Cushions found likely to have come from Argentine football player’s missing plane

first_imgCardiff City fans hold a banner in the stands, reading ‘Emiliano Sala Forever a Bluebird’, ahead of the match against Arsenal, before the English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London, Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019. Tonight should have been the debut match for Emiliano Sala, who is believed to have died in a plane crash Monday Jan. 21. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)LONDON — Air accident investigators say two seat cushions have been found which are likely to have come from the plane carrying Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala.They are the first traces of the plane to be found since it disappeared over the English Channel on Jan. 21 as it flew from France to Wales. Sala had just been signed by Premier League club Cardiff.ADVERTISEMENT View comments SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town LATEST STORIES Bolts roar past Texters PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations British authorities say their French counterparts found parts of two seat cushions on a beach near Surtainville in northwest France.Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch says “from a preliminary examination we have concluded that it is likely that the cushions are from the missing aircraft.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsAfter an official rescue operation for the light aircraft was called off on Thursday after three days, Sala’s family raised money for a private search.Now the AAIB says it has commissioned a vessel to conduct a search of the seabed starting this weekend. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting MOST READ US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrantslast_img read more

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ASC to Design Extend Vancouver Ports Container Terminal

first_imgzoomIllustration. Image Courtesy: Pixabay under CC0 Creative Commons license ACS Group, through its affiliate Dragados, has been awarded a large-scale project for the design and construction of Vancouver Fraser Authority Port’s container terminal extension in Canada.As informed, the project is intended to extend the terminal’s surface and to rearrange it towards increasing its capacity from the current 900,000 to 1.5 million TEUs annually.Likewise, freight movement and access to harbor area will be improved by building a fly-over and by improving and refurbishing the access routes, according to ASC.Scheduled to be completed in December 2021, the project is valued at EUR 260 million (CAD 400 million).The aim of the project is to tackle road congestion and improve efficiency by eliminating port traffic from adjacent roads.The facility is one of the Port of Vancouver’s four container terminals, representing one-fifth of its total freight movement. It is operated by Dubai-based port operator DP World.last_img read more

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