FlyShip Says It Will Soon Roll Out First Crafts. Eyes Offshore Wind Crew Transfer

first_imgFS-100; Image source: FlyShipFlyShip, a Germany-based company which made news in 2016 with its novel (air)craft, has announced that it is about to receive its first order and will subsequently start producing first crafts of the FS-100 class. Upon informing of the upcoming order, FlyShip said it was looking at offshore wind crew transfer operations as one of the areas where its technology could be used.According to the technology developer, it reached this milestone following a successful proof of concept and building and testing a large number of prototypes over a period of 35 years.The crafts fly just above sea level, utilising the ground effect, whilst being classified as a ship, FlyShip stated, adding that the FS-100 – the latest fully engineered model –operates best within an 800km distance and can transport up to 100 passengers at speeds of up to 250km/h.Twin Turboprop engines and housed propellers provide reliable and super-efficient power with a fuel burn rate of 2 liters per seat per hour, waterjets provide propulsion whilst in a marina. FlyShips can take off and land in waves up to 2,5 meters and, once airborne, our vessels can fly up to 50 meters altitude.”According to the company’s CEO, Daniel Thomas Schindler, for offshore wind crew transfers, a FlyShip FS-100 would be upgraded with an additional gull-wing door, handrails and rubber skirting at the bow section to enable turbine access.“Our engineers are awaiting specific clients’ requests in order to upgrade and customize the FS-100 to a very high degree, such as cargo rails in the cabin, retractable gangways, operating the FlyShips on LPG/LNG and much more,” Schindler said.Schindler further added that FlyShips would have the advantage over crew transfer vessels and helicopters in terms of time efficiency and personnel health and safety. Travel time, sea sickness and crew fatigue are reduced to the very moment of transferring the crew to a turbine, he said, adding that using a FlyShip craft would make repair and maintenance planning easier and carrying out the works more cost efficient on a commercial scale.The company left its first client unnamed, saying that the order is about to be made by a renowned ferry operator from Germany that plans to set up a year-round fast passenger ferry service using FlyShips in the North Sea, specifically in Deutsche Bucht and between German islands, as well as the Baltic Sea.last_img read more

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Chocolate-Raspberry Cheesecake.

first_img Share 40 Views   no discussions Tweet Share Food & DiningLifestyle Chocolate-Raspberry Cheesecake. by: – May 30, 2011center_img Share Sharing is caring! Chocolate raspberry cheesecakeThis two-layered homemade cheesecake makes quite an impression. The bottom layer is chocolate covering a graham cracker crust while the top layer is standard cheesecake with raspberries mixed in. Who will be able to resist this combination? If desired, garnish with fresh raspberries and chocolate curls.Ingredients:1-1/2 cups finely crushed graham crackers1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar1/3 cup butter, melted2 cups fresh or frozen loose-pack raspberries, thawed1/2 tsp. granulated sugar3 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk4 eggs1 tsp. vanilla1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces (6 oz.), melted and cooled Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. For crust, combine crushed crackers and powdered sugar; stir in melted butter. Press onto bottom and about 2 inches up sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.In a small bowl stir together 1 cup of the raspberries and the granulated sugar. Set aside. For filling, in a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese and condensed milk with an electric mixer until combined. Add eggs and vanilla; beat just until combined. Divide batter in half. Stir melted chocolate into half of the batter. Pour chocolate batter into crust-lined pan. Stir raspberry-sugar mixture into remaining batter. Spoon raspberry batter over chocolate batter.Place pan on a shallow baking pan. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until center appears nearly set when pan is gently shaken. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Loosen crust from sides of pan. Cool 30 minutes. Remove sides of pan; cool cake completely. Cover; chill at least 4 hours. Serve with remaining raspberries. Makes 16 servings. Recipe source :BHG.comlast_img read more

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Four charged with murder of Dominican woman in Antigua

first_imgOmari “Boots” Phillip. Photo credit: Antigua ChronicleThe police have jointly arrested and charged four men with the murder of a forty year old Dominican woman who was residing in Potters, Antigua.Deon Thomas. Photo credit: Antigua ChronicleDorothy Prince of Grand Fond, Dominica was shot during a robbery incident of Dee’s Service Station on the Air Port Road on the 17th of February, 2012 where she was employed.Timorie “Diamond” Elliotte. Photo credit: Antigua ChronicleAccording to the Antigua Chronicle; 28yrs old Deon Thomas alias “Ticks” of Cassada Gardens, 26yrs old Gideon Jackson of Paynters and 21yrs old Timorie Elliotte alias “Diamond” of Sutherlands have been charged with her murder.24 year old Omari “Boots” Phillip of Piggotts was also charged along with his accomplices with Aggravated Robbery. Gideon Jackson. Photo credit: Antigua ChronicleAll four men appeared before the court on Tuesday and were remanded at Her Majesty’s Prison.Dominica Vibes News Tweet Share Sharing is caring! 195 Views   one commentcenter_img Share LocalNews Four charged with murder of Dominican woman in Antigua by: – February 28, 2012 Sharelast_img read more

