Work on the runway of Dubrovnik Airport, which is currently the largest construction site in the Republic of Croatia, according to plan, began these days and will last until March 15, 2019, when Dubrovnik Airport should be fully ready for the new tourist season and even better reception of passengers, and also for even better air connections between Dubrovnik and Zagreb, on which the local population depends. During the execution of works, regular winter traffic will take place with minor restrictions, and you can see the traffic schedule HERE.Temporary traffic regulationFor the purpose of performing works at the airport, they also mean a new, ie temporary traffic regulation. The main entrance to the airport for all vehicles will be on the east side (current entrance for cargo and administration building). During the works, the parking lot at the airport will be free, ie without parking fees.These works will require constant adjustments and will directly affect the restrictions, which will have to be introduced in the flight schedule.Aware of the needs of passengers, Dubrovnik Airport has limited these works to the minimum necessary period, specifically to the period from November 8 to December 9 this year, in which certain types of aircraft will not be able to operate at night. As they point out from Croatia Airlines (CA), adhering to the protocol agreed with Dubrovnik Airport, and in order to transport as many passengers as possible, CA as the Croatian national airline will ensure daily connections between Zagreb and Dubrovnik, implementing a reduced flight schedule. Following the above, and having in mind the realistic flight limitations and always guided by the principle of passenger safety, the reduced flight schedule will be subject to change, depending on daily operating or weather conditions, as well as the stage of work. It should be emphasized that Croatia Airlines, instead of canceling flights, will perform special preparations with crews in the specified period in order to perform flight operations completely safely and despite all restrictions caused by works in ZL Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Airport and Croatia Airlines will strive to less likely to affect passengers, who will jointly, with the maximum engagement of all capacities, inform about all the necessary changes. To all passengers who bought tickets for evening flights at a time when all the restrictions related to the mentioned works were not yet known, Croatia Airlines will offer a transport service in alternative terms and try to find an acceptable solution and justify their expectations. “Dubrovnik Airport and Croatia Airlines apologize to all service users for possible inconveniences and thank you very much for your patience and understanding given the great complexity of the project for the reconstruction of the maneuvering areas of Dubrovnik Airport.”Conclude Croatia Airlines.RELATED NEWS:FROM 2019 DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM DUBROVNIK TO THE USADEVELOPMENT OF DUBROVNIK AIRPORT IN WINTER SEASON 2018/2019 In the coming winter, Dubrovnik Airport continues the implementation of the Project “Development of Dubrovnik Airport” co-financed by the European Union, through the Operational Program Competitiveness and Cohesion. The most sensitive part of the Project is the reconstruction of the runway, which according to the dynamic plan of works will continue in early November 2018. This reconstruction began last year and was completed in the length of 1200m.The ZLD Development project during the winter season (October 28, 2018 – March 30, 2019) will take place in three phases:• Phase 1 (beginning of November – mid-November): during this period, reconstruction works on the USS will begin, due to which the USS will be limited in force, the length of which will then be 1425m for landing and 1575m for take-off;• Phase 2 (late November – early December): during this period, work on the USS will continue, while the restrictions will be slightly different from Phase 1. The length of the USS for landing will be 1425m while for takeoff it will be available 1515m;• Phase 3 (December 2018 – March 2019): during this period, works on the USS will be carried out, but the limitations of the USS will be significantly lower compared to Phases 1 and 2. The available landing and take-off lengths will be 2100m.
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David Luiz started his career in Europe with Benfica before moving to Chelsea (Picture: Getty)Arteta is said to be keen to retain the services of his most senior player but in an interview with Portuguese outlet Record Luiz has again outlined his desire to return to Benfica, the club at which he launched his European career. He said: ‘I have already spoken with (Luiz Filipe) Vieira. It will happen if the President permits it and fans want me back.‘To be able to wear that jersey again and enter the stadium is worth more than many trophies. Benfica doesn’t deserve me to come back without helping.’Arsenal’s defensive record has improved significantly ever since Arteta succeeded Emery, but the former club captain is still said to be willing to listen to offers for three of his current central defenders. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalRob Holding, Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis Papastathopoulos are all available for the right price with William Saliba, who has spent the season back on loan at Saint-Etinne, set to compete immediately for a first team spot, a role he is ready for, according to his manager Claude Puel.‘He is ready,’ the current Saint-Etienne boss told The Athletic earlier this week.‘He is a fantastic player. He is a young player but with a lot of maturity in his play. Also, in his life. He is a player with a good feeling and spirit. ‘It will be hard for us without him but I think it is a fantastic opportunity for Arsenal.’MORE: Mikel Arteta promotes Matt Smith and Trae Coyle to Arsenal first-team trainingMORE: Paul Merson says transfer market mess will ‘help’ Arsenal boss Mikel ArtetaFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 30 May 2020 8:01 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link469Shares Arsenal are yet to begin talks with David Luiz over extending his contract for a further 12 months (Picture: Getty)David Luiz has reiterated his desire to return to Benfica amid speculation he could leave Arsenal after less than 12 months at the club. The 33-year-old was deemed surplus to requirements by Frank Lampard last summer after the pair fell out during pre-season. Luiz subsequently joined the Gunners on transfer deadline day in an £8million deal and, after a difficult spell under Unai Emery, he has emerged as a key figure in Mikel Arteta’s rejuvenated side. The Brazil international signed an initial one-year deal with an option to extend for another season, but Arsenal are yet to begin talks over activating that clause. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTLuiz has featured in 10 Premier League matches since Arteta took over in December and his natural authority, allied to his composure on the ball, have proved useful assets. Comment David Luiz speaks out on his future amid speculation he is set to leave Arsenal Advertisement Advertisement
