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November 2013 Issue

Huisman, Schiedam, Netherlands, received the first order for its new production facility in Brazil. The order includes three sets of five cranes, which will be manufactured as soon as construction of the production facility is completed in 2014. Petrobras.

Reef Subsea Integrated Projects, Richmond, England, secured a contract for trenching services on the Bøyla Development Project in the North Sea. Reef Subsea will provide the Q1000 jet trencher, along with a team of operators. Technip Norge AS.

Damen Shipyards Group, Bergen, Norway, has an order for a new cable-laying vessel. The ship will be built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania and will be completed at the end of 2014. The vessel is intended for the installation of electricity cables for offshore wind farms. Van Oord.

Jensen Maritime Consultants, Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a construction management contract for four new 330,000-barrel, Jones Act product tankers. Delivery of the new veteran-class tankers is expected in 2015 and 2016. Crowley.

BAE Systems, London, England, will construct a subsea support vessel. Expected delivery of this vessel is by the end of the first quarter of 2016. It will be U.S. flagged and documented with a coastwise endorsement by the U.S. Coast Guard. Oceaneering International Inc.

JMS Naval Architects & Salvage Engineers, Mystic, Connecticut, will provide concept through contract-level design, shipyard bid support and owner’s rep services for a research vessel that will be used for scientific research in the main stem and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay. Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

2H Offshore, Houston, Texas, will deliver the flexible riser system for the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme field development offshore Ghana, located in the Deepwater Tano block about 30 kilometers west of the Jubilee field. Tullow Oil plc.

ROVOP, Aberdeen, Scotland, has been contracted to provide hydraulic, work-class ROV services on board a fleet of new, purpose-built deepwater pipelay and construction vessels. The five-year contract is worth more than £45 million. Ceona.

SCISYS, Chippenham, England, marine integration software, MACSYS, is being used to integrate the systems on board the new twin-hulled offshore raider vessel. MACSYS integrates the engines, lights, electrics, radar, GPS, VHF and internal communications, charting, as well as electro-optical infrared cameras and laser ranging systems. CTruk.

CB&I UK, Hague, Netherlands, and Foster Wheeler, Baar, Switzerland, were selected as contractors for initial phase front-end engineering and design for a proposed Russian Far East LNG project. The project is intended to be finalized by the end of 2014. Rosneft and Exxon Mobil.

General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, has been awarded a $152.4 million contract modification to provide lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. U.S. Navy.

ABB, Zurich, Switzerland, won an order worth around $25 million to supply its marine propulsion system, Azipod, and complete electric power plants for two new rescue and salvage icebreakers that are under construction. Russia State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre.

TE SubCom, Eatontown, New Jersey, will design and lay a coherent fiber-optic cable system capable of 10 terabits per second per fiber pair on the Australia/New Zealand to United States trunk. A number of Pacific Islands located next to the cable route will be able to connect to the main trunk. Hawaiki.

QinetiQ North America, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a three-year, $10 million contract to provide service-oriented architecture engineering, development, system validation, certification and testing for multiple netcentric programs. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Atlantic.

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