Seadrill-Sapura JV wins $2.7 billion Petrobras contract

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June 28, 2013—Seadrill Limited and Malaysia’s SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad announced that their jointly owned entity, Sapura Navegação Marítima S.A., Brazil has been awarded a contract from Petrobras to charter and operate three pipe laying support vessels.The contract is for a period of eight years with an extension option for an additional eight years and is expected to commence by the second quarter of 2016.

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Achieves CMMI Level 5

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FAIRFAX, Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems announced that it has attained the “We are committed to helping our customers achieve mission success while managing program costs,” said Mike Tweed-Kent, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Mission Integration Systems division. “As a CMMI Level 5 integrator, we establish, maintain and advance processes across multiple disciplines to improve productivity, enhance quality, foster innovation, strengthen our competitive advantage and help our customers reduce risk and accelerate time to mission.”

Under the CMMI methodology, processes are rated according to maturity levels on a five-point scale. With a CMMI Level 5 rating, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems’ Mission Integration Systems division received the highest appraisal indicating that it continually improves its processes based on a quantitative understanding of its business objectives and performance needs. rating. CMMI is a business strategy tool that provides guidance to effectively and efficiently improve processes across the organization. A CMMI Level 5 appraisal indicates that processes are controlled and measured and undergo continuous improvement. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

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DONCASTER COUPLE BAG GOLDEN TICKET TO ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

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F1 fans Emma and Michael Thompson land the Golden Ticket

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Lucky pair win all-expenses paid trip to F1’s most glamourous fixture

 

Formula One fans Emma and Michael Thompson from Doncaster struck gold at the British Grand Prix when they picked up a ‘Golden Ticket’ for November’s F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Live from Athens

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The previous transmission is available from our Latest ESA Live page and the planned transmissions can be found on our ESA Live Schedule. You can also watch our ‘Programme on Air’ via ESA Web-TV.

Boeing Delivers ILFC’s First 787 Dreamliner for Operation by Norwegian

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– ILFC becomes first leasing company to take delivery of 787
– Dreamliner marks ILFC’s 700th airplane delivery from Boeing
– First 787 to join Norwegian’s fleet

EVERETT, Wash., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA), International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and Norwegian celebrated several milestones Thursday during a delivery ceremony for a new 787 Dreamliner. It was the first 787 delivered to ILFC and its lessee, Norwegian, which will operate the airplane. The 787 also marked the 700th airplane Boeing delivered to ILFC.

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ATK President and CEO Mark DeYoung Honored as One of STEMconnector’s “100 CEO Leaders in STEM”

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ARLINGTON, Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced today that its President and CEO Mark DeYoung was named one of the “100 CEO Leaders in STEM” by STEMconnector®, a network dedicated to linking those advocating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education across disciplines and distances. DeYoung was honored for his leadership at ATK and his commitment to advancing STEM for young people in the communities in which the company operates.

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The spirit of a Race

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– Franck Cammas’ Groupama 34 wins Dunkirk practice race
– Race veteran Courrier Dunkerque take second and OmanSail take third
– Three inshore races tomorrow (9am departure time at the docks)he 36th Tour de France à la Voile will start in Dunkirk in only two days.

“This practice race had the spirit of a real one,” said a smiley Cammas back on the dock in Dunkirk after Groupama 34’s victory in today’s trial. Today’s event did not count towards the overall ranking and although every team had guests onboard, the 12 M34s sailed the first course of the TFV 2013 as though it counted. round the world, 190 countries (60 in 2012) will relay Tour de France à la Voile footage (news coverage not included). The race will be shown on NBC Sports (USA), TV Asahi (Japan), Sportsnet (Canada), Eurosport International and Asia, ESPN International and more.

The starting gun fired at 3pm. The first upwind mark was set 0.8-miles away under a cloudy sky and 10 knots of breeze from the SW. Ville de Genève Carrefour Addictions rounded the windward mark first, followed by Groupama 34.

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Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

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Hamilton, Bermuda, June 28, 2013.

Nordic American Tankers Limited (“the Company”) conducted its 2013 Annual General Meeting on June 25, 2013 in Hamilton, Bermuda. The following resolutions were approved:

1. All of the nominees of the Board of Directors were approved to serve until the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders; and

2. Deloitte AS was approved as the Company’s independent auditors until the close of the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

In addition, the Company’s audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2012 were presented at the Meeting.

 

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