Brazilian Inace Shipyard Holds Keel Laying Ceremony of Hydro-Oceanographic Ship

first_img View post tag: KEEL View post tag: Inace Back to overview,Home naval-today Brazilian Inace Shipyard Holds Keel Laying Ceremony of Hydro-Oceanographic Ship View post tag: Brazilian View post tag: Defense On April 24, Brazilian Inace Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony marking the initiation of the construction of the Hydro-Oceanographic ship (NHoFlu) “Rio Branco” (White River). The vessel will be built by Shipbuilding Ceará (Inace) and it is the first ship fully designed by the Ship Design Center of the Brazilian Navy.The construction of the vessel is envisaged in the Cartography Project of the Amazon, in partnership with the Brazilian Army, the Brazilian Air Force and the Geological Survey of Brazil.The ship was designed to carry out hydro-oceanographic survey, collecting environmental data, continual updating of nautical charts and publications, and can act in support of government agencies in the Civil Defense, relief efforts and civic-social actions.Expected to be ready in about 18 months, the vessel construction contract was signed by the Navy of Brazil and Inace Shipyard on 5th of December last year. Once built, the ship remains in Manaus, State of Amazonas.The NHoFlu “Rio Branco” will have a total length of 55 meters, the maximum shaped mouth of nine meters, the maximum draft of two meters and a displacement of 530 tons.Designed to operate in a radius of 3,000 nautical miles, with an autonomy of 25 days, the future ship will integrate modern scientific sensors to fulfill its missions. The ship’s crew will consist of 36 military officers.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, April 26, 2013; Image: Inace Shipyard View post tag: Ceremony View post tag: LAYING View post tag: shipyard Industry news View post tag: Hydro-Oceanographiccenter_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: Navy View post tag: holds View post tag: ship View post tag: Defence View post tag: News by topic April 26, 2013 Share this article Brazilian Inace Shipyard Holds Keel Laying Ceremony of Hydro-Oceanographic Shiplast_img read more

Arsenal set to complete deal for winger George Lewis

first_imgArsenal set to complete deal for winger George Lewis Mikel Arteta is set to have a limited budget this summer (Picture: Getty)Arsenal look set to finalise a move for Norwegian winger George Lewis after he impressed the club on a two-week trial, according to reports.The 19-year-old is a free agent after leaving Norwegian side Tromso and the Gunners would therefore not need to pay a fee to sign the teenager.Lewis spent a fortnight on loan with the Gunners earlier this year and was at Arsenal’s 1-0 win against West Ham in March as a guest of the club.The winger clearly impressed as Goal report that Arsenal are now in advanced talks over a move to the club and it’s unlikely that there will be any problem in signing the youngster.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTShould he sign, it’s likely that Lewis would join up with Steve Bould’s U23s where he’ll compete for a place in Arteta’s first team set-up. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 7 May 2020 7:20 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link8.6kShares Comment Arteta was impressed by Lewis (Picture: Getty)Lewis was initially handed a seven-day trial but he impressed enough to convince the club to take a look at him in a second week.Arteta is keen on adding more flair to his side this summer having lost the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi last summer.The Spaniard is trying to convince Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay at the club but Arsenal face interest from Barcelona, who are fully aware that the Gabon international has just 14 months left on his deal.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityArteta could be tempted to cash in on the £35m-rated forward to fund moves for the likes of Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid.The Spaniard is facing a difficult summer and had been expected to be handed a limited budget before the coronavirus pandemic hit.MORE: Thierry Henry reveals why he wanted Liverpool to match Arsenal Invincibles Advertisementlast_img read more

Kleins family moving back inside of 40-Mile Point Lighthouse

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisRogers City, Mich–– One family will be giving visitors a historic tour as they move into a new role becoming the new lighthouse caretakers at Presque isle’s 40-Mile Point Lighthouse. The Klein family plans on moving into the living quarters in just a few weeks after renovations are complete.This won’t be the first time for the Klein family. Eric along with his sister, Sabre were keepers for 8 years in the 80’s and the 90’s. Eric now will pass on the tradition to his three kids, his wife and his sister once again as the entire family joins him at the lighthouse located in Rogers City.(Photo by Peter Jakey)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Photo of the Day for Friday, January 25Next Rogers City student, Akia Rutherford wins Thunder Bay International Film Festival Student Competitionlast_img read more