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Aribo celebrates Rangers’ Young Player, Goal of the Season Awards

first_img Promoted ContentThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime7 Worst Things To Do To Your Phone10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest Pocket10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By Odeith14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?The 18 Most Visited Cities In The World Loading… Meanwhile, Rangers manager, Steven Gerrard, has lauded the “stunning” performances of Aribo during their pre-season matches. The midfielder found the back of the net in their victories over Motherwell and Coventry City and delivered impressive displays against Lyon and Nice. Ahead of Rangers 2020-21 Premiership opening game against Aberdeen at Pittodrie, the Liverpool and England legend has showered encomium on the Super Eagles midfielder. “During pre-season, we have been very considerate. Joe Aribo has been stunning,” Gerrard said in a pre-match conference. read also:Anxiety as Balogun joins Aribo in training with Gerrard’s Rangers “Defensively we have looked solid and looked threatening going forward. Brandon Barker was looking great and a real threat during these matches also.” Aribo has been a key member of the Gers team since teaming up with the side last summer after turning down a contract extension with Charlton Athletic. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Nigeria’s Joe Aribo is overwhelmed with the two outstanding awards he received from Rangers for his impressive performances last season. The Super Eagles forward went home with Rangers Young player of the season and the club’s Goal of the Season awards respectively. Aribo joined Rangers on a free transfer from Charlton last season, and he did not take long to settle in at the Ibrox stadium. The 24-year-old scored his first goal on his home debut- a Europa League qualifying win over St Joseph’s FC. He backed up the performance with another goal against FC Progrès Niederkorn the following week. Overall, Aribo made 48 appearances in all competitions for Rangers, scoring nine times and registering eight assists.last_img read more

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Garissa Governor Ali Korane freed on a Ksh 3.25M cash bail

first_imgGarissa Governor Ali Korane has been granted a cash bail of Ksh 3.2 million or Ksh 5 million bond.Korane has also been barred from accessing his county office and ordered to deposit his passport in court.The embattled Governor after spending the night at the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) cells was arraingned at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi over alleged embezzlement of Ksh.233.5 million World Bank grant. Appearing before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti, Governor Korane and four others were charged with conspiracy to commit an offence of economic crime, willful failure to comply with laws related to the management of funds and misappropriation of public funds.Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 20153 The four co-accused are Ibrahim Malow Nur (Chief Finance Officer), Mohamed Ahmed Abdullahi (Head of Treasury), Abdi Shale (County Executive Officer Municipality) and Ahmed Abdullahi Aden (head of accounting at the Municipal).Also Read  Relief for families as MOH revises Covid-19 burial protocolsThe four who are county officials were granted a cash bail of Ksh 1.2 million and also barred from accessing their offices.Also Read  2/3rd gender headache: Maraga calls for dissolution of ParliamentAccording to investigators, the misappropriated funds were a grant from the World Bank and were meant for the construction of the Qorahey Market, a drainage system as well as re-carpeting of roads within Garissa Township.Their prosecution was approved by the Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji on Thursday in a directive.Also Read  Uhuru calls for rebuilding of the UN to better address emerging challengesAccording to Haji, the EACC had established that the five were culpable after they allegedly misused the funds received by the county administration under the Urban Support Programme.Korane’s first term in office has not lacked controversies having been arrested in August 2018, a year after his election, over the shooting of former finance executive Idris Mkutar.The case will be mentioned on October 23, 2020.last_img read more

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West Ham claim vital win over Watford, safety almost assured

first_imgRelatedPosts QPR slap N8.1b on Eberechi Eze Fulham join Eberechi Eze race Joe Hart pens two-year deal with Tottenham West Ham United all but guaranteed their Premier League safety with a 3-1 victory over fellow strugglers, Watford, at the London Stadium on Friday.All their goals came before halftime of the match expected to be a nervy contest between the sides perched immediately above the drop zone. The encounter became something of a breeze for the Hammers who were 3-0 up after 36 minutes, thanks to goals by Michail Antonio, Tomas Soucek and Declan Rice.Watford replied early in the second half through Troy Deeney and there were some home nerves but West Ham stood firm to register back-to-back victories for the first time since August.The Hammers, who have two games remaining, moved above Brighton & Hove Albion into 15th spot with 37 points, six more than Bournemouth and Aston Villa who are in the relegation zone.While they could still be caught, David Moyes’s West Ham team have a far better goal difference.Watford, on the other hand, are only three points clear of the drop zone and, with their last two games against Manchester City and Arsenal, face a nail-biting end to the season. Reuters/NAN.Tags: Michail AntonioTroy DeeneyWatfordWest Hamlast_img read more

