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The contract for the control system for a shore-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, USA, has been awarded to Wärtsilä.The facility is owned by Harvey Gulf International Marine, a major owner-operator of offshore supply and specialty vessels headquartered in New Orleans. It will be used to supply fuel to Harvey Gulf’s fleet of LNG powered platform supply vessels (PSV), and will be the first source of LNG fuel in the Gulf of Mexico. The order was placed in July, 2014.The Wärtsilä scope of supply comprises the control cabinets, the PLCs, computers, software programming and service commissioning. It is designed to enable the entire fuelling process to be fully controlled from the control room onboard the HARVEY ENERGY class platform supply vessels, thus making the fuelling far more efficient and safer than would be otherwise possible. Delivery is scheduled for November, 2014.“The Harvey Gulf PSVs are to be fitted with the Wärtsilä LNGPac gas control system, so it was natural that the same basic technology should also be used for the shore fuelling facility. There is a growing need for an LNG fuelling infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico, so this represents an important step forward. Both Harvey Gulf and Wärtsilä are fully committed to promoting environmentally sustainable operations, and by facilitating the use of LNG as a marine fuel, this philosophy is clearly enhanced,” says Joe Amyot, Sales Director, Wärtsilä Ship Power.The new fuelling facility will enable the refuelling of offshore supply vessels powered by LNG. It will also have the capability to provide a fuel source for LNG fuelled cargo ships operating in the Houston – New Orleans region.Harvey Gulf currently has six LNG fuelled PSVs under construction, all of which will be powered by Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines. The vessels will also have various other Wärtsilä equipment onboard, including the Wärtsilä LNGPac gas storage and supply system. The company, additionally, has two diesel-electric construction vessels in production equipped with Wärtsilä 32 engines and other Wärtsilä solutions.Related: Harvey Gulf begins construction of first LNG marine fueling facility in USA [mappress]Press Release, August 18, 2014
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Beyel Brothers has a long history with the Kennedy Space Centre, installing an overhead crane in the late 1970s in the shuttle vehicle assembly building (VAB) – a crane that Beyel has disassembled using the newly acquired 350-tonne lifting capacity AC 350/6. Beyel Brothers mobilised the AC 350/6 crane, boom and 116.7 tonnes of counterweight on seven trucks and quickly made way to the VAB project site. Once inside the VAB, the AC 350/6 was setup and ready for deployment within four hours. “The boom pinning system made its easier to telescope the boom,” said Beyel, adding that further time was saved due to the AC 350/6’s self-rigging counterweight system. Crews worked with 40.7 m of main boom to remove the overhead crane from the 160 m tall building, the largest single story building in the world. A critical pick was to lift a 45.4 tonne drum and cable trolley assembly. Working at a 12.2 m to 13.7 m radius the AC 350/6 was able to safely lower the assembly to the VAB floor. NASA employs stringent lifting safety standards that required the crane to stay within 75 percent of its load chart; the AC350/6 was able to perform all the lifts without the need for a Sideways Superlift system. “Being able to do the lift without the Superlift structure saved us an extra truck load, four to five hours of setup and two extra laborers,” commented Beyel. “Not only did it save us time but it also saved us money.” The crane crew also had to uninstall two massive girders weighing 22 tonnes and 18.1 tonnes respectively. The crane was able to safely lower the 24.4 m long beams to the floor without incident. Four further picks were completed using the AC 350/6 before it was de-rigged and moved out. The entire project was completed in only six days. Beyel Brothers added that the company looks forward to performing tandem lifts using its AC 350/6 and a new 250-tonne capacity class Terex AC250-1 crane, which was also acquired recently by the firm. www.beyel.comwww.terex.com
PTPL is 50 percent-owned by PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) and 50 percent-owned by Terasea, which is a 50:50 joint venture between Ezion and Seabridge Marine Services. PTPL specialised in offshore marine services, with a focus on towage and mooring installations of floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) platforms.For example, in 2016, PTPL secured the contract to tow and position the Shell Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform from South Korea to Australia, as HLPFI reported here. On September 19, 2019, POSH announced that PTPL had defaulted on a loan facility, the outstanding balance being USD27.6 million. POSH said that the maximum financial impact on the group as a result of the liquidation would be USD42 million. It added that no material impact on the company’s cashflow is forecast.In separate news, POSH confirmed that has acquired the remaining stake in the Pacific Workboats Pte Ltd (PWPL) joint venture from Dolphin Shipping. www.posh.com.sgposhterasea.com.sg
