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I know it’s still early, but there is a general good feeling that 2019 will be a rebound year for a number of maritime, offshore and sub-

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John C. O’Malley 1969 in Brighton, England. In select copies of this edition you will fnd a commemorative [email protected] th “Oi 50 Anniversary” publication which tracks the evolution of not only the iconic exhibi- tion and conference, but also the parallel trajectory of subsea technology. (If you don’t see

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This project, which will culminate in a second commemorative publication to be produced with the March 2020 edition of MTR and distribute at Oi London 2020, was par-

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Justin Manley, U.S. ticularly instructive as it clearly demonstrates the leaps and bounds in this sector. Special

Elaine Maslin, Aberdeen thanks goes out to Elaine Maslin for her months-long effort to produce the main feature,

Tom Mulligan, Ireland

Claudio Paschoa, Brazil as well as thanks to Kevin Hardy, a regular contributor in our pages, for his personal and

William Stoichevski, Oslo thorough narrative, starting on page 10, covering the industry’s development from the start of his career in 1972.

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Starting the year with our ‘vehicles’ is most appropriate, as surface and subsea vehicles [email protected] of every shape and size remain central to the work being done in, on and under waterways

Production & Graphic Design around the world. This edition is packed with news, insight and analysis of the ever-evolv-

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