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Governor Wolf Announces Silberline Manufacturing Co. to Expand Tamaqua Facility October 17, 2018 Economy, Jobs That Pay, Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced that Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc., a manufacturer of special effect aluminum pigments, will expand its presence in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, adding new jobs to its Pennsylvania workforce.“This project will help keep a more than 60-year employer in Schuylkill County modern and competitive in today’s economy,” said Governor Wolf. “My administration is proud to support longtime Pennsylvania companies like Silberline.”Silberline is undergoing an expansion of its production capabilities to produce pigments compatible with water-borne coating systems, which regulators consider to be more environmentally friendly. Silberline’s multi-million dollar investment will support the construction of a new 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility along with the purchase of new manufacturing equipment. The company will add eight new staff members within three years. When the project is complete, Silberline will be one of the biggest water-borne compatible aluminum pigment manufacturer in North America.“Silberline is proud to announce the investment in our North American operations to create more environmentally preferred products for our customers. Our enhanced global footprint will allow us to offer more solutions to our customers’ needs for sustainable methods such as water-borne technology while also doing what’s best for our community and the planet,” said Gary Karnish, Chief Executive Officer of Silberline.Silberline received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development for a $100,000 Pennsylvania First grant and encouraged to apply for up to $2.25 million in Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority loans. The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania.Silberline is a global supplier of high-quality special effect and performance pigments that enhance the visual appeal of coatings, paints, inks, plastics and textiles. Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Silberline Group. A family and certified woman-owned business, Silberline is directed by third-generation Chairman and President, Lisa Jane Scheller.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED, visit dced.pa.gov, and be sure to stay up-to-date with all of our agency news on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. SHARE Email Facebook Twitter
Allianz GI bought bonds issued by Amey Lagan Roads Financial, as well as restructuring its debt.The project includes a 27-year maintenance period.Allianz GI this week launched its UK infrastructure debt fund, with backing from Nippon Life.The fund will raise up to £500m for long-term core UK infrastructure and is aimed at small and mid-sized pension funds.Deborah Zurkow, Allianz Global Investors’ CIO for infrastructure debt, told IPE sister publication IP Real Estate that, having seen “early movers” in the sector prefer separately managed accounts, the time was now right to offer a product to smaller investors looking to join pools and match long-term liabilities.Zurkow said increased demand from UK pension funds would ultimately lead to more liquidity.Allianz has launched the fund 18 months after it created an infrastructure debt team. Allianz Global Investors has bought £130m (€163m) of bonds on a UK infrastructure project.The manager said it bought the bonds – on the Northern Ireland DBFO2 public-private partnership – for third-party investors including UK pension funds and Allianz group entities.Earlier this year, the Telent pension fund became the first UK scheme to enter an infrastructure debt platform using listed project bonds, using Allianz GI to invest in Scotland’s motorway improvements scheme.The £250m DBFO2 motorway project began in 2007.
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The updated rule, approved by the California Air Resources Board, adds new vessel categories which will be required to control pollution when they run auxiliary engines or auxiliary boilers while docked. Shore power illustration; Image courtesy: Navingo “The action CARB took today will deliver cleaner air and public health benefits to all those who live in port-adjacent communities throughout California.” These include diesel particulate matter, fine particulate matter (PM2.5) oxides of nitrogen (NOx, a precursor to smog), reactive organic gases (ROG, another precursor to smog), greenhouse gases, and oxides of sulfur (SOx). “Ships or terminals that are unable to connect a vessel to an emissions control technology (due to equipment failure, port congestion, etc.) during a visit may be able to comply with the regulation by requesting a Terminal or Vessel Incident Event, a limited number of which are granted to each regulated terminal operator and vessel fleet per year.” Once fully implemented, the updated regulation is expected to deliver a 90 percent reduction in pollution from an expected additional 2,300 vessel visits per year, and result in a 55 percent reduction in potential cancer risk for communities near the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Richmond, CARB said. Vessels covered under the existing regulation include container ships, reefers and cruise ships. The updated regulation adds auto carriers and tankers, two categories that produce 56 percent of all fine particulate pollution (PM 2.5) from ocean-going vessels at berth in California ports. The rule builds on the progress achieved by the At-Berth Regulation adopted in 2007, which has paved the way for an 80 percent reduction in harmful emissions from more than 13,000 vessel visits since 2014. “This rule clamps down on air pollution from the largest ships while they’re docked in California ports, and there are multiple ways terminals, ports, ship owners and operators can comply,” said CARB Chair Mary D. Nichols. One example of an alternative to shore power is what is known as capture-and-control technology that employs a “bonnet” to cover a ship’s exhaust stacks, both containing and treating harmful emissions. The existing regulation stays in force through 2022; the updated regulation starts in 2023 when container, reefer and cruise vessels – already included under the existing rule – will transition to the new regulation. Auto carriers will need to comply starting in 2025. Tankers docking at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach must also comply starting in 2025, while tankers in Northern California have until 2027. The updated regulation also includes an interim evaluation, to be conducted in 2022, to evaluate progress and identify any problems relating to implementation or compliance with the updated regulation. “Shipowners, terminal, and port operators that need additional time to comply may petition the board to use alternative means of achieving equivalent or greater emissions reductions in port-adjacent communities. An example would be purchasing zero-emission heavy-duty trucks for port use. Proposed projects will require extensive community review as well as CARB approval,” the board said. The rule requires that every vessel coming into a regulated California port either use shore power or a CARB-approved control technology to reduce harmful emissions. As informed, in limited circumstances, port and shipping entities that are unable to comply will, if their application is approved by CARB, also have an opportunity to pay into a remediation fund. These funds must be used for environmental projects that will benefit port-adjacent neighborhoods. California has approved a new regulation designed to further reduce pollution from ocean-going vessels while docked at the state’s busiest ports.
