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Improving Depth Of Field With Only 5 Phones

The hottest new trend in photography is manipulating Depth of Field, or DOF. It’s how you get those wonderful portraits with the subject in focus and the background ever so artfully blurred out. In years past, it was achieved with intelligent use of lenses and settings on an SLR film camera, but now, it’s all in the software.The franken-camera rig, consisting of five Pixel 3 smartphones.

Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP)

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Capital Product Partners L.P.. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 4.80 % over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important…

FG lauds AIbom for tackling environmental challenges

By Harris-Okon EmmanuelUYO- Commendation has come the way of Akwa Ibom State government for its commitment in resolving environmental challenges bedeviling the state.Gov Emmanuel UdomPermanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment Mr. Leon Lawrence Alithe who gave the kudos, explained that he was in the State on a…

JFA Yachts launches FC2 monohull cruiser

French yard JFA Yachts has launched its FC2 monohull cruiser. Commissioned at the beginning of 2016, the 22.3 metre yacht was originally scheduled to launch at the beginning of the year. She is now receiving her all carbon rigging and set of technical sails for sea trails which are due to begin in France this month.Designed by Finot Conq…

AMM goes bush bashing with a boat

11 December 2018There's a boat but not much water: the AMM Sea Class 5700 centre console on its off road trailer ready to go bush.Australian Master Marine performs outback 'torture test' on boat and trailer.The aim of the journey - which took in isolated destinations such as Borroloola near the Queensland-Northern Territory border in the Gulf of Carpentaria…

Lagos Court grants interlocutory injunction in favour of Samsung Heavy Industries

A Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere has granted an interlocutory injunction restraining Global Resources Management Limited and LADOL from ejecting Samsung Heavy Industries (SHIN) Nigeria Limited and its subsidiary, SHI-MCI FZE, from the LADOL free zone in Lagos, pending the delivery of the judgment to the substantive suit on January 25…

Exclusive: China's Unipec to buy U.S. oil after Xi-Trump tariff truce

BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chinese oil trader Unipec plans to resume U.S. crude shipments to China by March after the Xi-Trump deal at the G20 meeting reduced the risk of tariffs being imposed on these imports, three sources with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: An oil tanker unloads crude at a terminal in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, China July 4, 2018.

Analyzing Air Lease (AL) & MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (MIND)

Air Lease (NYSE:AL) and MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (NASDAQ:MIND) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership88.2% of Air Lease shares are owned by institutional investors.

This Oil Stock Has a Plan to Prosper in 2019

ConocoPhillips(NYSE: COP) recently unveiled its 2019 operating plan, which has many similarities to this year's strategy. Two central themes shine through: the company will remain disciplined when it comes to capital spending while continuing to return a meaningful portion of its cash flow to investors. That dual approach has the company well positioned to navigate next year's oil market.

British sailor is forced to deliberately sink her yacht so it does not pose a risk to other vessels

A British sailors joy at being rescued from her crippled yacht in the Pacific was tempered when she was forced to scuttle the £200,000 vessel.When she was picked up by a Chinese cargo ship, Susie Goodall had to ensure her yacht, DHL Starlight, sank so it did not pose a risk to other vessels.Ms Goodall, 29, was 2,000 miles…

Peavine Capital Management Has Raised Position in Western Alliance Bancorp (WAL); Northcoast Asset M

Northcoast Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) by 12.59% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northcoast Asset Management Llc bought 38,783 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 346,890 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q2…

Moray Firth ship-to-ship oil transfers plan abandoned

A port authority has abandoned a controversial plan for ship-to-ship transfers of oil in the Moray Firth.Invergordon's Port of Cromarty Firth has now announced that it was no longer pursuing a licence for the operations.Environmental campaigners who opposed the proposal have welcomed the decision.Ship-to-ship operations…

Interactive 360 video shows charred remains of Camp Fire tragedy that killed 85 and destroyed homes

A 360-degree video shows in shocking detail the devastating damage left behind from the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. Steve Cooper, a former executive with 360-degree camera company Lytro, filmed the video in the area on November 13th and 14th - just days after the wildfire began tearing through Northern California on November 8th.

Shipyard to launch claim against ferry firm amid design row

Image copyrightMark F GibsonFerguson Marine is set to launch a legal action against the Scottish government's ferry company over its £97m contract to build two new ferries.The shipbuilder is constructing the two vessels for Calmac but is months behind schedule.Ferguson Marine said there had been "unforeseen complexities" with the project…

GOM Producers Shut Down 324 MBOPD Pre-Michael

Anadarko, Chevron, BHP, BP among affected producers in Gulf of MexicoFrom Reuters/gCaptain(Reuters) Energy companies on Monday halted nearly a fifth of Gulf of Mexico oil production and evacuated staff from 13 platforms as Hurricane Michael intensified and headed for a path up the eastern U.S. Gulf.Offshore producers including Anadarko Petroleum Corp…

Grand Strand Fishing Report for the weekend of Dec. 7-9

EstuaryLook For: Spotted seatrout, red drum, black drum, flounder, sheepshead.Comments: Whats happening in local inlets as December arrives? Trout, trout and more trout, said Capt. Dan Connolly of O-Fish-Al Expeditions in Murrells Inlet. (Theyre taking) live shrimp and soft plastics. Keep on fishing and catching and moving to spots until you catch some keepers.

Ship collision spills 2 tonnes of oil in TN; turtles, fish die

CHENNAI: An oil spill due to the collision between two petroleum product carriers off the Kamarajar Port in Chennai spread to 25km on Monday from the site of the accident.On Saturday morning, the fuel tank of an oil tanker burst following the collision with an LPG-carrying vessel that led to a marine disaster. The oil spill…

Lauren Alexander Augustine Appointed to Lead National Academies Gulf Research Program

Dec. 5, 2018For Immediate ReleaseLauren Alexander Augustine Appointed to Lead National Academies’ Gulf Research ProgramWASHINGTON -- Lauren Alexander Augustine has been appointed executive director of the Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.The Gulf Research Program was…

Shifting of oil tankers terminal to Zulfiqarabad ordered

KARACHI - The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the shifting of oil tankers terminal from Shireen Jinnah Colony to Zulfiqarabad within 15 days. The court also makes it clear that no tanker should be seen after the deadline.Heading the bench, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing the suo moto proceedings began after a letter was written by a resident of Clifton Shagufta Bibi…

Sembcorp Marine swings to second quarter loss, says outlook gloomy

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Sembcorp Marine Ltd at their Admiralty Yard in Singapore January 13, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporean rig builder Sembcorp Marine Ltd (SCMN.SI) swung into the red in the second quarter, and cautioned a trend of negative operating profit would continue in the near term as overall business volume remains low.