LNG carriers bound for PNG LNG plant looking for new cargoes

first_imgLNG World News Staff Image courtesy of Gazprom M&TThe 7.5 magnitude earthquake that hit the Papua New Guinea Highlands last week caused a halt in loading at the PNG LNG facility, causing LNG carriers to look for cargoes elsewhere. An LNG carrier that was on its way to Papua New Guinea from Taiwan has changed its course and headed to Singapore, Reuters reports.The 177,420 cbm Gigira Laitebo tanker was scheduled to load a cargo on March 6.One more LNG carrier, the 145,400 cbm Pacific Arcadia was on course from Japan to Papua New Guinea but is now looking for a cargo.According to the vessel tracking data by the marine data provider, VesselsValue, the Velikiy Novgorod LNG carrier capable of transporting 170,200 cubic meters of the chilled fuel is now heading in the away from the facility.Reuters notes the tanker arrived from China.To remind, the ExxonMobil-operated liquefied natural gas production plant was shut down following the earthquake on February 26, and according to the company’s latest update, it will take approximately eight weeks to repair and restart production at the plant.last_img read more

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Jeremy Joseph “Slim” Hall

first_imgJeremy Joseph “Slim” Hall, 39, of Aurora, IN, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016.He was born Wednesday, November 3, 1976 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Son of the JoAnn Hall and David S. Hall.Jeremy was an avid reader, he loved fishing and riding motorcycles. He had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. Jeremy loved spending time with his nephews, he cared deeply for his familly and loved family gatherings.Surviving are the love of his life, Billi Jo Snow; mother, JoAnn Hall of Aurora, IN; father, David Hall of Byhalia, MS; the children he cherished, Stevie, Dylan, Jojo, and David; siblings, Toney Fields of Walton, KY and her son Trenton Fields, Tim (Heather) Studer of St. Charles, MO, Talmadge (Robin) Studer of Sunman, IN, Jason Hall of Aurora, IN; Nephew, Kevin Hall, niece, Kayla Hall and countless other nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins; and his beloved dog BINGO.He was preceded in death by grandparents Okley and Delores Fields.Friends will be received 12:00 – 2:00 PM, Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the Funeral Home, at 2:00 pm with Pastor Joseph Hart officiating.Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.Contributions may be made to the Family to defray funeral expenses. Please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

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Cocaine missing from CID headquarters

first_img…several ranks under close arrestSeveral members of the Police Narcotics Branch are now under close arrest following the disappearance of close to two kilograms of cocaine from the CriminalCocaine mule: Travis MendoncaInvestigations Department (CID), Police Headquarters, Eve Leary.The cocaine was tendered as evidence against 31-year-old Travis Mendonca, who was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to a trafficking in narcotics charge.Acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine has confirmed that an investigation was launched by the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).He also told media operatives that the cocaine was discovered missing on Tuesday evening, but did not go into details. The acting Top Cop was reluctant toWanted: Delvor Bunburydivulge any additional information other than an investigation was underway.<<>> understands that while the State won the case against Mendonca, investigations were ongoing to determine who else might have been involved in attempting to smuggle the illegal substance out of Guyana, since the Police had issued a wanted bulletin for another person.Following the bust, Police had issued a wanted bulletin for 27-year-old Delvor Bunbury of Lot 37 Victoria Road, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. His name was reportedly called during the investigation.Bunbury was implicated in a similar incident back in March. He, along with another person, was charged for narco possession. A police officer, Louie Dublin, was also charged in connection with the matter.Two Mondays ago, Police intercepted Mendonca, who was travelling to the United States. Police stated that during a search of the suitcase belonging to Mendonca, 1828 grams of cocaine was earthed.The suspect, of Kara Kara, Linden and Ozone Park in Queens, New York, was taken into custody and narcotics trafficking charges were instituted. He was arraigned for narco possession and sentenced after he pleaded guilty.last_img read more

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R400m for digital TV subsidies

first_imgOnce the details had been finalised and the scheme was ready to be rolled out, Nyanda said consumers would be informed of the criteria for qualification and the application process. “[The] government has already made a decision to support poor TV-owning households, and we are in the process of finalising the details regarding the implementation of the support scheme,” he said. Source: BuaNews “These features enable the disconnection of stolen boxes and will reduce the possibility of an influx of boxes not manufactured or approved in South Africa flooding the market,” Pule said. Speaking in Johannesburg this week, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said the Cabinet had approved R400-million to subsidise around five-million households, with subsidised set-top boxes expected to cost around R300. 23 October 2009 The set-top boxes that many South Africans will need to watch television when broadcasting goes digital-only will be available at stores throughout the country in the first half of 2010. The government is expected to subsidise 70% of the R700 cost of the units for poorer households.center_img Deputy Communications Minister Dina Pule said that the set top boxes for free-to-air services would have standardised operating systems prioritising security features, interoperability, addressability and inter-connectability. South Africa is currently in a “dual-illumination” period, with both digital and analogue TV signals available. The digital signal was switched on in November 2008, and the analogue signal is due to be switched off on 1 November 2011. In order to receive the digital signal after that date, households with analogue TV sets will need to purchase set-top boxes that convert digital into analogue signals. Nyanda and Pule were speaking at a two-day summit aimed at discussing a set-top box manufacturing strategy that will pave the way for local companies to manufacture the devices. Standards, security featureslast_img read more

