Foreigners from virus-hit areas banned from gatherings

first_imgILOILO City – Foreigners from countries with confirmed cases ofthe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are prohibited from attending massgatherings here. * Organizers of mass gatherings must have medical and securityplans approved by the Philippine National Police and the City Disaster Risk Reductionand Management Office. Here are the other health safety guidelines from the city governmentvis-à-vis mass gatherings: In ordering the ban, Mayor Jerry Treñas said city government istaking proactive steps to keep Iloilo free from COVID-19, which haspneumonia-like symptoms. WHO has upgraded the global risk of the coronavirus outbreak to“very high” Friday last week, its top level of risk assessment. But the UnitedNations body said there was still a chance of containing the virus if its chainof transmission were broken. * There should be medical teams and ambulances on standby duringmass gatherings. * Organizers of mass gatherings should make available handsanitizers and alcohol to the attendees. * After contact with respiratory secretions, one should performhand hygiene. Two big events the city government recently cancelled were theParaw Regatta (Feb. 23 to March 1) and the religious gathering RUN for Jesus2020 (Feb. 27) with participants from South Korea, the country outside Chinawith the highest cases of COVID-19. Globally, more than 80,000 people have been infected. About 2,800have died – the vast majority in China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of theoutbreak. * Persons with signs and symptoms of respiratory infection such ascough and cold should wear medical masks. The disease seems to start with a fever, followed by a dry cough.The incubation period – between infection and showing any symptoms – lasts upto 14 days, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But someresearchers say it may be as long as 24 days. And Chinese scientists say somepeople may be infectious even before their symptoms appear. * The elderly, young, pregnant women and those with existingmedical conditions should wear facemasks at all times. People with a history of travel to other countries with confirmedcases of COVID-19 and has not completed 14 days of quarantine are also notallowed to attend mass gatherings, he stressed. Just this Feb. 25 the city mayor issued an executive ordersuspending all major public gatherings up to the end of March. WHO head Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also stressed that fearand misinformation were the biggest challenges to overcome. * Practice proper respiratory hygiene when at mass gatherings.This includes covering the nose and mouth with disposable tissue or elbow whencoughing or sneezing. Dispose used tissue properly. After a week, it leads to shortness of breath and some patientsrequire hospital treatment. More than 50 countries have now reported cases of coronavirus./PNlast_img read more

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‘Amazing’ Lukaku won’t lose focus – Mourinho

