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8.4MW Turbine Joins List of ABS Offshore Industry Firsts


VIANA DO CASTELO, Portugal-Monday 4 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The largest floating wind turbine in the world, an 8.4-megawatt (MW) ABS-classed offshore wind turbine, is about to be installed.

It is the first of three ABS-classed, SEMI Submersible Type units designed by Principle Power housing MHI Vestas turbines that will make up for a total of 25 MWs of floating offshore wind power. This is continental Europe’s first larger scale floating wind farm, 20 kilometers off the coast of Viana do Castello, Portugal.

“ABS has supported innovation in offshore energy since 1958. This landmark installation underlines how we continue to support promising technology more than sixty years later,” said Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS Chairman, President and CEO. “Floating turbines enable us to reach offshore wind resources in water that is too deep for ... Read more »

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Event to see participation of industry’s leading decision makers coming from over 80 countries 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday 4 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The upcoming 11th edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI), the Middle East’s leading exhibition for the fresh produce business, which will be held from November 12 to November 14, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), is expected to throw the spotlight on emerging trends and new technologies that are helping shape the future of the global fresh produce industry. The exciting three-day show is being held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, and will welcome decision makers within the fruit and vegetable sectors from over 80 countries around the world—providing a strategic platform for industry professionals to discuss business opportunities with fresh pr ... Read more »

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Donation to support investigator initiated research targeting one of the most aggressive, difficult to treat forms of breast cancer

DALLAS-Thursday 31 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mary Kay FoundationSM, a decades-long leader in the mission to eliminate cancers affecting women, recently donated $100,000 to Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation to help fund research conducted by Dr. Joyce O’Shaughnessy, breast oncologist with TEXAS Oncology and the Celebrating Women Chair in breast cancer research at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. O’Shaughnessy’s deep portfolio of research includes the study of triggers that may cause heightened sensitivity of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells and the effectiveness of therapies based on this sensitivity.

TNBC is a high-risk breast cancer with few effective options for patients. It usually affects younger women, African American women, and women with a BRCA1 genetic mut ... Read more »

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Transformational gift from Amelia & Lino Saputo Jr. Foundation and from Mirella & Lino Saputo Foundation to benefit students, grassroots organizations in Montreal, Quebec and Canada

MONTREAL-Monday 4 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A visionary gift of $10 million from the Mirella & Lino Saputo Foundation and the Amelia & Lino Saputo Jr. Foundation will allow the creation of a first-of-its-kind multi-stakeholder collaboration centre at Concordia University.

The new SHIFT Centre for Social Transformation will allow Concordia and its partners to drive and support community-based social transformation projects in Montreal, Quebec and Canada. The gift — among the largest in the university’s history — supports the Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen. Now.

The SHIFT Centre for Social Transformation will unite academic knowledge, community-held expertise and entrepreneurial students. Together, they will develop su ... Read more »

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