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New drop shipping service with China starts this month

Wed Apr 13 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Wed Apr 13 2022 4:55 AM Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) SA, one of the world’s leading container shipping companies, is set to launch a weekly container ship service between China and Bangladesh at the end of this month. Photo: Collected “> Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) SA, […]

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Ørsted and Esvagt Invest in World’s ‘First’ Green Fuel Service Operation Vessel

Ørsted and Esvagt decided to invest in what the companies describe as the world’s first service operating vessel (SOV) that can run on green fuels. The SOV will be powered by dual-fuel batteries and motors, capable of running on renewable e-methanol, produced from wind energy and biogenic carbon, resulting in an annual emissions reduction of […]

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Ørsted and Esvagt invest in the world’s ‘first’ green fuel service vessel

Danish companies Ørsted and Esvagt have decided to invest in what the companies describe as the world’s first service operating vessel (SOV) that can run on green fuels. The SOV will be powered by dual-fuel batteries and motors, capable of running on renewable e-methanol, produced from wind energy and biogenic carbon, resulting in an annual […]

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Google previews the BigLake Data Lakehouse service • The Register

Google announced a preview on Google Cloud of BigLake, a data lake storage service that it claims can remove data caps by combining data lakes and data warehouses. BigLake is designed to solve the problems associated with the growing volumes of data and different types of data currently stored and maintained by organizations of all […]

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DNV to classify commissioning service operating vessels prepared for hydrogen operations

At Nor-Shipping, DNV signed a classification contract for two new Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV), ordered by Norwegian offshore wind operator Edda Wind. The vessels will be built at the Colombo Shipyard in Sri Lanka and are designed for service operations during the commissioning and operation of offshore wind farms and are prepared for hydrogen […]

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Fujitsu Unveils HPC-as-a-Service Cloud Portfolio • The Register

Fujitsu has confirmed that it will open access to the same system architecture that underpins the global supercomputer, “Fugaku”, through an emerging cloud service. The new Fujitsu Computing-as-a-Service (CaaS) portfolio will also provide footholds for users wishing to explore quantum simulation resources and services for AI and machine learning. First out of the starting gate […]

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Coast Guard commander candidate would be the first female service chief

The White House has appointed Adm. Linda Fagan as the next Commander of the Coast Guard, which would make her the first woman to serve as the uniformed chief of a military branch. First reported by USNI News, Fagan, currently the 32nd Vice Commander of the Coast Guard, would succeed Admiral Karl Schultz, who is […]

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Two local churches join Ecumenical Prayer Service for Ukraine – Royal Examiner

When Russia invaded Ukraine, Reverend Valerie Hayes, Rector of Calvary Episcopal Church at 132 North Royal Avenue in Front Royal, felt called to pray. She immediately contacted the Reverend Robert Hitchens, pastor of Saints Joachim and Anna Ukrainian Catholic Church at 1396 Linden Street. “We discovered that we had commonalities in our liturgies,” she said, […]

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North Northants Charity Services users help name new Teamwork Trust boss

A North Northants-based charity has appointed its chief executive with the help of service users from its bases in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough. Charity Teamwork Trust is a social enterprise that supports autistic adults, people with learning disabilities and people with mental health needs. Service users interviewed successful candidate Helen Burdett-Wright who said it was […]

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Ambulance service calls code red in Melbourne

Ambulance crews were forced to “crawl” around hospitals for long periods of time, meaning there were fewer paramedics on the road, Mr Hilll said. Loading “They are taken to hospital and sometimes they never leave,” Mr Hill said. “Currently, an average ambulance crew only attends to 2.2 patients per day due to the time they […]

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Wärtsilä to serve Brittany Ferries’ new LNG ferry

Wärtsilä 20 Dual-Fuel engines on board the ‘Salamanca’. Posted on March 29, 2022 at 3:28 p.m. by The Maritime Executive [By: Wärtsila] Technology group Wärtsilä will provide technical support via a long-term service contract for its wide range of solutions installed on Brittany Ferries’ […]

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Launch of City-Pune-Delhi flight service – The Hindu

The inaugural Pune-Mangaluru IndiGo flight, with 82 passengers, landed at 00:42 a.m., 38 minutes ahead of its scheduled arrival time of 01:20 a.m. on Monday. Pune is the newest destination served from Mangaluru International Airport. The return flight departed from here for Pune with 124 passengers at 2:40 a.m. The introduction of this flight caused […]

