Irish Navy Decommissions Its OPV LÉ Aoife

first_img View post tag: Irish Navy View post tag: Naval Authorities February 2, 2015 View post tag: Navy View post tag: LÉ Aoife View post tag: europe Back to overview,Home naval-today Irish Navy Decommissions Its OPV LÉ Aoife The Irish Navy’s has decommissioned one of its Offshore Patrol Vessels after 35 years of service.LÉ Aoife (P22) was retired by the Irish Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe in Waterford, Ireland. This longest serving vessel in the Naval Service fleet traveled more than 600,000 nautical miles during its service, its crews boarded over 4,700 vessels at sea and detained over 440 fishing vessels, as reported by The Irish Times.The vessel engaged in many successful operations; she played a role of the fishery protection vessel and took part in search and rescue operations.As a part of the decommissioning ceremony, Minister Kehoe spoke about Ireland’s Ship Replacement Programme. The first vessel from the programme was delivered in April 2014, and the vessel that will replace LÉ Aoife is expected to be delivered in the coming months. According to RTE News, last year the department ordered a third Offshore Patrol Vessel which is expected to enter service in 2016.[mappress mapid=”15012″]Naval Today Staff, Image: Flickrcenter_img View post tag: Decommissions View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Ireland View post tag: its Irish Navy Decommissions Its OPV LÉ Aoife View post tag: OPV Share this articlelast_img read more

UPDATE: Southern Tier to move onto phase 4 Friday

first_imgGarnar’s final news conference According to the state government, the Southern Tier region has the second lowest infection rate after the North Country. Because of this, Garnar says daily news conferences are no longer needed. Coronavirus numbers (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced he will give his last coronavirus update on Friday. Phase four is final phase of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s reopening plan. The county executive has held daily news conferences since the outbreak began in March. Garnar says he expects the county to move onto phase four Friday. (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced the county government has got official word from the state that phase four will begin on Friday for the Southern Tier. 51 people died from the virus and 548 have recovered. Live conferences will be conducted if needed, Garnar says. He says the county will continue to gives updates on the virus on GoBroomeCounty.com and its Facebook page.center_img There are 35 active cases of the coronavirus in Broome County. 3:57 P.M. UPDATE: Garnar says guidance will be sent to businesses sometime Tuesday evening. —– Broome County June 23 coronavirus update Phase four However, the county executive says he has not received any guidance from the state about how the region will proceed from phase three to four. In the fourth phase, recreational and education facilities are permitted to open. For a map detailing where cases are located, click here.last_img read more

NC Special Tier Two: Unistar eliminate Hearts, AshGold, Kotoko go through

first_imgDivision one side, Unistar Academy, caused the biggest shock of the competition by beating Hearts of Oak 5-4 on penalties at the Accra Sports Stadium.The match ended 1-1 after 90 minutes following Joshua Jesse’s second half injury time equaliser to Kwadwo Obeng Jnr’s goal for Hearts.In the shootout, Unistar were perfect from the spot but Aminu Alhassan missed his kick for Hearts to send Unistar through to the last 8.Kotoko also made it to the quarter finals after a 2-1 win over Nkoranza Warriors. Daniel Nii Adjei gave Kotoko the lead just before half time but Kwame Poku equalised for Warriors. In the 90th minute, Augustine Sefa settled the tie for Kotoko with a left-footed strike.AshGold joined Kotoko in the last 8 after their 2-1 home win over New Edubiase at the Len Clay Stadium. Shafiu Mumuni got AshGold going in the first minute but Abdul Rahman levelled for Edubiase. Emmanuel Owusu made the result certain for AshGold with a goal in the 49th minute after scoring a rebound from a Mark Agyekum shot that was saved.In other results, Hearts of Lions beat Kotoku Royals 2-0, BA United 2-3 Berekum Arsenals, Liberty 0-0 Proud United (Proud United won 4-3 on penalties).QUARTER FINAL PAIRINGSAsante Kotoko vs Berekum ArsenalsAshGold vs MedeamaProud United vs Unistar AcademyHearts of Lions vs Nzema Kotokolast_img read more