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    The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, scientists said on Thursday. Reported by Reuters 9 hours ago.

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    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Sea Shepherd environmental group has published a video of an attack by about two dozen small fishing boats on the vessel Farley Mowat in Mexico’s Gulf of California. The fishermen oppose environmentalists trying to protect the vaquita marine, the world’s smallest and most endangered porpoise. Sea Shepherd says fishermen threw […] Reported by Seattle Times 8 hours ago.

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    DGAP-News: AKASOL AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

    10.01.2019 / 21:00
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

    *AKASOL AG: Carsten Bovenschen becomes Chief Financial Officer; Dr. Curt Philipp Lorber resigns from the management board *

    *Darmstadt, January 10, 2019 - The Supervisory Board of AKASOL AG ("AKASOL"; the "Company"; ISIN DE000A2JNWZ9) today has appointed Carsten Bovenschen as a member of the management board of the company, for a period of three years as of January 15, 2019, and has appointed him as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will be responsible for Finance, Investor Relations, Human Resources, Legal and Organization.*

    Carsten Bovenschen (54) holds a degree in business administration from the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen. Most recently, he spent more than five years as Managing Director of Finance at SOLARWATT GmbH, a leading German producer of photovoltaic systems and supplier of stationary battery systems. Previously, Mr. Bovenschen was CFO of Roth & Rau AG, where he oversaw a move from the Entry Standard to the Prime Standard and the TecDAX.

    The former CFO of AKASOL AG and Management Board member Dr. Curt Philipp Lorber has decided to pursue a career change for personal reasons and has today agreed the termination of his employment contract with the Company's Supervisory Board on amicable terms, resigning his office as a member of the management board and leaving management board with immediate effect.

    Dr. Christoph Reimnitz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AKASOL AG: "On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Dr. Lorber for his commitment and wish him all the best for his future professional and personal life. We are delighted to welcome Carsten Bovenschen to the Board of AKASOL AG with his capital market experience and extensive knowledge in the field of renewable energies and energy storage technologies, critical areas for our industry."

    Carsten Bovenschen: "As a producer of high-performance battery systems for buses, commercial vehicles and other applications, AKASOL has excellent growth potential. German public transport's switch to electromobility is a clearly discernible trend. Recent years have seen public transport companies repeatedly communicating concrete plans to procure electric buses. I am looking forward to actively shaping the growth course of AKASOL AG as Chief Financial Officer."

    Isabel Heinen
    Phone: +49 (0) 6103 48567-26
    e-mail:*About AKASOL*

    AKASOL is a leading German manufacturer of high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for buses, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles, industrial vehicles, marine and stationary applications. Building on nearly 30 years of experience, AKASOL is a pioneer in developing, testing and manufacturing certified battery systems for the commercial transport sector. AKASOL AG's shares are traded on the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since June 29, 2018.

    Based in Germany, AKASOL operates a facility in Langen with an annual capacity of up to 300 MWh which is planned to be expanded to 600 MWh by 2020. To AKASOL's knowledge, this is Europe's largest production plant for commercial vehicle lithium-ion battery systems, currently capable of producing high-performance battery systems for up to 1,500 fully electric buses or up to 6,000 commercial vehicles per year, depending on battery size. AKASOL's systems are manufactured to the industry standards demanded by leading OEM clients. Current clients include Daimler, a Scandinavian bus and truck manufacturer, Alstom, Bombardier, Rolls-Royce Power Systems (MTU Friedrichshafen) and Medatech. AKASOL boasts a technology-independent product portfolio. This allows the Company to choose the best battery cells and battery chemistry according to the clients' individual needs.


    10.01.2019 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

    The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.
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    Language: English
    Company: AKASOL AG
    Landwehrstrasse 55
    64293 Darmstadt
    Phone: +49 6151/800 500
    ISIN: DE000A2JNWZ9
    Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
    End of News DGAP News Service Reported by EQS Group 9 hours ago.

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    New four-storey Marine Parade hotel could start Napier accommodation boom A major hotel development in Napier is being planned as one of four hotel proposals which could add more than 300 rooms to the accommodation market in the city.The hotel, still in the concept drawing stage and expected to have about... Reported by New Zealand Herald 8 hours ago.

