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April 2015 Issue

Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a seven-year contract to provide the oceanic data link service to enable real-time data communications between pilots and air traffic controllers, allowing aircraft to fly more efficient routes to save fuel and enhance safety. Federal Aviation Administration.

Kymeta Corp., Redmond, Washington, has entered into a partnership to commercialize Ku-band maritime satellite terminals. The terminals will integrate the electronically beam-steered mTenna satellite antennas, which are built on metamaterial-based technology. Intellian.

AVEVA, Cambridge, England, software licenses will be deployed in schools to encourage the development of the local marine industry. Students will be introduced to the ship design process through hands-on experience with essential engineering and design disciplines. Korean universities.

Fugro, Leidschendam, Netherlands, has been awarded the annual pipeline inspection contract for 2015, which covers the inspection of defined sections of subsea pipelines between Norway and continental Europe. Fugro will utilize its Echo Surveyor Hugin 1000 AUV. Statoil Petroleum AS, Gassco AS.

The NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, Italy, signed a three-year framework agreement. The protocol makes provision for joint innovation activities and research in the maritime environment, with reciprocal exchange for educational and scientific purposes. Promostudi.

Wärtsilä, Helsinki, Finland, power generation and electrical and automation solutions will be featured on two new jack-up barges. For each vessel, Wärtsilä will supply three eight-cylinder Wärtsilä 20 generating sets. National Petroleum Construction Co.

iSURVEY Pte Ltd., Singapore, has been awarded a marine construction support contract to provide positioning and survey support for a 2015 platform installation program in Thailand. Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific.

Helm Operations, Victoria, Canada, announced that it has signed on a barge fleeting and marine transportation company to Helm Connect Preventive Maintenance. The signed company operates 11 push boats and two fleets and conducts midstream fuel operations. Magnolia Fleet LLC.

MMT, Västra Frölunda, Sweden, was contracted to perform geophysical, geotechnical and cable-crossing surveys in preparation for the installation of the COBRAcable. The COBRAcable route will connect the electricity grids of the Netherlands and Denmark. Offshore Marine Management.

Ceona, London, England, has secured a letter of intent for the company’s flagship field development vessel, the Ceona Amazon. The scope of work will encompass the installation of an oil and gas export line, tying a new platform into existing pipeline infrastructure. Walter Oil & Gas Corp.

Atlas, Aberdeen, Scotland, has secured a seven-year contract to deliver second-generation safety critical training to the U.K. offshore workforce. An expected 150,000 workers are anticipated to undertake the training during the term of the contract. OPITO.

Axa Engenharia Submarina Ltda., Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, has been awarded a contract for the provision of geohazard surveys on the Libra Field. Surveys will be performed with a 3,000-meter-rated AUV. Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.-led consortia.

SeeByte, Edinburgh, Scotland, received an order to deliver a maritime autonomy demonstration system, which will consist of UUVs equipped with SeeTrack Neptune software. The order consists of three Iver3 UUVs. U.K. Ministry Of Defence, Defence Equipment and Support.

DOF Subsea UK Ltd., Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded an extension of a master service agreement. The contract covers global provision of survey and positioning services on board the client’s vessels. Heerema Marine Contractor.

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