He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Lysaker, Norway, effective June 21, 2013. Connor – formerly WWL’s deputy ceo and chief commercial officer -replaces Arild B. Iversen at the helm of the firm. Iversen, who served as president and ceo of WLL for the past six years, will move into a consultancy role within the Wallenius Group. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is a joint venture between WWASA and Wallenius, established in 1999, providing a combination of shipping and logistics services worldwide.Christopher J. Connor www.2wglobal.com
Emirates explained that large and oversize shipments can also be easily uplifted through the aircraft’s wide main deck cargo doors.The cargo capacity offered through the weekly freighter service is in addition to 175 tonnes of belly hold capacity provided on five weekly Boeing 777-300ER passenger flights from Oslo. www.skycargo.com
■ Hanover Park clinic staff are in high spirits, after the City of Cape Town announced that they have the best tuberculosis (TB) cure rate – with 100 percent – in the Klipfointein Sub-district. The clinic was also announced the first runner up for the Best Facility in the sub-district. The Manenberg clinic took the honours of being the Best Facility.
SWEDEN: Östergötland transport authority Östgötatrafiken has placed a firm order for Alstom’s Salzgitter plant to supply eight more Coradia Nordic X61 regional electric multiple-units by early 2015. The four-car units are designed for winter temperatures of -35°C, with roof-mounted equipment to blast away snow and ice. The €50m contract announced on August 6 takes the total number of units Östgötatrafiken has ordered within a 2008 framework agreement to 13, and means Alstom has sold a total of 247 regional trains in Sweden since 2002. Östgötatrafiken CEO Paul Hakansson said the units which are already in service ‘have contributed to a higher level of customer satisfaction’, and acquiring more is expected to help increase ridership.
UK: ‘We want to prevent malfunctions before they even occur,’ said Siemens Mobility Division CEO Jochen Eickholt when Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin officially opened the new rolling stock depot at Three Bridges on October 15. The depot will maintain the 115 Class 700 Desiro City electric multiple-units which Siemens is supplying for north–south commuter routes through central London. The Department for Transport has ordered the EMUs under a 20-year deal with Cross London Trains, a special purpose joint venture of Siemens Project Ventures, Innisfree and 3i Infrastructure. Siemens has a separate contract for their maintenance, and ‘making sure our trains are available for service day-in, day-out, is key’, said Eickholt. The main contractor for construction of the depot was VolkerFitzpatrick. Smart predictive maintenance lies at the heart of the design, with all trains arriving at the site able to pass through an automated inspection system supplied by MRX, which uses laser scanning to identify maintenance requirements. The 265 m main building has five maintenance tracks, elevated for easy underfloor access. The site is on the 750 V DC third rail network, but one of the tracks has 25 kV 50 Hz electrification for testing the dual-voltage trainsets. There are also 11 sidings providing stabling for 172 cars, with facilities for emptying controlled-emission toilets. The depot has a personnel protection system supplied by Zonegreen, as well as full signalling. There are two bidirectional train washing plants, a tandem-head underfloor wheel lathe supplied by Hegenscheidt-MFD, and two Mechan bogie drops. Other facilities include a KMW driver training simulator.A second depot is being built at Hornsey in north London. The new depots will be ‘role models for Siemens projects all over the world’, said Eickholt. The experience gained at Three Bridges is being used to inform the development of the facility in Dortmund which will maintain double-deck EMUs ordered for the Rhein-Ruhr Express project.A more detailed article on Three Bridges depot will appear in the December 2015 issue of Railway Gazette International.
