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Quantum Capital Management Boosts Stake in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI)

Quantum Capital Management lifted its holdings in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) by 21.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 460,217 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 81,125 shares during the period.

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry

Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security service, Fleet Secure, as it continues to develop solutions that combat ever-increasing cyber threats faced by ship owners and ship managers.Vessel operators will benefit from a powerful, multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint…

Sandra L. Jenkins | News, Sports, Jobs

Sandra Laureen Jenkins, retired lawyer, died due to complications from pancreatic cancer Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at the Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville. She was 79 years old. Ms. Jenkins moved to Shepherdstown in 2005 after a career in public service. Upon receiving her undergraduate degree she taught high school…

Welder makes the grade with students at his alma mater

Ramona High School graduate Matthew Funkhouser has returned to the campus so familiar to him in the early 2000s in a reverse role. He’s now the teacher, passing on a vast knowledge of welding skills he’s learned through formal and on-the-job training.This is Funkhouser’s first semester as a brand-new teacher.“It feels very familiar because I went to school here,” said the class of 2003 grad.

Maritime school awarded | News24

Simons Town Schools Lawhill Maritime Centre staff are patting themselves on the back after they were declared the winner of the 2018 Seatrade Middle East India Africa Education and Training Award. The awards ceremony, dubbed the Oscars of the maritime industry, were held at the Atlantis Hotel on Palm Island in Dubai.Tanya Chetty from the centre says they are immensely proud to have won this award.

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Deepwater Horizon oil spill's dramatic effect on stingrays' sensory abilities

IMAGE: Marine fishes, like stingrays, rely on the effective functioning of their sensory systems to survive. Exposure to crude oil could detrimentally impact their fitness, lead to premature death, and cause... view more Credit: Stephen M. Kajiura, Ph.D./Florida Atlantic UniversityIt has been almost a decade since the Deepwater Horizon Oil spill.

Syndicate to speed up probe | Kochi News

KOCHI: Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) syndicate in a special meeting has decided to speed up the proceedings with respect to an allegation raised by a student from the department of marine geology and geophysics that she was harassed by three faculty members, including the head of the department. Though…

Chip startup Efinix hopes to bootstrap AI efforts in IoT

The billions of devices that are expected to proliferate in the coming years at the "edge" of networks, such as autonomous vehicles and embedded Internet-of-Things, present manufacturers with a quandary: the manufacturers want to add smarts to the devices via machine learning, but they can't know what exactly to add until…

Port Authority of Valencia joins IBM Maersk blockchain shipping solution TradeLens

Port Authority of Valencia joins IBM Maersk blockchain shipping solution TradeLens The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) has announced that it has integrated into the TradeLens platform –a blockchain solution jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.Officially announced in August, TradeLens has been designed to enhance the efficiency and security of global trade.

Xi's Import Fair Offers Deals But Leaves Many Barriers Intact

Xi's Import Fair Offers Deals But Leaves Many Barriers IntactMore(Bloomberg) -- The multi-billion dollar deals done at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai this week show both how the nation is opening up, and what barriers still remain.The harvest from the first China International Import Expo will bolster President…

Propulsion

A Strategic Partnership for Glosten and C-Job - Press Release

Naval architecture firms Glosten and C-Job announce a strategic partnership to bring complementary services to international markets.SEATTLE, WA, November 16, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Two leading naval architecture firms, Glosten and C-Job Naval Architects, announce a strategic partnership to create more value for their respective clients.

As part of its diplomatic efforts, Indian Navy refits Maldivian Coast Guard Ship Huravee

In furtherance of the Indian Navy’s diplomatic outreach to friendly foreign navies in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), after carrying out a four-month-long successful refit of MCGS Huravee, it was handed over to the Maldivian Coast Guard on Thursday.The refit was carried out by the Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam and was formally handed over to Major Mohamed Jamshad…

SpaceX is going to build a mini-BFR to launch on a Falcon 9

In September of 2016, Elon Musk unveiled his vision for a super-heavy launch vehicle, which would be SpaceXs most ambitious project to date. Known as the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), this massive launch vehicle is central to Musks plan of conducting space tourism with flights into orbit and to the Moon. It is also intrinsic to his vision of sending astronauts and colonists to Mars.Ever since…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch today puts Qatari communications satellite into orbit from Kennedy Spa

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket powered by a previously flown first stage Thursday, lifting Qatar's Es'hail 2 communications satellite into orbit in the California rocket-builder's 18th launch so far this year. In an increasingly routine feat, the booster's first stage fell away and flew itself back to a pinpoint touchdown on an off-shore drone ship…

Boat Manufacturers Focus on Design to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species

Invasive species, whether microorganism, plant, mollusk or fish can cause serious damage to the business of boating if the industry does not work collaboratively to combat the problem. As one step, manufacturers of boats, trailers and accessories have begun to design with a look toward what will not only prevent aquatic invasive species (AIS) from attaching…