is assisting with design, procurement and project management of a 60-km subsea fiber-optic cable across Lake Ontario that connects Toronto, Canada, with Buffalo, New York, to provide the very first route di- rectly across the North American lake. In addition, Pioneer's routing software,, was used to create a stream- lined desktop study that became the basis of the marine route survey. Seaspan Makes $1 Million Investment In Hybrid Electric Technology Research The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation, in con- junction with Seaspan, will provide a $1 million invest- ment to the University of Victoria to support teaching and research activities focused on advanced hybrid electric pro- pulsion technologies that enable cleaner, lower cost fuel al- ternatives. The research team, led by mechanical engineer Dr. Zuomin Dong, will advance solutions for heavy-duty marine, mining and transportation sectors working to meet their greenhouse gas targets and climate change mitigation goals. Coatings Company Provides Expertise For Refinishing 74-Year-Old Aircraft Carrier The AkzoNobel paints, coatings and chemicals company has donated more than 1,600 gallons of military-grade coat- ings to repaint the 873-ft. USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Mu- seum docked at Old Alameda Point in California. Commissioned in 1943 and decommissioned in 1970, the USS Hornet was named a National Historic Landmark in 1991. Ivy Marine Obtains SUB M TSMS Certification Helm Operations assisted Ivy Marine LLC with obtaining SUB M TSMS certification using Helm CONNECT compli- ance software, which assists with creation and management of forms and audits and tracking of corrective actions. ST SEEKER - Acoustic Directional Receiver The small and rugged RJE SEEKER is used to assist AUV and ROV operators in tracking underwater beacons and transponders, from 25kHz to 45kHz at full ocean depth. Enabling ROV and AUV operators to track and relocate -500m -1,000m -6,000m -8,000m | 949-727-9399

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