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January 2014 Issue

MOST (Autonomous Vessels) Ltd.,'Chichester, England, has received an order for its AutoNaut autonomous surface vehicle from the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. Texas A&M University.

QinetiQ North America, Reston, Virginia, will supply TALON military robots. The order was facilitated by the U.S. Navy and follows previous orders for explosive ordnance disposal robots. Pakistan military forces.

Waterfront Shipping Company Ltd., Vancouver, Canada, has an agreement to build six ships, with an option for building an additional three, all to be delivered during 2016. The vessels will be built with flex-fuel engines running on methanol, fuel oil, marine diesel oil or gas oil. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Westfal-Larsen & Co A/S and Marinvest/Skagerack Invest.

Veripos, Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded a five-year contract for provision of services to specialist support vessels. The vessels will use Precise Point Positioning. Arkstar Ship Management Pte. Ltd.

Bibby Remote Intervention Ltd., Aberdeen, Scotland, has secured a multi million pound contract to install two 150-horsepower, deep-water Quasar ROVs on board a construction support vessel. The ROVs will be installed in the purpose-built ROV hangers. Olympic Shipping.

Kalmar, Helsinki, Finland, has gained an order for seven empty container handlers. The order was placed in October 2013. The new machines are equipped with a twistlock monitoring camera, rear warning system and vehicle data output. DP World.

Alstom, Levallois-Perret, France, signed a partnership agreement that covers the supply of transition parts used to affix an offshore wind turbine to its monopile foundations. This transition part was designed to meet the specific technical requirements of the Haliade 150 wind turbine. STX France.

Silver Ships Inc., Theodore, Alabama, has been awarded a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery, multiple-award contract for the construction of High Speed Maneuverable Surface Targets (HSMSTs). This effort of 100 HSMSTs also includes trailers, shipping cradles and spares for a first year awarded contract value of $11,683,129. U.S. Navy.

Kongsberg, Kongsberg, Norway, has signed a framework agreement for support, maintenance and further development of systems delivered by Kongsberg onboard combat vessels and training centers. The framework agreement is valid from January 1, 2014, with a duration of six years. Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization.

FMC Technologies Inc., Houston, Texas, received an order to supply a fleet of six work-class ROV systems. The contract value is approximately $30 million in revenue. FMC Technologies will supply integrated heavy-duty systems. Tidewater Subsea.

AVEVA, Cambridge, England, will supply its marine software to enable tighter integration between hull and outfitting disciplines and improve design efficiency through closer collaboration between disciplines. BMT Defence Services Ltd.

Alewijnse Marine Systems, Nijmegen, Netherlands, has been awarded the contract for the full electrical fit out of a new cable layer, now under construction for delivery at the end of 2014. The 120-meter vessel is intended for the installation of electricity cables linking offshore wind farms to the shore. Damen Shipyards Group.

Offshore Marine Management, Cambridge, England, has been awarded a multimillion dollar engineering procure install and commission to install a submarine cable, which will join the island of Huar, in the Los Lagos region of Chile, to the central interconnected system. Grupo Saesa.

Maritime Communications Partner, Arendal, Norway, will provide online and mobile communications for a newbuild MT6022 offshore vessel. The vessel will provide inspection, maintenance and repair services. The agreement is for five years. DeepOcean.

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