NASSCO launched largest containership ever built in San Diego

first_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – General Dynamics NASSCO held an event today to christen and launch the containership Lurline, the largest of its kind ever built in San Diego.The vessel, which is designed to transport containers, automobiles and rolling stock, is 870 feet long and can hold 3,500 cargo containers. It was constructed for Matson, inc., a Honolulu-based shipping company.Lurline is designed for energy efficiency and is the lead ship of a two-vessel contract being built for Matson. NASSCO launched largest containership ever built in San Diego June 15, 2019 Posted: June 15, 2019 KUSI Newsroom KUSI Newsroom, Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

WCTV Wants To Help YOU Launch Your Own Podcast

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Have you ever considered starting your own podcast?Join WCTV host and podcaster Lisa Kapala for a casual meet-up on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, from 7pm to 8pm, at WCTV Headquarters (10 Waltham Street). Tour the Podcast Studio. Try out the equipment. Learn more about podcasting. Meet a few local podcasters who will exchange ideas.Come explore how to share your voice with the community via this exciting medium.RSVP to Lisa at lkapala@wctv.org or call 978-657-4066.(NOTE: The above announcement is from Wilmington Community Television.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWCTV Wants To Help YOU Launch Your Own PodcastIn “Community”News & Notes From WCTV: Did You Know WCTV Has A Podcast Studio That YOU Can Use?In “Community”News & Notes From WCTV: WCTV Executive Director Shaun Neville Answers YOUR QuestionsIn “Community”last_img read more

