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Please Visit Us at Underwater Intervention Booth # 829 Digital Edge Subsea MTR Nov13.indd 111/15/2013 11:00:39 AMHorizon Marine Expands its Team Horizon Marine, Inc., provider of op- erational ocean current analysis and forecasting, announced the addition of David Fratantoni as Chief Technology OfÞ cer, Ryan Carlson as Technical Sup- port Specialist, and the promotion of Marine Technician Joseph Bertrand to HSE Compliance OfÞ cer. Dr. Fratantoni joins Horizon Marine after 17 years with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). As a tenured member of the WHOI scien- tiÞ c staff, founder and principal inves- tigator of the Autonomous Systems Laboratory, Dr. Fratantoni contributed to the development and novel applica- tion of underwater gliders and conduct- ed pioneering research on eddies in the western Atlantic and Indian Oceans. He earned his B.S. in Ocean Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Ph.D. in Phys- ical Oceanography from the University of Miami. Chouest Appoints Fox to Lead Alaska OpsThe Edison Chouest Offshore group of companies (ECO) announced the ap-pointment of Rick Fox as senior vice president and general manager of Alas- ka operations. Fox will be responsible for leading all ECO vessel activities in the Arctic, as well as overseeing the op- eration of Chouest afÞ liates Fairweath- er, LLC, Deadhorse Aviation Center, Tulugaq, LLC and VDOS, LLC. Nautronix Strengthens Sales Team Nautronix, announced three new ap- pointments within its sales team. Bob Barrett joins Nautronix as Sales Manag-er at the companyÕs global headquarters in Aberdeen. He will be responsible for developing awareness and understand- ing of all Nautronix products including NASNet positioning technology. Prior to joining Nautronix, Bob gained his ex- perience in sales through previous posi- tions within the aerospace and oil and gas industry. They also have appointed Ashley An- derson and Scott Williams in the role of Sales Engineer and they will both em- bark on NautronixÕ sales training pro- gram. Fratantoni CarlsonBertrand Marine Technology Reporter 51MTR #9 (50-64).indd 51MTR #9 (50-64).indd 5112/12/2013 3:30:49 PM12/12/2013 3:30:49 PM

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