Gastech: Unprecedented Opportunities in LNG Shipping

first_img[mappress]Source: Gastech, March 25, 2014 Delegates to Gastech 2014 were told that there were enormous growth opportunities with the development of new technology and improved safety measures. “Today’s growth is completely unprecedented,” said Andrew Clifton, General Manager for the Society for International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators. “We have more ships and terminals than ever before, and we currently have 400 vessels with over 100 more on order,” he said. “Within 3 to 4 years, we’ll have a fleet of over 500 LNG vessels in service. It’s certainly worth mentioning that, as recently as 1997, there were only 100 vessels in service.”Tamunoiyala Koko, Team Leader – Halifax for Lloyd’s Register, presented his risk assessment for LNGC ships transiting through the Panama Canal after the Panama Canal expansion project, which will accommodate most of the world’s LNG fleet and larger ships, and is expected to be completed in July 2015. “The HAZID project takes into account all credible scenarios and accidental evidence such as human error, mechanical failures, communications errors, extreme weather, and other possibilities,” Koko said. These incidents can result in possible LNGC ship grounding, and collision with other passing ships, including large vessels. The study was carried out from February 28 to March 2, 2012, looking at up to 170,000 cubic meter capacity ships with an estimated 100 LNG vessel transiting through the Panama Canal each year once the expansion is completed. “All of the scenarios considered had at most a medium risk,” he said. This risk is acceptable if sufficient controls are in place, according to the study. For 7 out of 11 medium risk hazards, no additional controls were necessary.KH Joh, Principal Engineer at Samsung Heavy Industries, introduced his company’s new membrane-type cargo containment system for LNG tankers, which has received approval in principle and general design approval from classification societies. The new design includes a reinforced corrugated primary membrane and more robust secondary membranes made of stainless steel for improved containment system integrity. The structural capacity for the sloshing load is enhanced, reducing the cargo filling limit. The new system will “increase the transportation efficiency” and “improve operational flexibility” for LNG carriers and offshore floating vessels, Joh said.Choi DongKyu, Deputy Director and Head of the Energy System R&D Team at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, discussed MEGI propulsion for LNG carriers, calling it an attractive way for achieving high fuel efficiency. “The system minimizes the conversion loss since the MEGI engine directly drives the propeller without any energy conversion. Despite its higher fuel efficiency, the system does have a disadvantage, requiring high pressure for fuel gas,” he said. Some amount of BOG must be left in the tank because of the low fuel consumption of MEGI consumption.Delegates who opened the Gastech 2014 technical stream conference on Tuesday morning paid their respects to Robert J. Lakey, Gastech’s longest-serving chairman, who passed away this year.last_img read more

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NBA Jerseys now have the Adidas logo on the front

