Liberian Registry Boosts Presence in Asia with New Imabari Office

first_imgThe Liberian Registry has established an office in Imabari, Japan, as part of the ship registry’s continued expansion of its presence in Asia.As informed, this is the fifth office Liberia has opened in Asia since 2017 as the country has been building up its network of full-service offices and representatives on this continent.Led by Eiji Okazaki, President of the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry (LISCR) Japan, the Imabari office would handle ship registrations and technical issues locally.Liberia is the second-largest ship registry in the world, according to January 2019 World Fleet Monitor provided by Clarksons. In gross tonnage terms, the country has overtaken and outgrown the Marshall Islands which is now in third place.Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, the Liberian Registry is said to be the fastest-growing major open registry. More than 4,400 Liberian-flagged vessels aggregating over 170 million gross tons represent 12% of the world’s oceangoing fleet.The world’s largest ship registry remains Panama and it is followed by Liberia and the Marshall Islands.last_img read more

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EPL clubs committed to finishing season, but no deadline set

first_img But it is understood that the 20 clubs did not discuss wrapping up the remaining 92 Premier League fixtures by then when they met on a conference call with league chiefs. With fears that failure to finish the season could cost the Premier League more than £1 billion ($1.2 billion), clubs looked at various models for a potential return to action. Britain is on lockdown until May 7 at the earliest to limit the spread of COVID-19, leaving English football to play a waiting game.There is a general acceptance among clubs that matches will be played behind closed doors if the competition can resume, with restrictions on mass gatherings likely to remain in force for the foreseeable future.A Premier League statement said a number of complex scenarios were being worked through.“The health and wellbeing of players, coaches, managers, club staff and supporters are our priority and the league will only restart when medical guidance allows,” it said.“Today’s shareholders’ meeting provided an opportunity to discuss possible scheduling models. It remains our objective to complete the 2019⁄20 season but at this stage all dates are tentative while the impact of COVID-19 develops.”Premier League clubs are concerned by the legal implications of the campaign running past June 30, which is when standard player contracts expire.FIFA, football’s world governing body, has proposed that contracts be extended by mutual agreement until a club’s season actually ends.– Wage cuts? –Premier League clubs are still holding discussions with players over wage deferrals and cuts.Players were widely criticised for being slow to take pay cuts while clubs incurred the wrath of former players and fans by furloughing non-playing staff.Liverpool, Tottenham and Bournemouth have since reversed their decisions to use the government’s furlough scheme.Southampton became the first club to strike a deferral agreement with their players last week and it has been reported that Arsenal are close to agreeing 12.5 percent salary cuts with their players.Liverpool were on the verge of winning the Premier League before coronavirus forced the suspension of the seasonRead Also: ‘Man Utd offered Ronaldo to Barca to stop Real Madrid switch’Players are understood to be keen that any money deferred or cut from their wages goes to help the UK’s National Health Service and charities during the pandemic.“We are acutely aware of the distress COVID-19 is causing and our thoughts are with all those directly affected by the pandemic,” the Premier League statement added.“In response to the pandemic, the Premier League, our clubs and players have provided vital support for communities and the NHS and will continue to do so after matches recommence.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 The Premier League has been postponed since March due to the coronavirus With the English top flight on ice since mid-March due to the coronavirus, it had been reported that as many as nine clubs were keen to complete the campaign by the end of June.Advertisement Loading… Promoted Content6 Great Ancient Mysteries That Make China Worth Visiting9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A Vegetarian10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Top 10 TV Friends Who Used To Be EnemiesCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body? Premier League clubs remain committed to finishing the top-flight season but did not set a June 30 deadline to complete the fixture list at a meeting on Friday.last_img read more

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Talented girl golfers to take on Switzerland

first_img Thalia Kirby, 16, (Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire) tied for the English U16s, but was beaten in a play-off. She was third in the Scottish U16s and fifth in the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters. (Image copyright Leaderboard Photography).  21 Aug 2017 Talented girl golfers to take on Switzerland Talented girl golfers to take on Switzerland  Thalia Kirby (Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire) tied for the English U16s, but was beaten in a play-off. She was third in the Scottish U16s and fifth in the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters. Charlotte Heath, 15, (Huddersfield, Yorkshire), won the Pleasington Putter, a prestigious women’s scratch event, and was fifth in the English U16 girls’ championship.  Charlotte Heath, 15, (Huddersfield, Yorkshire), won the Pleasington Putter, a prestigious women’s scratch event, and was fifth in the English U16 girls’ championship.  Talented girl golfers Charlotte Heath, Daisy Kennedy, Thalia Kirby and Caitlin Whitehead will represent England in the annual U16 girls’ international against Switzerland.  Talented girl golfers Charlotte Heath, Daisy Kennedy, Thalia Kirby and Caitlin Whitehead will represent England in the annual U16 girls’ international against Switzerland.  The match will be played tomorrow at Pannal Golf Club, Yorkshire, and is a curtain raiser to the North of England U16 championship, which takes place from Wednesday to Friday, 23-25 August.  Caitlin Whitehead, 14, (Kendal, Cumbria) represented GB&I in the Junior Vagliano Trophy against Continental Europe and has had a string of top ten finishes this season.center_img Tags: Caitlin Whitehead, Charlotte Heath, Daisy Kennedy, Girls U16’s, Switzerland, Thalia Kirby The players:  Caitlin Whitehead, 14, (Kendal, Cumbria) represented GB&I in the Junior Vagliano Trophy against Continental Europe and has had a string of top ten finishes this season. The players:  Daisy Kennedy, 15, (Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire) won the English U16 schools championship and tied sixth in the English U16 girls’ championship.   Daisy Kennedy, 15, (Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire) won the English U16 schools championship and tied sixth in the English U16 girls’ championship.   The match will be played tomorrow at Pannal Golf Club, Yorkshire, and is a curtain raiser to the North of England U16 championship, which takes place from Wednesday to Friday, 23-25 August. last_img read more

