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Swedish Orient adds sailing

first_imgThe line has added Ark Forwarder, a new ro-ro vessel, which has a capacity of about 2,700 lane metres, carrying trailers, containers, SECUs and other rolling cargo.All sailings will be calling PSA Wielingendok in Zeebrugge and Gothenburg RoRo Terminal in Gothenburg.SOL is active in project freight through its Transprocon brand and handles the transport of project cargo and military transport as well as charters, and also manages the operation of ro-ro and lo-lo ships. www.sollines.sewww.portofgothenburg.comlast_img read more

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Atlas adds to team

first_imgIn addition to leading the global sales activities for Atlas Air’s aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) business, Broekman will be responsible for the airline’s crew, maintenance and insurance (CMI) activities.”We have expanded our global footprint and grown significantly in our ACMI and CMI segments over several years, and by promoting Richard to this newly created function, we will be well positioned to continue growing our business,” said Bill Flynn, president and ceo of Atlas Air Worldwide.Joining Atlas Air in March 2018, Tay will lead the sales and marketing team in Asia-Pacific and manage all commercial activities in the region. Based in Hong Kong, he will report to Michael Steen, executive vice president and chief commercial officer. www.atlasair.comlast_img read more

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EGL shifts El-Wasta bridge beams

first_imgThe beams were 47 m long, 5.9 m wide and 6.75 m high; each weighed 110 tons (99.8 tonnes).Challenges included the fact that the weight of the pieces was not evenly distributed: the left side of each beam, weighing 58 tons (52.6 tonnes), was linked by 4.5 m-long girders to the 35-ton (31.8-tonne) right side.In the assembly area, loading was performed using two cranes with a lifting capacity of 300 tons (272 tonnes) each, as well as a 6×6 turntable.A crane with a load capacity of 650 tons (589.7 tonnes) brought the beams to their installation position on the bridge.www.eglegypt.comlast_img read more

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Legal aid contracts fiasco continues hours before stopgap measure expires

first_imgThis afternoon the law centre tweeted that it had still not received its contract and would be spending the weekend considering the consequences:No legal-aid contract. I’ve made submissions via Bravo- they haven’t been read, responded to a message yesterday on Bravo, uploaded all required verification evidence…. So, I suppose as off today BCLC are out of the legal aid market. A weekend of considering the consequences..— Brent Law Centre (@BrentLawCentre) September 7, 2018 The Gazette understands that one provider received its contract today but, despite repeatedly contacting the agency, remains unsure about what areas of work they can do.David Gilmore, director of Loughborough consultancy DG Legal, told the Gazette that more automation must be introduced to speed up the tender verification process and improve accuracy. ‘Software should replace Word documents to minimise the scope for confusion between the LAA and its providers. A set of computerised forms could easily replace the supervisor and indemnity forms and save thousands of hours for the LAA and its providers,’ he said.Update: On Friday evening, the Legal Aid Agency posted an update on its website, which stated that providers may still execute their contracts later than 8 September but will not be able to open new matters until they do. Firms are still waiting to sign on the dotted line to deliver face-to-face civil legal aid services as emergency arrangements put in place by the government to protect service provision end today.The Legal Aid Agency once again reminded those with 2018 civil contracts uploaded into the agency’s online portal to accept them as soon as possible. The government made emergency arrangements less than two hours before the new contracts came into force last week after several anxious providers complained that they had not received the necessary paperwork.The agency has repeatedly reminded practitioners this week to log into the agency’s contracted work and administration portal to sign their contracts. Its latest update, posted on Tuesday, stated that 262 providers had not done so. Those who have not ‘executed’ their contracts by today will not be authorised to carry out further work.Those affected by the contract debacle include Brent Law Centre, which tweeted yesterday:2 days to go and still no word from the LAA regarding our contract. No information, no communication despite raising questions and seeking guidance! Again, rhetoric on accessing justice passes over those in need.— Brent Law Centre (@BrentLawCentre) September 6, 2018last_img read more

