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McDermott bags FEED contract for Shwe Phase 3 gas field development in Myanmar

first_img Image: McDermott has secured FEED contract from Posco International. Photo: courtesy of C Morrison/Pixabay. McDermott International has secured a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract from Posco International for the Shwe Phase 3 gas field development, located 70km offshore Myanmar.The value of the contract has not been disclosed. However, McDermott indicated it to be in the $1-50m (£0.81- 40.38m) range.Building on McDermott’s work on earlier phases of the Shwe gas field development, the scope of the new contract includes FEED services for a new compression platform, a bridge link and modifications in existing platform.McDermott senior vice president Asia Pacific Ian Prescott said: “This award is a testament to McDermott’s excellent FEED and EPCIC project delivery capability on large central production platform facilities.“We look forward to continuing to work with POSCO INTERNATIONAL Corporation to meet Myanmar’s growing energy demands.”The work will begin in the third quarter of 2019 and is expected to be completed in the second quarter next year. The contract will be executed by McDermott’s Center of Engineering Excellence in Kuala Lumpur.In June 2018, Posco Daewoo awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contract to a consortium of McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company, for the second phase of the Shwe gas field development.Other FEED contracts secured by McDermottIn August, McDermott had bagged FEED contract for PetroLogistics’ proposed propane dehydrogenation facility (PDH facility) planned to be built along the US Gulf Coast.As per the contract terms, McDermott will be responsible for the development of the PDH facility, which will have a design capacity of 500 kilo tonnes per annum (KTA).Prior to that, in July, Total Oman E&P Development, in partnership with Oman Oil Company, had awarded a contract to McDermott to provide FEED services for the Sohar LNG Bunkering Project in Oman.The Sohar LNG Bunkering Project aims to establish Oman as a regional LNG bunkering hub, which will supply LNG as a fuel to marine vessels. The work will begin in the third quarter of 2019 and is expected to be completed in the second quarter next year last_img read more

USS Port Royal Changes Command

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today USS Port Royal Changes Command USS Port Royal Changes Command View post tag: News by topic November 4, 2014 View post tag: changes View post tag: USS Port Royal View post tag: battleship missouri memorial View post tag: Naval View post tag: pearl harbour The officers and crew of USS Port Royal (CG 73) held a change of command ceremony aboard the historic Battleship Missouri Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Oct. 31.During the ceremony, the Port Royal crew bid farewell to Capt. Eric F. Weilenman and welcomed aboard Capt. Aldolfo H. Ibarra as commanding officer.The ceremony marked the end of a highly-successful 43-month major command tour for Weilenman, one of the longest tours of an officer in command of a warship in recent history.Weilenman led Port Royal on a seven-month independent ballistic missile defense (BMD) deployment, serving as BMD commander in U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. He also commanded the ship during two Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) International Exercises, RIMPAC 2012 and RIMPAC 2014, as well as numerous local operations.Rear Adm. Rick Williams, Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, awarded Weilenman the Legion of Merit during the ceremony. Weilenman’s next assignment will be in Pearl Harbor as chief of staff for Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific.Ibarra assumes command as Port Royal begins a maintenance period in preparation for a follow-on training cycle and future deployment.Port Royal is the 27th and final Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, the ultimate Aegis cruiser. Port Royal is named for two strategic battles that took place during the American Revolutionary War and the Civil War in the waters of Port Royal Sound in South Carolina.[mappress mapid=”14304″]Press release, Image: US Navy View post tag: Navy View post tag: americas Share this article Authorities View post tag: Commandlast_img read more

Adjunct-Nursing (Practical Nursing) (Pool)

