A new history by Brian Lavery, tracing the naval history of Scotland and the contribution of Scottish sailors to British naval history.
In its third year the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club’s Vice Admiral’s Cup Regatta, taking place this coming weekend from Saturday 2 to Monday 4 June, continues to attract a high profile entry in its three classes. The simple level racing/first past the post format used in the two big boat classes is now firmly established as a favourite with the competitors who love the simplicity and incredibly close racing the system provides.
SEABROOK, MD. May 29, 2007
A team headed by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been selected by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to compete for future managed services task orders to meet Texas government computing needs.
The individual delivery orders will be designed to transform managed services in Texas. Seat Management Services is a service function in which an entity, such as a Texas governmental entity, transfers its responsibilities to a vendor, such as Lockheed Martin, to manage its computing needs. Services provided under these delivery orders are expected to include hardware and software refresh, break/fix, on-site support, move/add/change (MACs) services, help desk, asset management, and security services.
Pittsburgh, PA – May 29, 2007 –[ASDWire]– Inmedius announced the purchase of its S1000Dmanager™ and S1000DauthorPro™ documentation production software by Bertelsmann VAW-arvato, Germany’s premier provider of full-service technical documentation solutions. The software will be utilized to provide professional technical publication and illustration services to VAW-arvato’s civilian and military customers. The multi-user contract includes maintenance and onsite training services to support the production of both S1000D compliant electronic and paper-based documentation.
The Wackenhut Corporation is proud to join over 23,000 worldwide security professionals as sponsor of the American Society of Industrial Security’s 53rd Annual Seminar and Exhibit to be held in Las Vegas on September 24-27, 2007.
G4S Security Services (UK), part of Group 4 Securicor, has been appointed by AEG to provide stewarding and security services for The O2 in Greenwich, London. The two year contract, which takes effect from the middle of June 2007, includes all events to be hosted at The O2.
Mariners are requested to be attentive to the non tie-up side of the lock, particularly when entering/exiting locks and during mooring operations as lock employees’ visibility of the non tieup side is periodically obstructed by the vessel.
On June 12, 2007, the VM/S Hercules will go below Cote Ste Catherine lock to recuperate gate n° 4 and this operation will require a 3-hour navigation suspension. On June 13, 2007, gate will be re-installed at lower Beauharnois lock (lock 3) and a 6-hour navigation suspension will be necessary for the installation. If weather is not favourable, the installation will be postponed.