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October 2013 Issue

MacGregor, Helsinki, Finland, has five 180,000-deadweight tonnage bulk carriers under construction in South Korea. They will feature MacGregor side-rolling hatch covers operated by MacRack technology. Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd.

Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will provide its PlantPAx Integrated Control Power and Safety Solution with the AADvance process safety system. The contract covers deliveries to four new Transocean drillships, with options for six more ships. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd.

GE Oil & Gas, Florence, Italy, has been awarded a contract to provide turbomachinery equipment and services for a new oil and gas production platform being built in the Gina Krog field in the Norwegian North Sea. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Maryland, will provide upgrade kits and services for the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo under a $37 million contract award, part of a five-year effort to upgrade the entire submarine fleet. U.S. Navy.

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., Ulsan, South Korea, is to build five 18,000 TEU (20-foot equivalent unit) ships. There will also be an option for one additional vessel. The contracts include 5 + 6 ships of 14,000 TEU, also to DNV class. The ships will be designed according to the latest technology. United Arab Shipping Co.

Wärtsilä Corp., Helsinki, Finland, has been awarded a contract to supply the design and solution for a new large platform supply vessel (PSV). The ship will operate primarily on LNG. It will be under charter by A/S Norske Shell. The PSV is being built at the Remontowa Shipbuilding’s yard in Poland. Siem Offshore.

OceanServer Technology Inc., Fall River, Massachusetts, has sold an Iver2 AUV for delivery this summer. It will provide capability for general research, including the development of underwater sensor systems. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

ProNav, Egersund, Norway, has been awarded a contract for 22 ECDIS systems. The 11 dual systems will be commissioned by Brommeland Elektronikk AS, a division of ProNav’s sales and service network. Misje Rederi AS.

International Industries Inc. (III), Annapolis, Maryland, has delivered an EdgeTech 4125-P 600/1,600-kilohertz side scan sonar system. The purchase was made on the III GSA contract. It was the 33rd of the sonar systems to be sold. Boca Raton, Florida, Police.

ACR Electronics Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will provide personal locator beacons for lifeboat crews. The ACR ResQLink will be fitted to the crew’s life jackets. It transmits a 406-megahertz distress signal with GPS positional data. Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Virginia, was awarded a contract to provide logistics support. The contract has a one-year base period, four one-year options and a total value of $854 million, if all options are exercised. U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command.

Raytheon Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, was awarded a Defense Threat Reduction Agency maritime border security contract for the Philippines. Valued at up to $18 million if all options are exercised, this is Raytheon’s first border security-related contract in Southeast Asia. Philippine Government.

ERISS Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded the funds to work with The Maritime Alliance on a study that will articulate the impact of the ocean observation sector in the U.S. U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System.

General Dynamics, Falls Church, Virginia, has a contract for the design and construction of two 50,000-deaweight ton, LNG-conversion product carriers. Seabulk Tankers Inc.

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