French Guiana Newswire (Page 2)

French Guiana Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Landing Craft Gifted to Philippines by OzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Marine News

    Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, was joined at HMAS Cairns today by his Philippine counterpart, Flag Officer in Command Philippine Navy, Vice Admiral Jesus Millan, at a ceremony to gift two decommissioned Australian Balikpapan class landing craft to the Government of the Philippines. Super Typhoon Haiyan caused significant devastation to the Philippines in November 2013 and approximately 500 Australian Defence Force personnel, including the crew of HMAS Tobruk and a deployment of Army Engineers, provided in-country support to the relief effort, at the request of the Philippines Government.

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  2. MOL Receives Appreciation from RWHRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Marine News

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that it has received a letter of appreciation from the non-profit organization Rotary World Help for providing ocean transport of relief supplies donated by RWH. MOL received the letter at a July 19 ceremony to commemorate the donation, hosted by the Manila-based volunteer group Fire Brigade & Communications, Inc. , which received firefighting equipments essential to the relief effort.

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  3. Direct Cambodia-China Cargo on CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Marine News

    Two Chinese shipping giants are likely to sign agreements with Cambodia's Sihanoukville Autonomous Port , paving the way for exporters to move cargo directly from Cambodia to China, Xinhua reported. Both Cosco and China Shipping are expected to sign with Sihanoukville Autonomous Port shortly to commence direct services from Cambodia to China, a route that hitherto has been transhipped via Vietnam.

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  4. Russia Launches a Laser-Powered Ship Repair FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Marine News

    Pilot project pioneering laser repair works for the metal parts of ships and vessels has been launched in Russia's Primorsky Territory, reports Sputnik. The technology of laser reordering of metallic parts in Russia's Primorye Territory was developed by the Far Eastern branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences jointly with the Far Eastern Federal University and the Vladivostok-based ship-repairing center Dalzavod.

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  5. US: Shell is Not Yet Allowed to Drill in Arctic Oil ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Marine News

    The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday granted Royal Dutch Shell its final two permits to drill in the Arctic this summer, but said the company cannot drill into the oil zone yet. Shell must have emergency equipment called a capping stack deployable before drilling into the oil zone in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska, the government said.

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  6. Port Infrastructure Projects Underway in VirginiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Marine News

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx breaks ground on major infrastructure projects at the Port of Virginia; federal funding supports reduced congestion in nearby neighborhoods U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today joined Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and other Federal, state and local officials to break ground on two major infrastructure projects at the Port of Virginia. Supported by nearly $200 million in federal funding, the projects will relieve congestion and delays at the port terminals and naval base, while reducing harmful emissions and increasing safety in adjacent neighborhoods.

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  7. First Guyanamax Ship Joins Cma CGM FleetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Marine News

    ... Dockyard and will be sailing under the U.K. flag. The CMA CGM Cayenne will be positioned on the North Europe French Guiana North Brazil (NEFGUI) line. This 42-day rotation joins directly North of Europe, the Caribbean, French Guyana and North Brazil ...

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  8. Hyperdynamics Corporation (HDY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | PR-inside.com

    ... and east of its concession on the African side of the Atlantic along with discoveries offshore Brazil and French Guiana in South America. The company partners with oil and gas industry companies such as with Tullow Oil Plc and Dana Petroleum E&P ...

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  9. EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite arrive in French GuianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    The EUTELSAT 8 West B telecommunications satellite for Arianespace's next Ariane 5 mission is now in French Guiana, enabling payload preparations to begin for a scheduled August 20 flight from the Spaceport. This relay platform for Eutelsat Communications was transported from Nice Airport in France aboard a chartered Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft, which arrived in French Guiana at Cayenne's Felix Eboue Airport.

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  10. SSL delivers its 50th satellite for Intelsat to launch base in KourouRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Freshnews

    Space Systems/Loral , LLC today announced that the Intelsat 34 satellite, designed and built for Intelsat S.A , has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace . Intelsat 34 is the 50th satellite that SSL has provided to Intelsat.

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  11. EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite Lands in Kou ...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Financial Mirror

    Eutelsat Communications announces that its latest satellite, EUTELSAT 8 West B, has arrived at the European spaceport in French Guiana and is now in final stages of preparation for launch by an Ariane 5 rocket on 20 August. EUTELSAT 8 West B is poised to open a new chapter of expansion in vibrant broadcast markets in the Middle East and North Africa.

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  12. Comet lander, why don't you call?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | CNN

    ... Rosetta's mission started on March 2, 2004, when it was launched on a European Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, French Guiana. Rosetta is named after the Rosetta Stone, the black basalt that provided the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs. ...

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  13. EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite Lands in Kourou Spaceport and Preps for Ariane 5 Launch on 20 AugustRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Business Wire

    Eutelsat Communications announces that its latest satellite, EUTELSAT 8 West B, has arrived at the European spaceport in French Guiana and is now in final stages of preparation for launch by an Ariane 5 rocket on 20 August. EUTELSAT 8 West B is poised to open a new chapter of expansion in vibrant broadcast markets in the Middle East and North Africa.

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  14. Supporting Arianespace's mission cadence: A new fueling facility is readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Arianespace's new Fregat Fueling Facility is the latest addition to the Spaceport's launcher and satellite processing resources, further supporting the company's sustained mission rates with its launch vehicle family from French Guiana. Located within the Spaceport's ELS launch complex for Arianespace's medium-lift Soyuz vehicle, the FCube was created to fuel the launcher's Fregat upper stage.

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  15. Ariane 5 orbits Star One C4 and MSG-4 on Arianespace's sixth flight in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Arianespace's marked the halfway point in its fast-paced 2015 operational schedule today with the 66th consecutive successful Ariane 5 launch, which deployed two satellites into geostationary transfer orbits for very diverse roles. Ariane 5 Flight VA224 lifted off at the beginning of its launch window at 6:42 p.m. local time from the Spaceport's ELA-3 launch complex in French Guiana, carrying a mixed-mission satellite payload composed of the Star One C4 telecommunications relay platform for Embratel Star One and Eumetsat's MSG-4 for meteorological monitoring.

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  16. SSL-built satellite for Embratel Star One begins post-launch...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Freshnews

    Space Systems/Loral , a leading provider of commercial satellites , today announced that a satellite designed and built for Embratel Star One , was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, Star One C4 , deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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  17. New weather satellite for Europe launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | RTE.ie

    The last in the Meteosat Second Generation series, it lifted off on an Ariane 5 launcher from the European Spaceport in French Guiana late last night. It separated from the rocket 40 minutes later.

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  18. Orange discloses 4G, fibre plans for French GuianaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    While Orange is still waiting for permission to launch from watchdog Arcep, Mr Poujol confirmed that the infrastructure has already been upgraded in selected areas. Indeed, since September 2014 the telco has been testing 4G technology in the capital, as well as the coastal city of Macouria.

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  19. Ariane 5 lofts two geo birds for teleco and weather customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Arianespace has successfully launched two geostationary satellites: Star One C4 for the private operator Embratel Star One, the leading satellite communications company in South America, and MSG-4 for EUMETSAT, the European organization dedicated to weather, climate and environmental monitoring. The third Ariane 5 launch of the year took place on July 15 at 6:42 pm local time in Kourou, French Guiana, from the Guiana Space Center .

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  20. Cat-size rodent chews its way out of enclosure at National ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    ... e critters - they have four toes on their front feet, but only three on their hind feet. Agoutis are native to French Guiana, Guyana and parts of Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela.

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