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T.Y. Lin International Wins 2017 IBC Arthur G. Hayden Medal for Idaho Avenue Pedestrian Overcrossing

The Idaho Avenue Pedestrian Overcrossing in Santa Monica, California, provides a vital connection from the Idaho Trail to the California Incline while offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. (Photo Credit: Tom Paiva Photography) Multimedia Gallery URLMoreSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--T.Y. Lin International (TYLI)…

Global Composites Market is Expected to Reach US$ 101.88 Bn in 2025: Transparency Market Research

ALBANY, New York, Jun 08, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- ALBANY, New York, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Composites (Polymer Matrix Composite (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic, Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic, and Others) Metal Matrix Composite, and Ceramic Matrix Composite)…

ST Aerospace lags behind European MRO operators

Despite being the largest MRO operator, it lags behind in revenue terms.ST Engineering's ST Aerospace ranks as top in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) in man-hours terms but it faces heating up competition from European MRO operators.According to UOB KayHian, whilst being the largest operator, ST Aerospace lags behind European MRO operators…

Asia-Pacific Oil & Gas Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF) Market 2011-2021

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Oil & Gas Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF) Market By Component (Shallow Water, Deepwater, Ultra-Deepwater), By Application (Deepwater, Shallow Water, etc.), Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021" report…

WRAPUP 2-Port bans choke Qatar's commodity trade as gas supply worries grow

* Qatari ships barred from region's largest refueling hub* Food import supplies to Qatar disrupted* Maersk says it cannot transship containers via UAE* Impact on global gas market unknown as tests approach* Norsk Hydro says aluminum shipments blocked from UAE port* GRAPHIC - Qatar fallout on LNG market http://tmsnrt.rs/2syp5FR (adds Maersk Line comment)SINGAPORE/LONDON…

Retail Asia Expo 2017 Presents the Future of Retail

HONG KONG, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Many traditional retailers are staking their futures on omni-channel retailing to cater to a new generation of connected shoppers. Providing a seamless shopping experience in brick-and-mortar stores, combined with a variety of digital channels, is now a must to engage customers. The…

The U.S. Is Already Falling Behind On Future Energy Technology, Generals Warn

The United States has already fallen behind its rivals in developing new, clean energy technology, posing a major risk to long-term security, a group of retired military officers warned on Tuesday.Energy demand is expected to soar by at least 30 percent over the next three decades as Chinas middle class grows and countries across Africa and South Asia emerge from poverty.
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Aquaterra Energy installs Sea Swift platform offshore Egypt

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 06:03 The platform is installed in 23 m water depthAquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has designed, fabricated and installed a new Sea Swift platform for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services, the lead contractor for Amal Petroleum Companys (AMAPETCO) Amal field in the Gulf of Suez…

Notable deaths in the Washington area

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Betty Revis, Metro aideBetty Revis, 88, former assistant to the director for handicapped and elderly services for the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, died April 21 at her home in Washington. The cause was Alzheimers disease, said a son, Larry Paull.Mrs.
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Largest Freight Container Vessel Yet Calls at UK Port

UK – The growth in the new generation of container ocean freight carriers that are just entering service means that of late there have been a host of record size vessels calling into British ports. Now the largest container ship to call in North Europe so far has made its maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe. The 20,568 TEU Madrid Maersk…

3D Printing in the Aerospace & Defence Market Report 2017-2027

LONDON, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Forecasts for Additive Manufacturing (AM) by Type (Space, Defence, Commercial Aerospace), by Application (Prototyping, End Use Parts, Manufacturing and Tooling, Specialised Tooling), by Technology (Fuse Deposition Modelling (FDM), Electron Beam Melting (EBM) Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS…

Global Seafood Sustainability Conference Kicks off in Seattle

Major players in the retail and seafood sectors start talks on sustainability at the 13th edition of SeaWeb Seafood SummitSeattle, WA (PRWEB) June 05, 2017 An impressive and growing list of more than 580 global representatives from the seafood industry, the conservation community, academia, government and the media will…

IATA Lifts 2017 Profit View on Higher Demand: 5 Solid Picks

The airline industry received encouraging news when the International Air Transport Association (IATA) increased its projection for 2017 global net profit for the industry by 5.4% to $31.4 billion. At its 73rd Annual General Meeting in Cancun, Mexico, the research firm said that despite the rising fuel prices and labor costs…

Pirates are making a comeback on the high seas, and have Africa and Asia in their sights

At its peak, piracy in East Africa prompted NATO, the European Naval Force and U.S. Combined Maritime Forces to create an international coalition. Dubbed "Operation Ocean Shield" by NATO, the effort dramatically curbed attacks on the high seas, with not a single ship having been captured by pirates off the Horn of Africa between 2012 and 2016.However…

LNG, LPG Carrier Toll Increases Proposed by Panama Canal Authority | 2017-06-05

A proposed revision of tolls by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) would raise rates charged for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) carrier transits while lowering rates for some container ship transits. Wood Mackenzie’s Andrew Buckland, principal analyst for LNG shipping, said the proposed higher…

Port bans choke Qatar's commodity trade as gas supply worries grow

Buildings are seen on a coast line in Doha, Qatar June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer -MoreBy Roslan Khasawneh and Oleg VukmanovicSINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - A campaign by leading Arab powers to isolate Qatar is disrupting trade in commodities from crude oil to metals and food, and deepening fears of a possible jolt to the global gas market…

Offshore Drilling Market Not Turning Around Yet

Research consultancy Maritime Strategies International (MSI) has forecast a challenging earnings environment for the offshore rig market during the next two years.In the first of its new quarterly sector reports, MSI compares the current market to the slump of the 1980s. Its data model shows the rig market to be in an even deeper hole than 30 years ago…

Engine Of The Asian Cruise Industry

By Lucy SmithJune 6, 2017File photo: Dream CruisesCruise holidays. Despite the now mundane miracle of aviation travel, Earth's deep oceans and seas still beckon to millions of holidaymakers year on year. Or, if perhaps not the water herself, then the concomitant aspects of contemporary cruise travel. A number of days if not weeks aboard a gargantuan…

Japan Pushed World Leaders to Warn China Over Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI  On paper, all of the worlds seven richest nations warned last month against militarization of the contested South China Sea, where Beijing is building up small islets for combat aircraft and radar systems. But analysts believe it was Japan that pushed the Group of Seven nations for the warning as it vies with China…

BRIEF-Westinghouse and boilermakers agree to new three-year contract | Reuters

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