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July 2016 Issue

N-Sea, Zierikzee, Netherlands, have entered into a two-year cooperation agreement to provide an integrated saturation dive service. The agreement reflects both companies’ strategic decision to increase their overall service offering through saturation diving across Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean. DOF Subsea.

Trelleborg Offshore, Houston, Texas, has been awarded a purchase order for Drill Rider Buoyancy Modules (DRBMs). This is the sixth order from this contractor for their newbuild rig series. Undisclosed.

PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has selected an anti-fouling system for two LNG vessels. Advanced anti-fouling coatings and a full suite of performance measurement sensors will be applied to Seri Amanah and Puteri Zamrud to increase vessel efficiency. Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions.

Alfa Laval, Lund, Sweden, will be part of EGR systems on five ethane carriers (VLECs) operated by United Ethane Carriers (UEC). These newbuilds will employ EGR as a means of reducing NOx emissions. MAN Diesel & Turbo.

ChartCo, Enfield, England, has been chosen as supplier for digital and paper charts and publications, flag state documentation and onboard navigational management software to a global fleet of more than 100 in-house managed vessels. Teekay.

Bibby Offshore, Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded a contract to provide subsea construction, ROV and diving services at the largest oil field in the North Sea. The contract will utilize the multirole diving support vessel the Bibby Topaz. Apache.

DeepOcean, Amsterdam, Netherlands, has been awarded a contract for the provision of post-lay trenching of a 42-km power cable from the shore to offshore United Arab Emirates. Work will be performed by DeepOcean’s upgraded T1 mechanical trencher. Undisclosed.

Tuco Marine Group, Faaborg, Denmark, has been chosen to deliver an 11-m Wind Farm Service Boat. The vessel is specifically designed for the far offshore wind market. Undisclosed.

Clean Air Engineering Maritime, San Pedro, California, has been awarded a contract to demonstrate its new ShoreCat emissions capturing and pollution reductions system as part of the new Green Omni Terminal Demonstration Project. Port of Los Angeles.

GE Marine Solutions, Fairfield, Connecticut, has signed a service contract to provide the first drydock services on two of Gazflot’s semisub drilling vessels—Northern Lights and Polar Star. CIMC Raffles.

Kraken Sonar Inc., Conception Bay South, Canada, has signed a strategic partnership agreement for the design, manufacture and support of advanced sensors and robotic systems for confined area inspection applications. Kraken will be the exclusive manufacturing and product support partner. Square Robot, Inc.

exactEarth, Cambridge, Canada, has formed a partnership to offer joint services to the commercial fishing industry and to aid the combating of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. The alliance will feature exactEarth’s automatic identification system maritime information services. DigitalGlobe.

Fugro, Leidschendam, Netherlands, have been awarded a geotechnical site investigation survey contract. Work will be performed using dedicated geotechnical DP2 vessels. Over a period of two months, it will result in an integrated geological/geotechnical soil model of the site. Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Zone.

European Marine Energy Centre, Orkney, Scotland, has signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage knowledge exchange and joint research activities. This will facilitate cooperation through joint research activities, sharing experiences, preparing development plans and conducting risk assessments. Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center.

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