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May 2014 Issue

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies do Brasil Ltda., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has been awarded a contract for delivery of flexible riser integrity management services. The contract is a framework agreement for four years. Statoil Brasil Óleo e Gás Ltda.

Nautronix, Aberdeen, Scotland, has secured an order to supply a NASNet dynamic positioning reference system that will be used on the Bollsta Dolphin drilling rig. The system provides mitigation against risks associated with both acoustic and satellite positioning systems. Hyundai Heavy Industries.

Serco Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Serco will provide life cycle sustainment, integration, acquisition and technical support for anti-terrorism protection. U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center

FoundOcean, Marlow, England, has has secured two contract awards on the Solan oil field development to the west of the Shetlands in the North Sea. The contracts cover the structural grouting for the Solan platform jacket and its subsea storage facility. Heerema Marine Contractors and Bibby Offshore.

MMT, Frölunda, Sweden, has been awarded the contract for a cable route survey, with the purpose of investigating and verifying the feasibility of the new submarine cable route. MMT will also perform a geotechnical investigation, cable tracking and identification of cable crossings. Svenska kraftn't.

Alstom, Levallois-Perret, France, signed a contract worth more than €55 million for the supply of 17 ECO110 wind turbines of 3 megawatts each that will be installed in the Izmir Aliaga peninsula of Turkey. The contract includes construction, supply and engineering works. Petkim.

DOF Subsea, Storebø, Norway, has been awarded a master service agreement extension for the provision of positioning services on board its Stanislav Yudin and Oleg Strashnov crane vessels. Seaway Heavy Lifting. KCA Deutag, Aberdeen, Scotland, was awarded the Hebron Platform drilling operations and maintenance services contract. The contract will commence with an estimated three-year preoperations phase, followed by a nine-year operations and maintenance program, with an option to extend. This is the company's first contract in Canada. ExxonMobil Canada Properties.

Titan Quanzhou Shipyard Co. Ltd., Hong Kong, China, entered into a conditional 30-year management services agreement in relation to the management and operation of the shipyard. Construction, repair, conversion and upgrading of vessels are terms of the agreement. FELS Offshore Pte Ltd.

MacGregor, Helsinki, Finland, has won a run of orders for bulk versions of its cargo handling cranes from five Chinese shipyards. The cranes are destined for 15 bulk carriers for various owners. The orders were booked in the first quarter 2014 order intake. Undisclosed.

Air Products AS, Kristiansand, Norway, recently received its single largest order of PRISM nitrogen systems for shipboard applications in the last 30 years. The order involves retrofitting 25 liquefied natural gas vessels by replacing the nitrogen system. Undisclosed.

Genoil Inc., Calgary, Canada, has signed a memorandum of understanding to build an upgrader. As part of the agreement, Genoil will build the hydroconversion upgrading system and agreed to the sale of 1 million tons a year of low sulfur IFO. The partnership will produce inexpensive, low-sulfur bunker fuel. OW Bunker.

iXBlue, Marly le Roi, France, announced that MARINS has been selected for the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers. MARINS was also chosen for HMS Audacious, the fourth Astute-class, nuclear-powered submarine. U.K. Royal Navy.

UTEC Survey Pty Ltd., Welshpool, Australia, has been awarded a large pipelay support survey and positioning contract. It involves the provision of offshore survey and positioning services during the installation of the 889-kilometer-long pipeline in water depths up to 275 meters. Saipem.

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