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Gerrard wanted “one last memory”

first_img “In my time here we have lost a couple of players in Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard. “Those two players in the Premier League years here have been monumental. “Throw in a world-class player like Luis Suarez and of course it is difficult but we will rise to the challenge. “Hopefully in the summer we can add that quality.” England midfielder Jordan Henderson looks set to assume the captaincy from Gerrard but he is well aware of the void which will be left behind. “It doesn’t feel too good to be losing a leader and a role model,” he told LFCTV. “He’s had a huge influence on me. “I felt when Stevie hasn’t been in the team I’ve tried to lead by example and that’s all I can do and all I’ll look to do in the future. “Now is the time for us to kick on as group next season.” Crystal Palace’s part in the day was almost lost amid all the dedicated pre-match soundtracks, mosaics and guard of honour but for them the occasion was all about taking three points and they did that with ruthless efficiency. Adam Lallana’s 26th-minute opener should have paved the way for the Gerrard procession but Jason Puncheon’s brilliant free-kick just before half-time was just reward for the visitors’ first-half dominance. That continued after the break as Wilfried Zaha scored with his first touch, albeit from an offside position, 23 seconds after coming off the bench and in added time Glenn Murray followed up his own rebounded penalty to complete a deserved victory. The star of the show was Yannick Bolasie, who terrorised the Liverpool defence and gave Dejan Lovren a particularly uncomfortable afternoon. “He isn’t the finished product by any stretch of the imagination,” said manager Alan Pardew. “This is a guy the top clubs might be looking at but he needs to get that end product sorted.” Since arriving in January, Pardew has guided Palace from a precarious position near the foot of the table to within a win of the top 10. “For the chairman and board, it must be quite exciting,” he added. “We are in a good position financially to look at putting two or three quality players into that group and attack the top eight or 10. “I have been knocking on the door (of chairman Steve Parish) and he is quite receptive.” Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits he was desperate to give the Anfield faithful one final flourish to add to his extensive back-catalogue of exploits. “I tried to give them everything I’ve got; I wanted to give them one last memory but it just didn’t come,” he said. “But I’m proud of what I’ve done and I just hope that they’ve all got memories to remember me by.” Those memories may well be all fans have to cling on to if Liverpool cannot find a way to cope with Gerrard’s departure. The club have lost great players before and have always replaced them but, for the first time in half a century, the side appear to be heading into next season without one genuine superstar. Manager Brendan Rodgers acknowledges replacing Gerrard per se is impossible but somehow he and the transfer committee have to come up with a successful plan. “I don’t think there is that person who has come into the club who has given what he has done over the time,” said the Reds boss. “We will have to plot a way to improve in the summer and that is our challenge.” Asked if he was optimistic for the future Rodgers added: “We have to be. Press Association In reality there was little he could have done in the 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace which would have come close to matching any of his magic moments already entwined in the club’s great history. The 34-year-old midfielder is a competitor right to the end but the fact he could not bend the match to his will, as he has done so many times before, suggests he has chosen the right time to seek a new challenge in Major League Soccer with Los Angeles Galaxy. last_img read more

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Spending on agents rises as Premier League clubs approach £130million in fees

first_imgPremier League clubs paid out nearly £130million to agents last year – a £15million increase on the year before. Fees are not just paid to agents when transfers happen, but also when players sign new contracts. During the period in question, there were 172 inbound transfers and loans in the Premier League, 542 new or improved contracts and 573 outbound transfers and loans – a total of 1,287 transactions, all of which could have led to an agent’s fee being paid. The biggest payers in the Championship were Cardiff (£2.8m), Fulham (£2.7m), QPR and Reading (both £2.3m). Further down the pyramid, League One club Bury and League Two’s Accrington Stanley Hartlepool did not pay anything at all in to agents. Liverpool spent the most of any club, £14.3million, followed by Manchester United (£13.8m) and Manchester City (£12.4m) with the total reaching £129.86million for the year ending September 30. Chelsea and Arsenal both spent £11.9million while at the other end of the scale newcomers Watford spent £1.6million. The total spent in the Championship was £26.1million, £3.2million in League One and just £1million in League Two. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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The Final Word: Beat writers discuss Syracuse’s 77-66 victory against Pittsburgh

first_imgJust three days after Syracuse’s first conference win, beat writers Matt Schneidman and Paul Schwedelson discuss Syracuse’s (10-6, 2-1 Atlantic Coast) 77-66 win over Pittsburgh (12-4, 1-2). Before today, Syracuse had lost five straight against the Panthers. Over a span of 11 minutes and 15 seconds in the first half, Pittsburgh didn’t make a single field goal. The Orange went on a 30-2 run in the first half en route to the victory. Graduate transfers Andrew White and John Gillon led the way with 21 and 20 points, respectively. Published on January 7, 2017 at 5:46 pm Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Hampton lacrosse competes in memory of Michael Crawford 8 years after his death

