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JAMB suspends UNIBEN CBT centre, eight others

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended the University of Benin ICT Computer Based Test (CBT) centre and eight others from partaking in this year’s unified tertiary matriculation examination registration.The board stated that the centres were suspended for breaching the code governing the 2019…

Security, infrastructure key in Year of Return Hotels association

Business News of Tuesday, 29 January 2019Source: Graphic.com.gh 2019-01-29Ghana Hotels Association President, Dr Edward Ackah-Nyamike JnrThe President of the Ghana Hotels Association (GHA), Dr Edward Ackah-Nyamike Jnr, has urged the government to make security and basic infrastructure such as good road networks, a priority in a bid to attract more tourists into the country…

GMH Capital Partners Now Leasing at River House

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GMH Capital Partners, L.P. and Wexford Science & Technology announced that it is officially leasing at River House, an exceptional 270-bed, new-construction riverfront apartment community in Providence, Rhode Island. It will officially open its doors to its temporary leasing office, February 13, 2019, with an open house from 10 a.m.

The bizarre plans to transform Drake's Island - from Butlins to a Greek shipyard

Plymouth's iconic Drake's Island, which has gone up for sale for £6million, is rich in history and full of fascinating stories and secrets.It began life as the top of a volcano following the merger of the world's two super continents, and went on to become a buzzing military fort protecting Plymouth's defence realm.Its…

Calgary police marine unit goes underwater to practice moves

Police officers with Calgary’s marine unit were in the dive tank at Repsol Sport Centre this week, dressed in full uniform and armed with plastic guns as they trained for underwater defence scenarios.Sgt. Katrina O’Reilly with the Calgary police marine unit said the training this week was dedicated to underwater defensive tactics…

Technology

Twilio Inc (TWLO) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $184.34 Million

Brokerages predict that Twilio Inc (NYSE:TWLO) will post $184.34 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Nine analysts have provided estimates for Twilio’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $183.25 million and the highest is $185.46 million. Twilio posted sales of $115.24 million during the same quarter last year…

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

Quarterly U.S. Land revenue days (activity) increased approximately 4%Quarterly U.S. Land adjusted average rig revenue increased by more than $800(1) per day, up approximately 3% sequentiallyH&P upgraded/converted 14 FlexRigs® to super-spec(2) capacity during the first fiscal quarter of 2019H&P's U.S. Land contracted rig count increased by 12 rigs to 244 rigs from September 30…

Land and Sea Instrumentation Scales up Services to Heavy Industry

Dartmouth-based company purchasing specialized equipment to diversify its maintenance and certification offeringsJanuary 29, 2019 – Dartmouth, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities AgencyHaving access to high quality service providers that meet certification standards is critical to the success of many of Atlantic Canada’s largest employers.

UAE superyacht builder set to go even larger

Gulf Craft, the regions biggest yacht builder, expects to have built its first 60 metre-plus superyacht within the next four years. The company has already delivered two of its 47m Majesty 155 yachts, first launched in 2015, and is currently drawing up plans for a 53m vessel. But the construction and manufacture of a 60m mega yacht means the company will have to adapt its facilities.

DNV GL Washington Maritime Roadmap - The Waterways Journal

DNV GL Helps State Develop Maritime Roadmap The international maritime classification society and technical adviser DNV GL has been partnering with Washington state since late 2017 to develop the Washington Maritime Blue strategy for the sustainable development of the states $38 billion maritime industry, including the Columbia-Snake river system.With that strategy now complete…

Propulsion

HHLA puts first hybrid straddle carriers of the Port of Hamburg into operation

New energy-saving, low-emission technology at the Port of Hamburg: two straddle carriers with environmentally friendly hybrid engines are now transporting containers between the ship, the yard, the rail terminal and the truck gate at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT). The two prototypes are expected to use at least 15 percent less diesel than their predecessors.

Kongstein, Green Shipping Join Force for US

Shailaja A. LakshmiKongstein, the European service provider focused at offshore engineering and maritime logistics, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with U.S.-based Green Shipping Line to provide a complete offshore wind farm supply solution in the United States.Per the MoU, the solution provided will include consultancy services, a U.S.

VOLVO AB/ADR (VLVLY) and Greenkraft (GKIT) Head-To-Head Analysis

VOLVO AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:VLVLY) and Greenkraft (OTCMKTS:GKIT) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings. Analyst RecommendationsThis…

Vancouver International Boat Show - BCBusiness

Many homeowners have used modern technology to develop a smart home to make their day-to-day lives more efficient, and the same convenience is being applied to water craft. A perfect example is the North River ’35, one of best aluminum boats in the industry and being unveiled at this year’s show by Port Boat House. Traditionally…

Air on cruise ships can be as bad as Beijing, study claims

The air on cruise ships is at times as polluted as in major cities, according to new research.Measuring the levels on four large cruise ships between 2017 and 2018, the study by researchers at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, US, claims that the concentration of particulate matter (PM) pollution was comparable to that measured in polluted cities…