first_imgWhile Mourinho’s pre-match claim that this was the strongest CSKA team he had faced rang hollow, he said the scoreline was more a reflection of United’s strengths than the home side’s failings.“It was my best team too,” he said when asked to account for CSKA’s poor showing.“It’s true. I came here of course with very good teams -– Chelsea, Inter (Milan), Real Madrid -– but I think this was the strongest performance.“We made it look easy. We started so strongly and we killed the game.”A vintage performance from Jose’s men! #MUFC #UCL pic.twitter.com/BXxRk6VjIz— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 27, 2017“With Real Madrid and Inter we came for the knockout phase. We came to play for a very specific result. We were happy with the goal. We were happy with the 1-0, the 1-1.“Today we were really strong. It was my strongest performance here.”CSKA coach Viktor Goncharenko admitted United’s unfamiliar shape had caught him by surprise and expressed admiration for the speed with which Mourinho’s players rediscovered their shape after losing possession.“When you have 70 percent of ball possession and after losing the ball you return so quickly to defence, it’s beyond my understanding,” said the Belarusian.“Manchester played in another scheme. Many things were different to what we observed. We were getting ready for one scheme and the opponent played in a completely different scheme.”Honour to captain @ManUtd in the @ChampionsLeague, 2 wins from 2 makes it even better ??? pic.twitter.com/NcFhhz2YL0— Ashley Young (@youngy18) September 27, 2017CSKA’s greying centre-backs Sergei Ignashevich and Vasili Berezutski were repeatedly exposed by the forward bursts of Lukaku and Martial, but Goncharenko was reluctant to single out individuals.“When your opponents destroy you, it’s hard to talk about individual players,” he said.Mourinho had chastised his players for playing “PlayStation football” in the latter stages of their 3-0 win over Basel in their Group A opener, but he was more forgiving of the lapses that allowed Kuchaev to score.“There was not so much PlayStation football tonight, just a little bit of relaxation,” he said. “That is normal.”Share on: WhatsApp Moscow, Russia | AFP | Jose Mourinho backed Romelu Lukaku to ignore the hype about his superb start at Manchester United after the Belgian’s brace set up a 4-1 victory over CSKA Moscow.Lukaku, 24, scored twice at the VEB Arena on Wednesday to take his tally to 10 goals in his first nine United games and send Mourinho’s men three points clear at the top of Champions League Group A.To date Lukaku has shown no sign of being burdened by his £75 million ($100.5 million, 85.5 million euros) price tag, but Mourinho said the former Everton striker was braced for the inevitable counter-currents ahead.Highlights from our 4-1 #UCL win over CSKA Moscow will be available on demand via #MUTV from 1:30 BST: https://t.co/lnNdXMCs7S pic.twitter.com/IQfivVU2RO— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 27, 2017“Amazing numbers for Romelu. He’s humble, he wants to learn all the time, he wants to improve all the time,” the United manager told reporters.“I think ambition is there and I don’t think he’s going to be very impressed with your great words because he knows that when things are not going well, your words are also strong in a negative way.“I trust that he can keep performing for us.”Victory was secure inside 27 minutes for United, who were 3-0 up before their hosts had time to gather their senses.Paired together at the sharp end of a novel 3-4-1-2 formation, Lukaku and Anthony Martial clicked instantly, the Frenchman crossing for Lukaku to head in United’s opener in the fourth minute.After scoring a penalty in the 18th minute, Martial laid on Lukaku’s third goal and Henrikh Mkhitaryan added a fourth just shy of the hour before Konstantin Kuchaev purloined an anecdotal consolation.Mourinho’s only gripe was that United now face a quick turnaround before Saturday afternoon’s visit of bottom club Crystal Palace in the Premier League.“The team is solid, the team is playing well,” said Mourinho, whose team are level on points with league leaders Manchester City.“We start the competitions strong, August and September really strong in all the competitions.“We have now just one more game, a difficult one, against a fresh team when we are still here (in Moscow) and we have a game on Saturday at three o’clock.”– ‘Beyond my understanding’ –last_img read more

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Noonan & West triumph at Navy

first_imgPSC Golf from the Phantom Golf SocietyMonday, Dec. 21, Plutaluang N & W – StablefordCombining with Colin’s Golf Bar we had 6 groups ready to visit Plutaluang and on a beautiful Monday morning we departed the Phantom Bar just before 9.00am and headed south.  The traffic was pretty good for a Monday and going a different way, this time past Silver Lake, we arrived at the course in the very good time of 38 minutes.  The golf course was fairly busy and we were allocated the North & West nines, which was our preference anyway and our first group got away 10 minutes earlier than our scheduled 10.30am tee time.  With no-one immediately in front of us the pace was quite good and the course was in fine shape with the greens in very good condition.Matt Noonan & Paul West. As mentioned earlier, the weather was fantastic for golf as it was not too hot and there was very little wind.  After the first nine holes it was unusual to find that all our four had 19 points each and the expectations were great with most of us playing steady golf on the back nine but nothing exceptional.  It was a very good, leisurely round with excellent company and we finished in the good time of just over four hours.We had 2 flights, A Flight for handicaps of 0 to 18 and B Flight for golfers with handicaps of 19 and over.  We also had nearest the pins on 2 par threes and longest first putts on the ninth & eighteenth greens.The A Flight was well won by Matt Noonan with 41 points and big Phil Davies came second with 38, which was 1 point better than your writer, Peter “Blacky” Blackburn who finished in third place.In the B Flight it was Paul West who was declared the winner after scoring a fine 40 points, with Colin “Donkey” Davis in second spot with 37.  There were 3 golfers with 36 points so a count back was required to determine third place and that went to Marcus Earp (17 point back nine, 10 points on the last 6 holes & 6 points on the last 3 holes), with Tony Cook (17 point back nine, 10 points on the last 6 holes & 5 points on the last 3 holes) and Stu Mann (17 point back nine, 10 points on the last 6 holes & 5 points on the last 3 holes) just missing out.A Flight (0-18)1st Matt Noonan (8) 41pts2nd Phil Davies (13) 38pts3rd Peter Blackburn (14) 37ptsB Flight (19+)1st Paul West (19) 40pts2nd Colin Davis (20) 37pts3rd Marcus Earp (30) 36ptsNear Pins: N3 Alistair Gall, W8 Torben LindgaardLong Putts: N9 Sean Larner, W9 Phil DaviesNote: The Phantom Golf Society welcomes golfers of any persuasion – low & high handicappers alike, female golfers and beginners.  We generally play Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, meeting at The Phantom Bar in Soi Buakhow at 8.00 am with transport departing at 8.30 am.  Breakfast is now available at the Phantom Bar from 7.30am onwards.  For bookings or more information please contact Peter on 0806 351 386 or email to [email protected]last_img read more

