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EU LNG maritime imports are increasing at a breakneck pace

Jhe rate at which the EU has imported LNG by sea has been enormous since the beginning of the year, due to the situation in Ukraine. In a recent report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “in 2021, the European Union (27) was the world’s third largest maritime importer of LNG, with a share of […]

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US Navy awards Leonardo DRS a $73 million contract for Shipboard Energy magazine

The United States Navy has reward DRS Naval Power Systems a potential $72.8 million contract to deliver a multi-application shipboard energy magazine by April 2027. The Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Leonardo will design, manufacture and test the power conversion system before delivering it to future and current ships and weapon systems. The magazine […]

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Raytheon to upgrade shipboard computers, networking and combat systems aboard Zumwalt-class destroyers

WASHINGTON- US Navy shipboard electronics experts ask Raytheon Technologies Corp. to upgrade computers and computer networking equipment aboard the Navy’s three Zumwalt-class land-attack destroyers (DDG 1000) in a potential $1.7 billion contract announced the last week. Naval Sea Systems Command officials in Washington announced a $482.7 contract with the Raytheon Missiles & Defense segment in […]

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L3Harris secures $593 million Navy contract to develop onboard EO/IR sensor technology

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has been awarded a potential $593 million contract to develop passive sensor technology for surveillance, detection and tracking operations aboard US Navy ships. The company will initially provide engineering, manufacturing and development services to the branch’s onboard panoramic electro-optical/infrared program, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday. Under the SPEIR contract, L3Harris […]

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New Marine Corps Presidential VH-92 Helicopter Reaches Initial Operational Capability

Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) conducts test flights of the new VH-92A over the South Lawn of the White House Sept. 22, 2018. US MARINE CORPS / Sgt. fighter helicopter ARLINGTON, Va. – The Marine Corps VH-92A presidential support helicopter has reached initial operating capability, according to the Department of the Navy. The VH-92A, built […]

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Brokers must be proactive in helping clients in difficulty ‒ analysis

The cost-of-living crisis represents an opportunity for brokers to reconnect with customers and provide assistance if they are struggling to repay, intermediaries argued. This week’s data from the Office for National Statistics revealed that around one in five mortgage borrowers said they have had trouble meeting their repayments lately. With a slew of […]

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Oceanside’s Seaborne cafe floats my boat

Where: Seaborne Coffee, 332 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054 What: Batch Brew Black Coffee: Single Origin Guatemala from Revolution Roasters Tasting notes: hazelnut, milk chocolate, creamy Price: $3.52 after tax What I listen to: Fruit Bats, “Cazadera” The threat of rain mingles with the musk of the marine layer of fog. Clouds waver over […]

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Coastguard teams hunt four hours for ‘ghost’ distress call

Search – Coastguard teams searching for the ship COAST GUARD teams rushed to a distress call off Shoebury but no vessel was found. HM Coastguard Southend was tasked at 9.40am on Wednesday with a ‘mayday’ call from a vessel in distress which was picked up by the Shoebury antenna of HM Coastguard station. No further […]

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Coastguard and lifeboat called to rescue kitesurfer in channel

Rescue teams from Burnham-on-Sea were called in yesterday (April 24) to rescue a kitesurfer after he ran into trouble off the coast of Brean. Burnham Lifeboat and the Coastguard Rescue Team were alerted to the incident by the beach warden at around 12.17pm on Sunday. The lifeboat was launched from the slipway at Burnham, while […]

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Leonardo DRS secures $73 million Navy contract to produce Shipboard Energy magazines

A business arm of Leonardo DRS has been awarded a potential five-year, $72.8 million contract with the U.S. Navy for the first low-throughput initial production of a shipboard energy magazine and related support services . DRS Naval Power Systems will design, manufacture, test and manufacture the power conversion technology and conduct risk reduction efforts through […]

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Debt after divorce – how your ex’s student loans can follow you out of your marriage – Saratogian

By: Leslie Silva, Esq. Like most couples, many do not plan to divorce. When you tie the knot, you may think that all your benefits and burdens will be shared with your partner until death do you part. But sometimes life takes you in different directions. Dividing your stuff and going down different paths can […]

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Coastguard and lifeboats rescue 16 people in Great Yarmouth

Published: 15:45 24 April 2022 Update: 20:03 24 April 2022 Seventeen people including a six-month-old baby, along with a rabbit and two dogs, were evacuated from two beached boats in Great Yarmouth. The rescue took place on Sunday morning (April 24) at Breydon Water and involved Great Yarmouth and Gorleston RNLI, Hemsby Lifeboat, Everitt Marine […]

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Bangor RNLI and HM Coastguard thanked back-to-back incidents at Youth Sailing Championship on Belfast Lough