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    KILGORE, Texas, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (Nasdaq:MMLP) plans to publicly release its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018 after the market closes on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.  An investors conference call to review the fourth quarter results will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. The live conference call will be available by calling (877) 878-2695.  For a limited time, an audio replay of the conference call will be available by calling (855) 859-2056. The conference ID is 4780178. An archive of the replay will be on Martin Midstream Partners’ website at

    During the conference call, management will discuss certain non-generally accepted accounting principle financial measures for which reconciliations to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures will be provided in Martin Midstream Partners’ announcement concerning its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2018, which will be available on the investor relations page of Martin Midstream Partners’ website.

    Qualified Notice to Nominees

    This release serves as qualified notice to nominees as provided for under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b)(4) and (d). Please note that 100 percent of the Partnership's distributions to foreign investors are attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, all of the Partnership's distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest effective tax rate for individuals or corporations, as applicable. Nominees, and not the Partnership, are treated as withholding agents responsible for withholding on the distributions received by them on behalf of foreign investors.

    About Martin Midstream Partners

    Martin Midstream Partners L.P. is a publicly traded limited partnership with a diverse set of operations focused primarily in the United States Gulf Coast region.  The Partnership's primary business lines include: (1) natural gas liquids transportation and distribution services and natural gas storage; (2) terminalling, storage and packaging services for petroleum products and by-products; (3) sulfur and sulfur-based products processing, manufacturing, marketing and distribution; and (4) land and marine transportation services for petroleum products and by-products.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Statements about Martin Midstream Partners' outlook and all other statements in this release other than historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements and all references to financial estimates rely on a number of assumptions concerning future events and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside its control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. While Martin Midstream Partners believes that the assumptions concerning future events are reasonable, it cautions that there are inherent difficulties in anticipating or predicting certain important factors. A discussion of these factors, including risks and uncertainties, is set forth in Martin Midstream Partners' annual and quarterly reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Martin Midstream Partners disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements, including financial estimates, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

    Additional information concerning Martin Midstream is available on its website at, or

    Sharon Taylor– Head of Investor Relations
    (877) 256-6644 Reported by GlobeNewswire 8 hours ago.

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    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have started killing California sea lions that threaten a fragile run of winter steelhead in the Willamette River, a body of water that's miles inland from the coastal areas where the massive carnivorous aquatic mammals usually congregate to feed. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife obtained a federal permit in November to kill up to 93 California sea lions annually below Willamette Falls south of Portland, Oregon. As of last week, wildlife managers have killed three of the animals using traps they used last year to relocate the sea lions, said Bryan Wright, project manager for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's marine resources program. Reported by 7 hours ago.

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    KEMP, Texas, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting sector, announced the release of a portable telescoping LED light tower with two, 32-watt remote-controlled infrared LED spotlights mounted on an aluminum tripod. This 64-watt unit enables operators to deploy 12V DC lights producing 950nm peak wavelength extended to heights between 3.5 and 10 feet.The WAL-TP-2X4600M-LED-IR-WR-12V portable telescoping LED light tower features wireless remote-control operation enabling operators to rotate the light 360˚ and tilt vertical through 180˚ via commercial grade 28V DC internal motors. This unit features a weatherproof housing made of high-quality carbon fiber and ABS thermoplastic mixture that is resistant to heat, UV and impact. Both LEDs are mounted on a portable aluminum tripod with three legs that fold flat and secured at the top of the tower via heavy-duty magnets.

    Larson Electronics’ telescoping LED light tower features a beam distance of 3,113 feet in a spotlight configuration covering more area than a halide lamp fixture. This unit is capable of operating in a temperature range of -20˚C and 65˚C. This light tower comes with a detachable 16-foot coil cord and cigarette plug that detaches via a weatherproof, 2-pin Deutsch connector with other cord and plug options available.  Suitable applications include use with any vehicle or ATV equipped with a cigarette plug.

    *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

    A photo accompanying this announcement is available at Reported by GlobeNewswire 8 hours ago.

