Sweden-based shipowner Furetank Rederi, a part of the Gothia Tanker Alliance, has taken delivery of its new chemical/product tanker, the 20,000 cbm Fure Vinga.Featuring a length of 149.9 meters and a beam of 22.8 meters, the newbuilding was delivered by China’s shipbuilder Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding.The tanker will be commercially managed by Furetank Chartering in the Gothia Tanker Alliance.The 16,300 dwt tanker is a part of a batch of six vessels ordered by Furetank Rederi together with the alliance partners Thun Tankers and Älvtank Rederi.Being built to a design developed by FKAB together with Furetank, the vessels have a minimal impact on the environment, with close to 50% reduction of CO2 emissions.They fulfill the Tier III rules and have LNG for inert gas production, power production with floating frequency, battery backup (UPS) for all vital functions to minimize use of auxiliary engines, installed ballast water cleaning system, ice class 1A and Alternative Propulsion System.
New Delhi: Hardik Pandya’s woes have increased following his comments on the Koffee With Karan episode. After being suspended by the BCCI, the prestigious Khar Gymkhana has revoked the honorary membership of the Mumbai all-rounder. Speaking to ANI, the joint secretary of the Gymkhana, Gaurav Kapadia, confirmed that Pandya is no longer a member. The BCCI has taken action, suspending Pandya and KL Rahul and calling them back from the series against Australia and New Zealand to face an inquiry. Although both players have tendered an ‘unconditional apology’, the troubles are not over for the players. Pandya and Rahul’s Koffee With Karan comments have resulted in plenty of flak from Indian cricket fans, BCCI and even Virat Kohli, the skipper who said the team does not agree with the comments made.Pandya and Rahul tendered an “unconditional” apologies for their sexist comments during a TV chat show amid Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai saying that the BCCI should correct the two players, not end their careers. However, despite the apologies tendered by the duo, 10 BCCI units demanded a Special General Meeting to appoint an ombudsman for carrying out an inquiry. Rai’s fellow CoA member Diana Edulji wants an inquiry done by CoA and the BCCI office-bearers. “Yes, Hardik and Rahul have submitted their reply to the fresh showcause notices that were served to them. They have tendered unconditional apology. The CoA chief has instructed the CEO to conduct an inquiry as per clause 41 (c) of the new BCCI constitution,” a senior BCCI official told PTI.Read More | Mumbai Police troll Pandya and Rahul’s Koffee With Karan commentsPandya’s comments on the talk show Koffee With Karan, hosted by Karan Johar, have drawn the ire from social media users, terming it ‘misogynistic’ and ‘racist’. WTrouble has mounted for Pandya as the fall-out from his comments continues. Along with an uncertain playing future, Pandya’s brand has taken a massive hit due to the controversy. According to a Times of India report, Pandya has been dropped as one of the celebrity ambassadors for men’s shaving razor Gillette Mach3 Start following his ‘outrageous’ comments.Read More | Pandya, KL Rahul tender ‘unconditional’ apology, BCCI demands SGMFollowing the outrage, Hotstar have removed the episode from the web while Pandya’s father Himanshu has said that the comments should not be taken seriously as his son was indulging in chatter in a light-hearted manner.The situation came into light with this one conversation when Johar was asking questions about not asking women’s name in a night club and what do men talk about. To this, Pandya replied, “I like to watch and observe how they (women) move. I’m little from the black side so I need to see how they move.” Pandya also boasted about how he casually discussed his sex life with his parents. “When I lost my virginity, I came home and said, ‘Main karke aya hai aaj (I had sex today)’. At a party my parents asked me ‘acha tera wala (women) kaun sa hai [who is your interest here?] so I said yeh, yeh, yeh (pointing out women)’ and they were like ‘waah proud of you beta’,” Pandya said during the show. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
The seventh international sixth April tournament of the city of Sarajevo for young basketball players will be held from4 to 6 April at KSC Skenderija, organized by the Basketball Club ‘Koš’, under the sponsorship of the City of Sarajevo and the Mayor of Sarajevo Ivo Komšić.The tournament will be attended by 18 men’s teams, with the participation of two state teams B&H (U-16 and U-18), and local teams KK ”Spars”, KK ”Gen” and KK ”Koš”.Also, there will be the young basketball players of BC Fenerbahce (Turkey), BC Tofas (Turkey), KK Cibona (Croatia), KK Jolly (Croatia) and KK Kvarner (Croatia), which guarantees that the tournament will give the city a large number of high quality games, announced the City of Sarajevo.The tournament will be opened on 4 April by the Deputy Mayor of Sarajevo Ranko Čović.(Source: Fena)
A Tucville, Georgetown, man who stabbed his sister with a pair of scissors in the vicinity to her heart was on Friday sentenced to three months imprisonment by City Magistrate Leron Daly.Daniel Boutrin, 20, reportedly whipped out the scissors and inflicted the injury on his sister, Jeverie Boutrin, on April 10 at their Tuchville home. According to the facts, on the day in question, Daniel was verbally abusing his grandmother after she refused to give him money. The enraged man got more upset after his sister intervened in the matter and told him to find a job in order to support his family.In retaliation, the suspect pulled out a pair of silver and black scissors and inflicted a stab to the young woman’s chest causing her to receive eight stitches.Daniel Boutrin admitted to the offence but told the court that he and his sister are in the habit of fighting.He further begged for mercy but instead he was handed down the sentence.
Kenya are the defending champions (file photo)NAIROBI – The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) senior challenge cup tournament will not be played this year after they organizers could not secure a host.This was confirmed by CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye on Wednesday morning.“It is not possible to have the tournament played this year, said Musonyi“We have tried our best to secure a new host but none is willing to.“And also it will not be possible since the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup will be played in the same period.“We have moved to cancel and will try to stage the tournament next year.Africa’s oldest football competition has been irregular since its inception in 1926.The tourney was also not held in 1986, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2014, 2016 and now lately 2018.Kenya, the defending champions had been granted the hosting rights but turned down the opportunity two months ago citing limited funds among other logistical issues.It is believed that several other Nations including Uganda have been approached in the last few months but have all turned down the chance to host Africa’s oldest tournament.Uganda remains the most successful country in this tournament having won the event a record 14 times.Previous Winners CECAFA winners:–Uganda (1973, 1976, 1977, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015)-Kenya (1975, 1981, 1982, 1983, 2002, 2013, 2017) —-Ethiopia (1987, 2001, 2004, 2005) –-Tanzania (1974, 1994, 2010)-Malawi (1978, 1979, 1988)-Sudan (1980, 2006, 2007)-Zambia (1984, 1991)-Zimbabwe (1985)-Zanzibar (1995)-Rwanda (1999 *Rwanda B Team)Comments Tags: cecafaNicholas Musonyitop