The Irish Sailing Association and Ballyholme Yacht Club thanked the RNLI and HM Coastguard for their help during the Youth Sailing Championships at Belfast Lough on Saturday. In a statement, organizers said a “small number” of competitors suffered minor injuries. One person was taken to hospital for observation following a concussion. No serious injuries occurred […]

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Best films about scams and con artists based on true stories

Credit: Mary Cybulski 2013 Paramount Pictures Take a look at some of the best scams and con artists movies based on real stories Ad Disclosure: We earn referral fees from advertisers. Learn more There’s something about hustler or scam movies that seems to appeal to us. Maybe it’s the fascination of watching people outwit others, […]

Marine

Stena to equip four ferries with Yara Marine shore power solution

Written by Nick Blenkey Stena Livia is one of four Stena vessels to be equipped with a Yara Marine shore power solution As part of its efforts to minimize carbon emissions from its fleet, the Swedish company Stena line signed a contract with Yara Marine Technologies to install Yara Marine’s shore power solution on board […]

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Stena Line ships equipped with Yara Marine shore power solutions

Stena Line and Yara Marine Technologies have signed a contract to install Yara Marine’s shore power solution on board four ferries as part of Stena Line’s efforts to minimize carbon emissions from their fleet. Once connected to the port’s local power grid, the turnkey solution will enable these vessels to eliminate emissions and noise that […]

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Non-Traditional Path Leads Newport’s NUWC Division Marine Scientist to a Rewarding Career > Naval Sea Systems Command > Recorded News Module

NEWPORT, RI – Division of Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport marine scientist Natasha Dickenson, who works in the environmental branch of the company’s operations department, is proof that not all successful careers follow traditional paths. In a March 24 virtual presentation to students at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) […]

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Shipboard Incineration Market Size, Outlook and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Incineration market on board ships The report has segmented the market based on application, product, geography, and other factors. This market report examines several key players and drivers impacting the market opportunities, challenges, risks and developments. It also performs competitive analysis of the industry which brings major advantages to […]

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Marine Military Antenna Market Industry Size, In-Depth Qualitative Insights – The New York Irish Emgirant

Understanding the influence of COVID-19 on Marine Military Antennas Market with our analysts monitoring the situation around the world. Description of the report: Market Strides released a report titled Marine Military Antennas Market by Type, by Application, Regional Analysis, Growth Opportunity, and Industry Forecast 2022-2030. The Marine Military Antenna market report provides comprehensive overview including […]

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Who qualifies for student loan relief under Biden’s huge new income-based repayment expansion

PORTSMOUTH, NH – APRIL 19: United States President Joe Biden delivers remarks on April 19, 2022 at … [+] Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Getty Images Yesterday, the Biden administration announced a sweeping new initiative to expand income-contingent reimbursement programs. This effort will significantly expand the pool of borrowers eligible for student […]

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Police and Coastguard helicopter waste hours on ‘false report’ of missing swimmer off Brighton beach

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after making an alleged false report of a missing swimmer off Brighton. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon (April 18). Emergency services were called to report a swimmer missing in the sea off Madeira Drive. Several crews responded to the scene to help with the search. Among […]

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Navy Selects Comtech EF Data to Provide Satellite Communications Modems for Shipboard and Shore Applications

SAN DIEGO- US shipboard communications experts needed satellite modems and upgrades for surface warships, submarines and shore sites. They found their solution with Comtech EF Data Corp. in Tempe, Arizona. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command officials in San Diego on Friday announced a $13.1 million order from Comtech EF Data for Comtech SLM-5650B modems, SLM-5650B […]

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Credello: More Debt People Should Convince Their Employers They Need Student Loan Repayment Help

NEW YORK – April 18, 2022 – (Newswire.com) For anyone with student loan debt, which is currently around 43 million people in the United States, May will be an interesting month. On May 1, student loan default collections will resume after pausing during the pandemic, that is, unless the government decides to continue the pause. […]

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Coastguard warning after emergency phone damaged in Three Cliffs prank – Swansea Bay News

Local schoolchildren from Knelston Primary joined a clean beach to celebrate Port Eynon’s participation in a smoke-free campaign. The campaign encourages visitors not to smoke on the beach through a voluntary smoke-free initiative, which aims to reduce cigarette waste and protect the environment. The campaign was launched by ASH Cymru, a health organization that raises […]

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How do personal loans affect credit score? – Advisor Forbes INDIA

A personal loan is a very popular type of loan due to its variety of uses and relatively easy availability. It’s a great option for financing unforeseen financial needs (or emergencies), given that it doesn’t require any collateral or collateral and the approval process is easier compared to other loans. Given its popularity, most lenders […]

