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June 2017 Issue

BIRNS Inc., Oxnard, California, has been selected to supply a range of custom penetrator assemblies for the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S. The high-density, ABS-certified penetrators will be crafted from anodized aluminum and rated to 400 fsw. DeepFlight.

ABS, Houston, Texas, has been awarded a Third Party Organization contract to support compliance with the U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter M regulations. The Great Lakes Towing Co.

DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., Darlington, England, has been awarded a contract for the provision of post-lay trenching and backfilling works on 56 km of power cable offshore UAE. The works are planned to commence late 2017 with DeepOcean’s self-loading trencher T1 mobilized from the U.K. after the completion of an extensive upgrade. Undisclosed.

Høglund Marine Automation, Tolvsrød, Norway, announced two new contracts to supply automation systems for an LNG bunker vessel and two chemical tankers. Bernhard Schulte, Sirius Shipping.

Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd. (SMD), Newcastle upon Tyne, England, has signed a contract for the manufacture and delivery of a QTrencher 1600 to be supplied with an SMD-designed umbilical winch, along with jetting and mechanical cutting tools to tackle a wide range of seabed conditions. The QTrencher 1600 will be deployed for wind farm projects in 2018. Van Oord.

TechnipFMC, Paris, France, has been awarded a contract for the engineering, manufacture and delivery of the subsea equipment for the proposed Liza deepwater project, including 17 enhanced vertical deepwater trees and associated tooling, as well as five manifolds and associated controls and tie-in equipment. Exxon Mobil Corp. affiliate.

Maersk, Copenhagen, Denmark, has joined forces to simplify and enhance visibility in supply chains by providing a seamless, end-to-end digital experience for customers. Microsoft Azure is the cornerstone of the digital strategy, providing one common platform for the transport and logistics businesses. Microsoft Corp.

Decision Sciences International Corp., Poway, California, has been awarded a contract to deploy its Multi-Mode Passive Detection System Generation 3 (MMPDS Gen3) at the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore, the world’s largest trans-shipment hub. Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs.

Teledyne Webb Research, North Falmouth, Massachusetts, has delivered a Slocum Glider for deployment in Lake Tahoe equipped with a Sea-Bird SBE pumped CTD, WET Labs FLBBCD sensor, an Aanderaa oxygen optode and a Sonotronics fish pinger. The University of California, Davis.

ProSep, Houston, Texas, will supply one MAX+ mixer unit to be installed at a terminal in southern Louisiana. It will extract methanol from crude to meet refinery requirements of below 50 ppm. Undisclosed.

MBT GmbH, Kiel, Germany, has received an order for 2,000 LPBH5M and 2,000 LPIL5F SubConn connectors, as well as 2,000 LPA straps, for deep-ocean research. Nautilus Marine Service GmbH.

Ocean Infinity, Robert, Louisiana, has purchased two more AUVs. This will increase Ocean Infinity’s fleet of HUGIN 6000 AUVs from six to eight vehicles. The AUVs will be used worldwide to collect high-resolution seabed data for clients. The fleet of AUVs will be operated simultaneously, with each AUV programmed with an independent mission plan. Kongsberg Maritime.

exactEarth Ltd., Cambridge, Canada, announced a two-year renewal agreement to provide vessel tracking data services to a major international commercial customer. Undisclosed.

Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg, Norway, will deliver a technical solution based on its Integrated Vessel Concepts for the newbuild research vessel Atair II, to be built at the Fassmer yard in Berne. This will unite operational hydrographic and energy functions on board. Atair II is scheduled for delivery in 2020. Fassmer Werft.

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