Boeing to Temporarily Suspend 787 Operations in South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., April 6, 2020—Boeing [NYSE: BA] will temporarily suspend all 787 operations at Boeing South Carolina (BSC) until further notice, starting at the end of second shift on Wednesday, April 8. This impacts the Airport Campus, Emergent Operations, Interiors Responsibility Center South Carolina and Propulsion South Carolina.

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Journey through London’s curious transport history online

London Transport Museum’s Covent Garden doors might be closed as the Capital settles into staying indoors but are open to virtual visitors online!

 Enjoy online exhibits, quizzes and games, behind the scenes videos and interactive family activities to experience the delights of the Museum’s collection from home.

  • Keep kids entertained during the Easter holidays with downloadable activities inspired by cartoon character ‘Billy Brown of London Town’
  • Explore hidden gems from the Museum’s collection up-close in Google Arts and Culture galleries
  • Step inside Hidden London: the Exhibition on a curator led video tour with transport broadcaster Tim Dunn
  • Take part in quizzes, competitions and games on Twitter and Facebook
  • Browse the Museum’s online shop for fun family games to play at home
  • Sign-up to the Museum enewsletter for a weekly dose of curious stories, fun facts and online shop offers

From curating virtual galleries and building an online hub for its much-loved family fun activities to compiling transport-themed Spotify playlists, London Transport Museum is open online and sharing its collection to help people feel inspired and uplifted while they settle into staying indoors.

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Kirby closes acquisition of Savage inland barge fleet; Fatigue seen as factor in accident involving two Kirby Inland Marine towboats ?

Inland Marine News
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Kirby closes acquisition of Savage inland barge fleet

Houston-headquartered Kirby Corporation reports that it has completed the acquisition of Savage Inland Marine’s inland barge fleet. The total consideration paid was approximately $278 million and was financed with additional borrowings. Full Article

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Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $1.5 billion contract for construction of LPD 31; Nautican product line continues under new ownership

Marine Daily
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Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $1.5 billion contract for construction of LPD 31

Modification to a previously awarded contract covers detail design and construction of 15th ship in the San Antonio class and the second Flight II LPD. Full Article

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