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Methane detection drone service gets support from bp

Overseas staff LONDON – bp ventures has invested £3 million ($3.96 million) in Flylogix’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) business. The company deploys its drones, combined with artificial intelligence, satellite communications and methane detection technology provided by SeekOps, to monitor and measure methane emissions. Since 2018 he has been working with bp since 2018 to monitor […]

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Additional crossings added on Stena Line’s Northern Ireland-Scotland service as P&O route remains suspended

Operator Stena Line, which has a North Channel ferry line, said it would introduce additional services between Northern Ireland and Scotland from Tuesday, the Belfast Telegraph reports. UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed the news in the House of Commons (see related story), saying the company had “stepped up” after P&O routes were suspended last […]

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Jet suit crews could service the world’s largest offshore wind farms

In an industry first, leading offshore wind developer Ørsted is exploring the use of Jet Suit paramedics to support its operational staff working offshore on the world’s largest offshore wind farms. Ørsted has partnered with the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) and Gravity Industries in the UK to test the viability of Jet Suit […]

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California utility company is first to put Zeus all-electric trucks to work

Paul Lau, CEO and General Manager of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), believes electrification of the transportation and construction sector “is a cornerstone of a strategy to achieve zero carbon” due to relatively low emissions. important generated by these industries. party, SMUD, the sixth-largest community-owned, nonprofit electric utility company in the United States, has […]

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How to prioritize customer service when you’re short-staffed

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. We have all experienced the drop in customer service over the past two years. A labor shortage has resulted in shortened hours of operation, extended wait times, and the frustrating experience of a customer service representative unable to answer your questions. Companies have put the service on […]

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Inmarsat service enables worldwide live broadcasts of Endurance Discovery

Dan Snow aboard the icebreaker Agulhas II, from where ‘History Hit’ used high-speed Fleet Xpress connectivity to broadcast the discovery of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship Posted on March 17, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. by The Maritime Executive [By: Inmarsat] Fleet […]

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XipLink enhances Telenor Satellite’s Anker managed service

XipLink, Inc., the technology leader in wireless link optimization, is pleased to announce a successful collaboration with Telenor Satellite which has further enhanced its Anker managed services offering. Anker’s managed service, delivered on an iDirect Technologies Velocity platform, provides Ka connectivity on the THOR 7 satellite for customers requiring higher bandwidth capacity and always-on connectivity […]

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The CEO of a full-service brand shares lessons with fast casual operators

Jonathan Weathington, CEO of Shuckin’ Shack, explains how he doubled down on his unconventional marketing efforts invested in curbside pickup and amped up social media to stay in the fight. Delivery never accounted for more than 5% of its sales and its revenue fell 28%, making the brand a real outlier. Jonathan Weathington, CEO of […]

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XipLink Enhances Telenor Satellite’s Anker Managed Service – Digital Ship

XipLink has announced a successful collaboration with Telenor Satellite to further enhance its Anker managed services offering. Anker’s managed service, delivered on an iDirect Technologies Velocity platform, provides Ka connectivity on the THOR 7 satellite for customers requiring higher bandwidth capacity and always-on connectivity in the maritime mobility industry. “Telenor Satellite and iDirect Technologies were […]

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Illegal charter boat service leads to Tampa man’s conviction

TAMPA, FL – A Tampa man is prohibited from operating a watercraft for five years after being convicted of operating an unlicensed boat rental service. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Virginia Covington sentenced Obed Almaguer Garrido, 48, to five years probation, during which he is not allowed to drive boats. He also received 100 hours […]

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James Fisher signs seasonal charter agreement for multi-purpose service vessel

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James Fisher Charters Service Vessel to Support Renewable Energy Work – reNews

James Fisher has signed a charter agreement with Go Marine Group for the exclusive use of the multipurpose service vessel, Go Electra, for use in its renewable energy business and JF Subtech. James Fisher selected the Go Electra following an extensive vessel research and evaluation process. The vessel will be mobilized in and around UK […]

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AI customer service chatbots are here to stay • The Register

In short Conversations with chatbots are still pretty clunky today, but they’re improving — especially in customer service — and could be worth a lot of money. The machine learning software that powers these services allows businesses to tailor general customer service chatbots to their own data. These agents can provide more helpful suggestions instead […]

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I worked in the service industry for 15 years. Shame on you for leaving a bad review right now.

