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48 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News ? Februaryry 2013 mance of PSX(R) ONE coating, a one-component acrylic-siloxane coating, applied to the exterior of the historic USS Iowa battleship.ABS Releases DPS Requirements ABS released the ABS Guide for Dy- namic Positioning Systems as an up-date to present classiÞ cation require- ments to reß ect industry advancements in the use of dynamic positioning (DP) systems. ?The use of DP systems has been expanded not only in terms of the number of vessels outÞ tted with the systems, but also in the increasing ad-vancement of DP technologies,? said VP, Energy Project Development, Ken Richardson, noting that the vast majori-ty of newbuild ß oating mobile offshore drilling units will have DP capability. This is seen as a signiÞ cant and needed upgrade, particularly as exploration ventures into ever deepening waters.The new Enhanced System (EHS) no-tation encourages robust designs of DP systems by providing optional require-ments. The multiple levels of EHS notation ? for power, control and Þ re protection ? provide owners with the ß exibility to tailor the notation to the most important components of the sys-tem for the unit?s intended operations. New Venture to Design Offshore Rigs Zentech will participate in a Strategic Cooperation Agreement for fully inte- grated jack-up drilling rig construction. Zentech joins China?s CSSC Guang- zhou Huangpu Shipbuilding Company and TSC Group Holdings in a new venture that involves the design of the basic rig and fully integrated drilling equipment and control package, and will be constructed at Huangpu Ship-yard. The consortium expects construc- tion of the Þ rst drilling rig to begin no later than May 2013.Trellborg Acquires Seatechnik Trelleborg Marine Systems acquired Sea Systems Technology Ltd. (SeaT- echnik), a leader in the design and manufacture of systems for safeguard-ing the transfer of LNG between (LNG) carriers and shore terminals.Signet Nets Shipyard Award American Equity Underwriters (AEU) presented Signet Shipbuilding & Re-pair (SS&R) with its 2011 Safety & Health Best Shipyard Award. The award recognizes the shipyard that is superior among all other shipyards in terms of claim frequency and severity performance among all AEU members. GGOS Takes Delivery of ROVSV Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte. Ltd. (GGOS), a Singapore incor- porated subsidiary of Greatship (In-dia) Limited (GIL), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited, has taken delivery of a Platform/ROV Support Vessel, Greatship Ranini, from Colom- bo Dockyard Plc, Sri Lanka. Greatship Ragini is a DP2 vessel, capable of sup-porting offshore exploration and pro- duction. GIL and its subsidiaries own and operate four PSVs, nine AHTSVs, two MPSSVs, six ROVSVs, two jack up rigs and have one 350 ft. jack up rig which is under construction in UAE.Hyundai Heavy Wins $600m Order Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) won an order for Þ ve 14,000 TEU container- ships from Seaspan Corp. The contract includes an option exercisable by the owner for Þ ve additional same-class boxships. The containerships will feature an EC main engine and HiBallast seawater treatment system. Deltamarin Deal on Steel Chem Tankers Deltamarin will be the designer for Þ ve 185 x 32.26 m, 38,000 dwt stainless steel parcel chemical tankers for Stolt Nielsen Ship Finance Ltd, a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited, to be built at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co. Ltd. in China. The design contract includes Approval Design and 3D Modelling of cargo deck and engine room areas. Resolve, Transas Team on ECDIS Training Resolve Maritime Academy became the Þ rst major training center in the U.S. to join the Transas Global ECDIS Training Network GET-Net. Resolve Maritime Academy, LLC is a subsid- iary of Resolve Marine Group, Inc. a global leader in emergency response and vessel salvage. TORM Chooses Transas Navi-Sailor 4000 Dual ECDIS will be installed on Þ ve L-Class Tankers. Along with this, Transas will supply and install 1 x ?Back of the Bridge? station on each of the Þ ve vessels, and the vessels will thereby obtain 3 x fully operational ECDIS stations. Transas Navi-Sailor 4000 ECDIS ?Back of the Bridge? planning station is based on the 24?? Panel PC. It includes Navi-Planner with full voyage plan functionality and ECDIS Software. NEWSPEOPLE & COMPANIES MR #2 (42-49).indd 48MR #2 (42-49).indd 482/4/2013 1:18:35 PM2/4/2013 1:18:35 PM

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