first_imgThe City Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State Universityand more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as theheadquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one ofAmerica’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of culturalexperiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, andmore. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here sofulfilling, both professionally and personally.The Ideal Candidate Columbus State seeks to attract faculty who believe inthe community college mission; who are academically and culturallydiverse; who believe the student comes first, always; and who sharein our commitment to student success. The ideal candidate iscommitted to academic excellence, continuous improvement throughprofessional development, assessment, contributing to program andcourse development, and creating a collegial environment ofcivility, collaboration and open communication.There is a particular need for qualified adjuncts to teach duringthe day at central Ohio area high schools as a part of the ColumbusState College Credit Plus program and also at our Delaware campusand regional centers located in Dublin, Reynoldsburg andWesterville. Position Summary The Adjunct – Practical Nursing position providesquality instruction and maintains a positive learning environmentin the classroom, with major emphasis placed on teaching,supporting and evaluating students. The Adjunct role providesinstruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in coursesassigned by the Department Chair, or other leadership members. Theincumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the abilityto multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicatedmaterial.Core Competencies Required Professionalism, Quality Focus, Managing Work,Communication, Continuous Improvement, Guiding Interactions,Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Positive Approach, Collaboration,Planning & Organizing,ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:INSTRUCTION & STUDENT LEARNING Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumesprimary responsibility for and exercises oversight of thecurriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuringboth the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction.Considers individual differences of students in order to design andsupport a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates inthe identification of students with academic or other needs andresponds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in amanner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses andprograms and communicates clearly to students the expectationsconcerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate andappropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely,and in accordance with established policies and procedures of theCollege, and communicates progress feedback as well as otherrelevant information to students throughout the semester.Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporatesdepartmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribedmeeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques tomeasure students’ performance in achieving course goals andobjectives. Engages in periodic meetings with the department, LeadInstructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties andprofessional development.STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & ADVISEMENTCreates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active andcollaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, studentand faculty interaction, and support for learners. Uses technologyto assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense ofcommunity among students for learning both inside and outside theclassroom. Advises potential or current students within thediscipline about the program, career, or transfer options availableto assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriatestudent and academic support services available at the College orin the community.OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Attend all required trainings.Usual Physical Requirements While performing duties of this job, the employeeregularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering information intocomputer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks forextended periods of time. Employee converses verbally with othersin person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches withhands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches orcrawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10pounds.Working Conditions Typical classroom; laboratory; healthcare clinical sitessuch as hospitals, clinics; long term care facilities; mentalhealth facilities; and community areas such as homeless shelters;online at computer, and other learning environments for nursingstudents. Exposure to close social contacts, communicable diseases,medications, solutions, blood and other body fluids, injury,physical and psychological demands, and stressful situations.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of: online and live instruction techniques and methods;Microsoft Office; Blackboard; internet research; onlinecommunication and record-keeping.Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies andthe use multi-media technology to enhance student learning;instructional planning and presentation; incorporating criticalthinking, effective communication and other general educationoutcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiencywith online communication record-keeping.Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills;create engaging learning environments that respect a wide varietyof viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diversestudent population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgroundsand students with disabilities; work independently without ongoingdirect supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learningoutcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information,including FERPA.Minimum Qualifications:Associate’s degree in Nursing with at least two (2) years ofexperience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse.Current Ohio RN Licensure that is in good standing. State MotorVehicle Operator’s License or demonstrable ability to gain accessto work site(s).Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.Prior teaching experience. Requisition ID: req2926Job Title: Adjunct-Nursing (Practical Nursing) (Pool)Department: NursingLocation: Columbus CampusEmployment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit InstructorEmployment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit InstructorBargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining UnitFLSA Status: ExemptCompensation Type: ContractCompensation: $52.88 per contact hourSchedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignment. Day,evening, or weekend hoursThe College Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond toworkforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality.There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, andthere’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laserfocus on student success and a partnership mindset have establishedColumbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regionaleconomy, and a premier community college that is changing thenation’s education and workforce landscapes.With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, severalregional learning centers and online, Columbus State is thenation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream(ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and aparticipant in The Right Signals Initiative through the LuminaFoundation. The College is also a proud partner to over 40 highschools in the Central Ohio area to create pathways from highschool to college that encourage qualified young people to earndual credit – high school and college credit – while they are stillin high school.Columbus State employees benefit from an engaging, collaborative,and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. Ouradjunct faculty enjoy competitive compensation and professionaldevelopment opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that thediversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of ourstudents and region. We are proud to be a central part of acommunity that embraces differences and celebrates the manycultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.last_img read more

New Warden for Wadham

first_imgThe Natural History Museum’s director, Sir Neil Chalmers, is to become the next warden of Wadham College. Wadham made the announcement following the news that their current warden, John Flemming, will leave in July because of ill health. Mr Flemming’s announcement came as a great surprise to staff and students as he was expecting to continue in his post for another decade. Wadham is said to be “grief stricken” at the announcement that Flemming is suffering from cancer, which has forced early retirement. Sir Neil will take over the post of Warden in October 2004, until which time the sub-warden Jeffrey Hackney will be Acting Warden. He will not be able to come any earlier as he is committed to a project at the Natural History Museum which seeks to raise in excess of £68,000. Hackney is confident that Chalmers will be an excellent warden, saying that the college had ‘a very good feel for him’ when they interviewed candidates and that he had ‘happily accepted’ the offer of the post. Sir Neil has been educated at both Oxford and Cambridge and pursued an academic career before becoming Dean of Science at the Open University. He has held his post at the Natural History Museum since 1988, a period of significant change, during which free access to the museum has been introduced, a policy which he actively promoted. He initiated the process of opening the museum’s vast collections of specimens to the public, as part of the Darwin Centre project, phase one of which was completed last year.ARCHIVE: 2nd Week TT 2003last_img read more

