Offshore structures test Coordinadora

first_imgYou can read a detailed focus on this project on page 123 of HLPFI’s November/December 2014 edition.The scope of Coordinadora’s work included coordination of the towing operations in Cartagena; planning and executing the flo-flo loading plan; supervision of the weight spreading and securing arrangements; transport via chartered semi-submersible vessel; flo-flo unloading operations in Invergordon; and towing to the final delivery place using three tugs.Coordinadora explained that there were few vessels able to carry the structures, due to their maximum respective drafts of 10.5 m and 10 m, as well as the geographical conditions and timing of the project. The larger module had to be fitted with air lifting bags in order to reduce the draft below the required operational limits.The concrete gravity-based structures were shipped onboard Cosco Shipping’s semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Xia Zhi Yuan 6.  www.coordinadora.eulast_img read more

C.J. Johnson owed the Cats and delivered

first_img Session ID: 2020-09-18:80b603489728d9a56df792f2 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-983527-4501978840001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles breaks down his Florida performance.Video | Asafo-Adjei talks early playing timePlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:96986339f39a02b7dcae18fc Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-756698-4507034475001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.“I think our guys understand that. I think Monday, guys were disappointed, but that’s to be expected. They went out Monday and had a good practice and really picked it back up Tuesday and had a normal week.”Video | UK Director of Recruiting shows off recruiting roomPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:10a25afaf3b682ab4d5ef54d Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-172068-4501995387001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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Johnson felt a sense of responsibility after the senior defensive tackle missed Kentucky’s season opener because of an undisclosed violation of team rules and then produced just one tackle in his Week 2 return.“I owed the team something, but it was mostly I owed myself, because I let myself down,” he said. “I was doing a lot of proving to myself.”Johnson delivered last week against Florida, producing the game of his college career: six tackles, a sack and a blocked field goal. The Gators gained no more than a yard on four of his stops. The 6-foot-3, 300-pound former junior college transfer, who came to the Wildcats as a four-star recruit two years ago, had just 10 tackles in 2014.“That was the most I ever played here, so of course it was my best game,” Johnson said. “It was pretty fun to actually do what you’ve been working on.”Until that breakout game against Florida – facilitated by an injury to starter Regie Meant – he’d been primarily a third-down specialist for UK, unusually quick for his size and thus a dangerous pass rusher. But defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh said Johnson is one of the strongest players on the team and plenty capable of hunkering down against the run.So why hadn’t he played more for the Cats?“Probably because I paid little attention to detail,” he admits. “I didn’t take certain things as serious. I didn’t take learning the plays as serious. So I was just coming in thinking it was already going to be given to me instead of trying to work for it.”Since coming to the realization and doing something about it, Johnson has turned himself in to a player the coaching staff can trust, even if Meant’s shoulder injury lingers. (The 6-foot-4, 302-pound sophomore is questionable for Saturday’s game against Missouri, but Brumbaugh thinks he’ll play.)Johnson is “a very explosive guy,” his position coach said. “He’s a guy that we have confidence in now that he can get out there and handle the load of playing (outside or inside, against run or pass). What’s really helped him is the ability to learn the scheme this year. Now that he’s been stepping up, he really embraces it.“He’s bought into the technique aspect of it and … he’s just playing with more confidence.”Kyle Tucker can be reached at (502) 582-4361. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.UK offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson previews the Missouri matchup.Video | Towles breaks down Florida performancePlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:6c653b5450106318a1107984 Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-769999-4504525386001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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Eliot breaks down Wednesday’s practice.Video | UK’s Dawson recaps UF, looks to MizzouPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:a476134fef3a702eb70e0ede Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-388965-4507067779001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.UK DT Melvin Lewis previews MissouriVideo | Eliot breaks down Wednesday practicePlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Session ID: 2020-09-18:ebc0bfb6ec88b431a09e923b Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-169736-4507124304001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.UK OLB Jason Hatcher previews MissouriVideo | UK DT Melvin Lewis previews MissouriPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUND Florida quarterback Will Grier is hit by Kentucky defensive tackle Cory Johnson, left, after throwing a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)Florida quarterback Will Grier is hit by Kentucky defensive tackle Cory Johnson, left, after throwing a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)Video | Mark Stoops on ThursdayPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUNDlast_img read more

Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke plays well again, but coach Quin Snyder isn’t worried about who starts

