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    (2018-10-26) Kitron has signed a long-term manufacturing agreement expected to generate revenues of NOK 300 million with Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS for electronic modules that are part of Kongsberg's weapon control system, Remote Weapon Station (RWS).

    "This is a very important agreement with significant potential for Kitron," said Kitron CEO Peter Nilsson. 

    On Friday 14 September, Kongsberg announced a new framework agreement with the U.S Army for its version of the RWS M153 CROWS (Common Remotely Operated Weapon Stations).

    For Kitron's factories in the US and Norway the CROWS program is expected to generate annual revenues of NOK 60 million over the next five years. Volume depends on demand and the annual budgetary procedure in the United States and might therefore be both lower or higher.

    *For further information, please contact: *
    Peter Nilsson, President and CEO, tel. +47 94 84 08 50
    Hans Petter Thomassen, Managing Director, Kitron Norway, tel. +47 913 92 360
    E-mail: investorrelations@kitron.com

    *Kitron* is one of Scandinavia's leading electronics manufacturing services companies for the Energy/Telecoms, Industry, Defence, Medical devices and Offshore/Marine sectors. The company is located in Norway, Sweden, Lithuania, Germany, China and the United States. Kitron had revenues of about NOK 2,4 billion in 2017 and has about 1,450 employees. www.kitron.com

    This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act). Reported by GlobeNewswire 9 hours ago.

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    These Eco Adventures bring visitors to the Cape Region of Baja, near La Paz where they can disconnect from to-do lists and wi fi and and truly enjoy reconnecting with themselves, loved-ones and the incredible natural world surrounding them

    LA PAZ, Mexico (PRWEB) October 26, 2018

    Located in the Sierra Cacachilas Mountains of the Baja Mexico Peninsula, Rancho Cacachilas is happy to announce their brand new 2018-2019 multiday tours. These have been specially tailored for those who are interested in experiencing everything Rancho Cacachilas and the Baja peninsula have to offer.

    These eco-adventure getaways brings visitors to the natural beauty of Baja’s Cape region, within 45 driving minutes of La Paz, where they can truly disconnect from to-do lists, and reconnect with themselves, loved ones, and the incredible natural world surrounding them. These multi-day tours combine traveler’s favorite adventures with culinary delights, natural history and the soothing relaxation of off-the-grid, nature retreats and include lodging, meals, and activities.

    Examples of these unique eco-adventures include:

    The Desert Oasis Ranch Getaway
    This authentic Baja California Sur working ranch adventure getaway offers hiking, mule riding, mining ruins exploration, cheese and wine tasting, and Farm-to-Table meals. Be amazed at the abundant organic produce grown here in the rugged Baja mountains next to the Sea of Cortez.
    The Cardon Cactus Hiking & Nature Retreat

    Explore the rugged dryland forest of the Sierra Cacachilas on an outstanding network of hiking trails that overlooks the azure Sea of Cortez. Fall in love with the total immersion into nature and being off the grid with only solar powered energy and no WIFI for distraction. Dark nights, amazing stars, natural history, pictographs, 100-year-old Cardon cactus forests and culinary delights await!

    Add a Sea of Cortez Package to Your Baja Mountains Ranch Experience

    No visit to Baja is complete without experiencing the amazing Sea of Cortez! After a Baja California Sur mountain getaway, add on a Sea of Cortez adventure resort package. The best experience of Baja California Sur combines land and learning adventures in the rugged Baja mountains with marine adventures in the Sea of Cortez!
    Day Tour Options at Ranch Cacachilas

    At Ranch Cacachilas, their focus is on small groups and personal service. Guides will go the extra mile to ensure that each day is filled with adventure and insights in the wonders of this amazing Baja California Sur mountain eco-system.

    Options include hiking, mountain biking, mule riding, culinary and ranch experience. All day tour options include lunch, beverages and shuttle to/from the Rancho Cacachilas Mountain & Bike Hub in El Sargento to the Rancho Cacachilas ranch complex in the mountains.

    Additional information and reservations at adventures(at)ranchocacachilas.com or (+52) 612 114 0472. The email address for the Mountain Bike Hub in El Sargento is contact(at)ranchocacachilas.com.

    About Rancho Cacachilas
    As a responsible steward of its landholdings, Rancho Cacachilas carefully manages and quantifies diverse assets, and develops activities as long-term economic projects.
    Rancho Cacachilas' values are deeply rooted in our awareness that what we do potentially affects the lives of many people, as well as our surrounding environment. We intend to leave a legacy that honors and protects the earth while benefiting current and future generations.
    Our Values are: Successful Communities, Social and environmental responsibility, Value-Learning, Highest Ethical Standards and Collaboration. Rancho Cacachilas is part of the InnovacionesAlumbra Family which includes these independent companies that operate according to our values and vision for a flourishing Greater La Paz region in Baja California Sur, Mexico – Rancho Cacachilas, Tenaja Holdings, Earth Ocean Farms and Sol Azul.

    Press Contact: Nancy Harrison
    nharrison(at)adventuremedianews.com
    307.421.4473
    http://www.ranchocacachilas.com Reported by PRWeb 7 hours ago.

