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Schumer asks DOT to name new ferry after former BP James Molinaro

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When Staten Islanders take one of the new ferryboats in coming years, they could be traveling on a vessel named after their former borough president.Beaming while holding a miniature model ferry, Sen. Charles Schumer Thursday said he would ask the New York City Department of Transportation to name…

Crab boat stuck in sand after it hits jetty and runs aground in Fort Lauderdale

Curious beachgoers looked on Sunday as a crew from a marine salvage company tried to pull a 63-foot crab fishing boat off the sands of Fort Lauderdale beach after it hit the rocks of a jetty and ran aground.After three hours attempting to pull the boat from shore, Fort Lauderdale-based TowBoat U.S. suspended efforts until Monday…

Major Falls in Review: America Movil SAB de CV (NYSE:AMX), Flowserve (NYSE:FLS), Cummins (NYSE:CMI),

On Wednesday, America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX)’s shares dwindled -1.31%, and closed at $21.14, as America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (AMX), Asurion, declared the corporation is expanding its product offerings into Latin America with a new partnership with Latin America’s leading wireless communications provider, América Móvil (AMX) (AMX) (AMOV) (LATIBEX:XAMXL).

Stock Watch: Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE:DRQ)

Wall Street analysts have placed a target price of $85 for Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE:DRQ). This number is based on the mean consensus estimate from the 10 research firms that recently issued reports on the stock. The average broker recommendation is arithmetical average of the individual ratings contributed by sell-side analysts to produce a Consensus Analyst Rating for each stock.

Treasure hunter guilty of criminal contempt

Legendary treasure hunter Tommy Thompson who found a shipwreck containing as much as 10 tons of gold, then allegedly cheated his investors out of their cut and disappeared, has been nabbed after more than two years on the run. Treasure hunter Tommy Thompson spent years as a fugitive and is now accused of duping investors out of millions of dollars worth of gold.

Inside Sales Engineer - Maritime Industry - Diesel Engines Job - Faststream Recruitment, INC

Faststream Recruitment is the global leader in Maritime staffing and recruitment providing our clients with permanent, temporary and project based solutions. Faststream employs a team of 130 professionals globally with operations in UK, Singapore, and in the U.S. (Texas and Florida). Faststream has partnered with a global…

News Archives : - BNamericas

2015-03-25 Oil & Gas | ColombiaColombian state oil firm Ecopetrol produced over 725,000boe/d during January and February, thanks to record output from its Castilla, Chichimene and C... View more »Banking | BrazilThe Brazilian real retreated 0.2% to 3.139 per US dollar on Tuesday, a 12-year low. This follows measures taken by Brazil's central bank, most impo...
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TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER: Chronicle of Lusitania voyage, ‘Dead Wake,’ appeals to both historians, thrill

“Dead Wake”It almost scared you to death.That’s what it seemed like: heart pounding, palms sweaty, legs weak — but still in one piece, breathing again, thankful that you only had a near-miss. History, however, is not so benign, as you’ll see in “Dead Wake” by Erik Larson.William Thomas Turner “excelled” at his job.Though…

Dead Wake is a thrilling, chilling historic tale

History, however, is not so benign, as youll see in Dead Wake by Erik Larson.William Thomas Turner excelled at his job.Though no one would call him charming he hated pretending as such Turner had steadfastly worked through the ranks to become Captain of the Cunard Steam-Ship Companys Lusitania, a premiere ocean liner.With over 200 successful trips across the Atlantic Ocean…

BRP's Can-Am Maverick Max X Ds Turbo Wins the Legendary Mint 400 on Its First Attempt

© 2015 S3 Power SportsDustin Jones and Shane Dowden Win Mint 400 in S3 Power Sports / Can-Am Maverick MAX X ds TurboGNCC Round 2: Can-Am Racers Win 4x4 Pro and XC1 Pro UTV ClassesValcourt, Québec – S3 Power Sports' Dustin Jones and Shane Dowden win, on their first attempt, one of the toughest races in North America, the legendary Mint 400…

Embedded Systems Engineering Supervisor - Subsea Job - Petroplan Houston

Opportunity to join an innovative Manufacturing company in the Oil and Gas industry on a permanent basis, based in the Houston area. Our top client is looking to hire an Embedded Systems Engineer Supervisor - Subsea with a desire to grow with the companyKey responsibilities will include:* Lead and mentor the electrical…

Oil & Gas Security Consultant Job - Petroplan Houston

Oil & Gas Security Consultant - Fly in/Fly Out Offshore West Coast America - ContractOur client, a business process controls corporation with a global presence and a consistent supplier to the Oil & Gas industry, are currently recruiting for an Oil & Gas Security consultant to join them a contract basis with Fly in/Fly…

MD attorney general Frosh opposes Atlantic offshore oil and gas drilling

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has registered his "strong opposition" to permitting oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast, warning it could harm Maryland's beaches and the Chesapeake Bay.In comments filed with the U.S Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Frosh said exploration and drilling along the coast south of…

GM Tech Center expansion to be announced

The General Motors Technical Center in Warren.(Photo: Ryan Garza, Detroit Free Press)Buy PhotoGeneral Motors has asked for tax abatements from the City of Warren to help pay for a $1 billion expansion and renovation of the automaker's Technical Center, Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said today.The GM Tech Center expansion, if approved…

The week ahead: easyJet, BowLeven, Balfour Beatty

Monday 23 MarchTrading statementsSCS Group, Nanoco Group, YouGov, Finsbury Food Group, Md Medical Group Investments, SVM Global Fund, CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings, GVC Holdings, Akers Biosciences, Pennon Group.Tuesday 24 MarchPlumbing supplies giant Wolseley (WOS) is due to report first-half results. UBS looks for like-for-like sales growth of 6.5% in the period…

Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 7, 2015

Study suggests chemical used in BP oil spill cleanup capable of injuring people and wildlifeBy Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post. April 7, 2015Nearly two million gallons of Corexit were sprayed atop the oil spill to help break down the petroleum. But in their study, the UAB scientists found that the dispersant can seriously damage epithelial cells…

Local Navy veteran honored at Naval Reserve Centennial Celebration

U.S. Navy veteran and Royal Oak American Legion Post 253 member John Williams reports that World War II U.S. Navy veteran and Post 253 member Warren Bud Cornock was recognized by the Navy Operational Support Center in Detroit at the recent Naval Reserve CentennialCelebration at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. Cornock served on the U.S.S. Fogg, DE-57, in the Atlantic Ocean, on convoy duty.

How Much Water Do We Really Need? The Atlantic

Four years into a crisis of unknown duration, residents of the Golden State have the chance to change their habits, and find new ways to thrive. A dock in Santa Barbara collapsed when the water receded during California's drought. (Lucy Nicholson/AP) If you ask an environmental historian, the mandatory cuts in…

AP investigation prompts emergency rescue of 300 plus slaves - Quincy Herald-Whig

BENJINA, Indonesia (AP) - At first the men filtered in by twos and threes, hearing whispers of a possible rescue.Then, as the news rippled around the island, hundreds of weathered former and current slaves with long, greasy hair and tattoos streamed from their trawlers, down the hills, even out of the jungle, running toward…

Crews remove crab boat from Fort Lauderdale beach

A crowd of sun-kissed onlookers clapped, cheered and chanted, "Go! Go! Go!" as the Joyce Lynn II crept back into the ocean after spending the weekend lodged in the sands of Fort Lauderdale beach.Crews from a marine salvage company spent the better part of Monday using a backhoe to free the 63-foot crab- fishing boat that…