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May 2016 Issue

VSTEP, Rotterdam, Netherlands, has been awarded a contract to supply a simulator classroom. The NAUTIS simulators for in-house training will help achieve a higher level of competence for crews working with various Japanese manned vessels and improve overall safety. Unitra Maritime Manila Inc.

Seafloor Systems, El Dorado Hills, California, has agreed to deliver an EchoBoat-ASV system. It features dual-DC motors for ease of control and redundancy, noncorrosive materials, an integral transducer well and multisensor payload capability. Skanska Construction.

Singtel, Singapore, has entered a strategic partnership to enhance maritime cybersecurity using Trustwave’s unified threat management (UTM) solution. The UTM service offers a suite of cybersecurity defenses such as advance firewall, anti-virus, intrusion prevention and web-filtering. Inmarsat.

Fugro, Aberdeen, Scotland, has signed on to supply ROV drilling support services on board the Ocean Guardian MODU. They will carry out drilling and completion projects at the Western Isles developments in the northern North Sea. Dana Petroleum (E&P) Ltd.

Sparrows Group, Aberdeen, Scotland, has entered into a five-year contract to deliver cranes and maintenance services at the Mariner development on the U.K. Continental Shelf. This includes crane operator personnel to support drilling, operations, maintenance and logistics. Statoil.

Kelvin Hughes, London, England, has agreed to supply X and S band SharpEye radar systems for a range of new vessels. SharpEye provides a level of maritime situational awareness and can identify objects with a low radar cross section even in the most severe weather conditions. Royal Oman Police Coast Guard.

Harkand, Aberdeen, Scotland, has secured a scope of work in the North Sea. They will deliver a pipeline inspection campaign across the northern and central North Sea. The campaign is expected to begin in summer 2016 and will include project management and engineering services. TAQA.

William Jacob Management, Houston, Texas, has been awarded a contract to complete the detailed engineering and design of its first mobile offshore support services vessel, the MOSS V. The vessel is a heavy-duty jack-up drilling rig, converted to a self-propelled vessel. Northpoint Marine LLC.

Teledyne RD Instruments, Poway, California, has received an order for 10 custom-designed Explorer Doppler velocity logs (DVL) to provide Iver3-580 AUV navigation. The Explorer DVL provides flexible solutions for high-quality navigation aboard small underwater platforms. OceanServer Technology.

McMurdo, Portsmouth, England, has entered into a three-year contract to be a global distributor and key provider of maintenance and repair services through its worldwide network of service and distribution centers. It will also include joint development of solutions. Survitec.

Bibby Offshore, Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract to deliver decommissioning operations in the northern North Sea East Shetland Basin. The agreement will utilize one of the construction support vessels with adequate deck space and crane capabilities to execute operations. Undisclosed.

Teledyne Odom Hydrographic, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has delivered 11 MB2 multibeam echosounders with integrated POSMV, along with Teledyne PDS software. Over the next few months, the 11 systems will be installed on vessels around Indonesia. Indonesian Ministry of Marine Transport.

SENER, Madrid, Spain, has entered into a contract for the implementation of the shipbuilding CAD/CAM system FORAN. It was selected for its excellent functionality, covering all stages from conceptual design to production design. Lee Shipyard Co., Ltd.

Wärtsilä Corp., Helsinki, Finland, will supply Nacos Platinum navigation, automation and propulsion control systems for 27 new container vessels. The vessels are under construction at yards in China and South Korea. Maersk Line A/S.

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