Beer-bottle Christening for Latest UK Navy Submarine
The new submarine was named 'Artful' in a traditional ceremony at the BAE Systems shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness. Marking this milestone in the vessel’s construction, Lady Amanda Zambellas, the wife of First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas, named the submarine in the classic tradition of breaking a bottle on her bow; in this instance a bottle of beer from a local Cumbrian brewery. The naming ceremony comes just 2 months after MOD announced that the first 2 of the 7 Astute Class submarines…
Oil Spill Conference Names Keynote Speaker
Eric J. McNulty, Director, Research and Professional Programs, Harvard’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative will deliver the Keynote Address at CLEAN GULF, the conference & exhibition focused on the latest trends and best practices in response operations oil spill prevention & response. Eric J. McNulty is a widely published business author, speaker, researcher, and thought leadership strategist. His areas of specialty are leadership, system-based leadership, and social innovation.
WNY Victims Honored at Memorial Service
Family, friends and co-workers of the 12 people killed in the Sept. 16, 2013 shooting at the Washington Navy Yard (WNY) gathered for a memorial ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington. The memorial honored the service and sacrifice those killed in the incident: Michael Arnold, 59, of Lorton, Va. Martin Bodrog, 54, of Annandale, Va. Arthur Daniels, 51, of Southeast, Washington, D.C. Sylvia Frasier, 53 Waldorf, Md. Kathy Gaarde, 62, of Woodbridge, Va. John Roger Johnson, 73, of Derwood, Md.
New Hempel Anti-fouling Hull Coating
Hempel introduces HEMPAGUARD®, a new hull coating product for the shipping industry that offers outstanding resistance to fouling during idle periods and significant fuel savings.