Share Attorney General, Levi Peter (file photo)In light of suggestions from the public that an independent investigatory body may lead to greater transparency, Attorney General Levi Peter has questioned whether this is possible for a small island like Dominica. There have been questions by members of the public as to why an independent body was not sought out to lead investigation into Joshua Etienne’s death since he died while in custody of police officers.“It’s easy to say that it should have an independent body but if you just think about it for a moment, an independent body to investigate murder, which is the most serious crime that we have in our statute, would need independent people with investigatory expertise and most jobs do not necessarily give you that training.”He explained that the United Kingdom, which is a much bigger jurisdiction, has an Independent Complaints Authority but one will find that it was not too long ago that it was formed.“I am not saying that the idea of having an independent body to investigate is a bad idea, what I’m saying is that in practical terms, it may be very difficult for an individual of a small state such as ourselves to be able to do that in a way that actually would provide the improvements that one would be seeking to get,” Mr Peter added.He inquired, “When was the last time we had a death in custody” adding that “It may well turn out that when the review of this particular matter is done at some later stage, that that may be a lesson that’s learned”.Moreover, Mr Peter said that consideration of bringing in an investigator from out of Dominica would be more appropriate upon conclusion that there are areas of short fall after reviewing how the case is conducted, its outcome and the evidence presented.“It may very well be that when we get to know what the evidence is that we are satisfied that even if you had an outside investigator he or she would not have come up with any more evidence or any better evidence than our investigator has provided.”He said if the outcome is the same as having an outside investigator then this type of intervention becomes “almost negligible”.“So I’d rather wait and make that decision,” the Attorney General said. Dominica Vibes News Share Sharing is caring! Tweet 85 Views no discussions LocalNews Independent investigatory body may be difficult, says AG by: – August 23, 2014 Share
Farmington Voice Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Rhythmz in Riley Park, downtown Farmington’s Friday night concert series, opens June 6 with a band that mixes classic rock and a collection of Celtic tunes.Shawn Riley Band (Farmington DDA)The Shawn Riley Band performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Walter E. Sundquist Pavilion and Riley Park on Grand River at Grove Street.Learn more about their music at reverbnation.com/theshawnrileyband.Bring a blanket or chair; the concerts happen rain or shine. First United Methodist Church, located directly north of the park, provides the rain location. No food or drink is allowed in the church. In case of inclement weather, check Facebook for concert status.Parking is time-limited in many downtown Farmington public lots, enforcement is in effect Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. To view a map, visit downtownfarmington.org.Here’s the full line-up of this year’s spring/summer concerts:June 15 – The LudditesJune 22 – Scott Martin BandJune 29 – Dig A PhonyJuly 6 – Major DudesJuly 13 – The SecretsJuly 27 – Close EnoughAugust 3 – Billy Mack & The Juke Joint JohnniesAugust 10 – Allie LouiseAugust 17 – The ShyAugust 24 – Surf ZupLearn more at downtownfarmington.org.Correction: The time of the concert was incorrectly reported in the original version of this post. Reported by
Share RelatedCostal Expo brings the beach to EdinburgSpecial to the Parade Edinburg will host the Rio Grande Valley Coastal Expo Feb. 10. At this family-friendly event visitors see and touch crabs, sea stars and other coastal animals as well as view a glass-bottom boat stream, solve a fish mystery, learn about the Texas coastal habitat, fish for…February 9, 2012In “South Padre Parade”SPI puts on Coastal Days for kidsBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Keep South Padre Island Beautiful (KSPIB) Committee Member Jan Whittington joined the City for their Coastal Days program last week. In celebration of the end of the school year, and in an effort to squeeze in some more learning before the summer lull,…May 20, 2016In “News”UPDATED: Causeway re-opened after threatBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press email@example.com The Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway has been closed to all traffic due to a threat which was called into South Padre Island Police a short time ago. Port Isabel Police Chief Robert Lopez reports that the PIPD was notified by their counterparts with the…May 5, 2017In “News” By ABBEY KUNKLESpecial to the PRESSTuesday morning, representatives from Gladys Porter Zoo visited the students of Christ’s Harbor Daycare and Christian School, bringing with them various creatures and critters. Amidst looks of curiosity on the faces of the children, Daniel Arriaga, who works in the zoo’s Education Department, unveiled the animals one by one. Each child was elated at the opportunity to see, touch, and even feed the different animals, which included an African pygmy hedgehog, an Australian sugar glider, a domestic ferret, a Madagascar hissing cockroach and finally Coco, a blue and gold macaw.Daycare Director Rachel Ruiz said that the opportunity to learn about and touch the animals would provide students with an excellent educational experience, however, Texas state law does not allow daycares to participate in field trips. She said, “As a daycare, we are not allowed to go on field trips, so instead of going to the zoo, we had the zoo come to us. We made it happen.”Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here.
