XSite Modular, Branchburg, New Jersey, has been awarded the contract to provide a cable landing station in Oahu, Hawaii, which will be part of the Hawaiki submarine cable system, a 15,000-km transpacific cable that will link Australia and New Zealand to the U.S., as well as Hawaii and American Samoa, with options to expand to additional South Pacific islands. Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP.
Metal Shark Boats, Jeanerette, Louisiana, delivered a 35-ft. Defiant welded aluminum pilothouse patrol vessel with shock-mitigating seating for a crew of four and 300-hp Verado four-stroke outboards for speeds over 45 kt. Puerto Rico Police Department.
REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker, Rotterdam, Netherlands, will supply biofuels to inland and coastal vessels throughout Northwest Europe as the demand for alternative shipping fuels increases. The fuels specifically developed for shipping reduce CO2 and sulphur and are suitable for every type of marine engine without any modifications. GoodFuels Marine.
Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., St. John’s, Canada, has a contract for more than $400,000 CAD for its AquaPix Miniature Synthetic Aperture Sonar system with modular system architecture that uses the latest electronics, transducer arrays and real-time signal processing software for the size, weight and power constraints of UUVs. Undisclosed.
Ocean Infinity Ltd., Houston, Texas, concluded the initial phase of its construction management and services contract and AUV and survey operations, which combined the latest AUV and USV technology to create a pioneering commercial survey function. SeaTrepid.
Fugro, Laksevaag, Norway, will provide rig positioning services for all Statoil-operated rigs on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and all associated vessels. Positioning systems using navigation satellites (GPS, GLONASS, Beidou and Galileo) will be permanently installed on rigs and vessels for an accuracy of 3 cm. Statoil Petroleum AS.
Briggs Marine, Burntisland, Scotland, will support more than 100 submarine electricity cables that provide power to islands and rural communities from Shetland to the Isle of Wight. The agreement includes survey, inspection, repair, removal and installation services. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks.
Expro, Aberdeen, Scotland, received a five-year contract extension for surface-well testing services for an operator in the North Sea. The $5 million contract includes clean-up of existing wells and testing of a series of newly drilled wells. Undisclosed.
Damen Maaskant Shipyards, Stellendam, Netherlands, will build a new twin-rig fishing trawler with onboard equipment designed for efficiency and sustainable fishing using diesel-electric propulsion, three generators and a supplemental battery pack. Ekofish Group.
MacGregor, Singapore, signed an order for the fabrication, engineering and project management of a complete subsea mooring and riser system to serve a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU). Delivery will be completed in 2018, and the FSRU will be ready for operation during the first quarter of 2019. Summit LNG Terminal Co.
Saab Seaeye, Fareham, England, will build a 300-m-rated version of its Falcon ROV with iCON behavior-based intelligent control architecture. The order follows the sinking of MV Sewol, which resulted in 304 deaths and highlighted the need for advanced search and rescue tools. Korean Coast Guard.
Valeport, Totnes, England, will supply four customized MIDAS SVX2 probes to a Swedish naval surface vessel and stealth technology designer. The MIDAS SVX2 is an advanced probe, combining sound velocity with salinity and density technologies to provide a versatile instrument that delivers data profiles. Saab Kockums.
Evoqua Water Technologies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, SeaCURE ballast water management system is now not only sold in China but manufactured and distributed by a Hong-Kong-based company, signaling the expansion of Asia-Pacific ballast water treatment system installations with locally built electrochlorination technology. Hai Cheung.
Craig International, Aberdeen, Scotland, will provide its procurement services to the Armada, Everest and Lomond gas platforms located 233 km east of Aberdeen in the U.K. Continental Shelf for one to three years. Chrysaor.acy of 3 cm. Statoil Petroleum AS.