Blue Water BREB – Blue Water Shipping’s joint venture with Bremer Reederei E&B (BREB) – was formed in January 2017, as HLPFI reported here, with the main focus on servicing the wind energy industry in Germany.According to Per Jensen, managing director of Blue Water BREB and global director port service division, the investment is a valuable addition to Blue Water’s network on the German Baltic Sea. Arne Ehlers, managing director of Blue Water BREB and managing director of BREB, adds: “After a very positive start in Cuxhaven and several years of experience in Mukran as a port agent as BREB, it was a logical consequence for us to make a clear commitment to the location and engage on the terminal side as well.”For the port of Mukran, located on Germany’s Rügen Island, the strategic step develops its multipurpose terminal activities, “above all in the areas of project business, logistics and transport as well as agency activities”, says Harm Sievers, Mukran Port Terminals managing director. www.breb.dewww.bws.netwww.mukran-port.de
This is the first nacelle assembly facility that SGRE will build outside of Europe. The lease for 30,000 sq m of land in the port of Taichung was signed with Taiwan International Ports Corporation.Construction of the facility will begin in 2020, with nacelle production planned to start in 2021.The facility will support Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a project, for which the SG 8.0-167 DD turbine will be used. In later years, it will provide an option for the supply of nacelles to other regional projects.Andreas Nauen, ceo of the offshore business unit at SGRE, said the construction of a base in Taiwan demonstrates the company’s confidence in the long-term potential of offshore wind power in the country and other Asia Pacific markets.SGRE currently has offshore nacelle assembly and manufacturing facilities in Germany and Denmark.www.siemensgamesa.com
According to a report published by Radiant Insights, the global Base Station Antennas market will grow at a significant CAGR of 15.3% through 2022.Rise in the mobile subscriber base, development of omni-directional base station antennas, and enhancing broader area connectivity are documented as the major factors of base-station antennas market that are estimated to enhance the growth in the years to come. However, high maintenance and installation cost may restrain overall market growth in the years to come. The Base-station antennas market is segmented based on type, application, and region.The report explores the growth in Multi-band and single-band base-station antennas in the forecast period. The market may be categorized based on applications like computer networking, wireless communications, and others that could be explored in the forecast period. The market is segmented geographically into Americas (North America, and Latin America), Europe (Eastern Europe, Western Europe), Asia Pacific (India, China, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia), Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil), Middle East (UAE, Saudi, and Qatar) and Africa (South Africa).According to the report, Asia Pacific accounted for the substantial market share of Base Station Antennas in 2014 and is estimated to lead the overall market in the coming years. The reason behind the overall market growth is the development of enhanced mobile communication technologies and growing number of mobile subscribers. The developing countries like India and China are the major consumers of Base Station Antennas in this region. North America and Western Europe are also estimated to have a positive influence on the future growth of this industry.The key players in the market include Panorama Antennas, CommScope, Huawei, Amphenol, Filtronic, Ace Technologies Corporation, Cobham Antenna Systems, Comba Telecom, Carlson Wireless Technologies, ProSoft Technology, Bird Technologies, and Rosenberger. These players are concentrating on inorganic growth to sustain themselves amongst fierce competition.The report segments the market and forecasts its size, by volume and value, on the basis of application (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, etc.), and by geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, MEA and South America).The report covers forecast and analysis for the base station antennas market on a global and regional level. The study provides historic data of 2012-2016 along with a forecast from 2017 to 2022 based on both output/volume and revenue. It then describes the drivers and restraints for the market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. Additionally, the report includes the study of opportunities available in the base station antennas market on a global level.The report has been prepared based on the synthesis, analysis, and interpretation of information about the global base station antennas market collected from specialized sources. The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of key industry players. Company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, new project launched, recent development analysis are the parameters included in the profile.Demand for this market rises from the 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, and other applications. All the segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market is estimated from 2017 to 2022. Relevantly, the report and company profiles specify the key drivers that are impacting the demand in global base station antennas market.Click here to read the full report.
Junior Hercules, head-coach of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Association (GABF) Senior Men’s team has revealed that the recently hosted sessions in the ongoing World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC) Online Clinic, focused on developing offensive and defensive strategies which can be utilised over a long-term period. This statement was made by Hercules, who also is the GABF National 3×3 coordinator, during an exclusive interview yesterday with Stabroek Sport.According to Hercules, the subjects discussed during this period focused on creating structured offensive tactics which could be maintained. He elaborated, “The clinic’s focus over the last four weeks were: Development of systematic offensive Strategy with a focus on continuity. Most of what was demonstrated and expressed require high IQ players in the atmosphere conducive to learning.”Conversely, Hercules further revealed that the defensive tactics which were discussed, are beneficial to all sections of the sport, whether senior, junior or professional, but must be implemented to suit Guyana’s respective physical boundaries. He stated, “I tried to listen with the mindset of advancing the national programme taking into consideration Guyana’s physical limitation. The defensive system and modern basketball by Coach John Calipari were instructive and extremely useful for Junior, Senior, and professional levels. I am excited about the remaining three weeks especially from coach Patrick Mutombo a professional who focused on ‘Passing and Catching the Ball’.”The Coaching Clinics are being live streamed on the WABC’s Facebook channel twice a week. The clinics are presented by outstanding Coaches with Olympic Games, FIBA Basketball World Cups, NBA, WNBA, Youth World Cups and NBA/FIBA Basketball without Borders coaching experience. It is free to all interested parties compliments of the WABC and anyone can subscribe to FIBA YouTube Channel and tune in on the remaining days listed below.Remaining Course Time Table Week 9July 2, 14:00 (CET) “Screening the Zone Defense & Motion Offense with No Screens” with Coach Patrick HuntWeek 10 July 7, 14:00 (CET) “Shooting” with Coach Rick Carlisle