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January 2016 Issue

Bibby Offshore, Westhill, Scotland, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract to replace subsea infrastructure in the Central North Sea. The contract involves installing new subsea control system infrastructure to safeguard power and communication links. BP.

ABB, Zürich, Switzerland, has signed a long-term maintenance management agreement on turbochargers. They will provide regular servicing for a period of three years and provide customers valuable information on service needs based on the turbochargers’ condition. Dynagas Ltd.

AXYS Technologies, Sidney, Canada, has signed a contract to build two TRIAXYS directional wave buoys and an AXYS Watchkeeper current, wave and met buoy. The systems will be fitted with radio and cellular telemetry system, as well as ISatPro for WatchCircle monitoring and terrestrial symmetry if required. Port of Melbourne Corp.

HIMA, Bruehl, Germany, has been selected to be the supplier for the safety instrumented systems and the fire and gas system for the Ichthys LNG project. When operational, the project is expected to produce 8.9 million t of LNG and 1.6-t of LPG per annum. INPEX.

Caterpillar Marine, Hamburg, Germany, announced it will supply complete propulsion packages for two lifeboats. Two identical diesel-electric systems comprising four Cat Propulsion MTA-523 1,500-kW azimuth thrusters driven by electric motors and soft starters, as well as Cat C32 generator sets will be delivered for each vessel. Jiangsu Dajing Heavy Industry Co. Ltd.

EIVA, Skanderborg, Denmark, has signed a contract to offer both hardware and software solutions as a local point of contact. The applications include oil production activities. OceanCosmos Nigeria Ltd.

Fugro Survey Ltd., Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded a three-year contract for the provision of precise satellite positioning systems for an entire seismic vessel fleet. These systems include Starfix G4, the first commercial GNSS service to utilize all available GNSS systems, and Starfix G2+, a global service offering centimeter accuracy in both position and height. PGS.

TerraSond, Palmer, Alaska, announced it has been awarded an A-E Hydrographic Survey and Mapping IDIQ contract for the USACE Walla Walla District in Washington State. USACE.

Dupont, Wilmington, Delaware, has agreed to a contract to supply the Marine Scrubber systems for two new-build, self-unloading bulk carriers. Each ship will feature one multi-inlet scrubber, handling exhaust from multiple auxiliary engines, and one single-inlet scrubber dedicated to the main engine. Vulcan Shipping Co.

ABS, Houston, Texas, has signed a design development agreement to develop a new generation of feeder container carriers. The objective of this project is to develop next-generation feeder design with a focus on operational efficiency and flexibility. SDARI.

Global Marine Systems Ltd., Chelmsford, England, has secured a contract to upgrade the fiber-optic cables serving the NEPTUNE observatory off the west coast of Canada. The contract includes recovery of failed cables and the installation of new subsea cables. Ocean Networks Canada.

CARIS’s, Fredericton, Canada, Hydrographic Production Database (HPD), has been chosen as the new system to meet the Swedish Hydrographic Office’s current and future requirements. HPD will be used for the management of spatial data and the efficient production of paper and electronic charts. Swedish Maritime Administration.

Wärtsilä, Helsinki, Finland, has been selected for a series of three “mega-class” container vessels. The Nacos Platinum platform is based on an Ethernet-based network and covers all aspects of integrated bridge and machinery monitoring and control systems. CMA CGM.

Wood Group, Aberdeen, Scotland, has secured its second front-end engineering design contract for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas development offshore western Australia. Woodside.

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