First Jones Act wind turbine installation vessel in the works; Maersk continues to work on recovery from Petya cyber attack

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First Jones Act wind turbine installation vessel in the works
June 29, 2017 — Plans for the construction of the first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel were unveiled recently by marine engineering firm Zentech Inc. and energy development project specialist Renewables Resources International. Zentech says the installation vessel will be a self-propelled, DP2 Class jack-up with four truss legs with spud cans—a proven oil & gas design—integrated into a newly built hull.

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Internet Radio Service 8tracks Hacked, 18 Million Accounts Stolen

News broke earlier today that Internet radio service 8tracks was hacked earlier this week, and attackers managed to extract no less than 18 million accounts, including usernames, hashed passwords, and email addresses. In a message posted on the company’s blog, 8tracks confirms the hack, and says that it all started from an employee’s Github account that was not using two-factor authentication. IT admins became aware of the hack once the attackers attempted to change the password of the Github account, they say.

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Canada Renews Contribution to the Global Coalition against Daesh

 

June 28, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces

Daesh’s atrocities have led to countless tragedies, not only because of the impact on their immediate victims, but because of the subsequent humanitarian crises and increased forced migration that has affected millions of innocent lives throughout the region. The world has united against Daesh and Canada will defend its interests alongside our allies while working with local partners to establish more stable and secure conditions.

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