Injury to Kevon Looney “a big loss” for Warriors

first_imgOAKLAND — Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson continue to work toward returning to the court in the NBA Finals, but there is no uncertainty around Kevon Looney.The Warriors’ fourth-year big man is sidelined for the rest of the series after suffering a non-displaced first costal cartilage fracture in Game 2 against the Raptors on Sunday night. The injury was initially described as a left chest contusion.“I think it’s closer to the breastbone. It is part of the collarbone, from what I understand, …last_img read more

Sharks start December with ugly loss to Washington Capitals

first_imgSAN JOSE — November ended with a bang for the Sharks. December began with a faceplant.The Sharks were no match Tuesday for the Washington Capitals, who scored three goals in the first period and added two more in the second to help cruise to 5-2 win at SAP Center.Melker Karlsson scored at the 2:33 mark of the first period for the game’s opening goal, but the Capitals quickly took over. Garnet Hathaway, Jakub Vrana and John Carlson all scored in a three minute and one second span to put the …last_img read more

Liberty Blue Chooses KR for Classification Services

first_imgzoom Classification society Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue to provide classification services to this Germany-based platform of ship management companies. As explained, the KR will provide services including the ISM code, the ISPS code, the MLC Convention, EU-MRV and KR-CON.“We believe that KR can become our eyes and ears for the Asian markets. KR has proved their experience in several areas and we are looking forward to a long-term cooperation,” Dietrich Schulz, General Manager Liberty Blue, commented.Liberty Blue is an alliance created in 2016 to combine medium-sized shipping companies and fleets. The alliance’s fleet comprises 65 vessels – multipurpose, offshore and container vessels as well as tankers.KR was accredited as a verifier for the provision of EU-MRV services by Germany’s national verification body DAkkS earlier this year. KR currently classes an international fleet of 3,061 vessels totaling 69 million gross tons.last_img read more