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Kongsberg Gruppen Acquires Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine

Following European Commission approval, Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). Officially part of Kongsberg Maritime, RRCM will operate under the KONGSBERG brand and the Kongsberg Maritime legal entity. KONGSBERG announced its intention to acquire RRCM, a global supplier of maritime technology and engineering products, in July 2018. With the unification

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Real-Time Iridium Satellite Vessel Tracking Service Launched

The final six payloads for a second-generation constellation, exactView RT, are now operational, which completes the roll-out of world’s first global, real-time satellite-AIS service. The company expects the service to enable a wide variety of new service capabilities for the global maritime community and to contribute over the next 15 years or more to the improvement of maritime safety, commerce,

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Ocean Technology Industry Association Hosts Coast Guard Technology Procurement Event

The International Ocean Science & Technology Industry Association (IOSTIA) is working with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on an exclusive opportunity to showcase new technology solutions for future procurement by USCG. On Nov. 28, 2018, IOSTIA will bring a delegation of technology companies to meet one-on-one with acquisitions personnel and flag officers at USCG headquarters in Washington, D.C. The

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Oceanology International Showcases Global Ocean Technology

The 49th annual Oceanology International (Oi) conference is now in full swing. Held in London Mar. 13-15, Oi showcases the latest in marine science and technology from around the globe. It includes an exhibition of approximately 500 companies and technologies, on-water vessels and product demonstrations, B2B matchmaking, an investment trade and innovation theater, and a series of technical tracks on

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Canadian Coast Guard Gets Supply Deals for Icebreaking and Services

The Government of Canada is taking steps to increase its capability to deliver critical services on Canada’s waterways. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and the Canadian Coast Guard have concluded two supply arrangements (SAs) for additional marine services such as icebreaking and aids to navigation. Starting this winter, the Coast Guard will be able to provide taskings under the SAs to available private

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