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July 2014 Issue

Expro, Reading, England, has secured a multiyear contract with a leading international oil company for multiphase production testing in Iraq. The contract will provide nonintrusive production testing of oil wells in this onshore field. Sonar metering technology will be used to measure production from the wells. Undisclosed.

DryShips Inc., Athens, Greece, has signed documentation for a previously announced, six-year contract for drilling operations offshore Angola for its ultradeepwater drillship the Ocean Rig Skyro. The contract is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2015 and has an estimated backlog of $1.3 billion. Total E&P.

RSC Bio Solutions, Charlotte, North Carolina, signed a partnership agreement to increase the availability of VGP-approved environmentally acceptable lubricants for stern tube seal applications. Both companies will take responsibility for global distributions. The partnership is not exclusive. AEGIR-Marine.

Claxton, Great Yarmouth, England, was awarded a multiyear contract, running from January 2014 until June 2020. The contract includes high- and low-pressure risers, auxiliary equipment and services offshore Norway. Det norske oljeselskap ASA.

Damen Shipyards Group, Gorinchem, Netherlands, has received an order for a Multi Cat 2712. The vessel will be the first newbuild from Damen's range of workboats to operate in Norway's large aquaculture and oil spot market industry. Samba AS.

Atlantic Offshore Rescue, Aberdeen, Scotland, has secured a five-year charter with five one-year options to extend to support operations in the Gannet, Annasuria and the Dana Petroleum Triton Asset in the central North Sea. Shell UK.

Danelec Marine, Birkeroed, Denmark, has received significant Voyage Data Recorder retrofit orders from its distributors in Italy and the Netherlands. The distributors will be responsible for shipboard service and performance tests. Telemar SpA and Aage Hempel.

Alfalight Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, has received an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a maximum value of $49 million over a period of five years. Alfalight will deliver its Non-Lethal Ocular Disruptor with Enhanced Safet to Quantico, Virginia, later this year. U.S. Marine Corps System Command.

James Fisher Defence, Inchinnan, Scotland, has been awarded a four-year contract to provide ROV support services. The contract affords 24-hour, on-demand access to engineering support. Ministry of Defence Salvage and Marine Operations.

OceanGate Inc., Seattle, Washington, has made a sales agreement that will provide government and commercial clients with a broad array of technology, experience and expertise to address subsea missions in challenging marine environments. Global Diving & Salvage Inc.

Sino-Global Shipping America Ltd., Flushing, New York, signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The precise nature of cooperation will be dictated by successful completion of due diligence, negotiation and analysis of each company's strengths and opportunities. Qingdao Zhenghe Shipping Group Ltd.

Lockheed Martin, Bethesda, Maryland, received a $69 million contract to provide the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance system for the U.S. Coast Guard. Huntington Ingalls Industries.

3sun Group, Great Yarmouth, England, has secured a contract extension to provide offshore wind turbine installation services in the U.K. until 2016. The two-year extension involves providing technicians for the installation. Siemens.

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, Hamburg, Germany, has been selected to provide an optimized tug package for a 55T ASD tug newbuild. Two Cat 3512C EPA Tier 2 propulsion engines have been selected to power the tug. Remolcadores Marracoi SL.

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