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2018:  FEB

April 2017 Issue

Norsafe, Arendal, Norway, has signed a new contract to supply its IMO Polar Code-compliant Life Saving Appliances to an Arctic supply and research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. They will supply two JYN-85 conventional lifeboats with LH-140 davits and two JYN-115 lifeboats with LH-185 davits to the vessel. Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV.

Wärtsilä, Helsinki, Finland, has signed a new joint venture to focus on the growing Chinese electrical and automation market, especially for high-tech ship applications. The business scope will include project engineering, project management, commissioning and supply management of automation, navigation and communication systems. China State Shipbuilding Corp.

Transas, Cork, Ireland, has signed a partnership agreement to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices. This brings the benefits of the Aura VSAT network to vessels using navigation and voyage optimization solutions on board. Satcom Global.

Proserv, Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract for work in Asia Pacific. They will supply a subsea control system and associated equipment for the BIGP (Bison, Iguana & Gajah Puteri) development project, located in the Natuna Sea, Indonesia. Premier Oil.

Auxilium Offshore, Zaltbommel, Netherlands, signed a contract to design, construct and install fit-for-purpose equipment for an underwater safety center in Asia. Undisclosed.

Cobham, Wimborne, England, has signed an agreement for the supply of SAILOR Ka-band antenna systems to support growth of the new-generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service, THOR 7. Telenor Satellite.

Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, Warrendale, Pennsylvania, has secured an order from a South Korean shipyard for the supply and installation of SeaCURE ballast water management systems (BWMS) to two 115,000-dwt crude oil tankers under construction. Undisclosed.

Mersey Maritime, Birkenhead, England, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at collaborating and presenting a united front in the Northern Powerhouse maritime initiative. Team Humber Marine Alliance.

Kongsberg, Kongsberg, Norway, has reached a partnership agreement to join resources and establish a joint venture company in Norway that will be the international strategic and exclusive supplier of combat systems for ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems’ submarines. Atlas Elektronik.

DCNS Energies, Paris, France, has reached an agreement for the analysis of metocean historical conditions at numerous potential sites of interest around the world, simplifying and accelerating the analysis process for offshore development sites providing average metocean conditions. Metocean Analytics.

Greensea Systems Inc., Richmond, Vermont, is providing their commercially available navigation, control, and automation product based on their patent-pending OPENSEA operating platform for the command and control of the Exocetus vehicle and sensors. Exocetus Autonomous Systems.

Kraken, Conception Bay South, Canada, signed an exclusive licensing agreement for underwater robotics technology. They plan to upgrade the DEDAVE vehicle with larger sensors, including Kraken’s MINSAS 120 sonar with real-time SAS Processor. Fraunhofer ISOB.

OSIL, Havant, England, has supplied a custom-built 10m Vibrocorer system for use in rental pools. The system can be used in dense or compacted sediments in depths of up to 600 m. Exploration Electronics.

Martek Marine, Swinton, England, has been awarded a groundbreaking two-year Remotely Piloted Aircraft Services (RPAS) contract. The services and strategy offered will fulfill part of the world’s largest ever maritime drone contract. European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA).

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