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    Leading aluminum extruder Taber Extrusions announces the planned addition of 7”billet molds to their extrusion billet casting facility in Gulfport, MS. Taber’s addition of the 7” molds further enhances Taber’s existing offering of extruded aluminum billet products to Taber’s newly refurbished Gulfport Casthouse.

    GULFPORT, Miss. (PRWEB) October 26, 2018

    Taber Extrusions, LLC is announcing the planned addition of 7”billet molds to Taber’s existing extrusion billet casting facility in Gulfport, MS. Taber’s addition of the 7” molds further enhances Taber’s existing offering of extruded aluminum billet products to Taber’s newly refurbished Gulfport Casthouse. 7” extrusion log will be available for delivery beginning in January 2019.

    The addition of the 7” molds complements the existing 8”, 9”, 11”, 16”, and 20” diameter molds. The various diameters of extrusion billet will be available in 6063 and 6061 alloy chemistries as well as specialized chemistries upon request. “Taber is excited to offer extrusion logs to our fellow extruders.” says Jason Weber – VP Sales and Marketing at Taber. The Gulfport Casthouse is uniquely situated with port access as well as easy access to industrial scrap. These input factors coupled with the recently refurbished casting equipment with the LARS® in-line degassing and purification system supplies billet chemistries and consistencies which rival those of larger billet producers.

    A recent article by Light Metal Age Magazine explains how the completion of Taber’s casthouse modernization increased its billet capacity by over 30%, expanded its range of high quality aluminum alloys (hard, soft, marine, aerospace, and defense) and enabled the use of more diverse scrap material in its process, allowing for the production of billet with high recycled content.

    About Taber:

    Founded in 1973, Taber Extrusions originally pioneered a process for extruding rectangular billet which enables the company to extrude solid profiles up to 31 inches wide or hollows up to 29 inches. Taber expanded with the purchase of an extrusion facility in Gulfport, MS., in 1995 which houses a cast house and two additional presses, and the fabrication area has been expanded multiple times. Today, Taber Extrusions is proud to announce the launch of expanded capabilities to include micro-extrusions and 7” billet molds.

    Thank you for your continued support of Taber Extrusions, LLC. If you have any questions please visit taberextrusions.com or contact one of Taber’s Regional Sales Managers.

    Follow Taber Extrusions
    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/taberextrusions/
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/taberextrusions/
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/taberextrusions Reported by PRWeb 6 hours ago.

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    Research to take place in newly-designated Marine Protected Areas

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (PRWEB) October 26, 2018

    Today, the South Carolina Aquarium announced the start of South Carolina Aquarium Reef Research. The Reef Research studies will be conducted in newly-designated marine protected areas (MPAs) comprised of artificial reefs created by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). In partnership with SCDNR and the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, the Aquarium has sponsored a site within the MPA, the South Carolina Aquarium Reef Research Site at Area 51.

    The Aquarium Reef Site represents the benefits of MPAs, serving as both a refuge for local marine life and part of a living laboratory space for South Carolina Aquarium Reef Research. Critical scientific research that focuses on sustaining a healthy, balanced ocean for future generations will occur within SCDNR’s artificial reefs, including the Aquarium Reef Site.

    “We’re thrilled to support the state in this groundbreaking research initiative, which will suggest new ways to protect vulnerable marine species from both natural and man-made pressures,” said Kevin Mills, South Carolina Aquarium President and CEO. “South Carolinians should be proud that their state is the first in the nation to pioneer this innovative approach.”

    SCDNR biologists established Areas 51 and 53 as experimental sites – artificial reefs with little to no fishing pressure where they could study the abundance of reef fish and document spawning behavior. Both reefs were established on flat, sandy stretches of the seafloor, where staff added low-relief concrete structures that mimic the profile of natural reef areas. Within several years of construction, each site was home to much higher numbers of fish than fished artificial reefs in similar water depths.

    “We created Area 51 and Area 53 about twenty years ago to specifically study the dynamics of artificial reefs and how they can be used to enhance our reef fish populations,” said Robert Martore, SCDNR’s Artificial Reef Coordinator. “The new federal protections should increase the natural productivity in these areas, further aiding our conservation efforts. Partnering with the South Carolina Aquarium will allow us to expand our research activities here, and the information we gather will enable us to create more effective artificial reefs in the future.”

    South Carolina Aquarium Reef Research is made possible by the generosity of Scott and Jordana Snider. Mr. Snider is a natural history filmmaker and a member of the South Carolina Aquarium Board of Directors. His work takes him around the world to film some of the most elusive and endangered animals on the planet. Mrs. Snider is an accomplished wildlife photographer and works closely with South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center staff as a volunteer videographer. Together, the Sniders own Half Moon productions, a film and photography studio based in Charleston, S.C.

    The pilot project under Reef Research will focus on the invasive lionfish population. The South Carolina Aquarium will study the effects of lionfish removal on local populations of snapper and grouper, species that compete with lionfish for prey, to determine any changes to their abundancy and diversity.

    About the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources:
    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources serves as the primary advocate for and steward of the state’s natural resources. For more information, visit dnr.sc.gov.

    About the South Carolina Aquarium:
    The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s No. 1 family attraction, features thousands of aquatic animals from river otters and sharks to loggerhead turtles in more than 60 exhibits representing the rich biodiversity of South Carolina from the mountains to the sea. Dedicated to promoting education and conservation, the Aquarium also presents sweeping views of the Charleston harbor along with interactive exhibits and programs for visitors of all ages.

