Cunard Three Queens Sail Again for RNLI

Photo’s: copyright RNLI/Bob Warwick
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1] 3 Queens with flypast by Red Arrows

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2] New Brighton lifeboat with Queens in background

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3] 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlantic – Tug Brocklebank being rescued after being boarded by ‘pirates’

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4] Poster for the event

RNLI New Brighton lifeboat station and New Brighton’s Light Cinema have got together to bring you a unique evening of films of classic maritime events of the last few years on Merseyside. In addition learn all about the work and history of Wirral’s three very different lifeboat stations in New Brighton, Hoylake and West Kirby.

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Bangkok, Thailand: BAE Systems has signed a new contract with Bangkok Dock to assist in the licensed construction of a second 90 metre Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Royal Thai Navy.

Under the agreement, BAE Systems will provide engineering support and advice during construction of the vessel in Thailand.

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NATS Appoints Lockheed Martin as Systems Integration Partner


LONDON, Jan 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been appointed by NATS to support the UK air traffic management company’s technology transformation programme over the coming years as their systems integration partner.
Lockheed Martin will help NATS crucial deployment of SESAR based technologies. Photo: NATS

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NASA to Announce Science, Technology Missions for First Flight of Space Launch System

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NASA Television will air the announcement of the selection of a fleet of small satellites to launch on the inaugural flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS). The event, which is at 11 a.m. EST (10 a.m. CST) Tuesday, Feb. 2, from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will announce the CubeSats that will fly as secondary payloads and deploy to conduct science and technology demonstrations in deep space.

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NASA Observes Day of Remembrance


Chuck Resnik, brother of Space Shuttle Challenger astronaut Judith Resnik, left, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, right, visit the Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial during a wreath laying ceremony that was part of NASA’s Day of Remembrance on the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident, Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Arlington National Cemetery. Wreaths were laid in memory of those men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space exploration.

Photo Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
Last Updated: Jan. 28, 2016
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Kongsberg Maritime President will be next Group CEO; AMP slams multiple errors in Jones Act report

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Kongsberg Maritime President will be next Group CEO
January 28, 2016—Geir Håøy, current President of Kongsberg Maritime (KM), will succeed Walter Qvam as CEO when he resigns in June. “Kongsberg is in a time with demanding challenges and several opportunities. Geir Håøy excels with long international and industrial experience and has for five years led KM, Kongsberg’s largest business area,” says Chairman of the Board, Finn Jebsen.

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Finnair adds flights to popular winter holiday destinations in Lapland for winter 2016-2017

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Additional frequencies bring total seats to Finnish Lapland to 140,000 this winter


London, UK, 29 January: Finnair has announced the launch of additional flights to key Northern Finland winter destinations, Kittilä, Kuusamo and Ivalo, for the winter season 2016-2017.

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