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    MONACO, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SALT) (“Scorpio Bulkers,” or the “Company”) announced today that, since its previous update at the time of the Company’s earnings press release on October 22, 2018 the Company has repurchased 4.2 million of the Company’s common shares at an average price of $6.02 per share. These repurchases, totaling $25.2 million, were made under the Board of Directors authorized share repurchase program.*About Scorpio Bulkers Inc.*

    Scorpio Bulkers Inc. is a provider of marine transportation of dry bulk commodities.  Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has an operating fleet of 57 vessels consisting of 56 wholly-owned or finance leased drybulk vessels (including 19 Kamsarmax vessels and 37 Ultramax vessels), and one time chartered-in Ultramax vessel. The Company’s owned and finance leased fleet has a total carrying capacity of approximately 3.9 million dwt and all of the Company’s owned vessels have carrying capacities of greater than 60,000 dwt. Additional information about the Company is available on the Company’s website, which is not a part of this press release.

    *Forward-Looking Statements*

    Matters discussed in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides safe harbor protections for forward-looking statements in order to encourage companies to provide prospective information about their business. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying assumptions and other statements, which are other than statements of historical facts. The Company desires to take advantage of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and is including this cautionary statement in connection with this safe harbor legislation. The words “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “forecast,” “project,” “plan,” “potential,” “may,” “should,” “expect,” “pending” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

    The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions, including without limitation, our management’s examination of historical operating trends, data contained in our records and other data available from third parties. Although we believe that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond our control, we cannot assure you that we will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections.

    In addition to these important factors, other important factors that, in our view, could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements include the failure of counterparties to fully perform their contracts with us, the strength of world economies and currencies, general market conditions, including fluctuations in charter rates and vessel values, changes in demand for dry bulk vessel capacity, changes in our operating expenses, including bunker prices, drydocking and insurance costs, the market for our vessels, availability of financing and refinancing, charter counterparty performance, ability to obtain financing and comply with covenants in such financing arrangements, changes in governmental rules and regulations or actions taken by regulatory authorities, potential liability from pending or future litigation, general domestic and international political conditions, potential disruption of shipping routes due to accidents or political events, vessel breakdowns and instances of off-hires and other factors. Please see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a more complete discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties.

    CONTACT: Contact:

    Scorpio Bulkers Inc.
    +377-9798-5715 (Monaco)
    +1-646-432-1675 (New York) Reported by GlobeNewswire 8 hours ago.

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    Fort Lauderdale, Fla, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  CLEANCOR Energy Solutions LLC (CLEANCOR), a wholly owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), announced today that a subsidiary, CLEANCOR Equipment Solutions LLC, has acquired substantially all of the assets of GreenFix America, LLC, a Palm Springs, California-based company.The acquired equipment will further CLEANCOR’s ability to offer turnkey liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions for use by truck fleets, off-pipeline agriculture and industrial customers, as well as specialized utility pipeline interruption projects.

    In conjunction with the transaction, GreenFix America Managing Member Mark Kimberlin has been hired as Chief Operating Officer of CLEANCOR LNG LLC, a subsidiary of CLEANCOR.  CLEANCOR LNG distributes LNG and provides technical support to help its customers nationwide seamlessly transition to a cleaner, lower cost fuel.

    “Our goal is to build a comprehensive LNG and CNG supply and services business that annually displaces millions of gallons of diesel fuel and propane with reliable and more sustainable natural gas fuels,” said Jeff Woods, CEO of CLEANCOR. “This acquisition, and the hiring of Mark, with his extensive background in design, construction, operations and maintenance of LNG and CNG fueling stations and support equipment, are important steps in facilitating our growth.”

    * * * * *

    *About CLEANCOR Energy Solutions*
    CLEANCOR Energy Solutions invests in and builds new businesses focused on end-customer adoption of alternative fuels that have a favorable environmental footprint and the potential to economically displace legacy petroleum-based fuels, such as diesel, propane and gasoil, that are used in power generation, agriculture, mining, marine, rail, trucking and other energy-intensive businesses.

    *About SEACOR*
    SEACOR is a diversified holding company with interests in domestic and international transportation and logistics and risk management consultancy. SEACOR is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol CKH.

