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April 2014 Issue

Orolia, Les Ulis, France, signed a memorandum of understanding whereby it will jointly develop new solutions to address the maritime industry's need for high-end, e-maritime systems that integrate maritime domain awareness and search and rescue functionality. Transas Group.

Damen Shipyards Group, Gorinchem, Netherlands, signed a contract to deliver four more Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 5009. The first two vessels will be delivered from stock and will be handed over in Vietnam. The other two vessels will start construction soon, with their delivery planned for July 2015. Naviera Integral.

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, Kongsberg, Norway, signed a contract for the upgrade of the Royal Norwegian Navy's PROTEUS simulator infrastructure. The contract scope includes infrastructure upgrades and migration. Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization.

iXBlue, Marly Le Roi, France, has an order worth more than £1million for inertial navigation ROVINS, PHINS and OCTANS NANO systems. The order was placed at the Oceanology exhibition in London, England. Ashtead Technology.

Amarcon, Dalfsen, Netherlands, has an order for the OCTOPUS-Onboard decision support technology for the monohull crane vessel Stanislav Yudin. The delivery includes motion monitoring and forecasting. Seaway Heavy Lifting.

DOF Subsea Norway AS, Bergen, Norway, has been awarded a call-off on an existing survey frame agreement for 2015 in a contract estimated at more than NOK 200 million. It includes seabed mapping, pipeline inspection, lay support and light construction services. Statoil Petroleum AS.

WesternGeco, London, England, and PGS, Oslo, Norway, have been awarded contracts for seismic acquisition in the southeastern Barents Sea. The surveys cover blocks proposed for the 23rd concession round by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and will cover an area of approximately 13,700 square kilometers. Statoil.

MacGregor, Helsinki, Finland, has secured a deck equipment contract for a series of eight 58,500-deadweight-ton bulk carriers under construction at New Times Shipbuilding in China. Lemissoler Navigation.

Alstom, Levallois-Perret, France, has been awarded a contract to provide wind turbines for the Gimnyeong wind farm located in Jeju Island, Korea. Alstom will supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of 10 units. GS Engineering & Construction.

Saab Seaeye, Fareham, England, was chosen to deliver its Panther XT Plus for wreck removal, security and waterway maintenance. This followed a year-long evaluation of major ROV manufacturers using European Union tendering rules. The Dutch Government.

Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc., Tampa, Florida, has been awarded the exclusive contract to conduct an archaeological excavation and recover the remaining valuable cargo from the SS Central America shipwreck located off the coast of South Carolina. Recovery Ltd. Partnership and Columbus Exploration LLC.

Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Jiangyin City, China, has contracts for three eco-design Kamsarmax drybulk carriers. Two of the newbuilds are scheduled to be delivered in the second quarter of 2015, and one is scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2015. Paragon Shipping Inc.

Bechtel, San Francisco, California, was selected to provide management services for the preconstruction of the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal. The cargo transfer terminal will be the largest deep-water port in the United States. LIGTT Project Company LLC.

General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, has been awarded two contract modifications worth $35.8 million. Electric Boat will perform submarine research and development studies in support of a wide range of technology areas. U.S. Navy.

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