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County ESB Meets Virtually Thursday

first_imgCOUNTY News:The Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.The meeting is open to the public, but due to COVID-19 concerns, the meeting will be conducted remotely.The public can view proceedings at

BCSC conference delegates told to ‘face reality’

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BMA Liquid Air Oxygen sets up oxygen plant in Nagaland

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New leader for Linde Engineering

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New and Existing Members Boost London P&I Club Tonnage Entry (UK)

first_imgThe London P&I Club has increased its membership by almost two million gross tons over the past year. This increase reflects the entry of further tonnage with the club by existing members, and the addition of new members from China, Greece, Singapore, Turkey, and the UK.Ian Gooch, chief executive of the club’s management team, says, “The London P&I Club heads into 2014/15 after a solid renewal and further controlled growth. The club has seen encouraging progress, including continued steady growth in its mutual membership, which now stands at 43.1m gt.“On the one hand, the renewal took place against a backdrop of depressed freight markets in many sectors. On the other hand, the increases in rates and deductibles applied by our underwriters were an important part of the ongoing work on our operating performance and consolidation of the club’s financial strength. These competing pressures contributed to the few cases where it ultimately proved impossible to agree terms, while in a few other cases the decision was taken not to offer renewal.“The club is grateful for the support received from its members, and will strive to continue to provide a first-class, dedicated P&I service.”[mappress]London P&I Club, February 26, 2014last_img read more

HFW to host fourth P&I week

first_imgExecutives from the P&I industry are welcome to attend the event, the theme for this year being: IMO 2020: Claims and Catastrophes.The theme centres around a fictional case study set in January 2020 involving a voyage from Singapore to South Africa, a main engine failure and a collision between two vessels in South Africa. HFW said the facts of the case study give rise to a number of claims, catastrophes and other potential hurdles linked to the new IMO 2020 regulations, which come into effect on January 1, 2020.P&I Week 2019 consists of six different presentations discussing the new regulatory background and the potential impact for the industry outside of the regulatory context. As part of this, the presenters will consider how the new regulations may impact and link to other issues, and will also examine the implications for insurers arising out of IMO 2020 generally and in relation to the case study, with variations to tease out other issues relating to compliance (or otherwise) with Marpol Annex VI.For more information, please contact: events@hfw.comhfw.comlast_img read more

Heavy Lift Awards heads to London for 2020

first_imgFollowing a successful launch event in 2019, this year’s awards will recognise and reward excellence in complex project logistics and engineered transport operations around the world, celebrating the many companies and individuals whose vision, innovation and commitment has helped shape this vibrant industry.With a gala dinner at a celebrity-hosted awards ceremony, followed by an after-show party and entertainment, the Heavy Lift Awards will provide the perfect opportunity to host clients, network with industry professionals and reward the hard work of your staff.Entries are now open for the award categories, which include airfreight solution of the year; innovation award; environment award; excellence in engineering; forwarder network of the year; lifetime achievement award; overland transport provider of the year; port/terminal operator of the year; project logistics provider of the year; project of the year; safety award; shipping line of the year; and training award.Entries will close on April 3, 2020.You can also book your tables at the event now, with early bird pricing set to end on June 5, 2020.HLPFI would like to thank our current 2020 sponsors – AAL, Blue Water Shipping, deugro group, Fesco Projects, RTL, Trans Global Projects Group and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean – without whose support this event would not be possible.To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, entering the awards this year or attending the ceremony, please visit our awards website or contact Annie Roberts via or on +44 (0) 208 8289 2362.www.heavyliftawards.comlast_img read more

Production starts at IRICO rail plant

first_imgIRAN: Production has begun at Iran Khodro Rail Industries’ rolling stock factory at Abhar in northwest Iran, the company announced on February 4. The start of work follows the formal inauguration of the US$45m first phase of the plant by the Minister of Industries & Mines on December 22. Car and van maker Iran Khodro Investment Development Co established IRICO in 2003 with the aim of producing metro, light rail, monorail and suburban rolling stock. The company believes manufacturing in Iran rather than importing vehicles will reduce costs by US$300m a year. Trial manufacturing in Abhar began last July. The plant will produce bogies and bodyshells, and has facilities for sandblasting, painting, final assembly and testing. The initial output of 100 vehicles a year is expected to rise to 400 in the future.last_img read more

Florida To Start Reopening on May 4; Three Counties Excluded

first_imgFlorida’s Governor Ron DeSantis has outlined his plans for reopening of the state which will begin on Monday, May 4. The recommendations were made by the specially appointed task force, who also received input from Florida’s residents. As of Wednesday night, the state had surpassed 33,000 cases of coronavirus. Beginning May 4, Florida restaurants and retail stores can reopen at 25% of their capacity. Restaurants can use outdoor seating if the tables are six-feet apart. People are still being advised to follow the CDC social distancing guidelines when out in public. Wearing a mask is also still standard but residents won’t be fined for not wearing them. Bars, gyms, hair salons and movie theaters will remain closed until the next phase of reopening. Visits to nursing homes are also still prohibited. DeSantis said that the reopening of the state will be in three phases, but for phase one, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, which have been hardest hit by the coronavirus, are not include. As some counties in Florida have already reopened recreational venues with strict guidelines, DeSantis, on Wednesday, announced the first phase of reopening for the entire state. The three counties, which comprise South Florida, have been responsible for 60% of the state’s COVID-19 cases. DeSantis said that the three states are still trending upwards, in terms of positive cases and deaths, and thus they cannot be included in the phase one reopening. “Dade, Broward and Palm Beach are very important to Florida’s future,” DeSantis said. “We want to get them going. I think we have a good path to do it. But it’s going to be on a little bit different timetable than the rest of the state.”last_img read more

UN calls for humanitarian truce in Libya

first_imgThe United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday called for a humanitarian truce between the rival parties in Libya, as the armed conflict in the capital Tripoli continues between the UN-backed government and the east-based army.“The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) calls on all parties to accept a humanitarian truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, which begins with the Eid morning (Sunday),” the UNSMIL said in a statement.“The Mission hopes to receive written approvals from these parties no later than midnight Friday this week,” it said.Since early April, there has been intense fighting between the UN-backed government and the east-based rebel army, which is trying to take over the capital and overthrow the government.The fighting so far has killed more than 1,000 people, injured more than 5,700 others, and forced more than 120,000 people to flee their homes, according to the World Health Organization.Libya has been suffering escalating violence and political instability ever since the fall of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.Related UN Calls for Int’l Action UN delivery of humanitarian aid could be hampered in Libyacenter_img UNSMIL calls for one-week truce in Libyalast_img read more

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