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Trade, infrastructure will benefit from Democrats' control of House

Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Perhaps the biggest surprise in the midterm elections was that, unlike 2016, there wasn't one. Polls and pundits expected Democrats would take control of the House and Republicans would keep the Senate, and that's exactly what we're getting.The likely result: two years of congressional gridlock on economic policy…

Gigantic step for Kiwi robotics startup

Ahead of the new year, Boxfish Research, New Zealands leading underwater robotics startup have announced that on the 2nd of January 2019, Cofounder and experienced mechanical engineer Ben King, will begin his journey to Antarctica.Accompanying Dr Regina Eisert and a research team from the University of Canterbury, the team will be participating in the Antarctic Top Predator New Zealand programme.


Wightlink will be offering a limited foot passenger commuter service between Yarmouth and Lymington during peak commuting hours when temporary wind restrictions force cancellation of its scheduled car ferry service during the working week.The service is expected to start tomorrow (Friday 21st December 2018) as high winds are forecast tomorrow.

Abstracts for Dredging Days 2019 Due January 11 - International Dredging Review

The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) is now accepting abstracts for its Dredging Days 2019, which will be held from November 7 to 8 in Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It will again take place alongside Europort 2019.CEDA Dredging Days 2019 brings together members of the dredging community, experts from port authorities…

How China Plans to Totally Crush the U.S. Air Force in a War

David AxeSecurity, AsiaThe Chinese air force aims not just to compete with the U.S. Air Force, but to defeat it.How China Plans to Totally Crush the U.S. Air Force in a WarImportant Point: In opting in wartime to confront the U.S. Air Force's fighter squadrons in direct fights with similar aircraft and training, the Chinese…

Growth trend in German machinery industry’s sales on new record level in October 2018

Sales of German machinery industry 2008 - 2018 OctoberThe new record of the growth trend is 20.8bn. In October 2018, the trend growth in production also increased compared with the previous month.The new Quest economic report determines the trend growth of production in the German machinery industry. The trend is considered to be the average of the last 12 months.

Head to Head Analysis: Huttig Building Products (NASDAQ:HBP) & Aspen Aerogels (ASPN)

Huttig Building Products (NASDAQ:HBP) and Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk and profitability.

With An ROE Of 8.5%, Can Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (NSE:GRSE) Catch Up To The In

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE). By way of learning-by-doing, we’ll look at ROE to gain a better understanding Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (NSE:GRSE). Our…

A FTSE 250 stock I think should beat the BAE share price in 2019

With the Footsie testing new 52-week lows almost every day, and many investors fleeing to the relative safety of blue-chip dividend stocks, we’re not hearing a lot about potential growth shares these days.But if we ignore growth, we could be missing out on companies like James Fisher & Sons(LSE: FSJ).So far in 2018, shares…

UPDATE 1-Saipem says Shamoon variant crippled hundreds of computers By Reuters

(Adds details from company statement)By Stephen Jewkes and Jim FinkleMILAN/NEW YORK, Dec 12 (Reuters) - A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 of the company's computers used a variant of the notorious Shamoon virus, Saipem said, a development that links the case to a massive attack in 2012 on Saudi Aramco."The cyber attack hit servers based in the Middle East…

CHEDs Maritime Education Section receives ISO certification anew

Published December 19, 2018, 3:44 PMBy Merlina Hernando-MalipotThe Commission on Higher Education (CHED) lauded the awarding of an ISO 9001:2015 certification to its Maritime Education Section (MES).CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera III(RTVM / MANILA BULLETIN)This latest ISO certification is a testament to CHEDs continued…

Family of four Marines, one airman share bond of service, blood and love - U.S.

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan Lyle Gilbert didnt consider a military career until he felt the pull of patriotism after scores of U.S. troops were killed and injured in the 1986 La Belle discothèque bombing in West Berlin. Today, hes a Marine Corps major whose example has led four of his children into military service three as fellow Marines.

39,300 Shares in Scorpio Bulkers Inc (SALT) Acquired by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Scorpio Bulkers Inc (NYSE:SALT) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm bought 39,300 shares of the shipping company’s stock, valued at approximately $285,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned 0.05% of Scorpio Bulkers at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Floating Production Systems Market to Exhibit Promising 17.20% CAGR 2013-2019

Floating production systems are offshore drilling equipments that are utilized for the extraction of crude oil from offshore fields. Weight and design of the floating production systems depends on the drilling conditions and region where they are used. Floating production systems are of numerous shapes and sizes, ranging from cylindrical shape to that of a ship shape.

Freight.Tech 25: Artificial Intelligence and Automation Earn Digital Freight Broker Loadsmart #22 Sl

FreightWaves announced the Freight.Tech 25 at MarketWaves 18 last month. The list highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies in transportation and logistics. Digital freight broker Loadsmart snagged the number 22 spot on the list with its automated platform, which allows for server-to-server booking with no…

Analyzing Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) & Huttig Building Products (HBP)

Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN) and Huttig Building Products (NASDAQ:HBP) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings. Huttig Building Products has higher revenue and earnings than Aspen Aerogels.

Genoa announces $220M project to replace collapsed bridge | World

MILAN (AP) Genoa's mayor has announced that a 200 million euro ($220 million) project by hometown architect Renzo Piano inspired by a naval ship has been chosen to replace the Morandi Bridge that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people.Mayor Marco Bucci announced Tuesday that the project will be carried out by three Italian firms…

Huge device built to trap plastic in Pacific Ocean isn’t working

LOS ANGELES A floating device sent to corral a swirling island of trash between California and Hawaii has not swept up any plastic waste but the young innovator behind the project said Monday that a fix was in the works.Boyan Slat, 24, who launched the Pacific Ocean cleanup project, said the speed of the solar-powered…

Genoa announces $229M project to replace collapsed bridge

MILAN (AP) Genoa's mayor on Tuesday announced that a 202-million-euro ($229 million) project by hometown architect Renzo Piano inspired by a naval ship has been chosen to replace the Morandi Bridge that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people.The project will be carried out by three Italian firms, construction firm Salini Impregilo…