Worst shopping

first_imgOxford is one of the worst places to shop in the UK, a new survey says, and is unlikely to improve. The survey of 30 towns and cities placed Oxford 28th in overall retail performance and 26th in terms of its future prospects.Poor parking, street layout, lack of cleanliness, and the aesthetics of retail buildings were blamed. The results seemed to confirm the findings of a Radio 4 poll that previously named Cornmarket as the second worst street in the UK. Repaving work that has so far cost £2.2m is restarting following a break over the Christmas period.Archive: 0th week HT 2004last_img

Real Good Food acquires Chantilly for £1.75M

first_imgFrozen desserts supplier Chantilly Patisserie will be run as a trading division of Haydens Bakery, a wholly owned subsidiary of Real Good Food (RGF). The acquisition of Chantilly Patisserie by RGF was announced this morning, for a total consideration of £1.75M, to be satisfied from existing cash resources. Chantilly Patisserie produces handmade frozen desserts from its headquarters in Paignton, Devon.Pieter Totté, executive chairman of RGF, said: “The acquisition of Chantilly opens up a new channel for us, as they have already impressively established themselves as a supplier of quality products to the important and growing food service sector. “We will continue to identify and complete bolt-on acquisitions as we seek to reach greater scale within our three pillar markets of cake decoration, food ingredients and in this case premium bakery.  As we are clearly demonstrating, acquisitions will enhance our offering by targeting new sectors, product lines and geographies, as well as being earnings accretive.”Last month, RGF warned profits for the year ended 31 March would not hit market expectations. The board said at the time that it was confident that the negative impact on margins was short-term and that RGF was well positioned for future growth following its investment programme.last_img read more

Todd Stoops, Reed Mathis, Krasno & More To Play Phish After Party In Jacksonville

first_imgWith Phish making their first-ever appearance in Jacksonville, FL, it seems that one local venue is planning to have a total blowout in honor of the band’s upcoming return on October 16th. The show, which will take place at Mavericks Live, and will feature an impressive lineup of improv stalwarts. Eric Krasno will be on guitar, with Roosevelt Collier on pedal steel guitar, Todd Stoops on keys, Reed Mathis on bass, and Jeff Sipe on drums.The show starts just after Phish’s encore comes to a close at the Veterans Memorial Arena, and will feature funky improv well into the night. You can find tickets, starting this Friday, September 16th at 10:00am, by following this link.For fans of Reed Mathis, Todd Stoops, or Roosevelt Collier, you won’t want to miss them performing alongside members of Dead & Company, The String Cheese Incident, The Disco Biscuits, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Lettuce, Soulive, Medeski Martin & Wood, Snarky Puppy, Primus, RatDog, Dopapod, and so many more, at the second annual Brooklyn Comes Alive – in the heart of Williamsburg – with over 50 artists spanning three venues in just one day: October 22nd. Mathis and Stoops will be performing as part of the exciting new electronic classical music project Electric Beethoven. Get tickets here to Brooklyn Comes Alive here.last_img read more

The String Cheese Incident Shares Pro-Shot Video Of “Colliding” NYE Extravaganza [Watch]

first_imgOn New Year’s Eve, The String Cheese Incident returned to Broomfield, CO’s 1STBANK Center to close out their three-night New Year’s run with a stellar three-set grand finale. The band crushed it their first two shows of the run, highlighted by some standout collaborative moments with fiddle masters Sam Bush and Darol Anger, followed by Robert Randolph, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and Tony Hall the following night.Following two rowdy sets of bluegrass and raw rock and roll, The String Cheese Incident came back onstage with 15 minutes left of 2018, as Bill Nershi initiated a “Group Hoot”, inviting the crowd to yell at the top of their lungs for a good minute. The band moved forward with “Colliding”, a perfect selection to ramp up the energy heading into 2019. With theatrical performers and dancers on stage, life-size inflatable dolphins, and balloons galore, Cheese finally brought the raucous jam to a close, wishing their crowd a happy new year and thanking them for their continuous support over their illustrious 25-year career.Luckily for fans, SCI has shared pro-shot video of NYE’s lengthy “Colliding” which you can enjoy below:The String Cheese Incident – “Colliding”[Video: The String Cheese Incident]SCI is gearing up for a heavy year of touring as the band celebrate their 25th anniversary. For a full list of upcoming String Cheese Incident tour dates and ticketing information, head to the band’s website here.Setlist: The String Cheese Incident | 1STBANK Center | Broomfield, CO | 12/31/2018Set One: Outside Inside > BollyMunster, Gone Crooked, MLT > My One & Only, Joyful Sound > Tom Sawyer*Set Two: Into the Blue^, Let’s Go Outside, One Step Closer, Windy Mountain > Sirens, Best Feeling > RosieSet Three: Group Hoot, Colliding > Happy New Year, Rollover > Bohemian Rhapsody verse > The Big Reveal, This Must Be the Place > RolloverEncore: Good Times Around the Bend*: Rush cover, LTP 07-26-15^: FTP, SCI Sound Lab debutlast_img read more