    The South Carolina Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day, half day Dec. 24 (open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Dec. 25. Admission prices are: Toddlers (2 and under) free; Youth (3-12) $22.95; Adults (13+) $29.95. For more information, call (843) 577-FISH (3474), or visit http://www.scaquarium.org. Reported by PRWeb 6 hours ago.

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    *Webcast to Commence at 7:15 p.m. CT / 8:15 p.m. ET, Saturday, November 10, 2018*BEDMINSTER, N.J. and DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN), a pharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health, looks forward to the presentation of primary results of Amarin’s landmark cardiovascular outcomes study of Vascepa^® (icosapent ethyl), the REDUCE-IT™ study, as a late-breaker at the 2018 Scientific Sessions of American Heart Association (AHA) on November 10, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, as previously disclosed.  Amarin expects the following activities at AHA will be of most interest to Amarin investors:

    1. Presentation of REDUCE-IT clinical trial results: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at 2:18 p.m. Central Time (CT) / 3:18 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)
    2. Amarin investor/analyst conference call to discuss REDUCE-IT results: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at 7:15 p.m. CT / 8:15 p.m. ET
    3. Continuing medical education programs with REDUCE-IT on the agenda (the curriculum of which is developed independently of Amarin): Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. CT / 7:30 p.m. ET and Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. CT / 7:00 a.m. ET

    Presentation of REDUCE-IT Clinical Results

    Presentation of REDUCE-IT primary clinical trial results is classified by the AHA as late-breaking clinical trial results and listed as Main Event 1 for timeframe described above.  A link to the notice of this presentation is provided at:
    http://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/4682/presentation/59402.  

    The AHA makes available a live stream and archived webcast of the REDUCE-IT primary clinical trial results presentation at:
    https://professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/MeetingsLiveCME/ScientificSessions/UCM_488605_Sessions-ReSS-LIVE.jsp.

    In connection with the presentation of such results, Amarin plans to issue a press release describing the trial results.

    Presentation of the REDUCE-IT clinical trial results is scheduled immediately following presentation and discussion of results from a clinical trial known as VITAL. VITAL is an NIH-funded trial of vitamin D3 and 1 gram of an omega-3 mixture (prescription Lovaza) for the primary prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease in a nationwide United States cohort of 25,874 adults not selected for elevated cardiovascular or cancer risk. Amarin does not know the results of the VITAL study.  In the past, including results of the ASCEND study reported earlier this year, omega-3 mixtures have not demonstrated significant cardiovascular benefit on top of contemporary medical therapy. These results with omega-3 mixtures have not shown benefit and differ from the success reported with the unique single active ingredient in Vascepa in the REDUCE-IT study and a similar product in the JELIS study conducted in Japan.

    Amarin Investor/Analyst Conference Call

    Amarin today announced that it plans to hold a meeting Saturday at 7:15 p.m. CT / 8:15 p.m. ET with investors and analysts who are attending AHA to discuss the results of the trial presented earlier in the day. Amarin intends to broadcast this meeting live via webcast. The meeting will include comments from representatives of Amarin.

    This call will commence at the time shown above. The webcast will be accessible through the investor relations section of the company’s website at www.amarincorp.com. The call can also be heard via telephone by dialing 877-407-8033. A replay of the call will be made available for a period of two weeks following the conference call. To hear a replay of the call, dial 877-481-4010 (inside the United States) or 919-882-2331 (outside the United States). A replay of the call will also be available through the company's website shortly after the call. For both dial-in numbers please use conference ID 39894.Investors and analysts who are attending AHA and who wish to attend this meeting in person should inform Elisabeth Schwartz per the contact information below.  Space at the meeting will be limited.

    Continuing Medical Education Programs

    Two live independently conducted continuing education programs for healthcare professionals are scheduled during AHA with discussion of REDUCE-IT results known to be part of their curriculum. Space in these CME programs is limited. Information regarding these CME programs is available via the websites of the organizers of the programs. Accessibility to such programs via webcast live or on an enduring basis is being evaluated by the organizers. The organizers are Medtelligence and Vindico, respectively. Information regarding the Sunday evening event is available at http://events.medtelligence.net/ha18htg.html. Information regarding the Monday morning event is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advancing-science-in-residual-cardiovascular-risk-will-new-cardiovascular-outcomes-trials-bring-a-registration-51595011067.  Amarin provided an unrestricted educational grant to support these programs, however, Amarin is not responsible for the organization or content of these presentations. Amarin does not control individual access to such programs.  Description of these programs here is provided for informational purposes reflecting the interest level in REDUCE-IT results. No material new information is expected to be presented in these programs.

    *About Amarin*

    Amarin Corporation plc. is a rapidly growing, innovative pharmaceutical company focused on developing therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health. Amarin’s product development program leverages its extensive experience in lipid science and the potential therapeutic benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) is Amarin's first FDA-approved drug and is available by prescription in the United States, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates.  Amarin’s commercial partners are pursuing additional regulatory approvals for Vascepa in Canada, China and the Middle East. For more information about Amarin, visit www.amarincorp.com.

