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Applied Acoustic Engineering Hires Hollie Moran in Sales

Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd. hired Hollie Moran to the company’s sales team as the new sales manager for the EMEA region. Moran will focus on expanding the sales of the Applied Acoustics range of USBL positioning and tracking systems and sub-bottom profiling equipment, and supporting the company’s distributors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa where opportunities have grown significantly

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Chesapeake Technology Hires GM, Opens East Coast Office

Chesapeake Technology Inc. has appointed Harold Orlinsky as general manager and opened a new office on the East Coast of the U.S., in Cheshire, Connecticut. Orlinsky brings 25 years of experience in the hydrographic field to lead Chesapeake, as the company continues to build out SonarWiz, its world class software for sidescan, sub bottom and multibeam applications. Under Orlinsky’s direction,

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Pioneering Oceanographer Honored By Navy, American Geophysical Union

By Warren Duffie Jr., ONR For his work in the establishment of a new scientific field, Dr. Nicklas Pisias received the Maurice Ewing Medal, sponsored jointly by the U.S. Navy and the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Pisias, a professor emeritus at Oregon State University, accepted the award at the AGU fall meeting in December 2018. Named after Dr. Maurice Ewing,

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Carl Mancuso Hired as Product Line Manager at Teledyne Benthos

Carl Mancuso has joined Teledyne Marine as the director of product line management for Teledyne Benthos, which consists of acoustic modems, positioning products, flotation, releases, pinger locators and deep tow systems. Mancuso comes to Teledyne from Falmouth Scientific Inc. (FSI), where he served as vice president of sales and marketing for the past eight years. Mancuso brings with him a

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Merchant Marine Medals Awarded to Crew for Service During Hurricane

Officers and crewmembers of the SS Wright, a U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) ready reserve force (RRF) ship, were recently honored with Merchant Marine Medals for Outstanding Achievement for their duties in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The medals were awarded by Jeff McMahon, MARAD ship operations and maintenance officer (SOMO) for Atlantic operations, while the vessel was recently in port in

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Kreuz Subsea Hires its First Non-Executive Director

Global integrated subsea services business Kreuz Subsea has announced the appointment of Knut Eriksen as the board’s first independent non-executive director. Eriksen took up the advisory position on Dec. 1, 2018 and will support the business on a strategic level and help to identify future growth opportunities. Eriksen is an experienced leader in the field, having worked for more than

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