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RENFE unveils Class 112 high speed train

first_imgSPAIN: National operator RENFE unveiled the new Class 112 high speed train at its future home, the extended Santa Catalina rolling stock maintenance facility in Madrid, on June 29. A total of 30 Class 112s have been ordered from Talgo and Bombardier for the Madrid – Valencia high speed line which is due to open later this year.The 200 m long Class 112 has two power cars and 12 trailers, offering a total of 365 seats compared to the 316 of the Talgo/Bombardier Class 102 for RENFE from which it has been developed. There are now only two classes, tourist and club, with the number of tourist seats increased to 294 following market studies. Weighing 322 tonnes, the new train has a top speed of 330 km/h. Each Bo-Bo power car has four asynchronous traction motors, fed by one IGBT converter per bogie. Class 112 production has been shared with RENFE’s Los Prados workshops in Málaga, responsible for the assembly of 168 trailer cars including interior fit-out, painting and static testing.last_img read more

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St. Ignatius gets 29th win against St. Edward in their 54th meeting

first_img Payton Vince The game between the St. Ignatius Wildcats and St. Edward Eagles is sponsored by Rain Barrells N More .CLEVELAND– On Saturday Night, the St. Ignatius Wildcats took on the St. Edward Eagles in their 54th meeting , this time at First Energy Stadium , usually home of the Cleveland Browns. On this night about 25,000 fans from both St. Ignatius and St. Edward filled First Energy Stadium.In the first quarter , Wildcats running back, Mark Bobinski had a 6 yard run for a touchdown. Bobinski started due to a hand injury to starting running back, James Andrews. Andrews and Bobinski split during the season. Bobinski stepped in the starting role. Following the extra point, Wildcats took the lead 7-0 with 2:04 left in the first quarter.In the second quarter of this match up between the Wildcats and the Eagles, Bobinski broke away with a 55 yard Touchdown run with 2:18 left in the half. Before the half was over the Wildcats got the ball back with 47 seconds left in the half. With 4 seconds left in the half Ignatius quarterback, Patrick Ryan threw a fade in the corner of the end-zone to Samuel Snyder for a 15 yard touchdown. The Wildcats lead at half with a score of 20-0 after a missed extra point.In the third quarter, Patrick Ryan broke through the middle with a 46 yard touchdown on a QB sneak.  St. Ignatius was not done doing their damage in the 3rd quarter just yet, Ryan connected with Michael Lehto for a 5 yard touchdown pass with 6:27 left in the third.In the fourth quarter, St. Edward Eagles got on the board for the first time with 3:38 when Tylan Rice scored on a 1 yard touchdown run. With that score the Eagles prevented a shutout from the Wildcats.St. Ignatius Wildcats Head Coach, Chuck Kyle, comments on playing in the atmosphere of an NFL stadium.“This was an amazing field, the field was like turf and it was just gorgeous. The team had a little excitement in the beginning, I think everyone was hyped up , maybe even a little too much but settled down and got into the game, that’s what kids do.”St. Ignatius Wildcats starting quarterback, Patrick Ryan, comments on how he controlled his nerves with playing in First Energy Stadium.“I’ve been dreaming of playing in this game since I was 8 years old, so there were nerves. Our first couple of plays we ran the ball and from there it settles everyone down. Once we complete that first pass I feel great about myself. I eventually settled down but it did take a little while.”St. Edward Eagles Head Coach, Tom Lombardo , comments on what allowed St. Ignatius to slow down his offense.“They are pretty good , we knew their front 6 was really tough, tough to run on. We just never got anything going in terms of finding a bread and butter play that could give us some mid range runs of 4-5 yards. We took some shots up top that we didn’t complete, we completed one early, didn’t convert on the 4 down and inches. That could have gave us some momentum. We didn’t convert on 3rd downs and they did. It got away after we gave them to many possessions. We know what we have to work on and we’ll do it.”Player of the Game:Mark Bobinski18 attempts for 150 yards, 2 touchdowns2 receptions for 36 yards Related TopicsChuck KyleCleveland BrownsDivision 1First Energy StadiumJames AndrewsMark BobinskiMichael LehtoPatrick RyanSamuel SnyderSt. Edward EaglesSt. Ignatius WildcatsTom LombardoTylan Ricecenter_img Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for LastWordOnSports.com. He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on AllSportsCleveland.com.last_img read more

