PHOTO: Delaware River Dredging Continues to Progress

first_imgImage source: USACEThe Delaware River deepening project, undertaken to allow more efficient transportation of containerized, dry bulk and liquid bulk (crude oil and petroleum products) cargo to and from the Delaware River ports, continues to progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this beautiful photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s drill barge Apache, one of the vessels working to make the river and its ports more accessible to deeper draft ships.She is currently conducting rock blasting operations, as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project.This work involves controlled underwater blasting and removal of rock outcrops in the federal channel of the waterway.last_img

The Final Word: Beat writers discuss Syracuse’s 68-61 loss at Virginia

first_imghttps://bumpers.fm/e/b9aqe1ant78g010fj7a0 Comments Published on January 10, 2018 at 12:59 am Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Despite trailing just three points to No. 3 Virginia, Syracuse fell 68-61 on Tuesday night. The Orange’s offense stalled in the second half as it shot 16.7 percent from beyond the arc in the second frame. Our beat writers Joe Bloss and Sam Fortier discuss their big takeaways from the game in The Final Word Podcast.last_img

Frissora leadership departure sees ‘Caesars in play’

first_img StumbleUpon John Williamson to oversee UK Tote Group’s international growth August 28, 2020 Revenues down 11% but product depth helps GVC through lockdown July 16, 2020 Share Jason Ader – No Boogeyman… Activism will play a vital part in reshaping gambling August 20, 2020 Share Submit Related Articles The confirmed departure of Mark Frissora as President & Chief Executive of Caesars Entertainment has triggered fresh rumours regarding the future of the legacy US casino operator.This morning, the New York Post reported that the governance of MGM Resorts had hired Morgan Stanley and law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges to act as corporate advisors, examining a potential $20 billion merger.‘Everyone knows that without Frissora, Caesars is in play’ details a source to The Post.An MGM-Caesars merger would certainly please Caesars Entertainment’s long-suffering debt holders who have stuck with the company through its 2-year Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructure (2015-2017).Nevertheless, an MGM-Caesars tie-up would face extreme competition scrutiny from the US Federal Trade Commission, as the merged entity would operate more than half the casino and entertainment properties of Las Vegas and Atlantic City.Furthermore, an MGM merger would have to appease the numerous private equity firms invested in Caesars, with business insiders detailing potential conflicts related to any transaction.Despite its troubled history and a credit to Frissora’s leadership, Caesars remains an attractive proposition with multiple options.With Caesars’ governance seeking to expand the firm’s footprint beyond it’s the Vegas strip, Caesars may well be tempted to partner with US rival Wynn Resorts (current value $18 billion) securing a significant Asian market presence.Further rumours see Asian giant Genting Malaysia eyeing Caesars as its US market platform, or Caesars continuing to act alone but targeting strategic investments in Canada and Japan, whilst further diversifying its business ‘beyond gambling’ as an entertainment property.last_img read more

Female Volleyball Players of B&H Against Austria Tonight

first_imgFemale Volleyball Players of B&H representation continue qualifications for the European Prevention 2015 in Belgium and Netherlands.After the tournament of the second round of qualifications in Vienna, another tournament will be held in Romania, which will last from today until 1 June. In addition to B&H, representations of Romania, Austria and Slovakia will participate as well.B&H female volleyball players will play the first match of this tournament today at 16:00 against Austria. A day later they will play against Romania (18:30) and against Slovakia, on Sunday (16:00).The winner of the group after this tournament will qualify for the European Championship and the second placed team will participate in the third round of qualifications.Representation of B&H ended its first tournament in Austria without a victory and it remains only two more chances for placement.Romania with 9 points is the best representation of the tournament in Vienna, followed by Slovakia with 6 points and Austria with 2 points. B&H got one point.(Source: Fena)last_img read more