On Sunday, West Indies Captain Carlos Brathwaite refused to be drawn into speculation over what could have been, after West Indies lost the third Twenty20 International against India in a dramatic last-ball finish.India secured 3-0 sweepWith scores tied on 181 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, India, Manish Pandey (four not out) and Dinesh Karthik ( 0 not out) scrambled a single off the final delivery of the contest, to seal a six-wicket win for India and a 3-0 series clean sweep.“You can’t look back at it [and think] if one of the fours had gone for one, we would have won by three runs,” Brathwaite said afterwards.“So you can’t look at every single ball and think ‘this one decision or that one decision’ cost us the game. I think you have to give credit to Shikhar (Dhawan) and Rishabh (Pant) who played very, very well and also give credit to my group of guys who started well with the ball.“[With] the partnership [between Dhawan and Pant] it seemed as if the game was kind of taken away from us and we stuck in, we kept our belief and we played valiantly to the end.Won’t niggle “It was a good game of cricket and we don’t want to ruin the spectacle and entertainment … by niggling at a one call here and a one call there.”West Indies made 181 for three off their 20 overs behind Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten 53 and Darren Bravo’s 43 not out – the pair adding 87 in an unbroken fourth wicket stand.In reply, India were stumbling at 45 for two in the sixth before Dhawan punched a career-best 92 and Pant, 58, in a 130-run partnership for the third wicket, which laid the foundation for victory.However, the game was still close with five required from the final over bowled by left-arm spinner Fabian Allen, but West Indies just found themselves outplayed in the end.Brathwaite said although the team had been unable to deliver a win for the Caribbean fans, he felt as though the fight displayed in the performance counted for something.“We said we wanted to leave them with a smile on their faces,” said the all-rounder.“Obviously we didn’t get the result we wanted but the effort and the fight and the dedication and the belief that we showed down to the last ball, after the position that the partnership with Shikhar and Rishabh, put [India] in, I think will put a smile on their faces.“Eventually we want to be turning those into the wins but for now we’re happy with the effort and the belief.”He continued: “We had good, solid performances with the bat. Obviously Nicholas will get the plaudits because he raised his bat but I think credit must go to the opening pair (Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer) as well who set us up with 50 in the first six overs, so we had a lot of positives today with the bat and it is about replicating it game in, game out.”
Tweet Share Sharing is caring! Share 200 Views no discussions EntertainmentLocalNews Mas Domnik 2020 Heats Up: Kiddies Carnival, Sunrise Jam, Portsmouth Carnival by: – January 22, 2020 Carnival 2020 is one month away and the Dominica Festivals Committee is keeping Mas Domnik at the fore with its weekly updates on the season’s activities.The new event on the carnival calendar is Sunrise which is reportedly being considered the second J’ouvert. It takes place February 21st from 10pm to 8am.Asa Bantan, the event’s headliner, says, “It’s a going to be a very exciting and different event. I want to big up the entire DFC team for coming up with that event. Our Carnival is very patriotic but it was missing something and that is what I think it was missing.He revealed that several local artists, DJs and bands are on the lineup including Signal Band, Triple K, WCK and Carlyn Xp.“It’s like the Breakfast Fete of Carnival.”International and regional DJs will also entertain. Asa BantanKiddies Carnival is coming back for the second year after its hiatus in partnership with Junior Chamber International and the Discover Dominica Authority. It takes place on Sunday, February 23rd.The theme for the children’s event is ‘I Am A Kid, Gro The Riddim, Grow The Mas.’Mervillia Robinson of JCI Dominica detailed four sections based on age: slime, confetti, powder and paint.“There will be a roadshow parade where children can wear their costumes while following the truck like adult carnival.”The cost is $5 per child and $10 per adult.Groups of 5+ pay $3 per childKiddies Carnival is from 12pm to 7pm and will also feature competitions, games, bouncing castle and scores of other activities.DJ Reo, DJ Snow and Triple K International will be the musical entertainment for the children.Several other activities, competitions and games have been listed and parents are encouraged to give their children this experience.Meantime, Calypso Quarter Finals takes place this Saturday at 8:30pm with 39 hopefuls including newcomers, Abiya and Bingo.The Swinging Stars Band will play backup.Portsmouth Carnival opens this weekend as well, themed, ‘Still Rising’The parade starts at 2:00pm with Triple K and Signal Band. Share
“We need to focus more and work harder,” Nierras stressed. “We celebrate and recover, but we must also prepare for the long grind.”Stallion drew first blood when Melliza struck from just outside the box in the 23rd minute.JPV managed to equalize in the 52nd minute as Keigo Moriwasu drilled in a wide open goal at the penalty area.Stallion quickly regained the advantage on a header by Ko before sealing the victory with a putback from Tuazon in the 75th minute and a Sy conversion from inside on stoppage time.JPV suffered its seventh consecutive defeat since opening the season with 2-0 and is thus stuck on fifth place with 6 points./PN Stallion Laguna’s Yannick Tuazon goes for a corner kick against JPV Marikina. STALLION LAGUNA FC / FACEBOOK MANILA – Stallion Laguna continued its winning ways in the 2018 Philippines Football League after a 4-1 domination over the struggling JPV Marikina at the Biñan Football Stadium in Laguna.Ilonggo Jan Jesus Melliza, Ko Kyung Joon, Yannick Tuazon and Abou Sy fired a goal each for Stallion to move up to fourth – 9 points on four wins and three losses – after the Friday match.But Stallion head coach Ernest Nierras cautioned his players from celebrating too much as he expects their next five games to be tough.In the next three weeks they will face Ceres Negros, Kaya Iloilo, JPV, Global Cebu, and Davao Aguilas, he said.