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49ers Richard Sherman’s rant on NFL offenses highlights Thursday lessons

first_img … SANTA CLARA — The way Richard Sherman tells it, defenses may as well not even show up for today’s pass-friendly NFL, seeing how rules are “making it impossible” to stop the record-breaking offensive show.And yet there was Sherman on the practice field Thursday in a surprise return from his Sept. 23 calf strain.Sherman looks capable of ending a one-game hiatus and playing for the 49ers (1-3) on Sunday when the winless Arizona Cardinals (0-4) arrive with rookie quarterback Josh Rosen.last_img read more

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R50m for new research posts

first_imgSouth Africa’s astronomy programmes will benefit from the five new astronomy chairs soon to be appointed. (Image: Ska SA) MEDIA CONTACTS Mr Nhlanhla NyideDST, Communications+27 012 843 6793 USEFUL LINKS • Department of Science and Technology • National Research Foundation • Square Kilometre Array RELATED ARTICLES • Ska to reveal universe’s secrets • African eyes on the universe • Science and technologyJanine ErasmusThe Department of Science and Technology (DCT) has allocated US$6.2-million (R50-million) to fund new research chairs, or research professorships, in South Africa during the 2010/11 financial year.Making the announcement in August 2009, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor named 10 new research chairs, adding that there are plans to appoint nine more this year.The appointments fall under the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI), a key part of government’s strategy to strengthen the human resource pool in scientific research.The programme is administered by the National Research Foundation (NRF), the national governmental agency tasked with the promotion and support of basic and applied research, as well as innovation.SARChI, an important component of the NRF’s strategic plan up to 2015, aims to boost the country’s competitiveness in the international knowledge economy, by cultivating both existing and potential strengths.The initiative’s ultimate goal is the creation of 210 new chairs by 2010.Chairs are awarded in one of two tiers. A Tier 1 chair is given to those outstanding academics with exceptional research and student supervision records, and who work to continually improve their performance.A Tier 2 chair is given to emerging researchers who show the potential for rapid development and who also have excellent research and student supervision records.“Our investment will build a larger base of scientific expertise than currently exists, thus enhancing South Africa’s international reputation in research and innovation,” said Pandor. “This, in the long run, will help create jobs, increase economic growth and improve our standard of living.”Boosting scientific researchThe SARChI initiative is already in its third round. The previous two rounds saw the establishment of 72 new chairs – 21 in 2007 and 51 in 2008. Research subjects range from health and wealth in South Africa, and cancer biology, to fundamental physics and string theory, vaccine-preventable diseases, and economic development.Of the 72 chairs, 16 have gone to the private sector or to other countries, including Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, the UK, Germany, Sweden, Italy and the Netherlands.Pandor announced the names of the 10 new appointees before mentioning that another five chairs will be appointed in astronomy, as well as a further four in mathematics.The astronomy chairs are expected to strengthen South Africa’s bid to host the world’s largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (Ska), and will attract top class astronomers and engineers to work on Ska and other programmes.The minister named some interesting features regarding the 10 new chairs. Most of them, she said, were in the human and social sciences in the fields of development planning and modelling, development economics, and social change, as well as econometric modelling, statistics, indigenous knowledge systems, and mathematics education.Two of the 10 were supported by the private sector in the form of financial institutions Rand Merchant Bank and the FirstRand Foundation, with a view to encouraging research and development in maths education. Two of the 10 are to be appointed at previously disadvantaged institutions, and one goes to a South African woman currently based in the US.The 10 new professors will assume their duties during the remainder of 2009 or at the start of the 2010 academic year.Boosting research capacityThe NRF has named a number of key objectives for SARChI. Top of the list is an increase in the number of world-class South African researchers.The second objective is to retain or lure top research scientists to the higher education sector. This will help to reverse the decline in research output, capacity and focus at government-funded research and higher education institutions, and science councils.SARChI will also strengthen the capacity of research and higher education institutions, science councils, museums, and other research facilities, such as teaching hospitals, in order to boost the generation of new knowledge.Thirdly, the programme will stimulate strategic research in all fields, resulting in greater levels of excellence in research areas of both national and international importance.Another important function is the creation of research careers for deserving young and mid-career researchers, while at the time addressing racial, gender and age imbalances. Finally, the programme aims to accelerate the training of top researchers.Do you have queries or comments about this article? Contact Janine Erasmus at [email protected]last_img read more

