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Despite Parts Rumors, Apple Inc. Stock Is Still a Long-Term Buy

The annual dance of supply chain rumors has caught Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) short of the $1-trillion market cap level.Shares dropped $3 overnight on Jun. 7, a loss of nearly $15 billion in market cap, after reports from Japan that the company is planning to ship 80 million iPhones next year, down from 100 million.The company sold 217 million phones…

BAE Systems to Develop First-of-Its-Kind Software for DARPA to Model Conflicts | Business

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018--The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is sponsoring BAE Systems to develop software that will aid military planners in understanding and addressing the complex dynamics that drive conflicts around the world. Under a $4.2 million Phase 1 contract awarded by the U.S.

Friedensburg association welcomes new flag, pole - News

Article ToolsVicki Terwilliger / Staff WritersAlex Golombek, Health, Safety and Environmenal Manager for Hydro, left, accepts a framed photo of the new flagpole Hydro donated to the Friedensburg Fish and Game Association Saturday from Rev. James W. Seifert as a thank you on behalf of the association.Vicki Terwilliger /…

Metal Shark Acquires Horizon Shipbuilding Assets

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has acquired the assets of Alabama-based Horizon Shipbuilding, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October 2017.Metal Shark will assume ownership of Horizon’s fully developed 35-acre shipbuilding facility in the Mobile Bay region, following a motion approved by the U.S.

Preliminary heats in a hot election: the 2nd Congressional District

Virginias 2nd Congressional District is on lots of lists for hot races in November and to get set for that both Republicans and Democrats are holding primaries Tuesday to pick their candidates for the big contest.And perhaps the biggest issue on the ballot Tuesday is how people feel about President Donald Trump.On the GOP side…
The successful marriage of gas and electrics

The successful marriage of gas and electrics

Silent sailing - a mock up of Hurtigruten's two new hybrid-powered ice-class cruise shipsEnvironmental concerns are driving development of cleaner and quieter enginesThe ferry route from Bergen in southwest Norway to Kirkenes in the north has no less than 34 stops that traverse some of the countrys most cherished and environmentally sensitive coastline.Currently…

Metal Shark acquires assets of Horizon Shipbuilding for $525,000

Metal Shark has acquired the assets of Horizon Shipbuilding, Bayou La Batre, Ala., for $525,000, according to court records. The acquisition followed a motion approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Alabama on June 5, 2018. Metal Shark owns and operates two Louisiana shipyards that specialize in aluminum construction in Jeanerette…

Global Marine Trencher Market| Decreasing Cost of Deepwater Drilling to Boost Growth| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018-- analysts forecast the global marine trencher market to grow at a CAGR of nearly 4% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest market research report.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180611006028/en/Technavio…

Global Marine Trencher Market| Decreasing Cost of Deepwater Drilling to Boost Growth| Technavio | Bu

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018-- analysts forecast the global marine trencher market to grow at a CAGR of nearly 4% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest market research report.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180611006028/en/Technavio…

Patrick Industries, Inc. Completes Acquisition Of Marine Accessories Corporation And Announces Expan

ELKHART, Ind. June 11, 2018 Patrick Industries, Inc. (“Patrick” or the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Marine Accessories Corporation (“MAC”) and has expanded the size of its credit facility.MAC is a manufacturer, distributor and aftermarket supplier of custom tower and canvas products and other related accessories to OEMs…
Far Left - Mr. Masaki Yamashita (Professional Engineer) Oriental Consultant Global, 3rd from left  Mr. Hiromi Hiraki (Project Manager) Wakachiku Construction with 3 other experts.

Japan experts on the move to complete $80 million Port Project

Six Japanese experts and engineers from the Oriental Consultants Global and Wakachiku Construction have been working in Samoa for almost two years now. They have been making sure the $80million Apia Port Enhancement project is on track. Five experts are the employees of the Wakachiku Construction, which is the project contractor.

Sophia Loren Christens MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview was christened by Godmother Sophia Loren in Genoa, Italy, on Saturday.The ship was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, and is the 15th addition to the MSC Cruises fleet. She is the third ship to come into service within 12 months of the company’s €10.5 billion ($12 billion) investment plan…

Birthday Honours 2018: Network Rail boss made CBE amid travel chaos

Network Rail has admitted the "timing is difficult" after its outgoing chief executive was included in the Queen's Birthday Honours list amid continued disruption to rail journeys.Mark Carne has been appointed a CBE for his services to the railway industry.One trade union leader said it was like "rewarding the captain of…

Prime Minister invited to Rosyth to meet dockyard workforce

Britain's first four F-35Bs arrive ahead of schedule

June 7 (UPI) -- Britain's first four F-35B Lightning aircraft, the country's next-generation fighter jets, landed there Wednesday -- two months ahead of schedule.It's a major milestone for the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, officials said as the cutting edge aircraft arrived at RAF Marham in Norfolk from the United States…

Canadian-flagged ships visit Grand Haven

Early in the morning on the last day of May, Lower Lakes Towing Ltd.’s self-unloading motor vessel Cuyahoga could be heard out in Lake Michigan blowing its fog horn as it approached the Grand Haven piers. The Cuyahoga arrived at first light and headed for Meekoff’s D&M dock on Harbor Island.The vessel had a split cargo aboard…

Bell-Boeing JV Wins Navy Contract to Upgrade V-22 Aircraft

Zacks Equity Research,1 / 5Bell-Boeing's primary product, V-22 Osprey, is a multi-mission, tiltrotor military aircraft with both vertical as well as short takeoff and landing capabilities.Bell-Boeing, a joint venture (JV) between The Boeing Company BA and Bell Helicopter unit of Textron Inc. TXT recently won a delivery order in relation to V-22 aircraft.

CALENDAR | June 7, 2018

ThursdayJune 7Eight Bells Lecture Finding a Pirate Ship, by Bob Cembrola, Seamens Church Institute, 18 Market Square, noon, donations welcome, 401-841-7276.Jamestown Coloring Club An adult activity, use the librarys supplies or bring your own, all are welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423-7280…