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JUN 2018

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www.sea-technology.com June 2018 | ST 37 Lloyd's Classes First FSRU for Indian Waters Lloyd's Register (LR) will class the first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) for Indian waters. Stationed at Jafrabad port and operational 24 hr./day, year-round, it will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries and adhere to LR's rules for the classification of offshore units. The new 180,000 m³ FSRU project will help meet the demand for LNG in the region: Natural gas is projected to make up 20 percent of India's total energy consumption by 2030. Collaboration Focuses on Communication, Sustainable Innovation in Private Sector The World Ocean Council (WOC) and the GEF LME:LEARN project are collaborating to enhance com- munication between regional marine projects and institu- tions to better work with the private sector on sustainable development. GEF LME:LEARN is a project implement- ed by the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) focused around the Large Marine Ecosystems (LME). Dongle-Free SonarWiz License Available Chesapeake Technology Inc. now offers SonarWiz licenses that do not require a dongle. Users can buy secure SonarWiz post-processing licenses with an elec- tronic code, eliminating the risk of missing or lost don- gles. Licenses can be moved from one PC to another in seconds and are available with SonarWiz 7.1 and later. Selektope Anti-Fouling Creators Go Public i-Tech AB, the company behind the development of the anti-fouling ingredient Selektope, has applied for ad- mission to trade shares on the Nasdaq First North Stock- holm exchange. The first day of trading of the i-Tech AB (publ) company on Nasdaq First North began in May. The listing was preceded with a share issue of a maximum SEK 44.1 million. The company is valued at approximate- ly SEK 200.4 million. Arctic Natural Resources Institute Installs Extended-Range Multibeam Sonar Greenland's Institute of Natural Resources has taken delivery of a Teledyne SeaBat T50-R extended-range mul- tibeam sonar system on RV SANNA. The physical sonar installation was carried out in March, and a full dimen- sional-control survey was performed. Sea trials were un- dertaken north of Greenland's capital, Nuuk, the north- ernmost capital on the planet. Gas Hydrates Survey Completed in Japan Ocean Floor Geophysics Inc. (OFG) has completed its third high-resolution controlled-source electromagnetic (CSEM) survey of near-surface gas hydrates for the Na- tional Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Tech- nology (AIST) in Japan. Following successful CSEM surveys and 3D inversion models in 2014 and 2015, the 2017 survey comprised more than 413 line km of high-resolution data collected in depths up to 1,640 m from the Fukada vessel Shin Nichi Maru. ST And the Winner is... Special Thanks to Visit r2sonic.com/geohab2018/ and see the Winner of the Multispectral Challenge!

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