HNLMS Van Speijk Conducts First Friendly Approach

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: first Whilst patrolling the IRTC, the Dutch frigate’s boarding team was dispatched to conduct a friendly approach on a dhow. These routine checks are conducted to strengthen mutual understanding between the EU Naval Force and local seafarers.The boarding team approached the vessel and were invited onboard by the dhow’s master. A general discussion was conducted in order to help strengthen mutual understanding between the EU Naval Force and local seafarers, as well as obtain first-hand information about possible piracy incidents in the area.[mappress]Press Release, September 04, 2014; Image: EU Navfor View post tag: HNLMS Van Speijk Authorities HNLMS Van Speijk Conducts First Friendly Approach EU Naval Force warship HNLMS Van Speijk has carried out her first friendly approach in the Gulf of Aden. Following a routine logistical stop in Djibouti, HNLMS Van Speijk was assigned to patrol in the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC), monitoring merchant traffic and safeguarding shipping. View post tag: conducts September 4, 2014 View post tag: africa View post tag: friendly View post tag: Naval View post tag: europe Back to overview,Home naval-today HNLMS Van Speijk Conducts First Friendly Approach View post tag: Approach View post tag: News by topic Share this articlelast_img read more

Brookville Elementary robotics team advances to state

first_imgBROOKVILLE, Ind. — The Top Dogs robotic club from Brookville Elementary tied for first place at the Liberty Robotics Competition on February 4th.This was the team’s first competition and they have qualified for the State Championship Competition on February 25th at IUPUI.last_img

Jackson Motorplex postpones IMCA Frostbuster to May 5

first_imgBy Shawn MillerJACKSON, Minn. – Jackson Motorplex officials have postponed the IMCA Frostbuster one week because of the recent snow accumulation as well as an impending snow storm later this week. The marquee season-opening event during Bank Midwest Night presents the Double Down Showdown will now be contested on Saturday, May 5.IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts are on the card to compete with a unique opportunity for all divisions.The winner’s payout in the respective main events will be doubled if 24 or more cars show up in a given class. Without the bonus, Modifieds will race for $600 to win, Stock Cars and SportMods for $500 to win, Hobby Stocks for $300 to win and Sport Compacts for $100. Those figures will double if at least two dozen drivers compete. Pits will open at 3 p.m. with the main gates opening at 5 p.m. Hot laps are scheduled for 7 p.m. with racing to follow.Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students ages 13 to 18. Kids and younger get in free. Pit passes are $30 per person. All IMCA divisions will have a $10 draw fee.There will be a test and tune session for all divisions on Thursday, May 3, from 6-9 p.m. Pit passes are $20 per person and there is no fee for grandstand admission.last_img read more

PBSO: Two Women Shot Dead in Lantana Domestic Dispute

first_imgPALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A gunman is on the run after a deadly double shooting near Lantana on Wednesday morning, authorities say.According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a domestic dispute in 7900 block of Overlook Road around 9 a.m. and found two women dead from apparent gunshot wounds.Neighbors say they heard at least gunshots and the identity of the victims has not been released yet.The shooter was gone when deputies arrived.last_img

Olympia Force Explode in Second Half, Drop Oly Town Artesians 14-8

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Oly Town ArtesiansChristian Segovia recorded his first hat trick for Oly Town FC, but the Olympic Force exploded for nine second half goals to drop the Artesians, 14-8, at the Olympic Sports Center on Saturday night. Alejandro Hernandez and Colin Ralson each had a hat trick for the Force and Izzy De Luna chipped in four assists in the Western Indoor Soccer League win.Standing for the anthem at the Artersian vs. Force game. Photo courtesy: Oly Town ArtesiansThe night started out promising for the Artesians after taking a 2-0 lead behind goals by Segovia and Jordan Zimmerman, but Olympic scored the next four goals to take a 4-2 lead near the 12 minute mark of the second quarter. Goals by Gabriele Zaccagnini and Matt Stalnik tied the game at 4-4 and both teams added one more late in the half for an even 5-5 score line heading into the locker room.After the half, it was all Force. They scored six straight goals to take an 11-5 lead before JT Meyer finally stopped the bleeding with a goal midway through the fourth quarter. Segovia then collected his third goal and Brett Stallworth poked one in late, but Olympic continued to pour it on and finished with 14 goals for a six goal victory, their first of the season.The Artesians fell to 0-3-0 this season and have allowed double digit goals in each of their first three games. They return home to take on the Tacoma Stars Reserves on Saturday, December 16. First kick at The Pavilion at The Evergreen State College is set for 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available by visiting up to date with the Artesians by visiting, following them on Twitter at, and liking them on Facebook at read more