    *About REDUCE-IT*

    The REDUCE-IT cardiovascular outcomes study commenced in 2011, enrolled and followed 8,179 randomized patients, and was conducted based on a special protocol assessment agreement with FDA.

    REDUCE-IT is the first global cardiovascular outcomes study to prospectively evaluate the effect of Vascepa, or any therapy, in adult patients with LDL-C controlled to between 41-100 mg/dL (median baseline 75 mg/dL) by statin therapy and various cardiovascular risk factors including persistent elevated TGs between 150-499 mg/dL (median baseline 216 mg/dL) and either established cardiovascular disease (secondary prevention cohort) or diabetes mellitus and at least one other CV risk factor (primary prevention cohort). The design of the REDUCE-IT cardiovascular outcomes study was published in March 2017 in Clinical Cardiology^1 and can be found in the R&D section on the company’s website at www.amarincorp.com. 

    The REDUCE-IT hypothesis tested whether additional cardiovascular risk reduction beyond LDL-C controlled with statin therapy could be achieved in high risk patients with the putative cardioprotective effects of Vascepa 4 grams/day. Independent of REDUCE-IT, Amarin has worked to further support the REDUCE-IT hypothesis with published scientific findings based on various degrees of evidence that show EPA may interrupt the atherosclerotic process (e.g., plaque formation and instability) by beneficially affecting cellular functions thought to contribute to atherosclerosis and cardiovascular events and by beneficially affecting lipid, lipoprotein and inflammation biomarkers.^2, 3, 4, 5, 6 

    *About Cardiovascular Disease *

    Worldwide, cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the #1 killer of men and women. In the United States CVD leads to one in every three deaths – one death approximately every 38 seconds – with annual treatment cost in excess of $500 billion.^7, 8

    Beyond the cardiovascular risk associated with LDL-C, genetic, epidemiologic, clinical and real-world data suggest that patients with elevated triglycerides (TG) (fats in the blood), and TG-rich lipoproteins, are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease.^9, 10, 11, 12

    *About VASCEPA^® (icosapent ethyl) Capsules*

    Vascepa^® (icosapent ethyl) capsules are a single-molecule prescription product consisting of the omega-3 acid commonly known as EPA in ethyl-ester form. Vascepa is not fish oil, but is derived from fish through a stringent and complex FDA-regulated manufacturing process designed to effectively eliminate impurities and isolate and protect the single molecule active ingredient. Vascepa, known in scientific literature as AMR101, has been designated a new chemical entity by the FDA.  Amarin has been issued multiple patents internationally based on the unique clinical profile of Vascepa, including the drug’s ability to lower triglyceride levels in relevant patient populations without raising LDL-cholesterol levels.

    Indication and Usage Based on Current FDA-Approved Label (not including REDUCE-IT results)

    · Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) is indicated as an adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride (TG) levels in adult patients with severe (≥500 mg/dL) hypertriglyceridemia.
    · The effect of Vascepa on the risk for pancreatitis and cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia has not been determined.

    Important Safety Information for Vascepa Based on Current FDA-Approved Label (not including REDUCE-IT results) (Includes Data from Two 12-Week Studies (n=622) (MARINE and ANCHOR) of Patients with Triglycerides Values of 200 to 2000 mg/dL)

    · Vascepa is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity (e.g., anaphylactic reaction) to Vascepa or any of its components.
    · In patients with hepatic impairment, monitor ALT and AST levels periodically during therapy.
    · Use with caution in patients with known hypersensitivity to fish and/or shellfish.
    · The most common reported adverse reaction (incidence >2% and greater than placebo) was arthralgia (2.3% for Vascepa, 1.0% for placebo). There was no reported adverse reaction >3% and greater than placebo.
    · Adverse events and product complaints may be reported by calling 1-855-VASCEPA or the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
    · Patients receiving treatment with Vascepa and other drugs affecting coagulation (e.g., anti-platelet agents) should be monitored periodically.
    · Patients should be advised to swallow Vascepa capsules whole; not to break open, crush, dissolve, or chew Vascepa.

    FULL VASCEPA PRESCRIBING INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.VASCEPA.COM.

    Vascepa has been approved for use by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride levels in adult patients with severe (≥500 mg/dL) hypertriglyceridemia. Nothing in this press release should be construed as promoting the use of Vascepa in any indication that has not been approved by the FDA.

    *Forward-Looking Statements  *

    This press release contains forward-looking statements, including expectations regarding scientific presentation. These forward-looking statements are not promises or guarantees and involve substantial risks and uncertainties. In addition, Amarin's ability to effectively commercialize Vascepa will depend in part on its ability to continue to effectively finance its business, efforts of third parties, its ability to create market demand for Vascepa through education, marketing and sales activities, to achieve market acceptance of Vascepa, to receive adequate levels of reimbursement from third-party payers, to develop and maintain a consistent source of commercial supply at a competitive price, to comply with legal and regulatory requirements in connection with the sale and promotion of Vascepa and to maintain patent protection for Vascepa. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described or projected herein include the following: uncertainties associated generally with research and development, clinical trials and related regulatory approvals; the risk that sales may not meet expectations and related cost may increase beyond expectations; the risk that patents may not be upheld in patent litigation and applications may not result in issued patents sufficient to protect the Vascepa franchise. A further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other risks associated with an investment in Amarin can be found in Amarin's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q. Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Amarin undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information contained in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances or otherwise.

