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March 2014 Issue

AXYS Technologies Inc., Sidney, Canada, has secured a contract to provide and deploy a 3-meter ocean data acquisition system buoy and a subsurface sentinel mooring in support of a major oil field development in Northern Australia. Metocean Services International Pty Ltd.

Wärtsilä, Helsinki, Finland, will supply main engines, generators and integrated LNG storage and fuel gas handling systems for the largest LNG conversions in North America. The contract was signed in the fourth quarter of 2013. Totem Ocean Trailer Express.

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, has a $21.4 million contract for the offshore patrol cutter program. Bath Iron Works is one of three shipyards chosen from a field of eight competitors to proceed to phase one design work on this next-generation cutter program. U.S. Coast Guard.

Alstom, Levallois-Perret, France, has signed a contract to design and supply a 45-megawatt geared reaction steam turbine for the Brigg renewable energy plant in the U.K. The power station will be primarily fuelled using locally sourced straw but will also burn wood. Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S.

The Switch, Vantaa, Finland, received an order for four permanent magnet shaft generators. These PM shaft generators allow merchant ships to significantly cut back on operating costs when powering their onboard electric networks. The deliveries will start later this year. WE Tech Solutions Oy.

Atlantic Offshore Rescue, Aberdeen, Scotland, has commissioned a £6 million vessel for a long-term charter. Thirty new jobs have been created as a result of the new vessel, Ocean Tay, a Class A emergency response and rescue vessel. Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd.

Kalmar, Helsinki, Finland, has gained a contract to convert four rubber-tyred gantry cranes to full electrification at the Port of Felixstowe, U.K. The project is the first of its kind in Western Europe. Installations will commence in the second quarter of 2014. Hutchison Ports UK.

MacGregor, Helsinki, Finland, has secured an order for lashing bridges for three 18,000 TEU container ships. The contract includes the design and fabrication of the lashing bridge steel structure of about 5,400 tons. Waigaoqiao Shipyard.

Camber Corp., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a contract to support the Navy's Center for Security Forces, Joint Forces Training & Support Branch. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a one-year base with two one-year option periods and a total value of approximately $20 million. U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center.

Subsea Riser Products, Woking, England, has been awarded a contract to provide subsea foundation connectors, articulating bearings and tether assemblies for the Perth Wave Energy Project off Western Australia. Carnegie Wave Energy.

Rockland Scientific, Victoria, Canada, has been awarded a contract to deliver a VMP-250 turbulence profiler. The VMP-250 system includes a buoyancy collar and remote-controlled weight release mechanism. The University of Bergen, Norway.

Orion Marine Group Inc., Houston, Texas, announced a contract award of about $25 million for the demolition and replacement of the Brotherhood Bridge in Juneau, Alaska. Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

Kongsberg, Kongsberg, Norway, has been appointed as the supplier and integrator of all electrical, telecom and integrated control systems for the new Petrofac JSD 6000 deepwater derrick lay vessel. Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co. Ltd.

OceanGeo B.V., Houston, Texas, has been awarded a contract for a 510-square-kilometer ocean bottom 3D seismic survey in the Gulf of Paria offshore Trinidad. Acquisition of the survey began in December 2013. Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago Ltd.

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