Severe delays on M6 in Cheshire

first_imgThere are severe delays on the M6 Southbound in Cheshire following an accident involving two HGVs this morning. All three lanes have now reopened on the M6 Southbound before J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent) after being closed for several hours. A number of lorries broke down in the queue, causing ongoing delays into the afternoon. The accident happened just before the exit slip at J16 within the smart motorway works according to traffic data company INRIX – with congestion reaching back to junction 19 at one point. Police say there are no reported injuries following the accident – which took place shortly before 6am. All three lanes were blocked originally but lane three reopened at around 8am, with the other two lanes reopening later. Delays of around 90 minutes are still reported in the area. A North West Motorway Police spokesman said: “Patrol making to the scene of the RTC J17-16 M6SB is reporting standing traffic now back to Sandbach – We are still making our way on a grade 1 response to the area.” A Highways England spokesman said: “All lanes have now reopened on the M6southbound between J17 and J16 following the earlier collision involving HGVs. “Severe delays remain, and traffic may take some time to get moving. Thanks for your patience if you’re caught within the delays. “Please allow extra time for your journey and consider alternative routes should you be planning to travel in the area this morning.” Read MoreMet Office weather warning for ‘Beast from the East’ upgraded to Amber for parts of Staffordshire as snow forecast The approximate location of the accident (A) and extent of queues (1) as of 6.10am (Image: Inrix/Traffic) This accident is separate from the serious collision that has caused the M6 to be closed between Junction 14 and Junction 12 in Staffordshire – you can get live updates on that accident here. Live updates as we get them on the feed below.13:34Lanes reopened12:54Long delays continue on M6 in CheshireA Highways England spokesman said:There are currently long delays on the M6 southbound between J20A and J19 due to an incident involving a broken down HGV within J19. Recovery is currently on-going to remove the vehicle.Road users travelling in this direction are advised to allow extra journey time or to seek an alternative route.” 12:38Two lanes closed for recovery work on M6 in CheshireA Highways England spokesman said:2 lanes (of 3) closed currently for recovery to remove a broken down HGV on the #M6southbound within J19. There are long delays due to this with traffic congested as far back as J20A .”12:06Two broken down lorriesA Highways England said:There are long delays developing on the M6 southbound between J20A and J18 due to 2 seperate broken down HGVs between J19 and J18 currently. Recovery en route. Allow extra travel time if heading in this direction currently.”12:00Various issues on M6 in CheshireSevere delays, queueing traffic and partially blocked due to two broken down lorries and accident, two cars involved on M6 Southbound between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel), congestion on M6 to J21 A57 / B5210 (Woolston). In the roadworks area. Travel time is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.At J19 there is a broken down lorry closing two lanes. after J19 at KnutsfordServices there is a second broken down lorry blocking a one. Further South of the breakdowns there is an accident which is also closing lane one within the smart motorway works.11:19Only one lane now closedOne lane closed, queueing traffic and severe delays due to accident, two cars involved on M6 Southbound between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel), congestion on M6 to J21 A57 / B5210 (Woolston). In the roadworks area. Travel time is around 1 hour and 25 minutes.Lanes one (of three) remains closed. Traffic was held around 11:15 while traffic officers removed the one vehicle out of lane three. There a separate breakdown behind the accident in lane one. 11:17Stationary traffic due to accidentStationary traffic due to accident, two cars involved and all traffic being temporarily held on M6 Southbound between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel), congestion on M6 to J21 A57 / B5210 (Woolston). In the roadworks area.Lanes one and three (of three) were blocked until around 11:15 when traffic was held to allow traffic officers to attend. There is also two separate breakdown behind the accident in lanes one and three. 11:04Reports of two car accident on M6 Southbound in Cheshire Two lanes blocked, queueing traffic and severe delays due to broken down car and accident, two cars involved on M6 Southbound between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel), congestion to J20 M56 (Lymm Interchange). In the roadworks area. Travel time is around 1 hour and 15 minutes.Lanes one and three (of three) are blocked. An accident has also occurred further South of the breakdown within the smart motorway works. 10:39Broken down car blocking laneOne lane blocked and queueing traffic due to broken down car on M6 Southbound between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel). In the roadworks area.Lane three (of three) is blocked. Breakdown has occurred within the residual delays of the earlier accident at J16 where the road was fully blocked for around 2 hours within the smart motorway works. 10:38Breakdowns continuing to cause delays In Cheshire A Highways England spokesman said:Following on from the earlier collision on the M6 Southboundbetween J17 and J16, it appears we have now have several live lane breakdowns in the area which are adding to the existing delays. We are working hard to get these clear and improve traffic flow.”10:15Full overview of M609:4795 minute delays reportedAlthough all the lanes are reopened severe delays remain – with traffic data company INRIX reporting 95 minute delays.09:35Traffic clearing but a number of vehicles have broken downA North West Motorway Police spokesman said:Traffic starting to clear M6SB between jct 18 and 16 numerous breakdowns in live lane in area, please drive with caution through area .”09:21LatestA North West Motorway Police spokesman said:M6SB jct 17-16 all lanes running now congestion will start to clear, all those who have been stuck in traffic thank you for your patience.” 