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April 2016 Issue

iSURVEY Pte. Ltd., Singapore, was awarded a marine construction support contract to provide positioning services and survey support for the installation of numerous pipelines and platforms. This includes the 2016 pipeline and platform in Thailand on board the DLB Norce Endeavour. Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific.

KVH Industries Inc., Middletown, Rhode Island, has been chosen as the VSAT provider for a new fleet of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers. The company is deploying the TracPhone V11-IP antenna systems with mini-VSAT Broadband service. Byzantine Maritime Gas.

Kraken Sonar Inc., Conception Bay South, Canada, will supply its KATFISH towed sonar system to the Seagull USV, a 40-ft. multiplatform with high autonomy levels and modular features. It includes a patented navigation system with obstacle avoidance, preventing collisions at sea. Elbit Systems Ltd.

BSM, Limassol, Cyprus, has signed a cooperation agreement granting the Maritime Academy full access to its state-of-the-art training center, located at the Limassol Marina. This represents a significant contribution to Cyprus’s Blue Growth program. University of Nicosia.

Wärtsilä Corp., Helsinki, Finland, has entered into a cooperation agreement to cover designs for various types of vessels for the offshore oil and gas industry. This collaboration will give customers access to an extensive ship design portfolio. Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute.

Global Marine Systems Ltd., Chelmsford, England, has been awarded an extension of the North American Maintenance Zone submarine cable maintenance contract. This will expand the cable storage capacity at the Victoria depot in British Columbia. Undisclosed.

Norbit, Trondheim, Norway, has secured orders for several tightly integrated all-in-one turnkey multibeam sonar systems. These systems allow for fastest set-to-work on any sized survey platform, while allowing for highest quality broadband FM data from a curved receiver array. Jan De Nul Group.

BMT ARGOSS, Marknesse, Netherlands, has been appointed to deliver weather forecasting services to support onshore and offshore operations in the Sakhalin region, off the east coast of Russia. The long-term contract includes weather, wave and current forecasts. Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. Ltd.

General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, California, has been awarded a contract to support amphibious warfare and surface combatant ships home-ported in the Port of San Diego. The indefinite delivery and quantity contract has a potential value of $1.32 billion among three awardees. U.S. Navy.

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies, Asker, Norway, has signed an agreement for services related to dynamic process simulators. The agreement includes maintenance, modifications and upgrades to the existing dynamic process simulators and is valid for up to 12 years. Statoil.

Jotron, Tjodalyng, Norway, has entered into a contract that includes upgrades and maintenance of the public address and general alarm systems on the five Fridtjof Nansen-class frigates. Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization Division for Maritime Capacities.

Valeport’s, Totnes, England, SWIFT SVP has been selected for various survey activities. The SWIFT SVP is designed to ensure a seamless workflow and has an integral GPS to geolocate every profile. It is suited for coastal, harbor and inland hydrographic survey use. Van Oord.

Next Geosolutions, Napoli, Italy, has secured a £12 million service contract for the MONITA Project in the Adriatic Sea. The project, due for completion in the third quarter of 2016, consists of a 500-kV power cable interconnection being constructed between Montenegro and Italy. Prysmian Group.

Harkand, Aberdeen, Scotland, has been chosen to deliver installation work to support a leading U.S. headquartered operator with its existing drilling campaign in the Nevis South Field in the North Sea. The project will provide project management and engineering services. Undisclosed.

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