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People & Company News Jee Engineer wins Subsea Award Paul Otway of Jee Ltd. has been awarded the Young Emerging Talent award at the Subsea U.K. Business Awards at the Aber- deen Exhibition and Conference Center. Paul, 27, won for his work on projects as a subsea en- gineer within the company, in- cluding work on the world?s lon- gest subsea tieback and project management of a major subsea pigging operation. Paul joined Jee, a multi-discipline subsea engineering and training com-pany operating in the global oil, gas and renewables industries, as a graduate in 2009. Jee has recently achieved a signi cant growth milestone by opening the company?s  rst London of ce. The new of ce will aid the com- pany?s overall growth strategy, which will see the  rm create 150 jobs in the U.K. over the next four years. DPS Offshore Rebranded Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. rebranded its DPS Offshore prod- uct line as Forum Subsea Rentals. With an inventory of the advanced subsea rental products. Forum Subsea Rentals services both existing and new clients from locations in Aberdeen, Great Yarmouth, Hous- ton, Dubai and Singapore.USN Accelerates Hydroid AUVs Hydroid said its contract to provide Littoral Battlespace Sensing (LBS) AUVs to the U.S. Navy?s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) has moved directly from the Engineering De- velopment Model (EDM) phase to full rate production (FRP). The decision to make the move from the EDM phase directly to FRP was made by the U.S. Navy?s Milestone Decision Authority (MDA), the Navy?s Program Executive Of ce for Command, Control, Commu- nications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) after more than a year of extensive testing and evaluation determined that Hydroid?s LBS-AUV systems were ready for deployment. Newport Ocean Observing Conference The Newport Ocean Observing Confer- ence, sponsored by the Yaquina Bay Ocean Observing Initiative, will be held April 30 and May 1 in Newport, Oregon. Newport is a growing center of marine research on the U.S. West Coast, with approximately $1B in marine research infrastructure investments in recent years. March 2013 MTR #2 (66-80).indd 66MTR #2 (66-80).indd 663/7/2013 9:48:31 AM3/7/2013 9:48:31 AM

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