THE Alliance Enhances MedNorth America EC Links

first_imgzoom The members of THE Alliance have revealed an enhancement of their future Mediterranean-North America East Coast coverage, scheduled to start operating from April 2017.Namely, the port rotation of its AL 6 service will be streamlined and the Spanish ports of Barcelona, Tarragona, Valencia and Algeciras will be served through a new cooperation with Israel’s cargo shipping company ZIM on the latter’s existing Mediterranean North America loop.This additional service will be branded as the AL 7, the alliance, consisting of Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, MOL, NYK and Yang Ming, said.The new port rotation of the AL 6 service will be: Salerno, Livorno, La Spezia, Genoa (Italy), Fos (France), Halifax (Canada), New York, Norfolk, Savannah (US), Salerno (Italy).THE Alliance’s port coverage in the AL 7 will be as follows: Barcelona, Tarragona, Valencia, Algeciras (Spain), Halifax (Canada), New York, Norfolk, Savannah (US), Valencia, Tarragona, Barcelona.Both services will be launched at the beginning of April 2017 along with the implementation of THE Alliance, which is subject to completion of regulatory requirements.The partners plan to deploy a fleet of more than 240 ships in the Asia/Europe, North Atlantic and Trans-Pacific trade lanes including the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf/Red Sea. The partners’ service network is expected to cover more than 24 ports in Asia including ten Chinese and five Japanese ports with direct calls as well as 20 ports in the US and Canada, six North European and 13 Mediterranean ports, six ports in the Middle East and six ports in Central America/Caribbean.Separately, ZIM said that the planned changes encompass ZIM Container Service Italy (ZCI) and ZIM Container Service Atlantic (ZCA).The firm plans to deploy 5 vessels in the ZCI service, while its ZCA service, operating 7 vessels, will focus on the East Med and Spain with a new call in Algeciras, serving the South Spain market and adding new direct calls in two Turkish ports, Izmir and Mersin.last_img read more

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Dolphins Suspend Don Jones For Tweet About Michael Sam

Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones tweeted “horrible” when Michael Sam became the first openly gay player to be drafted in NFL history, and it has cost him an undisclosed amount fine and suspension from the team until he “completes educational training” for his actions, according to the club.Sam, the former Missouri linebacker was selected by the St. Louis Rams, with the next-to-last pick in the draft. His reaction—including tears and a kiss from his male friend—was captured on television, prompting Jones to post on Twitter: “OMG. Horrible.”In the NFL, which is seeking to create a culture of sensitivity, Jones’ reaction was not welcomed, even if it represented many others’ views, too.“I want to apologize to Michael Sam for the inappropriate comments that I made last night on social media,” Jones said in a statement released by the team. “I take full responsibility for them and I regret that these tweets took away from his draft moment. I remember last year when I was drafted in the seventh round and all of the emotions and happiness I felt when I received the call that gave me an opportunity to play for an NFL team, and I wish him all the best in his NFL career. I sincerely apologize to Mr. Ross, my teammates, coaches, staff and fans for these tweets. I am committed to represent the values of the Miami Dolphins organization and appreciate the opportunity I have been given to do so going forward.”“We met with Don today about respect, discrimination and judgment, coach Joe Philbin said. “These comments are not consistent with the values and standards of our program. We will continue to emphasize and educate our players that these statements will not be tolerated.”Rams head coach Jeff Fisher told NFL Network soon after Sam was picked that he didn’t anticipate issues about his sexuality.“I don’t have any concern whatsoever. We drafted a good football player,” Fisher said. “I’m excited to get him on the practice field and get him going so yeah, there’s gonna be a little extra tension for a couple days, but Michael was the SEC co-defensive player of the year.”Sam had 11 1/2 sacks last season for Missouri. Many believe he would have been selected higher had he stayed essentially in the closet. NFL scouts, of course, likely would have learned he was gay after they began evaluating prospects after the season, since Sam was out to his college teammates — and there was a strong chance of him being outed against his will. read more

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Injured Neymar could miss the Copa America in Brazil

