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April 2013 Issue

Mare Nostrum, Haifa Israel, €4.3 million award to explore new ways of preserving the Mediterranean Sea and its coastline. The three-year project is aimed at bridging the legal-institutional gap in the implementation of existing policies on integrated coastal zone management in the Mediterranean region. Mare Nostrum is led by the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. The European Union.

Ceona, London, England, contract for the charter of a newbuild construction support vessel. The vessel will be contracted exclusively to Ceona for an initial period of five years, with the option of up to five additional years. GC Rieber Shipping.

Raytheon Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, subcontract to deliver a modular scalable sonar system (MS3) for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program. MS3 will integrate into SAIC’s prototype trimaran vessel as the primary search and detection sonar. Science Applications International Corp.

Cargotec Corp., Helsinki, Finland, order to deliver a total package of cargo access equipment for five new Container/RoRo vessels of 3,800 20-foot equivalent units, with vehicle capacity of 1,307 units. The vessels are to be built at Hudong shipyard in China. The order includes hatch covers and cell guides for container lashing. Atlantic Container Line.

Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Virginia, contract for technical and engineering support for maritime intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and information operations, and joint command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, California. U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.

Wärtsilä Corp., Helsinki, Finland, order to supply a series of pumps to be installed on a new floating storage unit being built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea for Statoil. When completed, it will be located on the Heidrun oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea. Delivery of the Wärtsilä equipment is scheduled for February 2014. Statoil.

Atlas Elektronik GmbH, Bremen, Germany, and Thales Deutschland GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, joint contract to modernize the combat system of the German-class F124 frigates. Completion is scheduled for 2017. The HW Regeneration CDS F124 consortium formed by the two companies will refurbish the hardware of the combat direction system, and adapt and update the software. Germany Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support.

DeepOcean UK Ltd., Darlington, England, contract for the Aasta Hansteen project, the first deepwater development in the Norwegian Sea. The contract includes procurement, installation and burial of 140 kilometers of fiber-optic cable in water depths up to 1,300 meters. Installation is due to take place in the second quarter of 2014 from the Maersk Recorder. Statoil.

VSTEP B.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands, order for multiple VSTEP simulators for a new simulation center in Kingston, Jamaica. VSTEP will deliver all simulator solutions for the facility, including a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator and a Class C Engine Room Simulator. The Caribbean Maritime Institute.

Orolia SA, Les Ulis, France, €1 million contract to supply tuna fish aggregating device tracking buoys. Thalos SAS.

Offshore Solutions BV, IJmuiden, Netherlands, variation order to an existing contract for a second offshore access system (OAS) to support wells reservoir management. An OAS unit will be deployed on the Halul 50 multipurpose offshore vessel for seven months. Qatar Shell GTL Ltd.

Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems, Dartmouth, Canada, contract for conventional acoustic and seismic variants of sonobuoys to identify the source of a sound in the Southern Ocean present only during Antarctic wintertime. Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research.

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