35 days to BLOODHOUND’s 200mph test run

35 days to BLOODHOUND’s
200mph test run

  • Car now transported to Cornwall Airport Newquay in preparation for pre-run testing
  • Two x 200mph runs on the 26th October, starting at c. 13:30
  • Live stream from the event on-board cameras
  • 360°camera cockpit view
  • 20th Anniversary of Thrust SSC setting the current world land speed record of 763mph – 15th October



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Horizon takes steps to deal with revenue shortfall; Electric Boat awarded $5.1 billion contract

Trump targets ports, shipping in new North Korea sanctions
September 22, 2017 — A new executive order signed by President Trump yesterday aims to cut North Korea out of the international banking system and targets its major industries, ports and shipping.



Horizon takes steps to deal with revenue shortfall on ferry project
Horizon Shipbuilding was one of two shipyards contracted by a subsidiary of San Francisco-based Hornblower Cruises & Events to build the 85 ft Incat Crowther design aluminum catamaran ferries for NYC Ferry and completed the ten vessels contracted with it for delivery this year in what is widely regarded as an outstanding shipbuilding achievement.
Electric Boat awarded $5.1 billion Columbia Class design contract

Construction of the lead Columbia-class submarine is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2020. The Navy plans to build a fleet of 12 new SSBNs.
Samsung Heavy develops new LNG FSRU regas system

According to SHI, the glycol based solution reduces the chances of corrosion in comparison to the traditional method of heating LNG directly with seawater, and gives energy savings of 5%.
Saga Cruises orders second ship at Meyer Werft

To be called Spirit of Adventure, it will be a sister ship to Spirit of Discovery and be similar in external design, carrying less than 1,000 passengers and with balconies for all cabin.

Wide Open, Going to the Wire!

(Thursday 21st September, Menorca) – With the wind moving round today into a more reliable, dependable southerly direction, defending 2016 52 SUPER SERIES champions Quantum Racing bounced back from a modest, frustrating start to the season’s final regatta – the Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week – to return two second place finishes today and restore their pressure on title rivals Platoon and Azzurra.


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