Rodney yang kala itu tengah duduk di samping jendela, otomatis langsung mengetahui bahwa baling-baling pesawat yang dikendarainya mati. Sontak ia langsung mengeluarkan ponselnya guna mengabadikan momen tersebut – siapa tahu bisa menjadi suatu alat bukti jika pesawat propeller tersebut jatuh atau mengalami kecelakaan.“Mungkin sekira 15 hingga 20 menit setelah pesawat tinggal landas,” ujar Rodney kepada media setempat.“Ya, baling-baling pesawat itu benar-benar mati,” sambungnya singkat.Pada awalnya, Rodney sempat tidak menyangka bahwa baling-baling pesawat itu mati, namun pada akhirnya, ia baru menyadari setelah kecepatan pesawat berangsur menurun.“Terlebih ketika awak penerbang mengumumkan terkait kejadian ini, di situlah saya baru benar-benar percaya,” lanjut Rodney.Kendati terdengar menyeramkan di telinga penumpang, namun pengumuman semacam ini merupakan sebuah standar pengoperasian yang kudu dilakukan oleh pihak maskapai guna memberitakan kejadian terbaru yang menimpa pesawat terkait.Ketika dikonfirmasi, pihak anak perusahaan dari The Flying Kangaroo ini tidak menyangkalpemberitaan tersebut.Baca Juga: Bikin Ulah Pasca Keluar Toilet, Penumpang ini Paksa The Flying Kangaroo Return to Base“Terkait insiden ini, penerbangan cari Cairns menuju Townsville terpaksa Return to Base. Namun pesawat tetap bisa mendarat di Cairns dengan selamat,” tutur pihak Qantas.“Kendati salah satu mesin mati, namun pesawat ini masih bisa mengudara untuk batas waktu tertentu. Kami meminta maaf atas ketidaknyamanan yang terjadi,” sambung Qantas.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… Related Sumber: abc.net.au Apa yang akan Anda lakukan jika melihat baling-baling pesawat yang Anda tumpangi mendadak mati? Panik? Tentu saja! Dijamin otak Anda semua sudah mengarahkan kepada skema terburuk yang akan terjadi – kecelakaan pesawat. Dan percayakah Anda bahwa deskripsi di atas bukan hanya sekedar imajinasi liar belaka, namun pernah terjadi beberapa waktu ke belakang!Baca juga: Apa yang Dilakukan Pilot Ketika Salah Satu Mesin Pesawat Mati?Sebagaimana yang dilansir KabarPenumpang.com dari laman abc.net.au (23/9), seorang penumpang dari maskapai QantasLink Dash 8, Rodney Hyman mendapati mesin di burung besi yang ditumpanginya mendadak mati ketika menempuh perjalanan dari Cairns menuju Townsville beberapa waktu yang lalu. Menurut pengakuan Rodney, matinya salah satu baling-baling dari pesawat kecil ini terjadi tak berselang lama setelah pesawat tinggal landas.
Friday kicked off activities with the beginning of SawFest, where chainsaw carvers began working on their Alaskan artwork. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Soldotna’s annual Progress Days celebrations drew big crowds to the city park over the weekend. Stephanie Ferguson and Molly Noyes won the adult division… Sibling duo Ben and Emylee Wilson(pictured above) won the juniors division with barbecued pork and veggies followed by a chocolate coconut bread pudding. Rash: “I think it’s probably the biggest one that we’ve had yet, the amount of vendors that we have, live music, beer garden, we’re going longer than we ever have before.” Saturday held the parade through Soldotna, followed by different divisions of the dutch oven competitions in Soldotna Creek Park. Event organizer Andy Rash with the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce… “We had for our desert we did an apple tart. For our bread we did a rosemary, garlic, kalamata olives dinner rolls. And then we did a pork loin stuffed with pine nuts, rosemary, garlic, lemon zest.”