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Riachuelo submarine during launching. Image Marinha do Brasil

World Navies: Brazil´s Riachuelo Submarine

in the areas of submarine design and construction and industrial infrastructure.The ToT for the construction of the conventional submarines or S-BRs has been taking place since 2010 in the city of Cherbourg, France, where more than 250 engineers and technicians from the BN, NUCLEP (Nuclebrás Heavy Equipment) and Itaguaí Construções Navais (Navy shipyard) have already been qualified. The technology transfer process continues in Brazil, with the technical consulting activities during the project detailing the modified parts of the conventional submarine.“PROSUB has as one

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Tappan Zee Constructors ‘See’ Below the Hudson

;The end users are the guys in the seat all day, so we listen to what they have to say and we make sure the system fits their needs.”Eliminating UnknownsTrimble Marine Construction software was used on all tools across the project for excavation, placement of structures and demolition work. Heavy equipment used included excavators, clam shell cranes, cutter head on a dredge and more. Regardless of the tool being used with the machine – buckets, pincers, shears, hammers, jackhammers – using the marine software and sonar equipment each had precise guidance, giving operators clarity and

Photo: Ty-Met Cables

Ty-Met Cable Ties Help Maintain Position in High-vibration Applications

won’t slide down the bundle of cables after installation,” said Ralph Donati, product marketing director, Installation Products, at ABB Electrification Products. “The spring crimp was engineered to provide positive clamping in high-vibration applications, such as manufacturing, heavy equipment operation, oil and gas processing, renewable energy generation and shipbuilding.” The formed channel provides a path for trace wire that protects against crushing and short circuits. Other features include the ball-lock fastening mechanism that is easily assembled and adjusted for tension

SherwinWilliams Sher-Loxane Product Can

Sherwin-Williams Debuts Versatile Polysiloxane Coating

them options to match application methods with working conditions. High-performance Sher-Loxane 800 is recommended for use in a wide variety of markets and applications, including bridges, water tanks, structural steel, architectural structures, ships, offshore platforms, piping, roller coasters, heavy equipment, and more

MTR100: CM Lab Simulations

around the world.  Through simulation, it helps to augment skills and reduce the risks of complex operations. With experience ranging from deep-sea to space projects, the CM Labs team features experts with decades of experience and wide-ranging backgrounds in training, vehicle dynamics, heavy equipment and robotics. All CM Labs technologies and services are backed by our multidisciplinary staff, with PhDs and master’s degrees in the fields of virtual reality, engineering, computing, physics, and mathematics. Through Vortex, CM Labs provides capabilities for training simulators, mission

“When companies have a problem, they’re most likely to get Teledyne involved early in their program, and that’s part of our mantra – ‘Get us involved early and we’ll help you save time and money and make your project more successful.’”  Mike Read, President, Teledyne Oil & Gas

MTR100: Teledyne Oil & Gas (PART II)

; Storm cables are designed to meet demanding performance specifications of mixed geometry multi-cored cable elements under a single jacket for size, space, and performance efficiencies.  Storm produces cables for a broad range of harsh environment applications in the Oil & Gas, mining, heavy equipment, defense and marine markets.   Small run prototype quantities for qualification are available with short lead times.   The MTR100 is Marine Technology Reporter's Annual report on 100 leading companies in the subsea industry, published in the July/August 2015 edition of MTR -

SITECH Technology Dealer Established in Myanmar

of SITECH dealerships—a fully dedicated global distribution network offering a portfolio of construction technology systems to heavy contractors.    SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble and Caterpillar machine control systems for the contractor’s entire fleet of heavy equipment regardless of machine brand, along with Trimble’s portfolio of Connected Site solutions—site positioning systems, construction asset management services, software and powerful wireless and Internet-based site communications infrastructure.    The construction professionals

Laura Dean is a new 11-meter dive boat for the Mevagh Dive Center (Photo courtesy of Blyth Workcats)

Blyth Workcats Delivers New Dive Boat

passengers. Stainless steel seating is fitted along each side and in the center of the after-deck where racks have also been fitted for carrying divers’ air tanks. Because many of the Mevagh Dive Center’s clients may dive to significant depths they are likely to be carrying bulky and heavy equipment and additional tanks. An important feature of the new boat is, therefore, a hydraulic dive lift mounted on the transom. Easy access to the lift is provided through a gate in the transom which ensures the safe and efficient deployment and recovery of divers regardless of how heavily laden they

Working Harbor Committee to Present Salvage Program

grief. Witness the tragic sinking of the South Korean ferry Sewol on April 16, or the doomed cruise ship Costa Concordia that ended up on the rocks off Giglio, Italy in 2012. When there is trouble on the water the marine salvage industry arrives with divers, engineers and some amazing expertise and heavy equipment to protect the environment and save what can be saved of the ship. The nonprofit Working Harbor Committee of New York and New Jersey will present an evening program on May 6 that will showcase this little known, but vitally important, arm of the maritime industry with dramatic films of actual

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