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December 2016 Issue

Incat, Hobart, Australia, has been selected to design and build a 110-m vehicle passenger (RoPax) ferry. It will be the largest high-speed catamaran in the Mediterranean and have a service speed up to 38 kt. The ferry will be built under the DNV-GL Classification Society Rules and comply with IMO High Speed Craft HSC 2000. Virtu Ferries of Malta.

Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg, Norway, has entered into agreement to upgrade part of the main weapon system of the Norwegian ULA-class submarines. The contract is valued at 220 million MNOK and will be delivered over four years. Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA Naval Systems).

ProSep, Houston, Texas, has signed a distribution agreement to leverage mixer and produced water technologies, backed by a proven track record of being a successful distributor across multiple industries. This initially covers the Gulf Coast region, including Texas and New Mexico. Puffer-Sweiven.

Vestdavit, Laksev&g, Norway, has signed a cooperation agreement to develop the next generation of launch and recovery systems for unmanned maritime systems. This will incorporate the latest technologies and innovation developed by both contracting companies. ECA.

Subsea Industries, Antwerpen, Belgium, received an order for its specialist hull and rudder coatings for applications to a shallow draught anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel under construction at Turkey’s Atlas Shipyard. The Ice-Class 1A, 65-m tug, will carry out anchor handling and oil recovery duties in the Arctic. Undisclosed.

MacArtney Canada Ltd., Dartmouth, Canada,has taken delivery of two EMO DOMINO-7 Mk-2 fiber optic multiplexer systems. They will be added to the ROV rental pool of products. Unique System LLC.

Noise Control Engineering LLC, Billerica, Massachusetts, has been selected to develop all noise and vibration control measures for vessels in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter program. Eastern Shipbuilding Group.

Oceaneering, Houston, Texas, has agreed to a two-year charter extension through January 2019. The Ocean Intervention III will remain chartered through April 2017, with five option periods for further extension of one month each. BP Angola.

Corvus Energy, Richmond, Canada, has collaborated on their third hybrid vessel project for the educational tall ship program, which has ordered a 100-kWh energy storage system as part of the hybrid electric propulsion system. The 132-ft Brigantine tall ship, the Matthew Turner, is currently under construction in Sausalito. BAE Systems.

exactEarth Ltd., Cambridge, Canada, has been awarded a four-year, $2.7 million contract to provide AIS data processing services for the Canadian Department of National Defence’s Polar Epsilon 2 project. The project will combine radar and AIS data from RADARSAT Constellation Mission to identify and track vessels. MacDonald, Detweiller and Associates.

GE Marine Solutions, Paris, France, has chosen a value-added reseller for SeaStream dynamic positioning systems in the ASEAN region and China. Jason Electronics Pte. Ltd.

GeoSpectrum, Dartmouth, Canada, has received a contract through the Build in Canada Innovation Program. Defence Research and Development Canada will test the TRAPS (Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar) variable-depths ASW sonar on Royal Canadian Navy Ships. Canadian Navy.

ASL Environmental Sciences, Victoria, Canada, has been assigned as sales representative for British Columbia, Alberta and Alaska. This will bring specialized aquatic knowledge to the sales environment. Teledyne RD Instruments, Teledyne Oceanscience.

Bibby Offshore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, announced the Olympic Ares is being utilized to install a tidal energy turbine in the Pentland Firth, northern Scotland. It was selected for its seakeeping ability to work in challenging conditions. Undisclosed.

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