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June 2016 Issue

Ecoslops, Paris, France has signed a long-term light bitumen (XFO) supply contract. The light bitumen is the heaviest of their production and has very good technical characteristics for the isolation industry. SOPREMA.

Shark Marine Technologies, St. Catharines, Canada, delivered a Mako Delivery System to Long Beach, California. The DDS will allow divers longer search periods, due to less physical demand. The goal is to decrease the time to find the targets on the seafloor. Long Beach Fire Department.

SF Marina Systems USA, Gloucester, Virginia, delivered a floating dock system of Type 1200 concrete floating docks. The system is designed to withstand vessel loads and wave action of the exposed Boston harbor location. Boston Fire Department.

McMurdo, Lanham, Maryland, has signed on for a five-year contract to provide support services for its next-generation search and rescue satellite-aided systems. The contract has a contract ceiling of $8.2 million. NOAA.

ABB, Zurich, Switzerland, will power a Chinese polar science research icebreaker, the first vessel of its type built in China. The icebreaker will be able to operate stern or bow first, thanks to the Azipod thruster’s ability to turn 360°. Polar Research Institute of China.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has chosen the Ranger 2 USBL for the U.S. Navy’s oceanographic research vessel RV Neil Armstrong. The vessel is equipped to carry out advanced mapping, sampling and sustained observation missions around the world. Sonardyne.

Fugro, Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded a contract providing support for deepwater drilling operations off the east coast of India, in depths up to 900 m. The project is expected to take 18 months. ONGC.

Bibby Offshore, Aberdeen, Scotland, secured a contract to provide project management, installation engneering, procurement and subsea installation works, related to maintenance activities on the Norpipe Oil pipeline. ConocoPhillips Skandinavia.

iXBlue, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, has been chosen to support customers’ objectives and to deliver precision navigation and smooth, drift-free positioning for a range of subsea operations. Subsea Technology and Rentals Ltd.

BigOceanData, London, England, has been awarded a contract to provide their vessel monitoring system capability for another five years. It will include AIS data, which will be integrated with existing Inmarsat tracking data from fishing vessels. Government of the Falkland Islands.

MacGregor, Helsinki, Finland, received an order for gravity self-unloading systems for two 29,800-dwt bulk carriers to Yangzijiang shipyard in China. The vessels will be delivered in late 2017/early 2018. Algoma.

Seatronics, Aberdeen, Scotland, has renewed their global sales and distribution partnership to provide marine equipment. Through the partnership, they will be able to strategically secure new growth opportunities and expand global reach to better serve customers. 2G Robotics.

Kongberg Maritime, Kongsberg, Norway, has entered into a partnership to issue product certificates for maritime simulator systems required by maritime training providers in order to meet flag state requirements. The partnership will help address the challenges that both training providers face. DNV GL.

Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana, has agreed to build phase two of the Sentinel-class fast response cutters. This is a replacement for cutters provided by Bollinger over three decades ago. U.S. Coast Guard.

DeepOcean, Amsterdam, Netherlands, will provide engineering, procurement, removal and disposal of Varg Subsea facilities. The work will cover subsea pre-decom survey, recovery of FPSO mooring lines, anchor piles, risers, midwater-arch buoy and subsea structures, as well as recycling of the recovered items. Repsol Norge AS.

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