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March 2013 Issue

McDermott International Inc., Houston, Texas, contract to develop offshore surface facilities and an infield flowline for the Kepodang Field in water depths up to 70 meters, including procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of a central processing platform, a wellhead platform, an infield flowline and installation of remote control facilities onshore. Completion is expected in 2014. Petronas Carigali Muriah Ltd.

Navis Engineering Oy, Vantaa, Finland, contract to supply six DP2 systems for the series of Fast Support Intervention Vessels being built at the Piriou SEAS shipyard in Vietnam. Bourbon.

General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, California, contract to design the conversion of two 839-foot Orca-class diesel-electric trailerships, which operate between Tacoma, Washington, and Anchorage, Alaska, to LNG propulsion. Totem Ocean Trailer Express Inc.

Intelsat Global S.A., Luxembourg, multiyear agreements to enable provision of broadband service in the Indian Ocean. Capacity will be used on Intelsat 22 at 72° East, Intelsat 702 at 33° East, and the IntelsatOneSM terrestrial network. GLOBAL IP.

Aquatec Group Ltd., Hartley Wintney, England, 1.6 million Norwegian krone contract to supply HYDROlog, AQUAmodem and AQUAswitch technology to equip subsea hydrotest data-logger spreads. IKM Subsea AS.

US Fab, Portland, Oregon, contract to build an Alaskan deck barge, Iliuliuk Bay, which is designed to house a 230-ton lift capacity Manitowoc 4100 crawler crane and other heavy machinery. Harley Marine Services Inc.

Kraken Sonar Systems Inc., St. John’s, Canada, contribution agreement that will provide funding in order to develop AquaTrak, a correlation velocity log for underwater navigation. It will be used to measure the speed over ground of UUVs and can also be used for high-resolution current profiling. National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program.

Parker Hannifin Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, contract to supply the ParkerRPMS (remote position monitoring system) for the Goliat FPSO. The ParkerPMS and ParkerRPMS will be modified for Goliat, and they will also play a role in safety during crude-oil loading in the Arctic. The order also includes delivery of two ParkerPMS systems to two Knutsen OAS Shipping shuttle tankers. Eni Norge.

Centre for Environment, Fisheries — Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft, England, contract to provide metocean data to support the development of the East Anglia Zone in the North Sea. The three-year project will involve the deployment, operation and servicing of directional waverider buoys and seabed mini-landers across the zone. East Anglia Offshore Wind Ltd.

Atwood Oceanics Inc., Houston, Texas, two-year drilling services contract for the Atwood Orca, which will mobilize after delivery in May for approximately 10 days to its first location offshore Thailand. Mubadala Petroleum.

Subsea 7, London, England, $135 million contract for work on the Fram oil and gas development in the Central North Sea, including engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of a 4.5-kilometer, 44-inch-diameter infield pipeline bundle, with integrated manifolds and tie-in structures. Offshore activities are scheduled to start and complete in 2014. Shell UK.

Pulse Structural Monitoring, Woking, England, contract to provide an integrated monitoring system, using the INTEGRI range, for the Big Foot extended tension leg platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Chevron U.S.A. Inc.

GE Oil & Gas, Florence, Italy, $500 million contract to supply turbomachinery equipment and services for FPSOs P-74, P-75, P-76 and P-77 in the Cessão Onerosa region of the Santos Basin pre-salt fields. Petrobras.

FoundOcean, Marlow, England, grouting contract for 108 monopiles at West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm in the east Irish Sea. The turbine foundations will be grouted May to November, using BASF’s Masterflow 9500 Exagrout. Offshore Wind Force.

Beam Communications Pty Ltd., Mulgrave, Australia, an agreement for the supply of an initial $1 million of Beam Inmarsat marine satellite terminals. This initial order follows the successful trial and acceptance of the Beam terminals after MCN committed in July 2012 to undertake a trial deploying 200 Beam Oceana 400 and Oceana 800 marine communications terminals on fishing vessels in China, using the Inmarsat FleetPhone Service. Delivery of the initial order will commence this quarter and be completed by May. Beijing Marine Communication & Navigation Co. (MCN).

Unique Hydrographic Systems, Navi Mumbai, India, contract to supply Seaflex Air Lift bags. The total value of the project is approximately $ 70,000. The Air Lift bags range from 250 to 5,000 kilograms for a project worth $251.2 million for the replacement of production and transportation infrastructure installed in the 1980s, extending the Mumbai High project’s potential field life under pipeline replacement project PRP3. Leighton Welspun Contractors Pvt. Ltd.

Dron & Dickson, Stirling, Scotland, contract for a project involving electrical inspection and maintenance on SBM Offshore’s assets. Dron & Dickson will provide a team of 60 to service the operation, including a rope access team for high-level maintenance. The firm will also provide a dedicated engineering manager to oversee work being done in all regions. In addition to providing maintenance, the frame agreement with SBM Offshore also allows for the provision of additional services, such as condition monitoring and trace heating maintenance. SBM Offshore.


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