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2018:  FEB

February 2017 Issue

GMC Limited, Reading, England, has been awarded two additional contracts that will utilize a unique multi-tooth connector, specifically designed for caisson applications. This reduces the time of installation and delivers cost savings. Undisclosed.

Damen Shipyards Group, Gorinchem, Netherlands, has delivered the firefighting vessel Jan van der Heyde IV. The name continues the tradition of naming vessels after the founder of the current firefighting method. City of Amsterdam Fire Department.

Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, has entered into an academic and research agreement with four of France’s leading graduate schools of engineering related to Australia’s Future Submarine Program. This will foster joint research projects and student-staff exchanges. ENSTA ParisTech, École Centrale de Nantes, CentraleSupélec and École Polytechnique.

Teledyne CARIS, Fredericton, Canada, has been selected to provide a new bathymetric data management system. This will help manage and validate incoming bathymetric surveys provided by external contractors. Finnish Transport Agency Liikennevirasto.

Norsafe Group, Arendal, Norway, has signed a contract to deliver nine new Magnum 750 MKII boats. These boats confirm the commitment to the military and professional boats segment. The new boats will be delivered over the course of 2017. Swedish Coast Guard.

exactEarth Europe Ltd., Didcot, England, has been awarded a £1.1 million grant under the International Partnerships program. This follows the successful South Africa Safety Initiative for Small Vessels project that used exactEart’s exactTrax service. UK Space Agency.

SMD, North Shields, England, has successfully completed work on the associated Curvetech subsea components to assure maximum working depth up to 6,000 m. Shanghai Salvage.

Proserv, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is joining forces to provide enhanced technology services to clients in the Asia Pacific. They will provide services jointly across the drilling, production and decommissioning market sectors with a strong focus on subsea production and maintenance services. SK Technology.

Meridien Maritime Reparation, Matane, Canada, has been awarded a contract to provide a 93-ft. research vessel. It was designed by JMS Naval Architects to replace the RV Bay Eagle. The new vessel will be capable of conducting fishing assessments of greater capacity in deeper waters. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

Forum Energy Technologies Inc., Houston, Texas, has been awarded a contract to supply an ROV to support subsea inspection and intervention work on renewable energy infrastructure. It will cover marine robotics, sensor development and emergency response planning. University of Limerick.

OceanWise, Hampshire, England, has been contracted to install Port-Log across 21 U.K. ports. The subscription service in PortLog.net enables data to be transmitted on the cloud, providing real-time publishing of monitoring data direct to individual VTS centers. Associated British Ports.

Corvus Energy, Richmond, Canada, will provide newly designed lithium-ion energy storage systems for a hybrid rubber-tire gantry crane. They will provide fuel savings up to 65 percent, with reduced operating cost. Shanghai International Port Group.

Rolls-Royce, Friedrichshafen, Germany, will supply MTU diesel engines for six new search and rescue vessels. The vessels will feature two eight-cylinder MTU Series 2000 engines. Turkish Coast Guard.

Evac Group, Rellingen, Germany, will provide their Complete Cleantech Solution on board two new global-class ships for Star Cruises. The contract also covers two optional cruise vessels of the same class. Delivery is scheduled for 2020 and 2021. MV WERFTEN.

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