    For additional information, contact Investor Relations at (954) 523-2200 or visit SEACOR’s website at

    ### Reported by GlobeNewswire 7 hours ago.

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    Marine heatwave: Hawke's Bay's scorching seas, and the potential impacts Ocean temperatures in Hawke's Bay are up to 6 degrees Celsius higher than normal, with scientists warning the scorching seas could have "catastrophic" impacts on marine life. Niwa experts say if sea temperatures, which are almost... Reported by New Zealand Herald 5 hours ago.

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    Carnival season goes to the dogs – and cats, ponies, rabbits and goats – at this unusual Mardi Gras parade planned for Sunday, Feb. 24

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (PRWEB) January 10, 2019

    The Krewe of Barkus and Meoux, also known as “The Animal Krewe,” formed in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana in 1999 with the purpose of hosting year-round fundraising activities to support regional spay and neuter programs. The largest event organized by the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux is the annual Pet Parade, which will be held, 12-4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 at 2000 Reeves Marine Drive in Bossier City. Each year, thousands of costumed pets and their owners gather to compete in costume contests and walk in a giant pet parade. Complete parade information and online pet registration is available at    

    The theme of the 2019 Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade is “Steampunk Pups and Futuristic Felines.” Admission is $1 for adults and free for children; the cost to register a pet for the parade is $25 per pet. Parade day activities, including the judging of registered pets for prizes in such categories as “Best Dressed,” “Best Float,” “Best Interpretation of Theme” and “Pet/Owner Lookalike,” will begin at 1 p.m. The parade typically marches at 3 p.m.

    The Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade is held each year on the Sunday afternoon following the Krewe of Centaur Parade, one of the largest Mardi Gras parades in North Louisiana. The Krewe of Centaur Parade XXVIII will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the intersection of Clyde Fant Parkway and Lake Street in downtown Shreveport and will proceed south along Clyde Fant Parkway and Shreveport-Barksdale Highway, ending on East Kings Highway near the Duck Pond Park, also known as East Kings Highway Park. In 2017, the Krewe of Centaur parade was attended by approximately 285,000 parade-goers. This enormous, colorful parade features more than 40 massive floats, dozens of marching units, and more.

    Pet owners who are planning to visit Shreveport-Bossier in order to participate in the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade can find a current list of pet-friendly hotels on the official website of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, For more information on Mardi Gras celebrations in Shreveport-Bossier, visit or call 800-551-8682 to request a free copy of The Gris Gris Guide to Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier. Reported by PRWeb 6 hours ago.

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    Oceans Are Warming Faster Than Expected, Research Says New research shows that ocean warming is accelerating more than we thought, and if left untreated, could further destroy marine life in the next few years. The research, which was published in Science […]

    The post Oceans Are Warming Faster Than Expected, Research Says appeared first on Reported by 5 hours ago.

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    The world's oceans are heating up at an accelerating pace as global warming threatens a diverse range of marine life and a major food supply for the planet, researchers said Thursday. Reported by SBS 4 hours ago.

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    TAMPA: The world's oceans are heating up at an accelerating pace as global warming threatens a diverse range of marine life and a major food supply for the planet, researchers said on Thursday. Reported by Bangkok Post 5 hours ago.

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    TAMPA - The world's oceans are heating up at an accelerating pace as global warming threatens a diverse range of marine life and a major food supply for the planet, researchers said Thursday. Reported by Bangkok Post 5 hours ago.

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    New Research Warns Oceans Are Warming Even Faster Than Previously Thought Scientists published a new report on Thursday which said oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, which puts even more marine life in danger, according to CNBC. The new analysis published in the journal Science was aided by a network of 3,900 floats deployed across the oceans since 2000 which revealed the oceans are heating up 40 percent faster on average than a United Nations panel estimated five years ago. The report said ocean temperatures have already broken records for several straight years. One of the authors of the study Zeke Hausfather, an energy systems analyst at the independent climate research group Berekely Earth, told The New York Times: “2018 is going to be the... Reported by WorldNews 5 hours ago.

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    The world's seas were the warmest on record in 2018, scientists announced Jan. 10, 2019.

      Reported by 3 hours ago.

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    Scientific findings raise new concerns about the pace of climate change and its effect on marine life and sea levels. Reported by Al Jazeera 3 hours ago.

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    Reported by The Register 3 hours ago.

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    By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, scientists said on Thursday. Reported by Firstpost 7 hours ago.

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