Aquabotix teams with Darley for US Navy ROV deliveries Back to overview,Home naval-today Aquabotix teams with Darley for US Navy ROV deliveries November 14, 2017 Share this article View post tag: US Navy Equipment & technology View post tag: ROV View post tag: Aquabotix Underwater systems producer Aquabotix announced it has partnered with W.S. Darley & Co. for the distribution of Aquabotix underwater vehicles and camera systems to the US Navy.Through this partnership, Aquabotix will will be working with Darley Defense, a specialty division of Darley that markets new and existing products to the US Department of Defense, to deliver its products.“Darley is a first-class company with a track record of dedication, excellence and success,” said Ted Curley, chief development officer of Aquabotix. “They will be an important partner in support of our growing US Navy business with our Endura ROVs and new Hybrid AUV/ROV.”Aquabotix offers the Hybrid AUV/ROV (autonomous/remote vehicle) and the Endura ROV (remotely operated vehicle) for navy applications.According to Aquabotix, Darley joins several recent distributors to Aquabotix’s global network, including Sadaret Ltd., Seafloor Systems, Deekay Marine Services and A2 Marine Solution.
The Student Union’s Fair Outcomes for Students campaign has released two new goals for the future. It aims to open more study spaces and to ensure that “students have the tools and resources available to them to fill out Mitigating Circumstances Notices to Examiners (MCEs) and Explanatory Statements.”The campaign, which launched in January 2021, demands more study spaces to provide “quiet spaces open for their continuing study over the busy exam and assessment period in Trinity term.” It “also [wants] to support students who may feel like their room is not the best place for their exam, and thus would like to find alternative venues in which they can sit their exams.”Fair Outcomes for Students aims to ensure students are provided with resources to fill out MCEs and Explanatory Statements. The campaign encourages “all students to keep disruption logs where they feel like the ongoing pandemic has affected their studies and to make a note of the universities recommendations on what to include in disruption logs, MCEs, and explanatory statements.”The campaign has already achieved “improvements to [the] Mitigating Circumstances process”. Oxford University agreed to remove “the need to provide independent medical evidence” and “the need for students to seek and gain college approval for submitting Mitigating Circumstances notices to Examiners.” It has also successfully campaigned for the University to “allow for the submission of explanatory statements which highlight any barrier [students have] faced in completing their work. These will be provided to examiners during the marking phase, which means they will have an impact directly on student marks, not just classifications.” The campaign also has seen the University adjust paper averages. Fair Outcomes for Students believe this “guarantees that paper averages for medium and large cohorts which are below a small average range will be brought in line to the pre-pandemic average.”Image credit: Tejvan Pettinger / CC BY 2.0
For such an odd incident Suarez has previous, having served a seven-match ban for biting PSV Eindhoven midfielder Otman Bakkal while playing for Ajax immediately prior to his move to Liverpool in January 2011. The 26-year-old is no stranger to controversy, having been sent off for a goalline handball in a World Cup quarter-final, suspended for eight matches for racially abusing Patrice Evra and admitting to diving earlier this season. It was even his handball which resulted in Chelsea’s match-winning penalty and it seems inevitable the Football Association will be contacting him again. Benitez remains a hugely divisive figure and that was highlighted no better than with his stepping back out into Anfield for the first time nearly three years after leaving. Supporters warmly welcomed the man viewed as a returning hero in these parts – the only ones not applauding were those from Chelsea whose objections to the Spaniard directly result from his red roots. Chelsea’s opening goal was courtesy of a near-post header by Brazil international Oscar who managed to out-fox Daniel Agger and then beat Jose Reina inside his left-hand post. At half-time Philippe Coutinho was replaced by Sturridge – bought from Chelsea in January – and he instantly changed the dynamic. His first run put Steven Gerrard clean through – only for Petr Cech to deflect the shot wide with his legs – and then he smashed a 25-yard effort against the post. But the England striker did brilliantly to get his feet in the right position to convert an awkward chance from Suarez’s far post cross in the 52nd minute. Liverpool’s bubble was burst pretty quickly, however, as when Suarez handled defending a Juan Mata corner Hazard stroked home from the spot. They continued to press but the closest they came to puncturing a hole in Chelsea’s defence, apart from Suarez’s teeth, was when substitute Jonjo Shelvey fired into the side-netting. However, Suarez produced another talking point by heading home Sturridge’s cross with the clock showing 96 minutes and 34 seconds. The spotlight was supposed to have been reserved for former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez on his first appearance back at Anfield but Reds striker Luis Suarez upstaged him with a bizarre biting incident and the latest of late equalisers in the 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Press Association Benitez was denied a victorious return to the scene of many of his former glories by player of the year candidate Suarez who ensured the focus was all on him – again. It would not have been until, with Chelsea 2-1 up thanks to Oscar’s header and Eden Hazard’s penalty either side of Daniel Sturridge’s equaliser, he chose to sink his teeth into Branislav Ivanovic as the pair tangled in the penalty area. Referee Kevin Friend missed the incident and despite the Chelsea defender’s protests no action was taken. Suarez’s equalising goal with virtually the last kick of the game in the sixth and final minute of added time will probably be forgotten in the furore which is to follow.
Tonight sees the first leg of the first of this week’s playoffs, with Norway playing host to Hungary. Kick off in Oslo is at 7.45. Captain Robbie Keane, Daryl Murphy and Kevin Doyle are Martin O’Neill’s options up front, after Tipperary’s Shane Long was ruled out of tomorrow’s game. The squad will train this evening at Bilino Polje in Zenica and Keane says it’s a squad who are quietly confident. Meanwhile