    *Availability of Other Information About Amarin*

    Investors and others should note that Amarin communicates with its investors and the public using the company website http://www.amarincorp.com/), the investor relations website (http://investor.amarincorp.com/), including but not limited to investor presentations and investor FAQs, Securities and Exchange Commission filings, press releases, public conference calls and webcasts.  The information that Amarin posts on these channels and websites could be deemed to be material information.  As a result, Amarin encourages investors, the media, and others interested in Amarin to review the information that is posted on these channels, including the investor relations website, on a regular basis.  This list of channels may be updated from time to time on Amarin’s investor relations website and may include social media channels.  The contents of Amarin’s website or these channels, or any other website that may be accessed from its website or these channels, shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933.

    *References*

    ^1 Bhatt DL, Steg PG, Brinton EA, Jacobson TA, Miller M, Tardif J-C, Ketchum SB, Doyle RT Jr, Murphy SA, Soni PN, Braeckman RA, Juliano RA, Ballantyne CM and on behalf of the REDUCE-IT Investigators. Rationale and design of REDUCE-IT: Reduction of Cardiovascular Events With Icosapent Ethyl–Intervention Trial.* *Clin Cardiol. 2017;40:138-148.
    ^2 Ganda OP, Bhatt DL, Mason RP, et al. Unmet need for adjunctive dyslipidemia therapy in hypertriglyceridemia management. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;72(3):330-343.
    ^3 Borow KM, Nelson JR, Mason RP. Biologic plausibility, cellular effects, and molecular mechanisms of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2015;242(1):357-366.
    ^4 Nelson JR, Wani O, May HT, et al. Potential benefits of eicosapentaenoic acid on atherosclerotic plaques. Vascul Pharmacol. 2017;91:1–9.
    ^5 Mason RP, Dawoud H, Jacob RF, et al. Eicosapentaenoic acid improves endothelial function and nitric oxide bioavailability in a manner that is enhanced in combination with a statin. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018;103:1231-1237.
    ^6 Takamura M, Kurokawa K, Ootsuji H, et al. Long-term administration of eicosapentaenoic acid improves post-myocardial infarction cardiac remodeling in mice by regulating macrophage polarization. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6(2). pii: e004560.
    ^7 American Heart Association. 2018. Disease and Stroke Statistics-2018 Update.
    ^8 American Heart Association. 2017. Cardiovascular disease: A costly burden for America projections through 2035.
    ^9 Budoff M. Triglycerides and triglyceride-rich lipoproteins in the causal pathway of cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiol. 2016;118:138-145.
    ^10 Toth PP, Granowitz C, Hull M, et al. High triglycerides increase cardiovascular events, medical costs, and resource utilization in a real-world analysis of statin-treated patients with high cardiovascular risk and well-controlled low-density lipoprotein cholesterol [abstract]. Circulation. 2017;136(suppl 1):A15187.
    ^11 Nordestgaard BG. Triglyceride-rich lipoproteins and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease - New insights from epidemiology, genetics, and biology. Circ Res. 2016;118:547-563.
    ^12 Nordestgaard BG, Varbo A. Triglycerides and cardiovascular disease. Lancet. 2014; 384: 626–635.
    *Amarin Contact Information*

    Investor Relations:
    Elisabeth Schwartz
    Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
    Amarin Corporation plc
    In U.S.: +1 (908) 719-1315
    investor.relations@amarincorp.com

    Lee M. Stern
    Trout Group
    In U.S.: +1 (646) 378-2992
    lstern@troutgroup.com

    Media Inquiries:
    Christy Maginn
    Burson-Marsteller
    In U.S.: +1 (646) 280-5210
    Christy.Maginn@bm.com Reported by GlobeNewswire 5 hours ago.

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    The United Nations' shipping agency on Friday adopted a ban on ships being able to carry marine fuel with high sulphur unless they have special equipment on board, further tightening regulations that will come into force in 2020. Reported by Reuters India 3 hours ago.

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    Hanwoo Board Successfully Hosts First Hanwoo Festival Week· *Operated mobile pop-up store in downtown Hong Kong (October 12-21)*
    · *Hong Kong residents amazed by taste and fragrance of Korean beef*

    SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium-grade Korean beef has made a strong impression on Hong Kong consumers.Hanwoo Festival Week Hosted by Hanwoo Board

    From October 12 to 21, the Hanwoo Board held its first Hanwoo Festival Week in Hong Kong as part of Hong Kong's Korean Culture Month (held in October). The Hanwoo Board announced that Hanwoo Festival Week was highly successful and attracted many local residents.

    Hanwoo Festival Week is the first large-scale event held in Hong Kong for the sole purpose of showcasing Korean beef, of which exports to Hong Kong began in 2015. This event offered Hong Kong consumers a chance to taste Korean beef and learn about its advantages.

    Korean beef-themed mobile pop-up stores were operated from October 12 to 14 in Hong Kong's major commercial districts (Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, Mong Kok, etc.). The pop-up stores allowed visitors to try food made from Korean beef, held quiz events, and provided informational leaflets. The visitors ranged from young single people in their 20s and 30s to families with small children. Michael Lee, a university student who visited one of the pop-up stores, said, "Unlike other types of beef, Korean beef is very juicy and has a strong, deep fragrance. Having tasted it, I now understand why it is regarded as premium-grade meat in its home country."