09:01All lanes reopened – but delays remain Severe delays due to earlier accident, two lorries involved on M6 Southbound before J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent), congestion on M6 to J19 A556 (Knutsford). All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is around 1 hour and 40 minutes. In the roadworks area.Lanes one and two (of three) were closed until 09:00 now recovery has been completed. Road was blocked until 08:00 when lane three was re-opened. Accident happened at around 06:00 near to the exit slip at J16 within the smart motorway works. 08:23Two lanes remain closed on M6A Highways England spokesman said:Traffic has now been released on the #M6southbound between J17 and J16. 2 lanes (of 3) remain closed at this time while recovery is ongoing at scene. Delays of well over an hour remain on approach, so consider alternative routes if possible. “08:18Latest from the sceneA North West Motorway Police spokesman said:2nd recovery on scene for last of the HGV’s at jct 16, M6SB, have a Lane 3 running past the scene, heavy congestion still in area.” 08:04One lane reopens after accident in Cheshire Severe delays, two lanes closed and stop-start traffic due to recovery work and accident, two lorries involved on M6 Southbound before J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent), congestion on M6 to J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel). In the roadworks area. Travel time is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.Lanes one and two (of three) remain closed. Lane three re-opened at around 08:00. Recovery arrived on scene around 07:10. The Accident happened at around 06:00 just before the exit slip at J16 within the smart motorway works. 07:43Latest from Highways EnglandA Highways England spokesman said:The M6 remains BLOCKED southbound between J17 and J16 due to a collision involving 3 HGVs, one of which is on its side. We now have recovery on scene and are hoping to clear vehicles. There are delays of over an hour on approach. Please avoid the area. “07:36Heavy traffic on A500 Queueing traffic and traffic heavier than normal on A500 in both directions at M6 J16 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent), congestion to A531 Newcastle Road / B5472 Old Park Road and to Alsager Road (Audley Turn Off).Not helped due to the problems on the M6.07:31Latest from the sceneA North West Motorway Police spokesman said:Quick update on RTC M6SB jct17-16, one recovery on scene, looking to remove one of the HGV’s to open up a lane or 2 – congestion back to jct 18 .”07:23Queuing traffic in Arclid GreenQueueing traffic and traffic heavier than normal on A50 Newcastle Road Southbound at A534 Spark Lane (Arclid Traffic Lights), congestion to A5022.Due to traffic diverting around the problems on the M6.07:00Latest from Highways EnglandA Highways England spokesman said:“The M6 southbound between J17 and J16 is currently BLOCKED due to a collision inv: 2 vehicles. A HGV is currently blocking all 3 lanes. Police on scene.”06:55Heavy traffic on M6 Northbound in CheshireHeavy traffic due to people slowing to look at accident on the opposite side on M6 Northbound after J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent).06:45Tailbacks back to junction 18There are now tailbacks back to Junction 18.06:42Further delays on surrounding roads due to problems on M6 in CheshireQueueing traffic and traffic heavier than normal on A534 Congleton Road Eastbound at A50 Newcastle Road (Arclid Traffic Lights).Due to traffic diverting around the problems on the M6. 06:39Cheshire Police asking motorists to avoid areaA Cheshire Police spokesman said:Serious accident on SB carriageway of M6 – tailbacks are from j14 – tailing back to J17 Sandbach – please avoid if possible.” 06:38Traffic avoiding area causing congestion elsewhereSlow traffic and traffic heavier than normal on A50 Knutsford Road Southbound at A5011 Linley Lane, congestion to A533 Sandbach Road.Due to traffic diverting around the problems on the M6.06:34HGVs blocking carriagewayA North West Motorway Police spokesman said:The RTC at J17-16 M6SB – We are now on scene. 1 HGV is blocking lane 1 & 2.. the 2nd HGV involved is blocking lane 2 and 3. We are trying to organise recovery with Highways England to get the vehicles moved & you moving as soon as we can. “06:26Still closedThe carriageway remains closedlast_img read more

ACVs 50 BOGO deal offers sun savings in Mexico Caribbean

first_img Share << Previous PostNext Post >> Travelweek Group Tags: ACV&ME, BOGO, Caribbean, Mexico, Promotions ACV’s 50% BOGO deal offers sun savings in Mexico & Caribbeancenter_img Posted by MONTREAL — Air Canada Vacations is reminding agents that its Buy One, Get One at 50% promotion with deals for summer travel expires Feb. 24.Clients can save on departures June through September 2019, to Mexico and the Caribbean.The offer is applicable to new bookings with nonstop flights in Economy Class on select Flight & Hotel packages and departure dates only, and with a minimum seven-night stay.ACV’s travel protection plans, CareFlex and CareFree, can be added to the booking for more flexibility and peace of mind, as well as extra commission.With the ACV&ME loyalty program, travel agents who book hotels and groups will receive 600 points per room for packages of 7+ nights; 400 points per room for packages of 3-6 nights and 300 points per passenger for Group bookings. ACV&ME loyalty points can be redeemed for Aeroplan Miles, travel vouchers or Visa gift cards. Wednesday, February 20, 2019 last_img read more