Audacia Begins Nord Stream 2 Pipe Laying Work

first_imgThe offshore pipelay vessel ‘Audacia’ has started its work on the Nord Stream 2 project on Saturday. Allseas-operated Audacia is the second vessel, together with the Castoro Dieci (C10), to lay the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the German route section.Audacia started its installation works at the end of the 30 kilometers-long trench of the twin pipeline, located in German territorial waters. The vessel will be laying pipes for approximately 38 kilometers in a deeper water section of the route.Once Audacia completes the first line, it will then return to starting point to continue laying the second line, completing its works in Germany by the end of 2018.All works on the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in German territorial waters are scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.Nord Stream 2 is a planned pipeline through the Baltic Sea, which will transport natural gas over some 1,230 km from the world’s largest gas reserves in Russia via the most efficient route to consumers in Europe. The pipeline will have the capacity to transport 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year, enough to supply 26 million European households.last_img read more


Bulldogs 7th Graders Capture SEI Tourney With Win Over Bengals

first_imgThe 7th Grade Batesville Bulldogs Basketball took home the SEI Tournament trophy Thursday night by defeating Greendale 53 to 44.Batesville started off slow and went into halftime down 21 to 16.  After finding their rhythm in the third quarter they were up 32 to 29.  From that point they didn’t look back and scored 21 in the fourth quarter to bring home the victory.Batesville was led in scoring by Jack Grunkemeyer with 17 points.  He was followed by Sam Johnson and Gus Prickel who each added 11.  Gus Prickel went 11 for 12 from the free throw line to earn all 11 of his points.  Conner Drake and Chris Lewis rounded out the scoring with 8 and 6 respectively.The Bulldogs finish the season with an overall 13 and 5 record.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Ben Pierson.last_img


Sellout crowd sees Shohei Ohtani shelled in Angels’ loss to Rockies

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error UP NEXT: Angels (John Lamb) vs. Mariners (Casey Lawrence), Saturday, 1 p.m. PT, Peoria Sports Complex, Fox Sports West/KLAA (830 AM). THE GAME: The Angels lost 18-6 to the Colorado Rockies on Friday in Tempe, with Shohei Ohtani failing to get out of the second inning. It was the second sellout of the spring for the Angels, with a crowd of 9,616.PITCHING REPORT: Ohtani gave up seven runs and recorded only four outs. He was scheduled to get into the fifth inning. He pitched a scoreless first, but allowed the first seven hitters of the second to reach base, including homers by Ian Desmond and Nolan Arenado. … Right-hander Cam Bedrosian gave up his first two runs of the spring, after starting with four scoreless innings. … Right-hander Blake Parker gave up two runs in 1-1/3 innings, his first four-out appearance of the spring. Parker has now allowed 11 runs in 5-2/3 innings this spring. … Four pitchers from minor league camp gave up seven runs.HITTING REPORT: Kole Calhoun hit his first homer of the spring, an opposite-field homer to left field in the first inning. … Justin Upton hit his third homer of the spring. … Zack Cozart had two hits, improving to 8 for 30 this spring. … Ian Kinsler drew two more walks. He’s walked eight times in 32 plate appearances this spring. Combined with nine hits, including one more on Friday, he has a .531 on-base percentage.DEFENSE REPORT: Andrelton Simmons made a nice stop of a ball headed up the middle, and then he tried to flip it behind his back to Ian Kinsler at second. It was the second day in a row that Simmons had attempted a flip out of his glove, and neither has worked. … Right fielder Jabari Blash nearly robbed a home run, but the ball eluded him.last_img read more