first_img Marc Gasol leads Memphis to win SALT LAKE CITY — A couple of weeks ago, Jazz coach Quin Snyder had to field questions about whether Enes Kanter or Rudy Gobert should be starting down low. Lately the question’s been, who should start at point guard — Dante Exum or Trey Burke?Even though Burke has clearly outplayed Exum over the past five games — including Wednesday night when he scored 21 points to Exum’s zero — Snyder isn’t worried about who starts and is pleased with Burke’s play off the bench.“There is this fixation with the bench and starting,’’ he said. “But to me, what Trey Burke has embraced is not so much the bench, but I want him to do what’s best for our team. The point is, he has embraced being a better player. He had a good game tonight and what he’s done is put more focus on his defense, which is really concentration.’’As for Exum, who shot 0 for 5 and was held scoreless for the third time in five games, Snyder says he’s not worried.“He’s had off-nights when he’s come off the bench,’’ he said. “Ironically, I thought he played really well the first two or three minutes and was really attacking. I thought he was dynamic with the ball. As the game went on, I thought he (was) thinking a little more and being less aggressive.’’The offensive numbers between the two point guards couldn’t be more dramatic over the past five games. While Burke is averaging 16.6 ppg since a big win over Brooklyn, Exum is averaging 1.2 ppg over the same stretch on 2-of-21 shooting.Burke says he’s taking his coach’s advice and playing with more aggression and focusing on his defense when he enters the game, usually two-thirds of the way through the first quarter.“I’m just searching for opportunities to make plays for the team,’’ Burke said. “Coach tells me to come in and be aggressive and if the shot’s there, take it and if not look to get into the paint and create for others. It’s just a mindset to be aggressive.’’Exum admits it’s been tough going up against a bevy of the league’s top point guards, including Chris Paul, Steph Curry, Damian Lillard and Mike Conley in the past week. As a backup he didn’t have to go head to head with the elite point guards as he has recently.“I’ve been adjusting a lot,’’ Exum said. “Obviously you’re going against some of the best point guards in the world and it’s going to be a lot different going against the backup point guards. It’s a big step up. I’m just taking it game by game and trying to adjust.’’As for his poor shooting, Exum said, “I’m still trying to find myself in the offense and trying to find what works with the rotation, but that will come and I’ll find it.’’Burke started 68 of 70 games when he was healthy as a rookie last year and he can sympathize with Exum and the struggles he’s going through.“You’ve got to just play through it. I think everybody goes through it,’’ Burke said. “I went through it, everybody goes through it, some more than others. My advice to him is to continue to play through it, get better every day, watch film, and look for areas where you can improve. You have to ignore everything else and focus on the game.’’Snyder said he’s not worried about Exum, despite his 9.5 shooting percentage over the past five games.“It’s a process for him,’’ Snyder said. “As far as confidence I don’t lose confidence in him. I really believe in him and his ability to improve. I don’t think we can define Dante’s game yet.’’ Jazz have piled up impressive rebounding statistics Related Utah Jazz Analysis: Crisp execution, tough defense lead Memphis to 100-90 win over Utahlast_img read more

Delectable, no-work, native persimmon has gotten a bum rap

first_img“The (American) persimmon tree has received more criticism, both adverse and favorable, than almost any known species,” stated a U. S. Department of Agriculture Farmers’ Bulletin of 1915.The bad press goes as far back as the early 17th century, when Capt. John Smith, of Jamestown fame, wrote that if a persimmon “is not ripe it will draw a man’s mouth awrie with much torment.”In modern terms, I compare eating an unripe persimmon to having the business end of a vacuum cleaner in your mouth — and the sensation lingers even after spitting out the fruit.In this undated photo, Fruits of American persimmon bend down branches with their weight, all with little or no need for pruning or pest control, in New Paltz, N.Y. (Lee Reich via AP)Ah, but eating a ripe persimmon is as pleasurable a gustatory experience as eating an unripe one is horrible. Capt. Smith went on to call a ripe persimmon “as delicious as an apricot.” When ready to eat, an American persimmon is very soft, too soft for a market fruit but fine for backyards, where fruits need travel no further than arm’s length.When ripe, the flesh is something like a dried apricot that has been soaked in water, dipped in honey and given a dash of spice. Persimmon is in the genus Diospyros, which translates to “food of the gods.”CHOOSE AN APPROPRIATE VARIETYAmerican persimmon is a native tree that grows wild throughout the eastern U.S. from Connecticut to Florida, and east to Kansas. The trees can grow large, but are only medium-size — 25 feet or so — toward the northern limits of their range or if pruned for that purpose.Many wild American persimmons never develop good flavor, so the first key to enjoying American persimmons is to plant a named variety known to bear tasty fruits. The second key is to plant a variety that will ripen within your growing season. Although the first variety, Early Golden, was named in 1880, relatively few varieties are available. Near persimmon’s northern limit, choose varieties such as Szukis, Mohler, Dooley and Yates, all of which have delicious flavor and ripen relatively early.One more wrinkle in selecting a persimmon variety: pollination. Persimmon trees generally bear either male or female flowers, and most wild and cultivated female trees need pollen from a separate male tree to bear fruit. However, some female varieties accommodate gardeners by bearing occasional male branches — a characteristic prevalent in Early Golden and its offspring. And some other females do not need pollination at all to set fruit, which is then seedless. Varieties that can bear fruit in isolation include Meader, Szukis, Early Golden, Florence and Garretson.ALL THIS, AND BEAUTY, WITH NO WORKFor all their flavor, persimmons are low-maintenance trees, requiring essentially no pruning or spraying. They are also not particularly finicky as to site. They tolerate a wide range of soils as long as the leaves can bask in abundant sunshine.Through much of the year, persimmon is an asset to the landscape. The leaves look as fresh in August as they did in spring, and have a naturally drooping habit that gives the trees a relaxed look. In autumn, the slightly bluish leaves turn a golden yellow, with the branches further livened by the persimmon-orange fruits.Even after leaves have dropped to the ground, fruits of some varieties — Szukis, for example — cling to the branches, festooning the leafless trees like Christmas ornaments. I eat some persimmons as they ripen; others I let hang on the branches to be plucked throughout autumn.https://www.leereich.com/blogWelcome to my Farmdenlast_img read more