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Laguna Vista ethics ordinance changes approved

first_img RelatedCharter amendments postponedMARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS January 15, 2015 A request to place amendments to the Laguna Vista charter on the May election ballot has failed due to time constraints. Councilman Richard Hinojosa at the Jan.13 Town Council meeting had proposed that voters be allowed to determine if the Ethic’s…January 23, 2015In “News”LV Council appoints advisory board membersBy MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Nine Laguna Vista residents were appointed to serve on various Town boards by Council members Tuesday. Nancy C. Franz was named to the Board of Ethics. Her appointment leaves one vacancy of that board. With five vacancies on the Board of Adjustments, Arden Curts…August 17, 2015In “News”Laguna Vista seeks to fill board vacanciesBy MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Residents of Laguna Vista wishing to help make a difference in their community are invited to apply to serve on any of three advisory boards. The Town has opening on the Board of Adjustments, the Library Board and the Board of Ethics. Four positions…January 22, 2016In “News” New appointees to the Laguna Vista Board of Ethics will be required to sign written statements agreeing to be available to attend called meetings within a specific time period, following action approved Tuesday by the Town Council.Specifically, the board repealed and replaced Ethics Ordinance No. 2012-19 on its second reading. The section modified, Article V, Section 20 (c), now mandates that new members agree to be available within a 14-day period to meet to hear complaints filed against appointed or elected officials of the Town.The Home Rule Charter required the Town Council to establish the Ethics Ordinance to provide a standard of conduct for Town officials, “whether elected or appointed, paid or unpaid, advisory or administrative, to serve not only as a guide for official conduct, but also as a basis for discipline for those who refuse to abide by its terms.”Five members have been appointed “to serve as an independent board of ethics to investigate and issue advisory opinions regarding any possible violation of conflict of interest and any financial disclosure policies.” No meetings of the Ethics Board have convened since the ordinance was enacted in 2012. Members include William Birdwell, Bob Matoush, Rafael Salazar, Renea Swink and Ken Helmke.The ordinance revisions “grandfather” in sitting board members, but will apply to future appointees.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. By MARTHA McCLAINSpecial to the PRESScenter_img Sharelast_img read more

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Olamide bags 500k in BET9JA sponsored Lagos Women Run 2017

first_imgSaturday 11th of November, over 2,000 women turned up for the 2017 edition of the Lagos Women Run sponsored by Bet9ja.The Lagos Women Run kicked off in grand style at the National Stadium at 7:00am, Lagos taking the athletes round a 10KM run in central Lagos metropolis and ended at the Teslim Balogun stadium.Oluwaseun Olamide, who was last year’s runners up, won the 10km race in 41:04:66. The defending champion, Fadekemi Olude, finished second with a time of 41:53:05, while Faustina Ogbu, came in at the third spot in 43:10:98.Olamide ran away with a cash prize N500, 000, while Olude and Ogbu were given N100, 000 and N50, 000 respectively. Different prizes from sponsors Bet9ja were also given to the triumphant athletes.Amongst other things the event brought awareness to the general public about issues affecting women such as sexual and physical abuse, female child education and issues of equality. Bet9ja used the opportunity to drive the conversation on social media about women-related issues with the hash tag #Bet9jaSupportsWomen.General Coordinator of the Lagos Women Run, Tayo Popoola, said the public should expect a bigger event in 2018. Head of Marketing, Bet9ja, Mr. Tunji Meshioye added that Bet9ja was proud to be sponsors of the Lagos Women Run. He said not a lot of brands pay attention to women and women activities these days and that needs to change. At Bet9ja we see it as our responsibility to push women’s agenda, and get the women folks more attention to causes that concern them.The next Lagos Women Run holds on the 10th, November 2018.last_img read more

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NEOSI High School Football Podcast Preview Show #7 – Week Seven Review and Week Eight Preview

first_imgWe are rounding third and heading for home in this high school football season, as week eight is upon us and this week there’s a LOT of big games in the Northeast Ohio area to cover.Today on the week eight edition of the ‘NEOSI High School Football Podcast Preview Show,’ hosted by Matt Loede and Tony Bogan we chat about what to expect this week with teams looking to the postseason, as well as look back to the results. We will look at the big games in Northeast Ohio, give scores and standings, and also give what games NEOSI will be covering this week and go through all the conferences as well. Click HERE to Listen to our Week eight Preview Week seven Rewind Edition of the NEOSI High School High School Football Preview Show! NEO HS Staff Related TopicsHigh School Footballlast_img read more