first_img Members SportsLogos.Net Share this post 73 All Activity 7 Sports Logos Posted September 5, 2006 Go To Topic Listing Edited September 3, 2006 by Discrimihater Link to post The logo will not be on the game jerseys:http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2404020As part of the deal, adidas will also have its logos on WNBA, NBDL and replica jerseys. NBA warm-ups and practice gear will add the familiar adidas stripes. However, the adidas logo will not appear on the outside of any official jerseys.”Having only the team logo and the NBA logo helps reinforce our brand,” Stern said. “I won’t say it’s a ‘forever’ policy; but right now, those are the only marks that appear on the NBA uniform.”If you notice the shoes, all are adidas endorsers, so I’m sure they’re wearing Swingmans with the logo on them just for the shoot. Share this post Link to post Shylockthejew 957 posts Raider Nation 0 NOOO! damn adidas and putting their stupid stripes on everything! i hate it! JohnnyFriedRice Well I’ve noticed on the latest issue of Kicks Magazine that the jerseys that these guys are wearing now have the ADIDAS logo on them. I don’t know if this is a new change or not. I have circled the logos on their jerseys. 0 0 Members 1 NBA Jerseys now have the Adidas logo on the front 2,287 posts Share on other sites 99 Members 0 Link to post Posted September 1, 2006 I wish they’d use the old Adidas flower logo. Posted September 1, 2006 Share this post 7 Share on other sites (edited) Forums Home 3,017 posts HatManTC 0 sj32 3,972 Sports Logos 333 Share this post Dear god, NO!!!! Share on other sites nyk Members Share on other sites NBA Jerseys now have the Adidas logo on the front 73 0 73 0 1,830 posts Link to post Link to post SportsLogos.Net 0 129 posts Edited September 1, 2006 by BRice16 Link to post All Activity Favourite Logos:Philadelphia EaglesSeattle MarinersCubs “Cuba” scriptFremantle Dockers Discrim Link to post seventeen&counting Not to sound too stupid, but what is the difference between a Swingman jersey and an authentic one? They are very good imitations of NBA jerseys. to a relativly untrained eye they look just like the real ones. especially the ones that aren’t really shiny.unlike the replicas which really look like crap, swingman jerseys are fairly affordable (like 70 bucks compared to 160 for authentics – like 40-50 for replicas) and look pretty good because they have the numbers sewn on instead of screen printed. if you are not extremly picky on having an authentic jersey but still want a nice looking replica i suggest swingman. Posted September 1, 2006 Link to post Posted September 3, 2006 1 Members Share on other sites Link to post Members Location:California is very bendy…and I need a hug Edited September 2, 2006 by nyk Share this post 0 HowBoutThemFins 0 I’ll have the roast duck with the mango salsa. Members 0 0 1,182 Location:Rockford, Illinois 0 sj32 Banned 1,182 Members Share on other sites 0 Followers 0 3,972 Link to post Share on other sites I good place to get Swingman’s for a low price is…http://stores.ebay.com/JADGANGJERSEYSI’ve bought from that seller before. I got a throwback Clippers jersey for less than $40. The jerseys are legit and new. Can’t recommend them enough. Share this post Share this post eRay Share on other sites 1,182 stlfan452 2,856 posts Share this post Sports Logo News 1 Posted September 1, 2006 0 goforbroke Posted September 5, 2006 Link to post 0 Members The logo will not be on the game jerseys:http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2404020As part of the deal, adidas will also have its logos on WNBA, NBDL and replica jerseys. NBA warm-ups and practice gear will add the familiar adidas stripes. However, the adidas logo will not appear on the outside of any official jerseys.”Having only the team logo and the NBA logo helps reinforce our brand,” Stern said. “I won’t say it’s a ‘forever’ policy; but right now, those are the only marks that appear on the NBA uniform.”If you notice the shoes, all are adidas endorsers, so I’m sure they’re wearing Swingmans with the logo on them just for the shoot. Yea, David Stern is standing pat with this issue. He will never allow adidas logo on the jerseys. He didn’t let Starter, Champion, Nike, Puma or Reebox do it, dont expect much change now that addidas is on board now.But I did notice they are all adidas endorcers, so i agree, i think those are swingmans they are all wearing, or jerseys especially made for them.I have to admit though, the adidas logo does look nice on the jerseys, just change the logo color on billups and mcgrady jerseys Posted September 1, 2006 0 47 posts 0 NBA Jerseys now have the Adidas logo on the front JohnnyFriedRice Link to post 1 0 (edited) Posted September 2, 2006 grubstreet By stlfan452, September 1, 2006 in Sports Logo News Not to sound too stupid, but what is the difference between a Swingman jersey and an authentic one? 1,962 posts 357 i noticed this on the cover as well, and i thought this had been cleared up before, i doubt they will be on there in the games. on another note, on the cover you have kevin garnett of the t-wolves, chauncey billups of the detroit pistons, tracy mcgrady of the houston rockets, gilbert arenas of the washington wizards, and tim duncan of the san antonio spurs. on the twolves jersey the adidas logo is white, which matches fine, on the rockets jersey it is black, which matches the drop shadows and works fine, on the spurs jersey it is black and matches fine, on the wizards jersey it is white and matches fine, but on the pistons jersey it is black so it matches nothing on the whole jersey which really bothers me. if they do end up on the jersey (and even if these are just swingmans) they need to change the fact that they have only black and white logos. on some jerseys the logo just looks silly, like on denvers home jersey where it will stand out like a sore thumb. Members 357 Volunteer Fan grubstreet Old School Fool HatManTC Location:NEW YORK CITY 0 0 1,038 posts 357 Location:207 for adidas that doesnt help promote their brand very well. 7 Members Posted September 5, 2006 5,731 posts BRice16 Thanks guys….I guess I’ll pick up a Pierce one… goforbroke BRice16 Followers 0 1 Share on other sites 333 Favourite Logos:Houston TexansSuper Bowl XXXVISuper Bowl XLIVMinnesota WildNew Orleans Hornets (Fleur de Bee) Old School Fool 0 466 posts Posted September 2, 2006 Share on other sites Members 0 HowBoutThemFins 3,711 posts 0 Shylockthejew Share this post 0 stlfan452 Location:Miami, FL 0 eRay 0 333 Posted September 3, 2006 This topic is now closed to further replies. Sports Logo News Share on other sites Shylockthejew Share on other sites Discrim (edited) Not to sound too stupid, but what is the difference between a Swingman jersey and an authentic one? basically, the numbers and material are the most notable differences. authentic lettering is usually somewhere in the neighborhood of 1-3 layers, depending on team. however, swingman numbers are one layer, but are screenprinted to make it look like however many layers are used to make the real lettering, complete with faux stitching (not too noticeable on a Celtics jersey, but very much so on a Nuggets jersey). And the type of mesh used is generally only real noticeable if you take a swingman and authentic side by side. Just about the only exception I ever saw was the T-Mac era Magic uniform, where the swingman versions didn’t have the star pattern. Recommended Posts Share on other sites 1 Shylockthejew Share this post 99 Share this post Link to post Share this post Location:Racine, WI…where I am very proud of my 0-year NFL career 129 posts for adidas that doesnt help promote their brand very well. Yea, but they are assuming the Reebok contract and Reebok was not allowed to put their logo on the game uniforms. I don’t think the NBA has ever allowed manufacturers logos on game jerseys. (edited) Members Posted September 1, 2006 99 Edited September 5, 2006 by JohnnyFriedRice Share this post Share this post Link to post Location:Fayetteville, NC Share on other sites Sign in to follow this   Posted September 1, 2006 0 0 11,770 posts Forums Home Sign in to follow this   3,972 nyklast_img read more

