Trump has many accomplishments

first_imgYear One list: 81 major Trump achievements, Too many to list. Eleven Obama legacy items repealed.Passage of the tax reform bill providing $5.5 billion in cuts and repealing the Obama care mandate; Increase of the GDP above 3 percent; Creation of 1.7 million new jobs, cutting unemployment to 4.1 percent; Saw the Dow Jones reach record highs; A rebound in economic confidence to a 17-year high; A new executive order to boost apprenticeships; A move to boost computer sciences in Education Department programs; Prioritizing women-owned businesses for some $500 million in SBA loans.President trump also killed several job-stifling regulations: Signed an Executive Order demanding that two regulations be killed for every new one created. He beat that big and cut 16 rules and regulations for every one created, saving $8.1 billion; Signed 15 congressional regulatory cuts; Withdrew from the Obama-era Paris Climate Agreement, ending the threat of environmental regulations; Signed an Executive Order cutting the time for infrastructure permit approvals; Eliminated an Obama rule on streams that Trump felt unfairly targeted the coal industry.On fair trade, he made good on his campaign promise to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. My hat is off to President Trump. Yes, he sticks his foot in his mouth. That’s because he was brought up on the streets of New York and he talks like we normal people do.Tony MontePrincetown More from The Daily Gazette:Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesSchenectady County warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Schenectady restaurant, Rotterdam barEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsLocal movie theater operators react to green light Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionTrump has many accomplishmentsHere is a list of things President Trump did in his first year. The news won’t tell you this and I’ll be surprised if The Gazette prints it.last_img read more

Vattenfall Issues Call for Horns Rev 3 Crew Transfer Vessels

first_imgVattenfall is seeking crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to assist during the construction and operations and maintenance (O&M) phase on the 406MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm project in the Danish North Sea.The vessels are to provide transport services to technicians and smaller cargo between the harbour of Esbjerg, optionally port of Hvide Sande, and the offshore wind farm.For the construction phase, Vattenfall will enter into contract with one party providing two CTVs, starting 1 March and 1 June 2018, respectively, and ending 31 January 2019. The charters of each of the vessels can be extended by up to around six months.For the O&M phase, Vattenfall is seeking a single provider of CTVs for a period of three years. The contracts are expected to start on 1 August 2018 and end on 31 July 2021. Each charter can be extended for a period of up to three years.Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm is to be located off the Danish west coast, on the Horns Rev (Horns Reef) in a shallow area in the North Sea, approximately 25 kilometres northwest of the westernmost point of Denmark, Blåvands Huk.The sailing distance from the Esbjerg harbour to the site is approximately 35 nautical miles.The tender will remain open until 23 September 2017.Horns Rev 3 will comprise 49 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines, optimised at 8.3MW.last_img read more