Highlights of the Week

first_imgDredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 30-June 5, 2016). Boskalis and Van Oord Sign Fehmarnbelt ContractsFemern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, has signed the previously announced contract related to the construction of the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link. Boskalis to Start Dublin Port Dredging CampaignDublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin regular maintenance dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets to maintain a ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum. PHOTOS: Boskalis’ Terra Plana Sea Trials Successfully CompletedTBG Harlingen – Thecla Bodewes Group has just announced that the sea trials of the Boskalis’ new water injection dredger Terra Plana were successfully completed.center_img DEME to Take Part in the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel ProjectThe Femern Link Contractors joint venture, including DEME and CFE as project partners, has signed contracts with the Danish government for the design and construction of the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt. Royal IHC Enhancing Systems for TSHD MagdalenMarine dredging and constructing contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has ordered from Royal IHC a dynamic positioning and tracking (DP/DT) system and eco pump controllers for the trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen.last_img read more

Hull v Chelsea: Luis starts for Blues

first_imgFilipe Luis gets the nod for Chelsea at left-back against Hull, with Cesar Azpilicueta among the Blues substitutes along with youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek. Ramires also starts. Hull are without the injured Nikica Jelavic and the suspended Tom Huddlestone.Hull: McGregor, Dawson, Bruce, McShane, Elmohamady, Robertson, Meyler, Livermore, Ramírez, Hernández, N’Doye.Subs: Harper, Rosenior, Davies, Quinn, Brady, Sagbo, Aluko.AdChoices广告 Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Filipe Luis; Fabregas, Matic; Ramires, Willian, Hazard; Costa.Subs: Cech, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Loftus-Cheek, Oscar, Cuadrado, Remy.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

Call of Duty: Mobile turns to esports with World Championship

first_imgActivision has partnered with Sony Mobile to launch the Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship, starting April 30th.Described as a global tournament, many details for the event are yet to be unveiled. Image credit: Call of Duty: MobileRELATED: Fnatic and Loco to host PUBG Mobile charity tournamentActivision has announced that any players looking to participate in the Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship need to be ranked veteran or higher in the Ranked mode of the game. The event will have a total prize purse of $1 million (£812,200), though distribution is unknown at the time of writing.Chris Plummer, Vice President of Mobile at Activision, spoke on the initiative in a release: “We are very excited to launch our highly-anticipated competitive tournament in Call of Duty: Mobile. As the next-evolution in our fan-favorite Ranked Play, this tournament format gives eligible Call of Duty: Mobile players a chance to compete with players from around the world for cash and prizes.”RELATED: ESL and PUBG Mobile partner for esports programBeyond the prize pool and the start date of April 30th, no further details for the World Championship have been disclosed at the time of writing.This is a very different approach to the console version of Call of Duty, which kicked off its newly-franchised Call of Duty League late in 2019. The competition has 12 geolocated teams, with slots being worth at least $25 million (£20.3 million) each.Esports Insider says: On one hand it’s exciting to see CoD: Mobile finally move into esports, but on the other hand it’s still early days with many details yet to come. $1M is, of course, a grand amount of money and the mention of the event being “global” is a promising start.Follow ESI on Instagramlast_img read more