Matt Loede It was one of the most insane calls of the 2018 season, but at this point, it is something that Browns fans are probably use to.The play of course was the hit on Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield in the fourth quarter of the Browns 26-23 overtime loss Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a hit that looked like live and on replay should have been 15 yards for a helmet to helmet hit.It was a 15-yard penalty – at least at first.That is until the officials picked up the flag, making one of the most mind boggling calls that it seems like has ever been made, stating that Mayfield was ‘allowed to be hit in the head.’“There’s a lot of emphasis being put on protecting the QB. Doesn’t seem like the Browns are getting a lot of calls,” Mayfield said after the game. Here’s the original play in which the penalty was called..@bakermayfield turns on the jets!#CLEvsTB pic.twitter.com/cRkV0LKl08— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) October 21, 2018Here’s a closer look at the hit by Buccaneers Jordan Whitehead, who clearly hit Mayfield in the head without question. The #NFL picked up this flag in the #Browns game after stating Baker had not yet begun his slide and therefore was “allowed to be hit in the head”?… Yet here is clear helmet to helmet head hunting. What a sham of a league. pic.twitter.com/DX3TwhoN0J— Paul Congiusta (@ShiftyJuice) October 21, 2018Here’s the official with the unreal explanation on the call:REF STRAIGHT UP SAID BAKER WAS ALOUD TO BE HIT IN THE HEAD! What is going on @Reflog_18? pic.twitter.com/SJk83yZ6fl— ??Crusty Old Dean? (@DFSBBallGuy) October 21, 2018After the game, Mayfield chatted with the media about the call. #Browns QB Baker Mayfield with his thoughts on the helmet-to-helmet no call against the #Buccaneers pic.twitter.com/6TlyIv2JW1— Owen Lademann (@OwenOnTheBoard) October 21, 2018The call did not sit well with Browns fans, who took to Twitter to voice their displeasure. @NFL @bakermayfield Would someone care to explain to those of us who suffer week to week day to day as Browns fans how in the world it is ok to hit a quarterback in the head just because he is running the ball?! That came straight from an NFL Referee’s mouth #BrownsvsBucs #OverIt https://t.co/AY737bWs9r— Trenton Lightle (@trentonlightle) October 21, 2018 Oh yeah that was DEFINITELY a targeting call the refs missed on Baker Mayfield. I was at the game and the ref said:“The QB was still considered a runner so there for he is able to be HIT IN THE HEAD….” …all #Browns fans in the stadium. Like how ref? How?? pic.twitter.com/VmOnk39iyI— GeAndra. (@geandraimani) October 21, 2018 “The quarterback was still a runner and therefore is allowed to be hit in the head. He had not yet begun his slide. There is no foul,” hey @NFL, @bakermayfield is “allowed to be hit in the head”??? Uhhhhhh wut? @Browns pic.twitter.com/sMoPHRk3ed— Rich Lowe (@RLowe091) October 21, 2018 I can’t wait for @NFLOfficiating to explain that Baker mayfield hit— Carmen podojil (@CarmenPodojil) October 22, 2018 @NFL Helmet to helmet hits on @Browns @bakermayfield are okay? Penalty called, then reversed. Refs are terrible this season. #trash #CLEvsTB pic.twitter.com/oVapigwwOx— Gerald Mansfield (@sd6collectibles) October 21, 2018 Related TopicsBaker MayfieldBrowns How is a hit to the head legal simply because Mayfield was running? That looked like clear targeting. Still nice play by Baker gives #Browns a decent scoring chance.— Adam Copeland (@exiledclevelndr) October 21, 2018 @Browns @bakermayfield The NFL refs continue to disappoint this season! Obvious helmet-to-helmet hit, but it’s just the Browns so don’t worry about OUR quarterback! ? #Browns #CLEvsTB pic.twitter.com/tVmgF5Mnud— Jamie Cress See (@JamieSee) October 21, 2018 But Baker Mayfield was a runner so “he’s allowed to be hit in the head” get tf outta here @NFL @NFLOfficiating #browns pic.twitter.com/JwjwRv9AcG— Allie (@AllieM1993) October 21, 2018 @nfl is ridiculous! Shame on you @nflcommish. #Browns dirty hit on Baker Mayfield to the head! Pathetic! If that’s Tom Brady it’s called. Bullshit!!!! pic.twitter.com/jdZP80LZdq— Jeff (@uxcle) October 21, 2018 Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.
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