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Ties The Knot Inside His Plastic Performance Bubble

first_imgThe Flaming Lips‘ unapologetically awesome singer and principal songwriter, Wayne Coyne, operates in his own little world sometimes. A bubble if you will. So it only made sense that the psychedelic rock singer entered said bubble (literally) to get married to his longtime girlfriend Katy Weaver over the weekend.The two exchanged nuptials during a rooftop ceremony held in the band’s hometown of Oklahoma City on Saturday. According to a lengthy post shared by Coyne to his Instagram on Monday, the ceremony took place atop the PLENTY Mercantile, where guests including Miley Cyrus were treated to the lovely wedding which included both Coyne and Weaver trading vows inside the lifesize plastic bubble, which the singer is known to roll around in during his performances. The venue also shared a lovely, sunlit photo of the rooftop area where the ceremony took place, which showcases where the bubble stood a the foot of the aisle where the officiating would take place.The giant bubble has been used in past concert performances by Coyne as a way to get out there in the audience like a giant gerbil. Although the two picked an unusually cool way to bring their lives together, the other photos shared by Coyne are much more standard in terms of traditional wedding attire. Reports have yet to state whether or not the newlyweds rolled their way back down the aisle as Mr. and Mrs. Coyne, but they at least made sure to share the news that they’re also expecting their first child together with a baby boy due in the near future.Related: The Flaming Lips Want To Press Vinyl Albums With Miley Cyrus’ PeeThe Flaming Lips released their fourteenth studio album back in January 2017 with Oczy Mlody. It was during the tour in support of that album where Coyne made nightly use of that bubble of his, as he would walk atop the audience while performing a cover of David Bowie‘s “Space Oddity”.[H/T Billboard]last_img read more

Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival Announces 2019 Lineup: Slightly Stoopid, Ben Harper, MGMT, More

first_imgThe inaugural Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival will take over sunny San Diego’s Waterfront and Downtown areas this fall on November 22nd-24th.On Monday, the three-day event revealed their phase one lineup, with Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, MGMT, and San Diego locals Slightly Stoopid topping the bill. Wonderfront will also see performances by Michael Franti & Spearhead, Thievery Corporation, Vince Staples, Big Gigantic, STS9, Pepper, Phantogram, Big Wild, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Boombox, Ghost Light, Sunsquabi, Exmag, and many more. More artists will be added to the impressive lineup in August.With the help of fellow co-founder and Pechanga Arena General Manager Ernie Hahn, Wonderfest co-founder Paul Thornton brought local sports heroes Tony Hawk, Trevor Hoffman, and Rob Machado onto the festival team as investors and brand ambassadors. The three-day event will include music, arts, food, wine, spirits, beer (with a giant craft beer village), yacht parties, water taxi cruises, water activities, Tony Hawk’s HuckJam, a silent disco, and so much more, all along the downtown San Diego Waterfront. Attendees will be able to come and go as they please with their Wonderfront RFID wristband.“Our goal with this lineup was to have it stacked from start to finish each day with great artists,” festival co-founder Paul Thornton said in a press release. “So, it’s hard to really call any certain bands our headliners as so many bands on this festival are headliners in their own right. We’ve had a tough time fitting so many great bands across so many genres into the number of stage slots available. We also wanted a great mix of artists across the time slots so that not all the bigger names were just playing at the same later times. We really appreciate the artists who have worked with us to make that possible.”Subscribers to the festival’s WonderLIST will have access to pre-sale Early Bird tickets on Friday, June 7th. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning on Friday, June 14th at 10 a.m.Head to the Wonderfront’s website for more information.last_img read more