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Exhibition, onboard rite honoring the fall of Bataan in World War II

SAN FRANCISCO – Filipino Americans and San Francisco Bay Area American officials gathered to mark the 80e anniversary of the fall of Bataan in World War II with an onboard display and ceremony honoring Filipino and American soldiers who fought in the Philippines. The ‘Remember Bataan: The 80th Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan’ commemorative […]

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China’s coal imports in March rebound after two years of low and expensive sea cargo weights

China’s coal imports rebounded in March from a two-year low in February, but were still 40% lower than the corresponding period last year, as buyers turned away from expensive imports and turned to the domestic supply at capped prices. The world’s largest consumer of coal, China imported 16.42 million tonnes of coal last month, data […]

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OneUnited Bank partners with Lendistry to offer small business loans nationwide

OneUnited Bank partners with Lendistry to offer small business loans nationwide By Edlyn Cardoza April 12, 2022 Credit score FinTech lender OneUnited Bank, the largest black-owned bank, partners with Lendistry, a black-run bank FinTech, to provide small business loans to OneUnited Bank customers. The Bank’s ongoing mission is to close the racial wealth gap by […]

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Raytheon continues to support on-board DBR radar as service transitions to less expensive EASR radar

WASHINGTON- On-board radar experts at Raytheon Technologies Corp. will continue to support an expensive surface search radar system for large US Navy warships until a suitable replacement comes online, under the terms of a $19.1 million order. dollars announced on Friday. Naval Sea Systems Command Washington officials request the Raytheon Missiles & Defense segment in […]

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HM Coastguard Southend warns residents not to fall stone

HM Coastguard Southend have issued a safety advisory to parents and children, especially teenagers, who fall onto local piers. As the Easter holidays have arrived and warm weather is approaching, a warning has been issued to residents not to jump off our piers and piers including Barge Pier on Garrison, Gilson Pier on Marine Parade […]

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SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) PT lowered to $13.00

Sofi Technologies (NASDAQ: SOFI – Get a rating) had its price target reduced by Oppenheimer from $18.00 to $13.00 in a research note released to investors on Thursday, Fly reports. They currently have an outperform rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages also commented on SOFI. Wedbush began covering SoFi Technologies in a […]

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Coastguard inspect P&O’s Spirit of Britain in Dover

The Coastguard has confirmed they are carrying out a safety inspection on one of P&O’s suspended vessels. Inspectors boarded the ship, currently moored in the port of Dover, at the request of the ferry company to see if it can be cleared to sail. P&O ships near the Port of Dover. Photo: Barry Goodwin Safety […]

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Coastguard urges caution as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Fili approaches

Monday, April 11, 2022, 12:38 PMPress Release: Coast Guard The Coastguard is urging boaters to take a moment to secure their vessels and to monitor weather conditions closely as former Tropical Cyclone Fili passes over much of the North Island this week. Metservice is currently warning of coastal flooding, heavy rain, high winds up to […]

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Shipboard Incineration Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Incineration market on board ships The report provides a comprehensive overview of significant aspects that will drive market growth such as market drivers, restraints, prospects, opportunities, restraints, current trends, and technical and industrial advancements. The detailed study of the industry, development and improvement of the industrial sector and new […]

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Nearly 300 servicemen separated from the Navy and Marine Corps for vaccine refusal

launches the corporal. Carlos Benitez, assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, receives a COVID-19 reminder aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) March 23, 2022. US Navy Photo The Navy and Marine Corps separated 296 service members over the past week as services continue to lay off those who are not vaccinated […]

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FDIC Consumer Compliance Monitoring Highlights Examine Unauthorized EFTs, Overdraft Programs, Unpaid Transaction Representation, and Fair Lending

The FDIC has released the March 2022 edition of Consumer Compliance Monitoring Highlights which includes a description of some of the most significant consumer compliance issues identified by FDIC examiners in consumer compliance reviews conducted in 2021. The issues described in the report are: Regulation E liability protections. Examiners found the following instances of consumers […]

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Coastguard advice on reporting munitions found on beaches

Publication date: April 7, 2022 An unexploded ordnance was discovered on Walcott Beach earlier this week and was safely disposed of by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team from 11 EOD and the Search Regiment Royal Logistic Corps. Thereafter, we would like to remind our residents and visitors that they must always be attentive to […]

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Dead porpoise found by Coastguard on Southend beach

An investigation has been launched after a dead porpoise was found on the beach at Thorpe Bay. Members of the Southend Coastguard found the 1.1m dead animal at 10.25am yesterday morning, calling on Dover Marine Rescue Co-ordination to deal with the incident. 04/06/22 10:25SNCRT has been tasked with reporting a 1.1m dead porpoise on the […]

