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L to R: SCA President Matthew Paxton with Rep. Claudio Descalzi and Garry Kenny Dr. Dakuku

Giuseppe Bono

Hunter and Richard McCreary

Thrustmaster of Texas announced that Noble Corporation plc has selected tems, highly stable and has extensive in the world to deploy the Norwegian-

Leonard Hill and Jason Hill have joined acoustically-aided inertial navigation reach. developed and produced innovation. The its waterjet team, bringing with them technology from Sonardyne Inc., Hous- Among other capabilities, MBR also Coastal Administration will install MBR more than 65 years of experience in wa- ton, for its ultra-deep water drillship enables streaming of HD-video. on all its oil recovery vessels, and on terjet design, manufacturing and sales. Noble Globetrotter I. The Marksman MBR does not require an internet con- 10 additional vessels with oil recovery

DP-INS system is being used to provide nection to connect units in the network, equipment on board. NOFO will do the

Damen Finalizes Takeover a high integrity, independent subsea po- though it is possible to transfer data from same with all its oil recovery vessels.

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), sition reference for the vessel’s GE DP3 the network using Internet. MBR is already installed on the sur- a part of Damen Shipyards Group, said it dynamic positioning (DP) system as it The Coastal Administration and NOFO veillance aircraft LN-KYV, a joint initia- has ? nalized its acquisition of the Kep- drills exploration wells in water depths (Norwegian Clean Seas Association tive between the Coastal Administration, pel Verolme shipyard from Keppel Off- up to 10,000 ft. for Operating Companies) are the ? rst NOFO and the Norwegian Coast Guard.

shore & Marine. The Verolme yard, lo- cated in Rotterdam’s Botlek harbor, with AkzoNobel Expands Research Facility three dry docks – the largest of which AkzoNobel completed the $3.5 mil- measures 405 x 90 meters – and al- lion expansion of its U.S. research and 25-27 September 2017 most 2km of quay capacity, will expand development facilities in Houston. Car-

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

DSC’s portfolio. DSC already operates ried out in phases over a period of three

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Find out more: eight repair and conversion yards in the years, the investment in the site – which

Netherlands and another eight abroad. employs around 40 scientists – will sup- port the company’s Protective Coatings,

LR Veri? es BP FPSO Glen Lyon Marine Coatings and Specialty Coatings

The Glen Lyon ? oating production stor- businesses. Part of AkzoNobel’s ongo-

Be a part of the largest age and of? oading (FPSO) vessel, BP’s ing investments in its global RD&I ac- newest North Sea asset, was awarded tivities, the Houston upgrade follows

Workboat and Ofshore full-term classi? cation certi? cates for an investment of $ 14.2 million in a

Marine event in the region service in the Schiehallion and Loyal research and innovation hub in Felling, ? elds, 175 km west of Shetland from U.K., announced earlier this year.

Lloyd’s Register.




Speedcast, COMSAT Partner



Fincantieri Buys STX France Speedcast International Limited signed

Fincantieri S.p.A. said it has signed a an agreement with COMSAT to estab-

Make this your opportunity to share purchase agreement for the ac- lish a common global service offering get in front of the right people, quisition of 66.66 percent of the share of Ku-band very small aperture terminal all under one roof capital of STX France shipyard from (VSAT) services for the government and its current shareholder STX Europe AS. maritime markets. The combined net-

The agreement entails a purchase price work will leverage Speedcast’s greater of €79.5 million ($89 million). than 8 GHz of global satellite capacity and COMSAT’s security-cleared tele- 62*

NorSea, Kongsberg Collaborate ports in the United States to deliver a 5,175+* 220* represented visitors companies

A new company set up by NorSea Group robust, secure network for customers countries

EDVHGRQHYHQWÀJXUHV to simplify logistics through digital tech- needing advanced, resilient connectivity nology, NSG Digital, has established a for critical operations.


EXHIBITION CONFERENCE FORUMS NETWORKING collaborative agreement with the Kongs-

Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors berg Group. The two are now moving First Wireless Network at Sea the development and deployment of Norway has become the ? rst nation to their new product, NSG E2E, to Kongs- implement maritime broadband com- berg’s application platform Kognifai. munication on ships and planes in public

With its new product, NSG Digital aims service, enabling exchange of informa-

Supporting organisations to simplify and enhance visibility and tion that can be crucial in limiting dam- information sharing in supply chains. age when accidents occur. Kongsberg



Through digital collaboration NSG E2E Seatex and Radionor have teamed up 2IÀFLDOPHGLD (End-to-End) will make cargo logistics to develop Maritime Broadband Radio more ef? cient and transparent. (MBR), which the Norwegian compa-

Go to Seatrade @SeatradeME and join Maritime Events #SOMWME17

Noble Drillship Gets a DP Upgrade nies say is, in contrast to previous sys-

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