James Fisher AIS and SRO Solutions launch new digital partnership for maritime and offshore sectors

A new digital partnership is being announced which aims to create one of the most innovative and advanced asset management systems in the maritime and offshore sectors.

The collaboration is being launched by James Fisher Asset Information Services (AIS) and Manchester-based tech company SRO Solutions which represents tech giant IBM’s Maximo software in the marine industry. For the first time it will see four proven technologies offered as one package supported by experienced marine and offshore teams from AIS and SRO Solutions fusing their combined expertise. The four technologies (see notes to editors) are IBM’s Maximo asset management software and SRO’s Data Replication Solution together with AIS’s digital twin platform R2S, and Mimic Condition Monitoring (CM).

SRO Solutions founder Tony Lackey, a trained marine engineer, said the new partnership is a hugely exciting moment for the sector as it will drive massive digital innovation in the efficient management of thousands

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Probation for Fisher man who admitted aggravated battery, fleeing from police | Courts-police-fire

URBANA — A 25-year-old Fisher man who said he’d been using drugs and alcohol since age 7 was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months of probation for two separate crimes.

“Even though you had a bad upbringing, you cannot use it as an excuse for the rest of your life,” Judge Randy Rosenbaum told Devon Todd.

In August, Todd pleaded guilty in two separate cases that happened a month apart earlier this year.

In one, he pleaded guilty to aggravated battery, admitting that on March 25, he entered the Mahomet home of a man he knew and hit him so hard he broke his nose and caused him to lose consciousness.

He also pleaded guilty to aggravated fleeing and eluding for driving away from police who tried to stop him April 26 so they could investigate reports that someone in the vehicle was flashing a gun.

In both cases, more-serious charges

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Ray Fisher Calls Ben Affleck’s Batman Return a Publicity Stunt in Justice League Investigation

Ray Fisher has suggested that news of Ben Affleck’s return as Batman was a PR stunt by Warner Bros. to distract from the seriousness of the investigation into the toxic working environment experienced on the set of Justice League.Posting on Twitter, Fisher said “Ben returning as Batman was clearly meant to be revealed at DC Fandome. I’ll give you one guess as to why [Warner Bros.] likely jumped the gun.”

This was followed by two images, one of a tweet from Fisher himself explaining that an independent investigation had been launched into the Justice League toxic environment, and another of Vanity Fair’s news of Affleck returning as Batman. He circled in red the timestamps of the two posts; his own at 1:38pm on August 20, and the Vanity Fair one at 3:02pm on the same day.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Further Expands Laboratory Plastics Production to Support COVID-19 Testing, Therapies and Vaccines

WALTHAM, Mass. , Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced it is investing more than $140 million to further expand its laboratory plastics consumables production to support significant global demand for COVID-19 testing, as well as development and manufacturing of therapies and vaccines.

“Early in the pandemic, we quickly joined forces with governments, public health agencies and industry to increase capacity across our laboratory plastics production facilities and address the growing COVID-19 threat,” said Fred Lowery, senior vice president and president of Life Sciences Solutions and Laboratory Products at Thermo Fisher Scientific. “However, demand quickly exceeded those early expansion projects, so we began a series of additional expansions to meet the growing needs of our customers. These investments, along with many others across the company, will ensure that our customers have the supplies they need to continue meeting

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