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Shipboard Incineration Market Size, Growth Drivers and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Free Flight Camera Market The report provides a comprehensive overview of significant aspects that will drive market growth such as market drivers, restraints, prospects, opportunities, restraints, current trends, and technical and industrial advancements. The detailed study of the industry, development and improvement of the industrial sector, and the new […]

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SunLive – Coastguard calls for volunteer radio operators

As water activities continue to grow in popularity, Mount Maunganui-based Coastguard Communications East are now looking to increase the number of even more trained radio operators next summer. With the east coast of New Zealand enjoying a long hot summer, coastguard volunteers at the end of the radios and on the water have been busy. […]

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Global public debt set to soar to $71 trillion this year: research

People wearing protective face masks wait at a bus stop with a display of the current national debt amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Washington, January 31, 2022. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters LONDON — Global sovereign debt is expected to climb 9.5% to a record $71.6 trillion in 2022, according to a new report, […]

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ArcticInfo ‒ A digital service for safer maritime travel in the Arctic

ArcticInfo ‒ A digital service for safer maritime travel in the Arctic ArcticInfo provides important information about Arctic navigation conditions, supporting decisions for safer navigation in Arctic waters. Map-based and accessible to everyone, ArcticInfo covers large areas off the coasts of Norway, Iceland, Russia, Canada and Greenland, as well as the Barents Sea and the […]

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After barrage of editorials and criticism, Navy leaders defend restructuring plan

Marine Corps leaders have forcefully defended their future vision for the service – known as Force Design 2030 – after a series of op-eds and dismissals from former generals appeared in multiple media outlets. The plan, announced more than two years ago, calls for the Corps to get rid of its tanks, some aircraft and […]

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Marine Corps sees progress in transition to sea operations

SEA-AIR-SPACE NEWS: Marine Corps sees progress in transition to sea operations Light Amphibious Warfare Ship Concept Shipping solutions concept NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland— Marine Corps leaders are refining the capabilities they need for distributed operations in everything from lighter ships to more reliable communications. Since 2020, the service has undertaken a transformation effort known as Force […]

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FDIC Consumer Compliance Monitoring Highlights for State and Community Banks | McGuireWoods LLP

[co-author: Kristin Lee] On March 31, 2022, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the March 2022 edition of its Consumer Compliance Monitoring Highlights. The publication provides a high-level overview of consumer compliance issues identified in 2021 through FDIC oversight of state-chartered banks and savings institutions that are not members of the Federal Reserve. It […]

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Brian Bags reward, relaxed face covering rules, coast guard call and more

The founder of THE LOCAL law firm says he is “honored” to have won a national small business award. Brian Inkster of Inkster’s Solicitors won the Scottish Freelancer/Individual Entrepreneur of the Year award at a Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday. He set up as a sole trader in 1999, and […]

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Coastguard helicopter transports passenger from Norröna

The SUMBURGH-based Coastguard Rescue Helicopter was tasked with airlifting a passenger from the Norrona ferry northwest of Yell on Sunday evening during a medical evacuation. The passenger was taken to Sumburgh instead of the Clickimin landing site in Lerwick due to weather conditions. An ambulance picked up the passenger from Sumburgh. the Norrona was on […]

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Wells Fargo Review: Is Wells Fargo the right bank to take out a debt consolidation loan?

Ad Disclosure: We earn referral fees from advertisers. Learn more Wells Fargo is one of the largest banks in the United States. It offers a variety of products and services to its customers, including personal debt consolidation loans. But is Wells Fargo the right bank for you when it comes to taking out a personal […]

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Yara Marine will provide shore power for three Finnlines vessels

The turnkey solutions will help Finnlines reduce emissions on board ships while in port. Credit: Yara Marine Technologies. Yara Marine won a Contract to install shore power systems on board three vessels of the roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) and ropax operator, Finnlines. The shore power solution will allow ships to connect to the local power grid while […]

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Navy asks General Dynamics to build software-defined radio systems on board with NSA Type 1 encryption

SAN DIEGO- Communications experts aboard the US Navy are asking General Dynamics Corp. to provide AN/USC-61(C) maritime radios to enable naval vessels and Navy surface submarines to communicate over high frequency (HF) and ultra high frequency (UHF) line of sight, Communications via UHF satellite (SATCOM) and very high frequency (VHF) radio bands. Naval Information Warfare […]

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Tea with photographer Kate Seaborne

How did you get to Oak Bay? My husband and I were working at the University of Victoria, and in the spring of 1986 we started house hunting in Oak Bay. We fell for a little 1912 cottage with a great view of McNeill Bay and the Olympic Mountains and bought it in an instant. […]