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First Test- Day 1: Sehwag, Dravid steer India to a commanding position

first_imgVirender Sehwag smashed a blistering 173 while Rahul Dravid marked his return to form with a fluent century as India took firm control of the first cricket Test against a hapless New Zealand in Ahmedabad on Friday.Electing to bat, India rode on Sehwag’s classy 22nd century and Dravid’s 30th ton to pile up an imposing 329 for three at close on the opening day.Sehwag and Dravid (104) put on a record 237-run partnership for the second wicket against New Zealand to lay the platform for a mammoth first innings total on a batting friendly track at the Sardar Patel Stadium.They eclipsed the previous record of 204 which stood in the name of Sunil Gavaskar and Surinder Amarnath in Auckland in 1976.The hosts lost opener Gautam Gambhir (21) in the pre-lunch session but Sehwag and Dravid tormented the insipid New Zealand attack with a flurry of strokes to take India to a commanding position before being dismissed in quick succession at the fag end of the day.Sachin Tendulkar (13), who needs just one more century to record the amazing feat of 50 Test tons, and the stylish VVS Laxman (7) were at the crease at stumps on a day which saw the hosts completely dominate the bowling.The Kiwis compounded their misery by dropping as many as three catches with Sehwag being the beneficiary on two occasions– once when he was on 144 and then on 155.With lot of batting yet to come, New Zealand would be pinning their hopes on the second new ball – taken soon after it was due when India were 310 for two – to restrict the Indian first innings score to a reasonable level.advertisementSehwag’s innings was a blast typical of the Delhi daredevil as he cut loose against the New Zealand bowlers with a flourish, clobbering 24 boundaries and a six.But for a knee injury, that forced him to use a runner after tea, Sehwag could have continued to blast his way.Neither pace nor spin did anything to unsettle him before a loose prod, from the crease, saw him bowled through the gate by rival captain Daniel Vettori after tea.Dravid, who joined Sehwag after the latter had strung a stand of 60 with Gautam Gambhir (21) for the first wicket, started very slowly, before opening out to slam his 30th century in his 145th Test.To make matters worse, the visitors also dropped both the century-makers. Dravid was let off by wicket keeper Gareth Hopkins off the bowling of Jesse Ryder who had earlier accounted for Gambhir. The batsman was on 28 in a team score of 192 for one.Sehwag was given two reprieves by the butter-fingered Kiwis. Off spinner Jeetan Patel, who took a lot of stick from the Delhi opener, dropped the dasher off his own bowling at 144. Eleven runs later substitute Martin Guptill floored a dolly at mid-on off debutant Kane Williamson.In the morning, it was Sehwag who stole the show as he drove, cut and slashed his way to 87 not out, with 15 fours and off 84 balls, before lunch in a team score of 127 for one.The swashbuckler was particularly harsh on Chris Martin, the pace spearhead, and off spinner Jeetan Patel by carting them around for boundaries with total disdain.He slowed down a bit after the break when in the 90s but then opened out again by carting Vettori, who was the bowler who kept him quiet for the most, for two fours to race to his century in 111 balls.Dravid, who inched his way to 12 in 51 balls before lunch, steadily grew in confidence and attacked in the post-lunch session that produced 116 runs in 32 overs as India reached 243 for one.The century was Sehwag’s sixth, and first here, in just over a 12-month period and 13 Tests during which he and his idol Tendulkar have been the bulwarks of the Indian batting.It was also his second ton against the Kiwis.The Delhi dasher had come into the match with five 100-plus and one 200-plus scores, aside from five other 50-plus knocks that also included a 99.Debutant pacer Hamish Bennett and the seasoned Martin tried to unsettle Sehwag and Dravid with the short ball and the latter was also hit on the side of the helmet by the debutant after tea that needed medical attention.But overall the Kiwis attack lacked teeth in conditions ideal for batting. The wickets of Sehwag and Dravid have given Kiwis some hope for the morrow.After the dismissals of Sehwag and Dravid, Tendulkar and Laxman ensured that there were no further setbacks till the close of play.advertisementIndia had brought fit-again batsmen Laxman and Gambhir back into the team in place of Bangalore Test debutant Cheteshwar Pujara and centurion Murali Vijay.But Ishant Sharma, who also was absent for the previous Test, was left out and S Sreesanth retained his place.New Zealand capped 20-year-old batsman Williamson and the 23-year-old Bennett while leaving out experienced batsman Martin Guptill and fast bowler Tim Southee.With inputs from PTIlast_img read more

