Boats sail through Jaxport

first_imgThe boats, each of which weigh around 25,000 lb (11.3 tonnes) and measure 45 ft (13.7 m) long, sailed along the St. Johns River from St. Johns Ship Building in Palatka to Jaxport.Portus’ stevedores lifted each boat from the river before loading them one-by-one onto Thorco Shipping’s multipurpose vessel Thorco Copenhagen.The boats are being shipped to Maracaibo, Venezuela, where they will be used to transport oil refinery employees to and from offshore oil rigs.Watch a video of the move below:

Sign up to march in Farmington’s Memorial Day Parade

first_img Farmington Voice Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Non-profit and charitable organizations are welcome to march in the 2019 Memorial Day Parade, which steps off at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27, in Farmington.Co-sponsored by Groves-Walker American Legion Post 346 and the Xemplar Club of Farmington & Farmington Hills, the parade has been a community tradition since 1970 and honors veterans, fallen heroes, and active service men and women.Participants assemble near the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Orchard Lake Road and will travel one mile west on Grand River. The parade ends at Oakland Avenue, where a ceremony will take place at the Farmington War Memorial Monument in Memorial Park.After the ceremony, the American Legion hosts at community luncheon sponsored by Weingartz at 31775 Grand River.To learn more or to register to march, visit or call 248-471-4960, extension 206.–Press release Reported bylast_img read more