first_imgAfter knowing that Neymar’s injury may take him back to the operating room, Brazil manager ‘Tite’ revealed that he may even miss the Copa America.Terrible news for Neymar and Brazil, the national team that will host this year’s Copa America might miss out on the PSG star due to his most recent metatarsal injury.Last year as we all know, the star fell injured with a fracture on exactly the same area where he recently suffered the new setback.Everybody was trying to keep the results of his latest tests a secret, but L’Equipe was able to get a hold of the results and the news are very bad for both his club and country.Even though Paris Saint-Germain is trying to avoid the player from going under the knife again, it appears that there will be no choice for him and there will be a new surgery that will set him back for at least two months.This means that after getting surgery, Neymar will have to take a recovery period that effectively leaves him out of any competition with PSG and he will most likely miss the two matches against Manchester United in the Champions League.But that’s not all, this problem seems to go even deeper than only a few months of not playing football for his club.Manager ‘Tite’ spoke to the press from Paris on Monday to talk about the situation in detail, the expectations are not good.#CopaAmerica2019 🏆 | ¡Neymar podría perderse la Copa América! https://t.co/BHPMLsSJtJ pic.twitter.com/jkBtZre2qc— Diario SPORT (@sport) January 28, 2019Brazil’s main objective this year will be to win the upcoming Copa America that will be celebrated in their own country, they had Neymar as their biggest star for the competition but manager ‘Tite’ is having second thoughts about calling up the PSG star for the competition.Knowing how bad the result was from last year’s World Cup for Brazil, the boss revealed that he won’t call Neymar for the tournament if he thinks risking him isn’t necessary.‘Tite’ is aware that Brazil currently has a lot of great players who have the skills to replace Neymar if the star cannot get to the Copa America at the top of his game, he would prefer to leave him resting at home instead of risking his fresh injury once again.“PSG have taken a conservative approach towards the injury,” said ‘Tite’ to the press in Paris via Diario AS.“They [PSG] called Dr Lasmar, and other specialists are going to come,” he added.PSG, Neymar, Ligue 1PSG ultras sent a warning letter to Neymar Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Brazilian superstar Neymar might play today his first game of the season for Paris Saint-Germain and the team’s ultras have warned him.“Only then will they decide about what to do with his foot. It seems right to me that there is caution at this moment.”“Neymar will not pay the price at the cost of his health,” his manager said.“I will lose my job, but I’m not going to put the responsibility onto his shoulders by calling him [while injured].”Tres patadas, la respuesta de Neymar tras reanudarse el juego es ejemplar pic.twitter.com/8PKlAqVwV8— L. Alcázar (@l_Alcazar) January 28, 2019The clock has already started ticking for Neymar, he will do everything in his power to not last too long in recovery and make it all the way to the Copa America in his country.As far as the reports tell us, a decision of whether the player gets surgery or not hasn’t been made yet and any news on the matter will be published on this website as soon as we know that will happen.Neymar is currently resting at his house in Paris, he is not yet scheduled to travel to Brazil for any second opinion from any doctor because the Brazil National Team’s medical staff has traveled to France in order to assess the situation.This might be the perfect opportunity for other young players such as Vinicius Junior or Lucas Paqueta to make their debut with the senior squad, they will have to take over during the time that Neymar gets fully recovered from his latest injury.Paris Saint-Germain will have to make do without Neymar for now, they have Cavani and Mbappé to cover his absence but not even they might be enough to compete against Manchester United.Neymar lesionado para los de final, lo celebro pic.twitter.com/fc0kOw7ajf— A l o n s o G a r c í a (@alonsowaga) January 28, 2019How long will it take Neymar to get completely recovered at PSG? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.last_img read more

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Evacuations ordered as bomb squad investigates suspicious device in Lemon Grove

first_imgEvacuations ordered as bomb squad investigates suspicious device in Lemon Grove January 17, 2018 Posted: January 17, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom center_img SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Evacuations were ordered in Lemon Grove after a suspicious device was found Wednesday near a U-Haul center.A bomb squad was sent to a self-storage business in the 1800 block of Massachusetts Avenue, near Main Street in Lemon Grove, where a caller reported finding what appeared to be a “military practice device,” a sheriff’s lieutenant says.Bomb squad personnel have safely impounded that possible piece of military equipmentDeputies evacuated the immediate area and shut down some traffic lanes as a precaution pending resolution of the situation.Officials have reopened the area to the public. KUSI Newsroom, Updated: 3:21 PMlast_img read more

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LRA Hopes to Select Winning Bid for New York Depot Property Soon

first_img Dan Cohen AUTHOR The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is nearing its selection of a buyer for 7,000 acres of undeveloped land at the former Seneca Army Depot in New York’s Finger Lakes District.A nine-member working group consisting of members of the IDA and the county Board of Supervisors is considering 16 bids covering a range of end uses that were submitted prior to a February deadline.“It’s getting closer,” Steve Brusso, chairman of the Depot Bid Review Workgroup, said last week before the panel began to meet in executive session. “If all goes well, we could have a decision in June.”Only one bidder’s identity has become public as the IDA has decided to deliberate behind closed doors. On Tuesday, the Fingers Lakes Times reported that its request for a list of bidders and bid amounts was denied by the agency.An IDA spokeswoman told the paper that revealing the names of the bidders could harm the integrity of the selection process.“For example, simply releasing the names of the bidders would give interested parties, particularly the other bidders, the ability to discern the relative viability of the bids and, as such, undermine the agency’s negotiating position,” Kelly Kline told the paper.The one publicly announced bid is a partnership between a conservation group and the town of Varick seeking to preserve the depot’s herd of rare white deer. That proposal calls for converting the property into an ecotourism center focused on wildlife conservation.The IDA decided to sell the remaining acreage at the depot, which was shuttered in 2000, now that the Army’s caretaker responsibilities are winding down. The agency does not have the resources to adequately keep and maintain the property, and wants to return it to the tax rolls to increase the county’s tax base and provide an economic asset to the region.last_img read more

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