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VP Pence exits NFL game after anthem protest

first_imgView comments LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City “And so this is what systemic oppression looks like — a man with power comes to the game, tweets a couple things out and leaves the game with an attempt to thwart our efforts.”Pence, who flew to Indianapolis from Las Vegas and was scheduled to head back west to California, was criticized in other quarters as well.“After all the scandals involving unnecessarily expensive travel by cabinet secretaries, how much taxpayer money was wasted on this stunt?” US congressman Adam Schiff, a Democrat from California, said in a tweet. BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel for the National Anthem before the start of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 1, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. FILE PHOTO/Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFPUS Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game Sunday when some players kneeled for the national anthem, the latest twist in a running saga over the controversial protests against racial injustice.Pence said that he departed after seeing players kneel during “The Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of the clash between his home team the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa LATEST STORIES Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Trump took credit for the departure of Pence and his wife from the stadium in a later tweet, saying, “I asked @VP Pence to leave stadium if any players kneeled, disrespecting our country. I am proud of him and @SecondLady Karen.”San Francisco safety Eric Reid, one of the players to embrace the anthem protest after it was initiated by former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last year, said Pence’s walk-out looked like a publicity stunt.“With the information I have, the last time he went to a Colts game was three years ago, so this looks like a PR stunt to me,” said Reid, noting that the picture Pence had tweeted of himself and his wife in Colts apparel appeared to be the same as one taken at a game three years ago.The vice president also tweeted a picture of himself, clad in a button-down shirt and blazer, and his wife standing for the anthem on Sunday.“He knew our team has had the most players protest. He knew we were probably going to do it again,” Reid said.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH “I left today’s Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem,” Pence wrote on Twitter.While Colts players stood arm-in-arm at their home game in Indianapolis, more than 20 of the opposition San Francisco 49ers players knelt during the song.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIt was a less organized gesture than the team’s demonstration last week, when 30 players kneeled with hands on hearts while teammates stood behind them, but it should have come as little shock to Pence, an Indiana native who tweeted his photo in Colts cap and shirt before the game.“While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I don’t think it’s too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem,” Pence tweeted. “I stand with President Trump, I stand with our soldiers, and I will always stand for our Flag and our National Anthem.” Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’ PLAY LIST 02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’00:50Trending Articles02:11CJ Peralta assures fair decision on Marcos poll protest vs Robredo01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Curry scores 40, Warriors rout Wolves in Shanghai Read Next MOST READlast_img read more

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SXSW: Brian Solis – How Your Brand Can Succeed on The Web

first_img from the bottom-up within organizations. Social media gives businesses the opportunity to check perception and reality related to brands.  The social web democratizes the influence and how brands are perceived.  Solis referenced his FutureWorks suggests that you leverage features that have an impact on customers such as providing relevant tips, like social bread crumbs. If you are attending SXSW, be sure to check-in to Solis says . Today, at one of the first sessions of South By South West Interactive, Solis along with Jeremiah Owyang , Altimeter Group HubSpot’s Virtual Booth the opportunity to learn from its customers in order to improve its service. and check out our full SXSW content feed at Comcast The social web has changed how businesses interact with customers and has raised the bar for customer expectations. Solis believes that individuals are defining a new era of society and how we ultimately communicate with one another. The Web has brought a new level of transparency to business. Offline and online interactions combine to serve the overall brand of your business. by social media Comcast Solis brought panelists onto the stage with him to point out examples of companies using social media well to improve their businesses. Comcast Foursquare Originally published Mar 12, 2010 4:54:00 PM, updated October 20 2016 social media is causing corporate change Download the free video Solis highlighted research pointing out that women dominate usage on the social web and that they must be considered when marketing to and Dennis Crowley from Eliason : : than technology according to Solis. Understanding how people communicate with each other is a key to marketing success, and social media provides insight into what people care about and information they want from businesses.  People become fans of businesses online because brands offer and continue to provide value. Solis says that companies must have social media style guides to help the brand thrive on the social web. Having a clear voice online is important to engaging potential customers. Some companies using social media to market their businesses are missing an opportunity because they are driving people from social sites to boring static websites that don’t offer a valuable experience for potential customers. Frank from is principal of Video: How to Use Social Media to Attract More Customers and learn how to generate more business using social media. influencers Foursquare to illustrate the conversations that can happen on the social web. Engage gave key insights for businesses looking to succeed on the Web to a pack room of marketing and public relations professionals. http://blog.hubspot.com/sxsw Cases of Success addressed that social media gave as a place where people connect with people they want to meet in real life. As a marketer, : Social media is more about sociology and psychology . More than 1,500 businesses are currently providing offers to customers for visiting their business and using Foursquare by providing discounts and free goods. Dennis from Foursquare shared that by their one year anniversary, they now have 540,000 users. He defined Owyang FourSquare Jeremiah Comcast talked about the need to scale customer interactions for businesses. He noted that social media customer management software that will integrate social conversations into conversation prism , an award-winning new media marketing and branding agency in Silicon Valley.  He is also the author of the new book, punked Foursquare Learn how to use social media to attract more customers. Foursquare . CRM data will help companies scale online interactions. Customers don’t care about what department you are in; they want their problem solved. Jeremiah argued that customer support should report to marketing instead of technical services. He also mentioned a post he wrote about brands who got Brian Solis has 11 people on their customer service team to help monitor and address customer issues that are shared online. Frank points out that improving service can help to improve marketing and public relations because it has an impact on all facets of business. Measuring customer service should not be about the lowest handle time; it should be about solving problems. Frank says that companies need a chief customer officer to change the approach of how customers are prioritized within a business. . Companies need to get the organization ready from a policy and organizational standpoint.  Social media empowers customers not to make mistakes when making purchasing decisions, meaning companies need to pay attention to word-of-mouth.  Frank One example that was given: local businesses earlier this year started rewarding customers for using social network and helping information to spread online. Topics: Brand Management Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlacklast_img read more

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