8 Feb

India says China ties at crossroads amid border standoff

first_imgNEW DELHI (AP) — India says its relationship with China is at a crossroads with the months-old military standoff in mountainous border areas profoundly disturbing the ties. India’s external affairs minister said in a speech that if peace and tranquillity in the border areas are disturbed, so will the rest of the relationship, and there will be profound repercussions for the entire world. Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled again last week, after 20 Indian troops died last year in a fist fight with the Chinese along the disputed border. The standoff has continued despite nine rounds of meetings involving local military commanders and the political dialogue by foreign and defense ministers.last_img

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28 Sep

Northwester 2 Substation Takes Off

first_imgThe offshore substation built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm has left Bladt Industries’ facility in Aalborg, Denmark, and is on its way towards the project site in Belgium.Source: Bladt IndustriesBladt designed, built and assembled the substation with its partners Semco Maritime and ISC under a contract won in May last year.The 235t transformer was installed on the offshore substation in April by using three cranes.“Together with Bladt Industries A/S, we have done this many times before and therefore we know exactly what it takes to get ready for sail-away. I am extremely proud of the entire project crew and this amazing team effort!,” said Semco Maritime’s Project Manager Kasper Thomsen.Northwester 2, currently under construction some 50km north-west of Oostende, will comprise 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5MW turbines. The 219MW offshore wind farm is scheduled for commissioning in 2020.NOTE: The article was updated on 27 August.last_img read more

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