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MAY 2018

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34 ST | May 2018 www.sea-technology.com and steering gear products. Damen Marine Components specializes in the design and production of propeller nozzles, special towing winches and rudder installations. Wärtsilä and Transas to Work Together To Advance Smart Shipping Solutions Wärtsilä, a global technology group headquartered in Finland, has acquired Transas, a digital solutions provider headquartered in the U.K. Through data integration, greater connectivity and cloud-based technology, Wärtsilä aims to resolve inef- ficiencies in the shipping sector resulting from overca- pacity, suboptimal fuel consumption and waiting times at ports and other high-traffic areas. Transas is geared to accelerate the development of smart digital products, like Wärtsilä's Smart Marine Ecosystem, which connects smart vessels with smart ports. Falcon ROV Added to Global Rental Fleet Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd. (STR) is adding an additional Saab Seaeye Falcon robotic vehicle to its glob- al rental fleet of inspection-class vehicles, with planned investment for more Falcons in the near future. Falcon is an electric underwater robotic system with iCON intel- ligent control that offers precise station-keeping to allow the operator to concentrate on the task at hand, while the iCON system architecture allows easy role change and ready customization. Awards to Honor Decommissioning Excellence A membership organization for the oil and gas de- commissioning sector, Decom North Sea, has launched the first industry awards dedicated to decommissioning excellence. The Decom North Sea Awards will recognize efforts of its members to innovate and collaborate within the sector, as well as an award for specific contribution to Decom North Sea. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony and dinner in Aberdeen May 22. Scottish Trenching Company Acquired Oceaneering International Inc. acquired Ecosse Sub- sea Ltd., a provider of offshore engineering, seabed preparation, route clearance and trenching services, for approximately £50 million. The transaction includes Ecosse's modular SCAR Sea- bed System, capable of completing the entire trench- ing work scope (route preparation, boulder clearance, trenching and backfill), and its newly developed SCARJet trenching system for jetting and post-lay trenching with standard work-class ROVs. Rebranded Joint Venture Will Provide Operational Services in Australasia A joint venture between Programmed Maintenance Services Ltd. and Netherlands-headquartered Atlas Pro- fessionals ANZ Holdings BV, Atlas Programmed Marine JV (JV) will now operate in Australasia under the name Atlas Professionals. JV currently provides services includ- ing manning, logistics support, agency, catering and oth- er operational services, with offices in Australia and New Zealand. ST NEW Mini Rosette ® /CTD Water Sampler 1018 M with Model 316 or 320 Idronaut CTD • Lightweight, small, compact • Allows operation from a small boat • Conducting cable or battery-powered • Programmable timed operations • Pressure-activated bottle closing (optional) • Deep & shallow water models available • Optional Teflon®-coated Water Sampler • CTD compatible • Flag Pulse to CTD A/D input Improved Electronics Low Power Consumption General Oceanics Inc. 1295 N.W. 163 St., Miami, FL 33169 Tel: (305) 621-2882, Fax: (305) 621-1710 E-mail: Sales@GeneralOceanics.com http://www.GeneralOceanics.com

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