WTIV fleet receives two-ship boost from China

The global offshore wind construction vessel fleet count has been boosted by the recent delivery of two jack-ups (WTIVs) built by Chinese group Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) for conglomerate China Communications Construction Company (CCCC). The jack-up double-keel monohulls Haifeng 1001 and 1002 will be operated by CCCC Haifeng Wind Power for deployment in the … Read more

Victory Auto Wreckers’ owner says of public response to business closing after 78 years

You may not know Kyle Weisner but probably feel like you do, or should. And he appreciates it. Weisner is a third-generation family member and owner of Victory Auto Wreckers Inc., which has been around for 78 years. The Bensenville-based company is etched in the minds of Chicago-area residents for a long-running classic commercial — … Read more

China auto sales soar in October off strong electric vehicle demand (NASDAQ:TSLA)

DKart The China Passenger Car Association Sales reported on Wednesday that passenger car sales rose 10.2% year-over-year in October. The jump in China auto sales was aided by a higher level of promotions during the month and the comparison to a year ago when production was still being impacted by COVID shutdowns. Notably, exports were … Read more

10 Crazy Adventure Rigs We Spotted at the Japan Mobility Show 2023

Japan’s car culture is about more than tiny hatchbacks and drifting tuner cars. Those models get the glamour and attention from enthusiasts in the States, but the country is just as caught up in off-roaders, overlanders, and campervans. We ventured into the less-traveled halls of the 2023 Japan Mobility Show to discover some of the … Read more

Safety improvements coming to Interstate 95 in Stonington

STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The bridge work happening on Interstate 95 North in Stonington is part of ongoing highway safety improvements the state is making in eastern Connecticut. The Stonington project includes taking out end blocks in order to add a new rail, according to Ethan Weaver, a project manager for the Connecticut Department of … Read more

Navigating the New Terrain of Automotive Cybersecurity Threats

Automotive cybersecurity threats are looming on the horizon The automotive industry is racing towards a horizon teeming with digital innovation – but littered with cybersecurity challenges. As vehicles and manufacturing systems become more connected, the surface area for potential cyber-attacks widens, placing an unprecedented level of responsibility on the shoulders of automotive cybersecurity teams.   The … Read more

The Best Affordable Car from Detroit

Detroit’s Big Three automakers — General Motors, the Ford Motor Company, and the Arm of Stellantis Formerly Known as Chrysler — do a lot of things well. Pickup trucks, big SUVs, sports cars, muscle cars — the mavens of Michigan know how to build ones worthy of praise and production. Entry-level cars, however … well, … Read more

Even though it’s passed, the future of Maine’s new Automotive Right to Repair law is still uncertain

Jacob Sirois works on a Ford F150 at Jason’s Auto Service in Hollis last month. Sirois has worked at the shop for about a year and has been working on cars for almost 15 years. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer The Right to Repair movement has touched down in Maine with its first success: an overwhelming approval … Read more

Biden will meet UAW’s Fain, laud union’s deals with Detroit automakers

U.S. President Joe Biden joins striking members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) on the picket line outside the GM’s Willow Run Distribution Center, in Belleville, Wayne County, Michigan, U.S., September 26, 2023. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Acquire Licensing Rights WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will meet with Shawn Fain, the head of the … Read more

Gardner, Carlucci, Marino sweep county election | News, Sports, Jobs

Ryan Gardner and his wife Erica embrace after they look at election results that have Ryan winning his race for District Attorney during election night at a Republican celebration at Impact Advertising in Linden Tuesday night Nov. 7, 2023. DAVE KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette District Attorney Ryan Gardner and Judge William Carlucci sailed to easy victories in their … Read more

US says prostitution ring counted politicians, tech execs, lawyers as clients

The exterior of John Jospeh Moakley U.S. Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Katherine Taylor/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights BOSTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday charged three people with running a high-end brothel network out of apartment complexes in greater Boston and northern Virginia whose customers included elected officials, tech … Read more

Former Naik Naik lawyer Nisha Kaba sets up independent practice

Nisha Kaba Former Naik Naik lawyer Nisha Kaba has set up her independent practice at Cawasji Patel Street, Mumbai. Kaba is a 2016 graduate of KC Law College. She focuses on commercial litigation, and dispute resolution, including Insolvency, arbitration and general advisory matters. She has advised, represented, and prepared strategy for domestic and international clients … Read more

Inflexion sells Chambers and Partners in £400mn plus deal

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. UK private equity firm Inflexion has agreed to sell legal rankings provider Chambers and Partners to US investment group Abry Partners, the latest deal in a sector that is attracting keen investor interest. The deal … Read more

Carson McDowell promotes 11 across Belfast and Dublin

Carson McDowell has announced 11 promotions across its offices in Belfast and Dublin, including eight senior associates and three associates across its teams. The new senior associates are Judith Rountree in the defence insurance litigation team, Gavin Kerr in construction, Emily Smith in NI healthcare claims, Emma Stephenson in real estate, Kathryn Laverty in corporate, … Read more

LK Shields promotes litigation lawyer Muireann Granville to partner

Pictured: LK Shields partner Muireann Granville LK Shields has promoted Muireann Granville to partner in the firm’s litigation team. Ms Granville joined the firm as a litigation associate in 2016, advising clients on a wide range of commercial disputes. Her experience includes advising on contract disputes, construction disputes and property litigation, disputes in relation to … Read more

In Kansas, abuse survivors seeking help from courts don’t get the legal assistance they need | KCUR

TOPEKA, Kansas — Hannah Green said her father physically, mentally and sexually abused her. It was especially bad when she first hit puberty. She tried multiple times to get criminal charges pressed against him, but none panned out. Eventually, her parents got divorced and her father moved away. She hoped he would keep his distance, … Read more

LME Appoints New Technology Manager to Strengthen Expertise for Flagship Project

LONDON (Reuters) – The London Metal Exchange (LME), which faces lengthy delays to its trading technology revamp, said on Thursday that it had appointed a chief information officer at NatWest Markets, Alistair Baldwin as LME’s new chief technology officer. The LME is the world’s largest and oldest forum for metals. Its three-year-long flagship project to … Read more