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South Africa inflict innings defeat on India

first_imgFirst day’s gloom seemed to have rubbed on to India’s fortunes as the visitors fell to a humiliating innings and 25-run defeat against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Sunday. ScoreSachin Tendulkar celebrates his 50th Test ton in Centurion on Sunday. Agency photoThe only bright spot in the Test was Sachin Tendulkar’s 50th Test century.Some even say India had lost the match the very moment captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni lost the toss.And they weren’t completely wrong, for on a damp wicket with conditions assisting the pacers, there was little that the India batsmen could do after opposition captain Graeme Smith forced them in.As expected the famed India battling line-up folded up like a pack of cards with nine wickets falling on the day save skipper Dhoni, who fell the next day to Morne Morkel.Morkel finished with a five-wicket haul while Dale Steyn took three as India wrapped their first innings on a measly 136.The sun came out bright on Friday and the pitch was dry – perfect conditions for forging batting alliances. And that’s precisely what South Africa did – forge partnerships.The most noteworthy was Hashim Amla and all-rounder Jacques Kallis’s 230-run partnership. While Amla scored 140 before getting out to Ishant Sharma the next day, Kallis remained unbeaten scoring his maiden double ton.Later, Kallis forged a partnership with AB de Villiers to put 224 on board. De Villiers punished the Indian attack, that looked toothless in the absence of injured paceman Zaheer, making a quick-fire 129.advertisementIn fact, his century was so hasty that it entered the record books as the fastest ton by a South African in Test cricket. He reached the mark in just 75 balls.The plight eased for the Indians when the host decided to declare the innings on 620/4 – a commanding 484-run lead in their bag.With a good lead in hand, the South African fielders were in a mood to relax and that showed in their sloppy fielding as they gave the Indian openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir five lives before leading them back to the pavilion on 63 and 80 respectively.The fourth day’s proceedings only saw the India batsmen walk in and out of the pavilion as the Proteas tightened the noose.Finally, Sachin Tendulkar and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni got on with the rescue operation putting on 172 runs for the seventh wicket.Tendulkar went on to complete his much-desired half-century of Test tons with Dhoni aptly supporting him.No sooner did Tendulkar achieve the target that Dhoni fell, giving an impression that he was only in the middle to help Sachin’s cause.A Dale Steyn delivery that climbed on him had Dhoni fend for cover and in the process he gave away an edge to Mark Boucher behind the stumps. He was out for 90.Post his dismissal Paul Harris accounted for Harbhajan Singh’s wicket to fast track India’s loss. The game could have got over in minutes, but bad weather stopped play and soon stumps were called.Minutes into the fifth day Sachin Tendulkar was standing at the crease unbeaten on 111 as the scoreboard read – South Africa win by an innings and 25 runs – a massive and humiliating defeat for the No. 1 Test team in the world.last_img read more

