U.S. yard contracts boost ST Engineering marine sector order book; Why Euronav is skeptical on scrubbers

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U.S. yard contracts boost ST Engineering marine sector order book
October 30, 2018 — Singapore’s ST Engineering reports that in the third quarter of 2018 its marine sector secured about S$431million worth of contracts including options for its shipbuilding business, as well as the ship and rig repair segments for progressive deliveries at its yards in Singapore and the U.S.

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Industry Anticipated Bombardier Safety Standdown 2018 Reaches Full Capacity

  • Webcast of Safety Standdown’s general session will be available on first day of event
  • Open to all aviation professionals, the free conference features 24 new workshops
  • Workshops focus on current trends driving aviation safety, including fatigue management, upset prevention and recovery aerodynamics
  • An industry leader in aviation safety, Bombardier Business Aircraft began Safety Standdown 1996

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier’s Safety Standdown conference, held October 30 – November 1, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Wichita, Kansas, has reached full capacity. Aviation professionals interested in attending the event can still participate in the event by joining the webcast on the Safety Standdown website here.

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Lockheed Martin Challenges Students to Create the Future of Flight

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a new digital curriculum for high-school students, parents and educators as part of Generation Beyond, its free, online STEM education program used in thousands of U.S. classrooms. The new Generation Beyond: Aviation curriculum includes video challenges, a virtual field trip to Lockheed Martin’s famous Skunk Works® and surprise STEM lab takeovers in select U.S. high schools.

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Fairbanks Morse Awarded Contract for US Navy’s New San Antonio Class Ship – LPD Flight II

FM engines with common rail technology to deliver significant fuel savings

WASHINGTON – October 30, 2018 – Fairbanks Morse – an EnPro Industries company (NYSE: NPO) and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward – has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) that will power LPD 30, which will be the U.S. Navy’s first LPD Flight II class ship. The newly designed ship will be based on the San Antonio-class hull, but the LPD Flight II is fitted with a fully capable flight deck and hangar, a well deck, and the vehicle and cargo capacities to support and sustain more than 500 combat-equipped Marines for up to 30 days. Each engine will feature common rail (CR) fuel injection technology.

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Budapest Airport destined for Doncaster

Welcoming another new destination to its route network, Budapest Airport has celebrated the inaugural flight of Wizz Air’s three times weekly service to Doncaster Sheffield. Having already launched new routes to Stavanger, Athens and Basel during the summer season, the home-based carrier’s latest link to the large market town in Yorkshire, northern UK, becomes Wizz Air’s 66th non-stop destination from Budapest.

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NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch

NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch

NASA’s Kepler space telescope
This illustration depicts NASA’s exoplanet hunter, the Kepler space telescope. The agency announced on Oct. 30, 2018, that Kepler has run out of fuel and is being retired within its current and safe orbit, away from Earth. Kepler leaves a legacy of more than 2,600 exoplanet discoveries.
Credits: NASA/Wendy Stenzel/Daniel Rutter

After nine years in deep space collecting data that indicate our sky to be filled with billions of hidden planets – more planets even than stars – NASA’s Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel needed for further science operations. NASA has decided to retire the spacecraft within its current, safe orbit, away from Earth. Kepler leaves a legacy of more than 2,600 planet discoveries from outside our solar system, many of which could be promising places for life.

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