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February 2014 Issue

General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, has been awarded a $15 million contract modification to continue development of the common missile compartment for the Ohio replacement submarine and the United Kingdom's Successor ballistic-missile submarine. U.S. Navy.

Alstom, Levallois-Perret, France, has been awarded a contract to supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of 29 units of the ECO 74 wind turbines. Each wind turbine will have an output of 1.67 megawatts and will be equipped with 70-meter towers. The wind farm could power up to 23,600 households. Green Power Investment Corp.

Lankhorst Ropes, Sneek, Netherlands, has a contract to provide Gama 98 polyester mooring lines for the Western Isles Development floating production storage and offloading vessel. It will be moored with 14 polyester mooring lines in three clusters of 4, 4 and 6 lines at a 250-meter water depth. Dana Petroleum.

Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd., Fuzhou, China, signed a framework service agreement to replace 20 to 30 fishing vessels. The new fishing vessels will increase speed and efficiency of trawling as well as reduce operating costs. The replacement of the fishing vessels was part of the company's 2013 fleet renewal plan. Pingtan's vessel constructor.

Siemens, Munich, Germany, will supply 3.6-megawatt offshore wind turbines, an offshore electric service platform (ESP) and a service agreement for the first 15 years of commercial operations. Siemens will also provide long-term maintenance for the wind turbines and ESP for a period of 15 years. Cape Wind.

Raytheon Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, was awarded a $41.6 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for continuing platform systems engineering agent support of the Ship Self Defense System MK 2 to complete development of CVN/Amphibious Modernization Advanced Capability Build 12/Technical Insertion 12. Naval Sea Systems Command.

The Greenbrier Companies Inc., Lake Oswego, Oregon, Gunderson Marine division received an order to build an articulated ocean-going, oil-and-chemical tank barge, with an option for a second unit. Construction on the barge will begin in June 2014, with completion scheduled in 2015. Kirby Offshore Marine.

Unique System FZE, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was awarded a two-year service contract. It covers a wide range of equipment for hydrographic surveys to support projects in the Middle East and South Asia. National Petroleum Construction Company.

Imtech Marine, Rotterdam, Netherlands, received an order for a range of electrical systems and electronics. Apart from the engineering, the order contains technical coordination and project management. Imtech will provide the ship automation, switchgears, motor starters, distribution panels and lighting as well as the complete cable network. Fassmer Shipyard.

ABB, Zurich, Switzerland, has recently won an order worth $35 million to supply propulsion and energy-efficient electrical systems for a new icebreaker vessel under construction for Russia's state shipping company, Rosmorport FSUE. The order was booked in the third quarter of 2012. Baltic Shipyard Ltd.

Transocean Ltd., Zug, Switzerland, was awarded 10-year contracts for four newbuild dynamically positioned, ultradeepwater drillships. Shipyard delivery for the first drillship is scheduled for mid-2015. The remaining three drillships are expected to be delivered from the shipyard at approximately six-month intervals thereafter. Royal Dutch Shell.

Damen Shipyards Group, Gorinchem, Netherlands, has an order for the Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier 2610. The operational capacity of the vessel has been upgraded with modifications to the bow thrusters. The contract was signed in December 2013, and the vessel will be delivered in October 2014. Offshore Wind Services B.V.

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