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ROVOP Contracts, AppointmentsROVOP said it has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of con-tracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea ROV services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened its onshore resource by welcoming Mike Duffus as project manager. Melhuish takes up his role following two years as sales manager with Subsea 7. Joining ROVOP from Bibby Remote Interven- tion, Duffus brings with him more than 30 years of subsea service experience. ROVOP took delivery recently of one of its new work class ROVs. The 150hp Schilling HD can operate at depths of up to 3,000m.Shark Delivers SeaSAR to Long Beach Police Shark Marine Technologies provided a complete SeaSAR search and recovery system to the Long Beach (CA) Police Department Dive Team consisting of a Side Scan Sonar, Tripod-mounted Scan- ning Sonar, a Pole-Mounted Multibeam Imaging Sonar and two Navigator Diver Held Sonar Imaging and Navigation Systems, all operated through a single software program on a waterproof top- side console. The following systems were selected: a side-scan sonar for wide area searches; an over-the-side pole mounted multi-beam sonar for quick target location or hull scanning; a tripod mounted; scanning sonar for site management or conÞ ned area searches and two Navigator, Diver held Sonar Imaging and Navigation Systems for target reacquisition, investigation, iden- tiÞ cation, and diver based searches. Marine Technology Reporter 67MTR #2 (66-80).indd 67MTR #2 (66-80).indd 673/7/2013 10:15:39 AM3/7/2013 10:15:39 AM

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