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The Covert Agent: Melbourne Victory angry with Mark Milligan’s…

“Melbourne Victory marquee Mark Milligan is not joining Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli at this stage, with the club unhappy at the offer received and the conduct by the player’s agent” reports sportingnews.com. It is understood Victory are angry at Milligan’s agent Buddy Farah because despite no transfer being officially agreed between the two clubs, Al Ahli believe they have signed the 32-year-old midfielder. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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The Unprecedented East China Sea Oil Spill

“While it might seem that all oil spills would at least be similar, in this case that is not true” writes Alexis C for theatlantic.com. Because the Sanchi was not carrying crude oil, but rather condensate, a liquid by-product of natural gas and some kinds of oil production.According to Alex Hunt, a technical manager at the London-based International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation, which assists with oil spills across the world, there has never been a condensate spill like this. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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The World Has Never Seen an Oil Spill Like This

“While it might seem that all oil spills would at least be similar, in this case that is not true” writes Alexis C for theatlantic.com. Because the Sanchi was not carrying crude oil, but rather condensate, a liquid by-product of natural gas and some kinds of oil production.According to Alex Hunt, a technical manager at the London-based International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation, which assists with oil spills across the world, there has never been a condensate spill like this. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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Autopsy: Death of person found after 2017 East Chatham fire was homicide

“An autopsy has ruled that the death of a person found after a fire last year in an East Chatham neighborhood apartment was a homicide” writes Sun-times Wire for suntimes.com. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday that an autopsy found the male died of multiple injuries from an assault and his death was ruled a homicide. Source: suntimes.com Share This:

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Shell bids a long goodbye to Middle East oil

“Shell declined to comment further on its footprint in the Middle East beyond confirming its exit from the West Qurna oil field” writes Sarah Kent for marketwatch.com. Shell pumped as much as 450,000 barrels of oil in 2003 in the Middle East, and over the past 15 years had operations that produced thousands of barrels of oil daily across six countries in the region.LONDON — Royal Dutch Shell PLC is giving up on its last oil fields in Iraq, leaving the world’s second-biggest oil company with a dwindling footprint in…

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Tidewater Middle East to organize marine conference in Chabahar

“TEHRAN- The 25th Conference of Coordinating Marine Organizations of Iran is scheduled to be held in Chabahar Free Zone (southeastern Iran) on January 30 and 31” reports tehrantimes.com. And its pivots are: 1- Protecting marine environment, the basis for sustainable development  2- Port logistics and private sector’s role in marine development of the country 3- Marine transportation development: Maritime safety and security Tidewater Middle East, a major port operator in Iran, is the organizer of the event.In a press conference on Sunday, the company’s CEO Mehdi Etesam said that the…

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East Side man among three killed in Friday crash on Far South Side

“Three people were killed in a crash early Friday when their car was engulfed in flames on the Far South Side” writes Taylor Hartz for suntimes.com. All three people inside the car were pronounced dead on the scene within an hour of the crash, according to police and the Medical Examiner’s Office. The CPD Major Accidents Investigation Unit was investigating the crash. Source: suntimes.com Share This:

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East coast awaits record lows on Sunday as deep freeze lingers

“Record lows were possible from South Carolina to Maine on Sunday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said, but bitter cold that followed a massive east coast snowstorm should begin to lessen next week” writes Associated Press In for theguardian.com. A 3ft tidal surge brought on by the nor’easter along the Massachusetts coast was the highest recorded in nearly a century. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Brutal cold envelops US east coast two days after storm

“Brutally cold conditions are expected to envelop the US east coast most of this weekend, prompting wind chill warnings from Virginia to Vermont” writes Associated Press In for theguardian.com. Two people died of cardiac arrest during the storm on Thursday on New York’s Long Island, officials said.At least 10 people died in weather-related accidents surrounding the storm. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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