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The ultimate trip: Around the world in style

By Jen Rose Smith CNN (CNN) -- When the RMS Queen Mary sailed from Britain to New York City in 1936, the elegant ship made the trip in just over four days, snatching the prestigious speed record for trans-Atlantic passenger liners. As the Queen Mary cut through the waves, first-class passengers mingled in a Grand Salon lined with Art Deco masterpieces…

Helix 1Q Earnings Increase on Oil Prices  | Rigzone

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.|Tuesday, April 26, 2011TweetHelix reported net income of $25.9 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011 compared with a net loss of $17.9 million, or $(0.17) per diluted share, for the same period in 2010, and a net loss of $49.8 million, or $(0.48) per diluted share…

Fighting in southern Philippine city may end imminently - military | World

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippines is preparing to declare the end of fighting in a southern city seized for five months by pro-Islamic State rebels, a top military commander said on Saturday, as troops continued a phased withdrawal from the devastated lakeside city. Members of the Philippine Marine Battalion…

With single weekly flight, remote St. Helena extends welcome

JAMESTOWN, St. Helena –  The Gates of Chaos, Lot's Wife, Old Woman's Valley, Man and Horse Cliffs. These are the names of places on St. Helena, an otherworldly Atlantic Ocean island far from anywhere whose British-ruled population of just over 4,000 is reaching out to the world.Charles Darwin, astronomer Edmond Halley and Napoleon Bonaparte are a few of the luminaries who spent time on St.

Maersk Triple E containership calls at Sri Lanka's Colombo port

.ECONOMYNEXT - MV Maersk Milan, a Denmark flagged vessel owned by Maersk has called at Colombo Port in Sri Lanka, making it the biggest ship to enter a port in South Asia, the port agency said.Sri Lanka Ports Authority said Maersk had a long-term relationship with Colombo port."We hope that Maersk will continue to grow the volumes of the Port of Colombo…

Baker Hughes, a GE company Announces Third Quarter Results

LONDON & HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) ("BHGE" or the "Company") announced results today for the third quarter of 2017. Three Months Ended     Combined Business BasisVarianceSeptember 30,June 30,   September 30,   Year-over-   (in millions except per share amounts)   2017   2017   2016Sequential   year Orders $ 5…

Port Arranges Containers to Welcome Mega-Ship

The OOCL Germany docked at Germany's Eurogate Container Terminal in Wilhelmshaven for the first time on Monday and was greeted by containers arranged to display her TEU capacity.Eurogate employees arranged containers on the container stowage area near the berth to form the number 21,413.“Although we are witnessing the world’s largest container vessels at Wilhelmshaven on a weekly basis…

Guangzhou to establish free trade port in Nansha district

Investors were snapping up shares in Guangdong port operators and developers on Friday after the provincial capital's Party chief announced plans for a free trade port. Four of the top 10 gainers were port and shipping firms based in the South China province on an index that tracks shipping stocks on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges.

In Surprise Move, Samsung CEO to Step Down After Record Profit

The chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics Co. is stepping down in a surprise resignation after decades at the company, saying it needed new leadership following a bribery scandal that led to the imprisonment of its de facto chief.Kwon Oh-hyun, who also serves as co-vice chairman, announced his retirement on Friday…

Washington SyCip Explained the Mysteries of Asia to Western Executives

When they needed advice on doing business in Asia, Western executives in recent decades often called on a diminutive accountant in Manila with the unusual name of Washington SyCip.He built SGV & Co. into the largest accounting firm in the Philippinesso trusted that it was called on to count Imelda Marcoss shoes and other family loot when she and her husband…

Indonesia Minister Says S&P Discussed Upgrading Sovereign Rating

S&P Global Ratings has discussed upgrading Indonesia’s credit rating, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan said, five months after the company lifted the nation from junk status.The rating company contacted the government to say “they wanted to upgrade our rating to BBB, without the minus," Pandjaitan said in a speech at a police academy seminar in Jakarta on Friday.

India's oil imports hit record high in September - trade

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India imported a record 4.83 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in September as several refiners resumed operations after extensive maintenance to meet rising local fuel demand. Oil tankers are seen parked at a yard outside a fuel depot on the outskirts of Kolkata February 3, 2015. REUTERS/Rupak…

Global Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market, 2015-2017 & 2022

DUBLIN, October 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --The "Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.Research and Markets LogoMoreThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) in Metric Tons and US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Industrial…

Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market, 2022

Dublin, Oct. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) in Metric Tons and US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Industrial, Aerospace, and Recreation.

FLNG consortium eyes Aussie pilot site

Norways Add Energy has teamed up with Transborders Energy (TBE), TechnipFMC and Modec to develop an FLNG solution for small-scale stranded resources. The consortium says it will pick a site early next year for a debut development off the coast of Australia. The project will target small discovered gas resources of 0.5 to 2.0 trillion cubic feet…

Global Prepreg (Pre-Impregnated Composite Fibers) Industry

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p0611040The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

Port Arranges Containers to Welcome World's Biggest Ship

Chinas latest gas tanker is as big as an aircraft carrier

Pan Asia, China's largest LNG carrier, was put into service in Shanghai on 15 October. With a length of 290 m and a width of 46.95 m, it is similar to an aircraft carrier in size and is now China's largest LNG carrier."This tanker showcases the peak of China's ship building technology," Huang Guoliang, manager of the Pan Asia project…

AltaGas' (ATGFF) CEO David Harris on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

AltaGas Ltd. (OTCPK:ATGFF) Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call October 19, 2017 11:00 AM ETExecutivesJess Nieukerk - Director, Investor RelationsDavid Harris - President and Chief Executive OfficerTim Watson - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice PresidentRandy Toone - Executive Vice President, Commercial and Business…

A Trove of Yiddish Artifacts Rescued From the Nazis, and Oblivion

The autobiography of a fifth grader, Bebe Epshtein, with her picture, was among the items found in the church basement. But months ago curators at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in Manhattan, the successor to the Vilnius library, were told that another trove, totaling 170,000 pages, had been found, somehow overlooked in the same church basement.These documents…