Belships Concludes Merger with Lighthouse Group

zoomIllustration. Image Courtesy: Pexels under CC0 Creative Commons license Norway-based bulk ship operator Belships has finalized its merger with Lighthouse Group after receiving an approval of the merger plan by the extraordinary general meeting on October 26.The company concluded the

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Global Ship Lease Fixes Loan to Finance Boxship Buy

zoomIllustration. Source: Pixabay under CC0 Creative Commons license Containership charter owner Global Ship Lease has secured a term loan of up to USD 37 million from Hellenic Bank Public Company Limited.The facility agreement was signed on Many 23, 2019, and would be used to partially finance

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Gazprom Partners to Promote LNG as Marine Fuel in Russia

“We see significant potential in using LNG as a fuel for sea and river vessels thanks to its economic and environmental advantages,” Oleg Melekhin, Director General of Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, said.“The newly-signed memorandum will allow the parties to consolidate their efforts and

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Organic Conference to be Held in Nova Scotia

Atlantic Canada’s organic community will get together next week to look at the opportunities and challenges that are evolving within the sector. The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN) will hold it’s annual conference and trade show at the Old Orchard Inn near

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Canso Causeway Reopened Today Jan 2

The Canso Causeway has reopened to traffic today, Jan. 2. It was closed on Thursday, Jan. 1, and earlier today, Jan. 2, due to a winter storm and whiteout conditions. Winter conditions continue and whiteouts may develop suddenly. Drivers are advised to proceed with caution. More

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Le représentant du pape se joint aux dignitaires pour les célébrations Membertou

L’archevêque Pedro Quintana, nonce apostolique au Canada, fera partie des dignitaires qui viendront célébrer le 400e anniversaire du baptême du grand chef Henri Membertou. « Nous sommes ravis que le représentant du pape au Canada se joindra à nous alors que nous rendons hommage

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Traffic Advisory Pictou County

PICTOU COUNTY: Pine Tree Road Closure Pine Tree Road will be closed to all traffic at the Highway 104 underpass from 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12. This closure is necessary to allow for the removal of the existing overpass structure on Pine Tree Road. Traffic on

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Province Releases Racial Equity Cultural Proficiency Framework

The province is fostering a school environment that respects, celebrates and values racial and cultural diversity. With the release of the Racial Equity/Cultural Proficiency Framework, educators will have a tool that helps meet the cultural needs of all learners. The framework, released today,

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ProvinceOttawa Team Up to Help Unemployed Older Workers in Annapolis Royal

Eight women in Annapolis Royal will receive help to improve their skills and re-enter the workforce through the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers. The announcement was made today, Nov. 30, by Premier Stephen McNeil and Member of Parliament Greg Kerr on behalf of Candice Bergen, Minister of

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Des membres de la communauté acadienne et francophone sont honorés

Dix membres de la communauté acadienne et francophone ont été reçus dans l’Ordre de la Pléiade lors d’une cérémonie qui a eu lieu à Province House, à Halifax, aujourd’hui 8 mai. L’Ordre de la Pléiade est une initiative lancée par l’Assemblée

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Roland Garros Uncertainty over Serena fitness and Osaka form

Paris: Serena Williams heads into this year’s French Open as an outsider for a Grand Slam title for possibly the first time in 20 years, with questions surrounding her fitness after a poor start to the season, while Naomi Osaka needs to rediscover her best form to solidify her position at

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Afghanistans Shahzad to miss rest of World Cup

London: Afghanistan opener Mohammad Shahzad will miss the rest of the World Cup after suffering a knee injury, tournament organisers revealed on Thursday. Wicketkeeper-batsman Shahzad will be replaced by Ikram Ali Khil in a blow to the World Cup minnows, who have lost their opening two

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Besides the burnished name

What did the recently concluded NITI Aayog meet chaired by the Prime Minister of India achieve in real terms? How many of its recommendations of the past four meetings were considered by the Union government with real help being extended to states which were described by the PM as members of Team

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Air India disinvestment Yes Foreign ownership No Govt

New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said the government was committed to “strategic disinvestment” of Air India due to “unsustainable debt burden” but promised that the national carrier will remain with an Indian entity. Responding to

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Youth dies at Sealdah railway station

Kolkata: A youth, who was suffering from cardiac and bronchial diseases, died due to his illness at the Sealdah railway station on Sunday.According to police sources, Maheswar Mondal, (32), a resident of Mandirbazar in South 24-Parganas, had visited many state-run hospitals in South 24-Parganas

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Rohit Bumrah in ICCs World Cup XI no place for Kohli

London: Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah were the only two Indians to feature in the ICC’s World Cup 2019 Team of the Tournament, which didn’t have any place for Virat Kohli. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was named the captain of the team while Alex Carey of Australia was

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Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum

Keszthely (Hungary): A vast and “unique” trove of antique and Roman-era coins, unearthed in what was one of Hungary’s wartime Jewish ghettos, is proving a conundrum for historians. Thrilled with the chance discovery of the 2,800 gold and silver coins spanning decades and

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Yogi Adityanath to visit Russia in August

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, along with a group of delegation from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Assam, will visit Russia on August 12. The delegation, led by the Union Commerce and Industry Ministry, will be in Vladivostok city from August 12-13. During the visit,

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John Jackies Mumbai Saga to release in June 2020

Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta’s multi-starrer film “Mumbai Saga” will hit the big screen on June 19 next year. John Abraham, Jackie Shroff and Suniel Shetty will play key roles. Jackie took to social media to announce the release date of the film and unveil its first official

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