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New CBB Polls: Kentucky Is Nation’s Lone Undefeated Team, Gonzaga Receives First Place Vote

first_imgKentucky cheerleaders holding up signs that say We Are UK.LEXINGTON, KY – FEBRUARY 28: Kentucky Wildcats cheerleaders perform during the game against the Ole Miss Rebels at Rupp Arena on February 28, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) The 'Zags are starting to get some No. 1 love. (Twitter/@TrueToRecruits)The ‘Zags are starting to get some No. 1 love. (Twitter/@TrueToRecruits)With Virginia’s loss to Duke, Kentucky is now the only undefeated team remaining in college basketball. However, the Wildcats aren’t quite the unanimous top team. One voter in the USA Today Coaches Poll selected the 22-1 Gonzaga Bulldogs as the nation’s No. 1 team. Kentucky received the other 31 votes in that poll, and all 65 first place votes in the AP Poll. After Kentucky and Gonzaga, Virginia hangs in at No. 3 despite its loss to Duke, which remains at No. 4, with Wisconsin at No. 5.Here are both the AP and USA Today Coaches Top 25 polls.RankAP PollCoaches Poll1.KentuckyKentucky2.GonzagaGonzaga3.VirginiaVirginia4.DukeWisconsin5.WisconsinDuke6.ArizonaArizona7.VillanovaVillanova8.KansasLouisville9.LouisvilleKansas10.Notre DameNotre Dame11.Iowa StateUtah12.North CarolinaWest Virginia13.UtahNorth Carolina14.Northern IowaIowa State15.West VirginiaNorthern Iowa16.Wichita StateMaryland17.MarylandWichita State18.VCUVCU19.BaylorBaylor20.Ohio StateOhio State21.OklahomaOklahoma22.ButlerButler23.SMUSMU24.GeorgetownGeorgetown25.TexasIndianalast_img read more

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USC Quarterback Cody Kessler Made The College Football Playoff Trophy His #WCW

first_imgUSC's Cody Kessler posts a picture of the College Football Playoff trophy for Woman Crush Wednesday.USC College Football Playoff Cody KesslerThe USC Trojans, led by star quarterback Cody Kessler, are a trendy pick to compete for the College Football Playoff this winter. It looks like Kessler has no problem getting behind that notion.Wednesday, Kessler took to Twitter to post a photo of the College Football Playoff trophy, which he claims is his “woman crush.” It’s an interesting pick for #WCW, but it works.#WomanCrushWednesday pic.twitter.com/oof7Yn8H8X— Cody Kessler✝ (@CodyKessler6) August 5, 2015We’ll find out in a few short months whether he winds up landing the hardware.last_img read more

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Hibernia operator fined 80k after pleading guilty in crude oil spill

first_imgST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The company that runs the Hibernia platform off Newfoundland has pleaded guilty after it continued to operate despite a leak in 2013 that spilled about 6,000 litres of crude oil into the North Atlantic.The Hibernia Management and Development Company was fined $80,000 and ordered to pay $170,000 into the federal Environmental Damages Fund.The company “deeply regrets this spill occurred,” spokeswoman Margot Bruce-O’Connell said Friday in an emailed statement. “The Hibernia offshore and onshore workforce is committed to operating in an environmentally responsible manner.“The cause of the incident was due to equipment failure, although the offshore loading system equipment was newly installed in 2012.”Hibernia is located 315 kilometres east of St. John’s and sits in 82 metres of water.Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore petroleum regulator announced in 2015 it had laid charges in connection with the spill.An agreed statement of facts says about 6,000 litres of crude oil leaked from Hibernia’s offshore loading system starting on Dec. 27, 2013.It describes “a persistent sheen” that the company observed on the surface of the sea close to a valve it didn’t realize was seeping. Instead of shutting down operations, it finished loading a tanker on Dec. 28.The leak was ultimately blamed on “undetected valve failures” — including a “false closure signal” emitted by one particular valve. A supply vessel fully sealed it about five days later on Jan. 1, 2014.Bruce-O’Connell said the company improved its operating, inspection and maintenance procedures after the spill.It was convicted under the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act.“Operations ceased, but resumed without ensuring that it could be done without causing pollution,” the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board said Friday in a statement.The shareholders of the Hibernia Management and Development Company are ExxonMobil Canada (33 per cent), Chevron Canada Resources (27 per cent), Suncor (20 per cent), Canada Hibernia Holding Corporation (8.5 per cent), Murphy Oil (6.5 per cent) and Statoil Canada Ltd. (five per cent).last_img read more

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