    From October 17 to 19, a Korean beef booth was operated at the 2018 Hong Kong K-Food Fair, which was held at Tsim Sha Tsui's Avenue of Stars. Hosted by aT (Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation), the Hong Kong K-Food Fair is an expo that aims to support the export of Korean agricultural, marine, and livestock products. This year, it was visited by many people who are interested in Hallyu.

    The K-Food Fair was especially popular for its opening event, which featured Korean idol group Mamamoo. After Mamamoo member Hwasa mentioned that she enjoys Korean beef, the Hanwoo Board's booth was soon bustling with people wanting to take part in a taste-tasting event. Hwasa said, "I like meat in general, but I am particularly a fan of Korean beef. I love it because it's soft and melts in my mouth like ice cream!"

    For the duration of Hanwoo Festival Week, Korean beef restaurants in Hong Kong offered various discounts and held giveaway events for customers who purchased Korean beef menu items. Restaurants such as Marbling, Myung Ga, MeokBang Korean BBQ & Bar, and Kim's Spoon prepared exclusive festival menu options to showcase Korean beef. One office worker who visited MeokBang Korean BBQ & Bar said, "On special occasions, I like going to Korean beef restaurants to enjoy some Korean beef BBQ. I hope that Hanwoo Festival Week introduces more people to the delicious taste of Korean beef and encourages more Hong Kong residents to come and enjoy it."

    In addition, during Hanwoo Festival Week, the Hanwoo Board invited major media corporations and famous YouTubers to The Charcoal Room, a Korean beef restaurant located in Mong Kok, for its Korean Beef Butchering & Tasting event. This event was one of several hosted by the Hanwoo Board to promote Korean beef with the help of media influencers.

    Hanwoo Board Chairman Min Gyeong-cheon said, "Through events like taste tests and cooking demonstrations, which gave Hong Kong residents an opportunity to experience Korean beef first hand, we were able to raise awareness of Korean beef as a premium-grade meat. In the future, we will expand our event offerings to make Korean beef a new fixture of the Hallyu movement."

    More information on Korean beef is available on Hanwoo Board's Facebook and Instagram (@KoreanbeefHK) pages.

    Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20181026/2280669-1 Reported by PR Newswire Asia 3 hours ago.

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    Leading engineering firm is leasing a 57,000-square-foot Class A office in Woodcliff Lake to accommodate up to 250 professionals

    WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (PRWEB) October 26, 2018

    On Oct. 25, McLaren Engineering Group, a full-service engineering firm with 10 offices nationwide, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its expansion to a 57,000-square-foot Class A corporate office in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. With a current staff of 130, the firm’s new Bergen County location has capacity for over 250 professionals.

    “We are excited about the growth opportunities for our firm in New Jersey and the expansion of our regional footprint,” said Malcolm McLaren, the company’s president and CEO. “Our new corporate office positions us for future growth while providing the platform to support our numerous New Jersey projects, including most recently the Wittpenn Bridge in Kearny and Caven Point Marine Terminal in Jersey City.”

    Located at 530 Chestnut Ridge Road, McLaren’s new office is strategically positioned off the Garden State Parkway at exit 171, with easy access to NJ Transit rail and bus stations. In the coming months, McLaren is hiring several dozen professionals in Woodcliff Lake including engineers for entry level, project management and senior leadership roles, as well as administrative professionals in accounting, information technology, human resources and marketing.

    "McLaren Engineering Group's expansion in North Jersey shows that we have the talent to attract the jobs and businesses here," said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (N.J.-5), who spoke at the event. "I will continue to do everything I can in Congress to boost innovative companies like McLaren to North Jersey by cutting taxes and red tape to help our economy thrive."

    McLaren’s additional work in the Garden State includes mixed use developments at 197 and 207 Van Vorst in Jersey City, the Pulaski Skyway bridge in Kearny, a recreational pier in Weehawken, automated signage at Newark Airport, wharf reconstruction at Port Newark and the Babbio Center at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. The firm has also worked to improve over 300 miles of coastline in the Port of New York and New Jersey.

    “Bergen County welcomes McLaren; the firm’s high-quality work is evident in its many infrastructure projects throughout the region,” said Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco. “McLaren will thrive in a county that offers an abundance of resources and fosters overall business growth.”

    McLaren’s regional growth also continues through its New York City and Albany, N.Y. offices, as well as the firm’s marine services operations in Liberty Landing Marina in New Jersey.

    “Our borough is a prime destination for business, and it’s wonderful to have a leading engineering firm join us. McLaren’s expansion has been exciting for the community, which also houses North American headquarters for BMW and Perillo Tours,” said Woodcliff Lake Mayor Carlos Rendo.

    The event was hosted by regional leaders, including Gottheimer, Tedesco, Rendo and Montvale Township Mayor Mike Ghassali. Also in attendance were: Bergen County Division of Economic Development Director Joanne Cimiluca, Bergen County Freeholder Tracy Zur, Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sharon Rounds and Montvale Chamber of Commerce Co-President Scott Forman.

