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July 2013 Issue

Xodus Group, Aberdeen, Scotland, and Atkins, Epsom, England, have been awarded a €1.4 million joint study contract to work for the Austen field in the Central North Sea. The studies will identify development and export options for the field. The field is comprised of a gas condensate discovery and two oil discoveries. GDF SUEZ E&P Norge.

Imtech Marine, Rotterdam, Netherlands, signed a contract to be involved in the execution of the capability upkeep program for Walrus-class submarines. The assignment will be to carry out the mechanical, engineering and electrical upgrade works on board. Royal Netherlands Navy.

ABB, Zurich, Switzerland, has secured an offshore marine industry contract covering electrical power and propulsion systems and installations on board a BT-UDS dynamic-positioned, ultradeepwater drillship. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2015. DNV.

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a contract for the design and construction of four DDG-51-class ships, and Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a contract for the design and construction of five DDG-51-class ships. U.S. Navy.

Unique Hydrographic Systems Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai, India, has been contracted for an oil spill recovery project, including the supply of oil spill recovery equipment, along with vehicles and a trained team of responders and supervisors for approximately 700 kilometers of hot crude oil pipeline from Barmer to Jamnagar, India. Cairn India.

Wärtsilä Corp., Helsinki, Finland, has been contracted to supply its direct electric heating system for an offshore development project located off of the Republic of Congo and Angolan coasts. The 9,000-kilowatt system will be used to heat a 43-kilometer-long subsea production pipeline. Chevron.

GE Power Conversion, Paris, France, has been awarded a contract to supply integrated diesel-electric power, propulsion and vessel control systems for two multipurpose supply vessels, with installed horsepower of 12,070 break horsepower. Eastern Shipbuilding Group.

PC Maritime, Plymouth, England, Navmaster ECDIS will be fitted to 50 newbuild bulk carriers. The vessels vary in size between 46,000 deadweight tonnage and 76,000 deadweight tonnage. Ten vessels already have single Navmaster ECDIS installed, and the remaining 40 bulk carriers are to be equipped during the next 12 months. Bogerd Martin China.

Marlink, Oslo, Norway, will provide data communication services for three offshore rock placement vessels. The five-year contract includes a facility to provide ad-hoc coverage should the vessels be operating in extreme remote areas. Van Oord.

AGR, Straume, Norway, has signed an €18 million contract to deliver well management services for a northwest Africa offshore drilling campaign, including drilling engineering and planning services, supply chain management and operations support. Genel Energy.

Kongsberg, Kongsberg, Norway, has a contract for deliveries to four new-build drillships, with an option to deliver products and services for six more ships. All key deliveries are scheduled for completion by June 2014. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.

Oceaneering International Inc., Houston, Texas, has a contract to supply umbilicals for the Burullus West Delta Deep Marine Phase IXa development located offshore Egypt. The order consists of 10 subsea production control umbilicals. Saipem.

MacGregor, Helsinki, Finland, has offshore winch contracts from three Chinese shipyards. The winches are destined for 22 anchor handling tug supply vessels under construction. Deliveries include windlasses, mooring winches, capstans, tuggers and storage reels. Fujian Southeast Shipyard, Fuzhou Baima and Guangdong Yuexin Ocean Engineering Co. Ltd.

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