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World’s Largest Construction Vessel Fitted with All-Silicon Gyroscope

Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd’s latest inertial measurement technology has been used in AD Navigation AS’s new pilot’s aid, the ADX XR, to successfully guide the Pioneering Spirit—the world’s largest construction vessel—into Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam. The vessel is designed for the single-lift installation and removal of large oil and gas platforms and the installation of record-weight pipelines. With large vessels such as

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ROV Launch & Recovery System Delivered to New Zealand Navy

Hydramec Offshore completed the supply, integration and operational testing of a fully-active heave-compensated launch and recovery (LARS) system for a Saab Seaeye Cougar XT ROV to the New Zealand Navy. The New Zealand Navy, having acquired Ostensjo’s Edda Fonn multipurpose vessel for conversion to a diving support vessel, required an ROV to assist with diving support and other operations. Specifications

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Collaboration to Develop Large Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel

Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced during Singapore Maritime Week a memorandum of understanding with both ST Engineering Electronics Ltd., an information communications technologies provider and co-creater of Smart City Solutions, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., the second largest trading house in Japan. The partners will collaborate on a project titled, “Development of Ocean-going Autonomous Navigation System on a Marine Asset”. The collaboration

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DHS Centers of Excellence Chosen for Summer Research, July Competition

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today the selection of nine teams from different Minority Serving Institutions across the United States to participate in the 2019 Summer Research Team (SRT) program. The DHS SRT program, administered by S&T’s Office of University Programs, is a summer internship that provides quality research experiences to early

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