    About McLaren Engineering Group
    For more than 40 years, McLaren Engineering Group has provided innovative, customized engineering solutions for more than 15,000 projects. With over 200 employees in 10 offices, McLaren is licensed in 49 states and serves 10 key markets. With experts in numerous engineering disciplines – and a passion for creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, McLaren can address any project’s specific range of design requirements with technical excellence. McLaren has offices in Woodcliff Lake, NJ; New York City, NY; Albany, NY; Lehigh Valley, PA; Middletown, CT; Baltimore, MD; Roswell, GA; Orlando, FL; San Luis Obispo, CA; and Oran, Algeria. http://www.mgmclaren.com. Reported by PRWeb 3 hours ago.

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    Reference is made to the stock exchange notification published by Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA ("EMGS" or the "Company") on 19 October 2018, wherein the Company announced that it was in the final stages of a contractual exchange for a proprietary data acquisition survey with an undisclosed customer.

    The Company has now received a letter of award for the contract. The total contract value is up to approximately USD 8 million.

    The Company has now commenced mobilising the vessel Atlantic Guardian to South America. Subject to amongst other things final contract award, EMGS expects that the survey will commence in the fourth quarter of 2018.  
    *
    Contact
    *Hege Veiseth, CFO, +47 99 21 67 43

    *About EMGS
    *EMGS, the marine EM market leader, uses its proprietary electromagnetic (EM) technology to support oil and gas companies in their search for offshore hydrocarbons. EMGS supports each stage in the workflow, from survey design and data acquisition to processing and interpretation. The Company's services enable the integration of EM data with seismic and other geophysical and geological information to give explorationists a clearer and more complete understanding of the subsurface. This improves exploration efficiency and reduces risks and the finding costs per barrel.

    EMGS operates on a worldwide basis with offices in Trondheim, Oslo, Houston, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and Kuala Lumpur.This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-2 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. Reported by GlobeNewswire 2 hours ago.

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    Octo-pea! Scientists find two cute baby octopus the size of green peas floating on Hawaii trash Marine ecologist Sallie Beavers of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park said that the octopuses were the size of green peas. Reported by MailOnline 1 hour ago.

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    For the first time since 1973, a loggerhead sea turtle has successfully hatched eggs on one of Delaware's beaches.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    KEMP, Texas, Oct. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sector, announced the release of an explosion proof surface mount aluminum enclosure. This unit is Class I and II, Division 1 and 2 rated and designed to hold equipment up to 18 inches by 36 inches by 10 inches in size.The EPL-AEB-18.36.10-1X0.75-2X0.50 is a durable explosion proof surface mount enclosure that protects electrical equipment in hazardous work sites. This unit has three factory-tapped NPT holes, including two 0.5” NPT hubs and one 3/4" NPT hub allow conduit entry into the enclosure.

    This explosion proof enclosure has a flameproof interior designed for use in both indoor and outdoor applications where flammable vapors, gases or dust is present. Housing is made of cast aluminum with stainless-steel hinges and bolts. This unit comes equipped with a watertight gasket for a NEMA 4X protection rating. The unit is mounted by four ears with two on each side of the enclosure.

    “This explosion proof enclosure is ideal for operators who must house wiring and electrical equipment within a hazardous environment,” said Rob Bresnahan, CEO of Larson Electronics LLC. “The protective flameproof enclosure prevents equipment from catching fire in flammable sites.”

    *About Larson Electronics LLC: *Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.

    *For further information, please contact:*
    Rob Bresnahan, *President and CEO
    *Toll-free: 1-888-351-2363
    Int'l: 214-616-6180
    Fax: 903-498-3364
    E-mail: sales@larsonelectronics.com

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    A Marine Corps major accused of making blatant sexual overtures to two women he supervised adamantly denied the allegations at a hearing at Quantico.

     
     
     
     
     
     
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    One of the most difficult conversations I experienced as a young Marine officer serving in Iraq was when I was questioned by a group of village elders about why they should help us find terrorists planting roadside bombs near Barwanah, Iraq. Everyone sitting on that carpet in the desert knew that America had found no […] Reported by Seattle Times 22 hours ago.

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    These mysterious black pods at the beach hide amazing sea creatures — here's how to see them· *Black pouches with tendrils that wash up on beaches are not seaweed or kelp — they're** the egg cases of fish called skates.*
    · *Some of these egg cases contain live fish embryos.*
    · *Holding a light up to a fresh, unhatched case will reveal the fish embryo inside.*

    North Carolina's beaches are reportedly awash in rubbery black pouches with two pairs of tendrils. These aren't bits of plastic pollution, nor are they a form of seaweed: They're egg casings for a particularly weird-looking fish.

    I grew up in Ohio, a state that does not border a salty sea.

    So any summer that my parents crammed our family into a car and drove to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, I was in heaven. Day after day, my brother, sister, and I would play in the warm surf of the Atlantic Ocean. We met a zoo's worth of marine life during those beach excursions, including clams, crabs, copepods, fish, birds, dolphins, and jellyfish.

    But there was one common yet fascinating animal we completely overlooked: a weird, rectangular object with a pair of pokey tendrils on either side.

    For years I assumed these were kelp pods or some strange-looking pieces of seaweed. But they belong to mother skates.

    *What skate fish are — and a cool experiment to try with their egg cases*

    Skates are related to rays and sharks, and like both they have no bones — only cartilage. As adults, skates have thorny fins on top of their bodies and eat whatever small creatures they can find on the sandy ocean bottom, including shrimp and tiny fish.