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Seven years ago, Lloyd Carter was sitting in his office at the Baltimore City Fire Department when he received a phone call from an unknown number. Carter, in uniform, reached for his phone, picked it up and sat back in his chair. The deputy chief had no idea his life was about to change.On the other end was Verina Crawford, a woman from Brooklyn. She and Carter had never met or spoken before, but it didn’t matter. Crawford told Carter about her 21-year old son, Michael, who, a couple of weeks prior, passed away after suddenly going into cardiac arrest due to an enlarged heart.At the time, Michael was a senior at Hampton University, and was working with his mother during winter break to write a proposal to his school’s athletic department to introduce a club lacrosse program. Crawford contacted Carter, a former lacrosse standout at Morgan State and then-coach at Northwestern High School in Baltimore, to help create and head the program.Seven years later, Carter is at the helm of Hampton lacrosse, where he became the inaugural head coach in 2016. Hampton is the only one of 101 historically black colleges and universities with a men’s lacrosse program. The Pirates, in their third season, are laying the groundwork for a future of diversity in lacrosse. The lacrosse program at HU stemmed from Michael Crawford, who envisioned a program that changed the lives of everybody connected to Hampton lacrosse but never got to play for the Pirates himself.Carter was first exposed to lacrosse in 1967, when he was eight. His 17-year old brother played the sport at Edmondson-Westside (Maryland) High in Baltimore and, after seeing him play, Carter took up practicing in his backyard and basement. Throughout middle school and into high school, his primary sport was football, but after his coach suggested he try out for the lacrosse team, his priorities changed.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“I started playing (lacrosse) and I was just natural at it, because I had developed decent stick work,” Carter said. “My best friends all played lacrosse. We built a bond together through lacrosse, and from there I really just fell in love with the game.”Carter was recruited to play lacrosse at Morgan State, one of the top teams in Division II and the sole HBCU program in NCAA lacrosse at the time. Carter played his senior season in 1981. That was Morgan State’s last Division II season before the program was cut due to lack of funding.Over the next two decades, the number of HBCU lacrosse programs never increased, and Carter saw several highly-skilled black players whose careers ended after high school. Upset with the lack of diversity in the sport, he founded Blax Lax Inc. in 2002, to “expose inner-city kids to better opportunities to continue to play at the college level.”Carter advocated for the futures of black lacrosse players in more ways than one. From 1999 to 2013, he coached Northwestern High School — where the minority enrollment is 97 percent according to U.S. News and World Report — to two regional, two city and six divisional championships.Carter also returned to Morgan State, where in 2005 he created and coached club lacrosse. After decades of low-level coaching in Baltimore, the first opportunity to seriously advance his career came while working at the fire department, when he received the call.“(Mrs. Crawford) searched ‘black lacrosse coach’, and my name came up. That’s what made the famous phone call,” Carter said. “I asked her if she believed in God, and she said ‘yes’, and I said ‘God helped you call the right person’.”During the phone call, Carter learned how Michael Crawford fell in love with lacrosse as a kid and played it until he came to Hampton, where not even a club program existed. He learned that before returning home for winter break his senior year, Michael Crawford started writing a pitch to Hampton Athletics for a club lacrosse program. He learned how after Michael Crawford’s shocking death, his mother’s drive to carry out his dream led her to Carter.From 2012-16, Carter coached club lacrosse at HU. Each year, participation increased, along with the level of play. In 2016, Hampton President William Harvey and Athletic Director Eugene Marshall Jr. signed off on the club team’s transition into a Division I program.“There was an interest in (Michael Crawford), who wanted to start this program,” Marshall said. “The kids really connected with Coach Carter, so he was chosen to be the head coach.”In their inaugural campaign, the Pirates lost all five of their games, followed by a one-win year. Now, Hampton has two wins in its first six games of the 2018 season. HU is forced to piece together its full schedule because it doesn’t belong to a conference. As the program expands and becomes more competitive in the coming years, the Pirates will look to join a conference, Marshall said.Despite the lack of on-field success in its brief history, Hampton’s players cherish their opportunity to play the sport they love at an HBCU. Such an opportunity is rare, freshman Pierce Johnson said, which has only heightened the sense of pride he and his teammates feel when they put on the uniform. Above all, the program remembers Michael Crawford, who imagined a future that the Pirates are living out in his memory.“I always thought I was getting the best of both worlds, I could play lacrosse and go to an HBCU at the same time,” Johnson said. “To play for a program with such a great motivation behind it is special.” Comments Published on March 27, 2018 at 8:42 pm Contact David: ddschnei@syr.edulast_img read more

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