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Saturday, November 10th.FCN Bank 31, Voldico Insurance 19Players of the Game: FCN: William Kuisel 12 pts., Javier Jimenez 10. Voldico: Trenton Luers 8pts., Cayden Drake 5.Saturday, November 17thVoldico Insurance 37, Gilman’s Hardware 28Players of the Game: Voldico: Cayden Drake 18 pts., Trenton Luers 12. Gilman’s: Carson Laker 13 pts., Noah Weigel 8.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Paul Drake.
A 1-0 defeat by Everton on Wednesday night has seen David Moyes’ side slip 12 points behind leaders Arsenal, but Mourinho believes they are still in contention. The Portuguese, who has denied plotting a January move for unsettled Monaco striker Radamel Falcao, insists the philosophy at United enables Moyes to stay patient. Arsenal head the Premier League by four points – Chelsea are second – but Mourinho refused to add his voice to the debate on whether they are capable of sustaining a title challenge. “Arsenal lead and if they lead it’s because they have more points than other people and because they are better and have made less mistakes,” he said. “If they are there it’s because they deserve to be there. But the championship finishes in May. Let’s see what happens then.” Chelsea travel to Stoke on Saturday to conclude a run of three Premier League matches in seven days, two of them away. In contrast title rivals Arsenal face the same number of games but over nine days. Mourinho describes the discrepancy as a “big coincidence”. “This is like preparation for the Christmas period,” he said. “This week is a hard week because we start on a Sunday, not even on a Saturday, playing Southampton, but finish on a Saturday. “For some clubs it’s Saturday-Sunday when for us it’s Sunday-Saturday. “Once more when it comes to fixtures, we are always in trouble. It’s a big coincidence. “I don’t like to give a day off to the players after a big game, but I’ll have to give them the day off on Sunday. “I don’t think it’s good for their body, but it’s good for their heads. “I like to give physiological recovery, but the mental point of view is more important. It’s important they have a free Sunday to disconnect.” Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists the identity of Manchester United ensures they remain Barclays Premier League title contenders. “If it was another club I’d tell you it’s impossible, but with Manchester United I don’t say that,” Mourinho said. “The reasons are because of the potential of the team, what the club represents and the culture of the club. “It’s not a club in panic. It’s not a club where you feel the end of the world is arriving. “They are calm, they go the same way and support the manager. Nobody touches the manager. “They have a project. If they don’t win this season they believe they will win next season. “It’s a very, very stable situation and an example to many others. Because of that they are still a contender. “They will stick together, they will fight and try to get 12 to 15 points in a row. Yes they are still a contender. “They will wait for matches between Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham when others will lose points.” Press Association
England winger Adam Johnson’s bail date has been extended by five weeks after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16. The force also said it was reported a weapon was recovered from Johnson’s mansion in the leafy hamlet of Castle Eden when he was arrested, and this has been examined. A spokesman said the item did not require a firearms certificate and no further police action would be taken. The force warned people against commenting about the alleged victim on social media. Officers were aware the investigation had “resulted in considerable rumour and speculation”, causing the girl and her family considerable distress, the force said. The spokesman added: “We stress again the warning we have already given, that anyone who publishes anything which may identify the victim of a sexual offence is committing a criminal act and will be dealt with accordingly.” The winger, born in Sunderland, has represented his country 12 times and also played for Middlesbrough and Manchester City. He cost the relegation-threatened Wearside club £10 million when they purchased him in 2012 and he has gone on to score 17 goals for them. Press Association The suspended Sunderland star had been due to attend a County Durham police station on Wednesday, following his arrest a fortnight ago. A Durham Police spokesman said the 27-year-old will report back on April 23, while inquiries continued, and is now not required to answer bail on Wednesday.