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Will the Whopper be delivered? “Working on it,” CEO says

first_imgNEW YORK | Burger King. Tim Hortons. Popeyes. All three fall under the same person, Daniel Schwartz, the CEO of their parent company Restaurant Brands International Inc. His strategy: spread those fast-food chains around the world.Burger King, for example, has gone from having zero stores in France five years ago to more than 100 today. Canadian doughnut and coffee seller Tim Hortons has expanded into Europe and Asia. And there are plans to bring fried-chicken chain Popeyes, which Restaurant Brands bought earlier this year, to more countries. Schwartz talked with The Associated Press recently about delivery in the U.S., expansion plans and what he orders from each chain. The questions and answers below have been edited for clarity and length.Q: Your rivals are expanding delivery in more parts of the country. When will Burger King deliver in the U.S.?A: We actually explored delivery several years ago in the U.S. prematurely. But it’s something that we are focused on now. We’re working on it. We’re doing delivery in some of our Popeyes restaurants in the U.S. and Canada already.Q: Restaurant Brands bought Popeyes earlier this year for $1.8 billion. Why Popeyes?A: What we saw in Popeyes was an iconic brand with a big opportunity to expand all around the world. If you look at some of the peers in that space, the number of restaurants they have outside the U.S. is quite large. Popeyes is in around 30 to 40 countries, which is very small.Q: Is Popeyes in China?A: No, but the answer should be yes. It’s a great brand and we think it’ll resonate really well with our guests all throughout Asia, so that’s a priority.Q: Why aren’t there many Tim Hortons in the U.S.?A: It takes time and we’ve been expanding in the U.S. We have our largest presence in Buffalo, Detroit and Columbus. We’ve opened some restaurants in Cincinnati; we’ll be opening up some restaurants in Indianapolis; we’ve opened some in Minneapolis. Our new partners in Cleveland recently announced they will be opening some restaurants there. It’s historically been a predominantly Canadian chain. We heard people ask the same question in the Philippines and the U.K., and now we are opening up restaurants there.Q: What’s up with the crazy menu items, like the Cinnamon Toast Crunch shake at Burger King?A: We have amazing milkshakes, and it’s a nice, fun, playful way of bringing some innovation to them. They get a lot of buzz on social media, and our guests like it.Q: Do you have to approve those items first?A: No, no, no. My involvement is fostering this creative and growth culture and being involved in the hiring of good people. I am not choosing the products because we have to empower people to be able to make decisions and be innovative. So if they need my approval to do all these things, then we’d be really slow. And we don’t want to be slow.Q: Which menu items do you order at each place?A: Whopper, obviously. With Tims, I’ll have a double double and lately a latte because we launched espressos this year. It’s a lot of coffee. And Popeyes, I’m still in the phase where I just eat everything on the menu. I will tell you, it’s rare I have a week where I haven’t eaten products from all of them.Q: Where do you work?A: I kind of work on an airplane. The Burger King brand headquarters is in Miami. The Tims headquarters and our head office is in Toronto. And we have international offices for the brands in Switzerland and Singapore, so I kind of bop back and forth around all the offices. And I try to spend most of my time visiting our restaurant owners. In the office, you kind of lose sight. You have to go to the restaurants to see what’s really happening.Contact Joseph Pisani at https://twitter.com/josephpisani In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, photo, Daniel Schwartz, the CEO of Restaurant Brands International, which owns Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons, talks during an interview in New York. Schwartz talked with The Associated Press about delivery in the U.S., expansion plans and what he orders from each chain under his leadership. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)last_img read more

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