I remember the exact moment I broke down. It took place at a popular restaurant in my town at 6:41 p.m. on a Friday night in late summer 2021. I was crouched in a corner next to the host’s booth, patiently waiting for my takeout order. On a bench across from me sat a man […]

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Coast Guard Presents Public Service Award of Excellence to Good Samaritans

Capt. Timothy Eason, on behalf of Rear Adm. Laura Dickey, commanding officer of Coast Guard District 5, presented the Coast Guard Public Service Honor Award to three crew members of the motor vessel Weekend Warrior Monday. The three men were recognized for their heroic efforts in rescuing two people from a ship fire last February. […]

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Naval Service personnel visit schools and malls as part of recruiting drive

Naval Service volunteers are visiting schools, malls and markets in a bid to recruit more people into the force amid a staffing crisis. The initiative was triggered by the fact that the naval service is short of about 200 of the minimum 1,094 personnel it needs. This saw two ships mothballed, while others were forced […]

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Coast Guard presents Public Service Commendation Award to Good Samaritans in boat fire off Cape Charles in 2021

Pictured: U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Samson Stevens (right), Virginia Coast Guard Sector Commander, reads the Coast Guard Award for Public Service to recipients Shawn Shapiro Sr., Shawn Shapiro Jr. and Mark Clemens, Feb. 28, 2022, at the Hampton Roads Search and Rescue Forum in Hampton, Va. These three crew members of the Weekend Warrior rescued […]

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Jobber Grants will award $150,000 to 25 home service entrepreneurs

Jobber, provider of home care management software, has announced that Jobber Grants, the first program of its kind designed to support and spotlight hard-working entrepreneurs in the home care sector, is now accepting applications until May 26, 2022. New and experienced business owners are welcome to apply for free grants ranging from $2,500 to $15,000. […]

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Jobber grants to award $150,000 to 25 home service entrepreneurs

TORONTO, ON. — Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, today announced that Jobber Grants, the first program of its kind designed to support and spotlight hardworking entrepreneurs in the home service industry, is accepting now applications until May 26, 2022. New and experienced business owners are welcome to apply for free grants […]

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On Side Restoration is all about innovation, customer service and its people

VANCOUVER, BC, FEBRUARY 16, 2022/insPRESS/ – Last December, the company announced that Craig Hogarth retired from his role as CEO of On Side Restoration on December 31, 2021. The past 43 years have established On Side as one of the top restoration companies in the country, and now with President Alain Fortin at the helm, […]

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Jobber Grants will award US$150,000 to 25 home service entrepreneurs

The second annual grant program helps launch, grow and strengthen home service businesses in the United States and Canada TORONTO, February 16, 2022 /CNW/ – Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, today announced that Jobber Grants, the first program of its kind designed to support and shine a spotlight on hard-working entrepreneurs […]

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Youth services spend far less per child than a decade ago

Analysis by the YMCA has found that services for young people in Wales and England are spending far less per child than a decade ago. While spending in Wales fell from £54.5million to £37.7million, it was “not with the same ferocity” as the decline in England. Funding cuts have seen youth services in England lose […]

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SuperyachtNews.com – Technology – Lizard Yacht Service Wins SeaClean European Distribution

Emlyn Jones, Managing Director of Lizard Yacht Service, explains how the system is more than just a clean hull… Exhaust gas treatment systems are not limited to hull cleaning and water slick removal. Although for many crews and owners the primary benefit is aesthetics, environmental and performance considerations are important. One of […]

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VIDEO: Damen’s second MAD 3500 dredge enters service

Written by sailor log stick The vessel features Damen Offshore Bow which fully encloses the foredeck, protecting gear and cargo while providing excellent sea-keeping. The second vessel of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredge (MAD) 3500 class, the Hansen Thameshas now completed sea trials and entered service with her owner, building materials supplier Hanson UK, replacing […]

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Bill would allow emergency medical service districts to pool resources

New York State Senator Dan Stec introduced legislation to increase the efficiency and response time of emergency medical services (EMS) in the Adirondacks. Here, members of the Old Forge Volunteer Ambulance Corps. pose with their new Horton ambulance which the organization took delivery of in December. Back row, left to right: Dave Langworthy, Jim Munger, […]

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Rhode Island Shipyards to Build Five Offshore Wind Crew Vessels to Service Northeast Ørsted and Eversource Wind Farms

PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – Ørsted and Eversource are creating jobs in Rhode Island, partnering with Rhode Island Shipyards to build Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) to support their Northeast Wind Farms. Ørsted and Eversource have chartered five new CTVs from Windserve Marine and American Offshore Services (AOS). Windserve Marine’s subsidiary, Senesco Marine, in Quonset Point, will […]

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The big read: At your service – or maybe not, as labor shortages worsen for hotels and restaurants

The F&B industry – which relies heavily on labor from neighboring countries like Malaysia – also faces a labor shortage of around 20-30%, a spokesperson for the agency said. Restaurant Association of Singapore. “Of course the longer the queues to get into the restaurant, and in some cases a slightly longer wait at the table […]

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BC Ferries warns of potential service disruptions due to crew shortages and vaccination policies – BC

BC Ferries is warning customers that a “combination of issues” could lead to unplanned service disruptions on all routes over the coming months. Inter-island routes could be the most affected, the organization said in a statement. Factors such as the Omicron variant, the regular cold and flu season, winter storms, vaccination policies that have reduced […]

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Oil service jobs rise in December, thwarting slowdown in U.S. hiring

A drilling rig operates in the Permian Basin oil and natural gas producing area in Lea County, New Mexico, U.S., February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. oilfield services and equipment sector added 7,450 jobs in December, even as overall U.S. hiring […]

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Why home service brands are hot products | Focus on the franchise

Scott Abbott launched Five Star Painting in 2004, when he was 18, and sold it to Neighborly in 2015, when it became the eighth brand under the home services franchiser’s umbrella. Today, Neighborly is owned by mega private equity firm KKR and has 29 home service brands and more than 4,800 franchises in nine countries. […]

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MTA cuts subway service as crews face ‘dramatic’ rise in COVID rates

As the omicron variant continues its rapid spread in New York City, an increase in COVID-19 cases among the city’s transit workers is disrupting service on subways, buses and ferries. The MTA announced on social media its intention to cut service and redirect teams this week, describing the cuts as a “proactive step” to ensure […]

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Federal service team helps community connection

(Photo of press staff by Hannah Dumas)From left to right, AmeriCorps NCCC employee Daniel Subdiaz works alongside team leader Owen McNamara and fellow team member Ethan Good. The NCCC team, which is stationed in Grant County for the next few weeks, is working with Southwest New Mexico ACT, the group’s main sponsor, as well as […]

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Compost Crew’s Ben Parry aims to make composting a mainstream service

Ben Parry, CEO of Compost Crew, is on a mission to make composting and recycling organics mainstream in communities across the country. Ever since his friends, family and colleagues remembered, he has been focused on building social enterprises that have a direct impact on the health of the planet. Although he entered the industry just […]

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Why the Cruise Industry Needs a Unique Customer Service Model

The cruise industry has always been a favorite of travellers, and it’s finally resurfacing after the pandemic. What does this new cruise experience look like and what do customers now expect? To answer that question, Say Yes to Travel host Sarah Dandashy sat down with Paul Rutter. Rutter is a customer service expert, author, speaker, […]

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Profit sharing, signing bonuses and health benefits. Restaurant bosses are trying everything to attract workers

David Owen says it normally takes 36 employees to run his four Toronto fish shops, with enough staff to cover vacation and sick days. But a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, De La Mer Fresh Fish Market is about 10 people short. “We used to post a job ad and we would […]

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Intelligent service robots deployed to transform service industry amid pandemic

SINGAPORE — A robot receives a meal for four in the kitchen, then walks away to deliver the food to diners. He even thanks them for choosing to frequent the restaurant. This could be what the future of the service industry will look like with new robots hitting the market, with a partnership between SoftBank […]

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Emirates to hire 3,000 cabin crew and 500 service staff as routes ramp up

Emirates, the world’s largest long-haul airline, is set to hire 3,000 crew members and 500 airport services staff over the next six months as the Dubai-based carrier seeks to ramp up operations to meet the recovery in travel demand. These roles are Dubai-based positions and front-line customer-facing roles, the airline said on Thursday. “Both jobs […]

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TheRide Ann Arbor is hiring full-time service team members

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Interested in working with public transport? Now is your chance to step in the door. The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) is looking to add three new full-time members to its service team. Applications will be accepted until January 19. Qualified candidates will then receive telephone interviews. Here’s what the […]