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City League goes winless in PIAA

first_imgThis past week, the City League sent four representatives, for both boys and girls, to compete in the PIAA playoffs in class AAA and AAAA. Unfortunately, none of the teams were able to come out with a victory. Allderdice (17-8) was one of the AAAA representatives for the boys. Their opponent, Gateway (19-5) came away with a 46-43 win in a first round game that took place March 13 at Peabody. Tyler Scott and Mike Kromka led the way with 15 apiece for the Gators. Ishmail Swain and Justin Dobbs each put up 12 to lead the Dragons. WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR—Perry star Dashawna Carey is guarded by two Chartiers Valley players. Carey was held to six points as the City League girl champions fell to the Colts, 65-22. In other AAAA boys’ action, North Allegheny (21-5) defeated Carrick 74-57 behind 29 points from Jack Counahan. Mike Talton (16), Mike Wilson (13), and Nate Morton (10), also scored in double-figures for Carrick (10-14).In AAA, West Mifflin defeated Oliver 81-69 in a game played at Brashear. C.J. Hester led West Mifflin (15-8) with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Chuck Lawson added 15. Evan Schell made six 3-pointers to lead Oliver (21-5) with 24 points.Montour defeated Perry 63-60 despite a game-high 19 points from junior guard Marcus Smith. Perry (18-6) ended their season winning only three of their last eight games. Greg McGhee added four points for the Commodores. Austin Heter led Montour (16-8) with 17.In girls AAAA action, Baldwin knocked off Allderdice 61-39. Belma Nurkic scored a game-high 31 points for Baldwin (21-5) while Janay Bottoms led Allderdice (17-7) with 12.Bethel Park defeated Schenley 57-31, led by Candice Martino’s 16 points. London McCoy also scored 16 for the Lady Spartans (12-13) but they were outscored 33-8 at the end of the first half.In AAA, Blackhawk defeated Westinghouse 46-31. Alexa Hayward (13) and Rachel Curtiss (10) scored in double-figures to lead Blackhawk (15-9). Tatayanna Cox-Taylor paced Westinghouse (19-7) with 12 points.Chartiers Valley defeated Perry 65-22. Alex Coyne (15) and Alyssa Mazzarini (14) led Chartiers Valley (21-5). Dashawna Carey, Maritta Gilcrease, and Ashia Regan scored six apiece for Perry (17-9).Follow our continuing coverage, you add your comments on City League basketball to our website at: www.newpittsburghcourieronline.com.(D.W. Howze can be reached at dwhowze@newpittsburghcourier.com.)last_img read more

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14th Annual Summer’s End Car Show set for September 19

first_imgFacebook33Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by The City of LaceyBobby Sox & the Jukebox will play from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. during the Summer’s End Car Show. Photo courtesy of The City of LaceyThe fact that summer is coming to an end is not all bad news! It means it’s time for the 14th Annual Summer’s End at Lacey Car Show.  Set for Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Huntamer Park, the show is open to all years/makes/models and past year’s have seen everything from a 1906 Holsman Horseless Carriage to a 2013 Tesla!   We also welcome motorcycles.In addition to all the cool vehicles to see, there will be a variety of vendors (food, crafts, commercial)and the Lacey Sunrise Lions provide car related games including the piston toss, lug nut challenge and the fan belt toss for kids and adults to participate in.  Live music will be provided by the oldies band Bobby Sox and the Juke box from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Car entries receive a good bag with a commemorative dash plaque (to the first 200) along with a photo of their car taken at the entrance.  In addition they contend for 50 different awards. Also, the winner of Show Favorite will have their vehicle featured on all of next year’s promotional items.The cost to enter a vehicle is just $15 if pre-registered by September 11, or $20 at the gate.  Proceeds from the event go to purchase defibrillators for small community fire departments via Cool Creek Nites Car Club.  The event is free to attend. Visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us/events for more info.Car Shows are held every weekend in every community but Summer’s End is special because of the beautiful location at Huntamer park, the family games and activities, the great variety of vehicles you might see, and the vendors and live music truly make this a great event for the whole family!last_img read more

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Watch : Nemanja Matic and his kids wait outside the Portugal dressing room to…

first_imgAdvertisement 6NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs8cexWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ezsb9q( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 305Would you ever consider trying this?😱etc6Can your students do this? 🌚vijjrbRoller skating! Powered by Firework Nemanja Matic was seen outside the dressing room of Portugal with his kid and one of the friends of his kid to take a picture with Cristiano Ronaldo. The incident happened after the match between Portugal and Serbia in Euro qualifiers. The match between Portugal and Serbia ended with a scoreline of 4-2 in favour of Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo also scored one goal for Portugal in this match.Advertisement  Advertisement The match was controlled by the Portuguese side for most of the time. They were ahead by one goal with a goal of William Carvalho after the first half of the match. Goncalo Guedes scored the second goal of the match at the 58th minute. Nikola Milenkovic pulled one goal back at the 68th minute of the match. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the third goal for Portugal at the 80th minute of the match. However, Mitrovic again pulled one back for Serbia. Bernardo Silva finally scored the winner for Portugal at the dying minutes of the match.After the end of the match, the Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic went to the Portuguese dressing room with his kids to take a picture with the star player Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo also looked very much friendly with the kids of Matic while taking the picture.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

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