Port of Rijeka Dredging Plan Unveiled

first_imgImage source: Adriatic Gate Container Terminal – AGCTInternational Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recently drew up plans to expand its Croatian subsidiary – Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) – including a two-phase dredging scheme of 130 meters of quay over its Berths 1 and 2 at the Port of Rijeka.Once completed, AGCT will be the first terminal in the northern Adriatic able to be able to berth vessels of up to 20,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) capacity, with an LOA of up to 400 meters and beam of 59 meters.Complementing these initiatives are new quay cranes with an outreach of at least 24 rows, as part of the berth upgrade; and new rubber tired gantries and prime movers introduced on the landside, said ICTSI.Work is also being advanced on upgrading AGCT’s on-dock rail terminal to offer an annual capacity of 360,000 TEUs per year. The upgraded rail yard will feature two new rail mounted gantries over four rail lines.Total terminal yard capacity is expected to be increased up to 600,000 TEUs per year, in line with demand.last_img read more

‘Daisy by Mail’ registration now open

first_imgBatesville, In. — “Daisy by Mail” is a program for girls from pre-k to the first grade to prepare them for the adventure of becoming a Girl Scout.The program uses Indiana Department of Education standards and addresses things like early literacy, basic handwriting, task focus and following directions. The cost is $25 and financial assistance is available.For more information email [email protected] or call 317-924-6890.last_img

Major clerical changes announced in Raphoe Diocese

first_imgBishop Alan McGuckian SJ has announced eleven new appointments in the diocese of Raphoe.The diocese makes up the greater part of Co. Donegal and has a Catholic population of 83,050, 33 parishes and 71 churches.There are 56 diocesan priests in active ministry in the diocese and 19 others who are currently working in other dioceses, retired, on study or on sick leave. Notable moves for 2017 include Fr Eamon McLaughlin of Conwal and Leck joining the Congregation for the Clergy in Rome, while Monsignor Kevin Gillespie will be returning from the Vatican City to the Cathedral Parish.The full list of appointments are as follows:Fr Gerard Cunningham, CC, Fintown and Administrator Glenties to be PP Glenties (Iniskeel).Fr Donnchadh Ó Baoill, CC, Cnoc Fola, to be CC, FintownCanon Michael Herrity, PP, Annagry to be PE (Pastor Emeritus), AP, Cnoc FolaFr Nigel Ó Gallchóir, CC, Dungloe to be PP, AnnagryMgr Kevin Gillespie, Congregation for the Clergy, Rome, to be CC, Conwal and Leck (Cathedral Parish)Fr Eamon McLaughlin, CC, Conwal and Leck (Cathedral Parish) to the Congregation for the Clergy in Rome.Fr Adrian Gavigan, CC, Milford and Kerrykeel to be CC, Parish of Templecrone (Dungloe) with residence in Leitirmacaward.Fr Rory Brady, resident in Conwal and Leck to be CC, Milford & Kerrykeel.Fr John Joe Duffy, CC, Stranorlar to be CC, Creeslough.Fr Lukasz Przewislik, SChr, Polish Chaplaincy, Archdiocese of Dublin to be CC, Stranorlar and Chaplain to the Polish Community in the Diocese of Raphoe.Fr Morty O’Shea, solt, CC, Leitirmacaward and Doochary to be CC, Ardaghey (Inver).Bishop of Raphoe Alan McGuckian. (North West Newspix)His Holiness Pope Francis appointed Father Alan McGuckian SJ as Bishop of Raphoe on 9 June 2017.  Living and working in the diocese, from religious congregations, there are 10 priests, 2 Brothers and 30 Sisters.  The Bishop of Raphoe is patron of 100 primary schools, and there are 20 voluntary secondary schools and State schools in the diocese.   Major clerical changes announced in Raphoe Diocese was last modified: September 6th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Father Alan McGuckian SJraphoe dioceselast_img read more