Pohla & Hallmagi has advised Deck Marine Systems on an agreement with Fairbanks Morse Defense with the aim to expand the capabilities of FMD to serve unmanned marine vehicles. Jansson Munger McKinley & Kirby reportedly advised FMD.
Deck Marine Systems is an Estonian company specializing in winches, launch and recovery systems, and instrument deployment units.
Fairbanks Morse Defense, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, builds, maintains, and services naval power and propulsion systems.
According to Pohla & Hallmagi, “FMD and Deck will co-develop an intelligent launch and recovery system for use with unmanned marine vehicles, and FMD will have an exclusive license to sell and service Deck’s launch and recovery system, instrument deployment units, and winches for the US, Canada, and Australia.”
Pohla & Hallmagi’s team included Partner Juri Ploom and Lawyer Elena Lass.