    Should you find a fresh skate egg case on a beach, perform this simple experiment — it will blow your mind (and likely freak out squeamish friends and family).

    First, find a skate egg that is not dried to a crisp. Your best shot is to check the wrack line, where high-tide waves deposit junk from the sea. Spring storms will often rip the egg cases from the seaweed they attach to in deeper waters and wash them ashore.

    Since these egg cases are made of collagen, a protein that takes forever to break down, you're likely to find many more empty ones than fresh ones. As a general rule: the more wet, slimy, bubbly, pliable, and translucent, the better.

    Once you've got one in hand, grab a smartphone, turn on its LED light, and then move the egg in front of the light. If you're lucky, you will see something like this:

    The pink mass is a skate embryo attached to its yolk sac.

    Depending on the age of the skate egg you've found, you can sometimes see its head or a devilish tail flicking around. You might even see more than one embryo.

    Dave Remsen, a bioinformaticist and scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, showed me this little guy (or girl) when I visited the lab:"I like to show these to kids and tell them they used to look like that," Remsen told Business Insider. (It's a good joke to a scientist, since all embryonic animals look remarkably similar during early stages of development.)

    Some shark species also lay egg cases, but those are much rarer to find on a beach, since mother sharks lay them in the deeper ocean.

    If you don't have an LED light handy, there's a great substitute in the sky: the sun. This video shows what a skate egg case looks like when you hold it up to the light:

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    Some aquatic centers and aquariums go even further.

    For example, the Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco cuts out a panel of the egg case and super-glues on a piece of transparent plastic. That way, visitors can clearly see the embryos inside as they develop:

    It can take months for embryos like these to develop, so if you're fortunate enough to find an egg case, give it a good toss back into the ocean.

    Even if it doesn't hatch, it will at least make a good meal for another sea creature.

    This story has been updated. It was originally published on June 17, 2017.

    *SEE ALSO: The moon's gravity does not fully explain how ocean tides work*

    *DON'T MISS: Seeing how squid camouflage works might make you very uncomfortable*

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  • 10/26/18--11:34: Ship traffic, October 28
  • Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT Iris Leader Vancouver, B.C. RCH Lihue Honolulu OAK President Wilson Los Angeles OAK Thalassa Axia Los Angeles OAK Due to depart today SHIP TO PORT CAP Pasley Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico OAK Ever Living Tokyo OAK Hyundai Singapore Busan, South Korea OAK YM Milestone Keelung, Taiwan OAK Source: S.F. Marine Exchange Reported by SFGate 20 hours ago.

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  • Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT CAP Pasley Long Beach OAK Ever Living Los Angeles OAK Hyundai Singapore Long Beach OAK YM Milestone Los Angeles OAK Due to depart today SHIP TO PORT Aargau Port Unknown SAC APL Columbus Port Unknown OAK CSL Frontier Port Unknown SFO Diamond Harbour Port Unknown SFO NYK Artemis Busan, South Korea OAK YM Unicorn Qingdao, China OAK Source: S.F. Marine Exchange Reported by SFGate 20 hours ago.

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  • Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT King Coal Kinuura, Japan SCK Manoa Seattle OAK MOL Experience Vancouver, B.C. OAK NYK Diana Los Angeles OAK Oakland Express Long Beach OAK Due to depart today SHIP TO PORT Iris Leader Port Hueneme, Los Angeles County RCH MOL Experience Los Angeles OAK President Wilson Yokohama, Japan OAK Source: S.F. Marine Exchange Reported by SFGate 20 hours ago.

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    HOUSTON, Oct. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GIFI) will announce its financial results for the third quarter 2018 after the market close on Thursday, November 8, 2018.The management of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. will hold a conference call on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the Company’s results.

    The call will be available by webcast which can be accessed on Gulf Island’s website at www.gulfisland.com. Participants may also join the conference call by dialing 1.800.289.0438 and requesting the “Gulf Island” conference call.  A digital replay of the call will be available from a link on the Company’s website two hours after the call and ending November 16, 2018.

    About Gulf Island:

    Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. is a leading fabricator of complex steel structures, modules and marine vessels used in energy extraction and production, petrochemical and industrial facilities, power generation, alternative energy and shipping and marine transportation operations.  We also provide related project management for EPC projects along with installation, hookup, commissioning and repair and maintenance services.  In addition, we perform civil, drainage and other work for state and local governments. The Company operates and manages its business through four operating divisions:  Fabrication, Shipyard, Services and EPC, with its corporate headquarters located in Houston, Texas and fabrication facilities in Houma, Jennings and Lake Charles, Louisiana

    For more information on the Company, please visit Gulf Island Fabrication’s website at www.gulfisland.com.

    *Company Information:*

    Kirk J. Meche
    Chief Executive Officer
    713.714-6100

    *Investor Relations:*

    Westley S. Stockton
    Chief Financial Officer
    713.714-6123 Reported by GlobeNewswire 19 hours ago.

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    A humpback whale was spotted swimming in the Great South Bay on Friday morning, leading the U.S. Coast Guard to alert mariners and vessels to keep a safe distance from it, the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society said. Reported by Newsday 18 hours ago.

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