Two tank transport for WWL ALS

first_imgThe tanks, each of which had the dimensions 14 m x 4.6 m x 4.6 m, were transported to Hull on beam trailers. Each truck was accompanied by an escort vehicle due to the size of the cargo.WWL ALS also had to arrange for the removal of the gate at the final destination because of the large width of the cargo.  www.wwlals.comlast_img

Husband and wife married 63 years die 20 minutes apart

first_img Do you see a typo or an error? Let us know. Husband and wife married 63 years die 20 minutes apart Published: August 9, 2016 10:52 AM EDT PLATTE, S.D. (AP) – A husband and wife died within 20 minutes of one another side-by-side in a South Dakota nursing home after 63 years of marriage.KSFY-TV reports Henry and Jeanette De Lange died July 31 at Platte Care Center.The couple’s son, Lee De Lange, says his 87-year-old mother suffered from Alzheimer’s and had been in a nursing home since 2011. He says his 86-year-old father visited her daily before recently entering the same nursing home.Lee De Lange says after his mother died peacefully, he told his father, “mom’s gone to heaven. You don’t have to fight anymore, you can go too if you want.” He says his father looked at his wife, closed his eyes and died minutes after.The couple’s joint funeral was to be held Monday. SHARElast_img read more

Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

first_img This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s shows Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Masterpiece “Untitled.” Sotheby’s said the sale of the artwork Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Manhattan was an auction record for the artist. It also set a record price for an American artist at auction. The 1982 painting depicts a face in the shape of a skull. (Sotheby’s via AP) ADDS COURTESY OF YUSAKU MAEZAWA TO THE SOURCE – This undated photo provided by Yusaku Maezawa via Sotheby’s shows Yusaku Maezawa, who bought Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Masterpiece “Untitled,” Thursday, May 18, 2017. Sotheby’s said the sale of the artwork Thursday night in Manhattan was an auction record for the artist. It also set a record price for an American artist at auction. The piece was purchased by noted Japanese collector and entrepreneur Maezawa after a 10-minute bidding war. (Courtesy of Maezawa via Sotheby’s via AP) The piece was purchased by noted Japanese collector and e-commerce entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa after a 10-minute bidding war that was watched by thousands live on Instagram.“When I saw this painting, I was struck with so much excitement and gratitude for my love of art,” said Maezawa, who plans to display it in his museum in Chiba, Japan after loaning it to institutions and exhibitions around the world.Maezawa said he hopes the piece “brings as much joy to others as it does to me.”“Untitled” was virtually unknown before it was unveiled at Sotheby’s weeks ago. The auction house said it remained in the same private collection since it was bought at auction in 1984 for $19,000.“We are thrilled that it was purchased by Yusaku Maezawa for his planned museum so others will have a chance to experience its magic firsthand,” said Billault.The previous auction record for a Basquiat work was set last May when “Untitled, 1982” sold for $57.3 million, also to Maezawa.Basquiat died of a drug overdose in 1988 at the age of 27.center_img NEW YORK | A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art Thursday night.Sotheby’s said the sale of “Untitled” was an auction record for the artist. It also set a record price for an American artist at auction. The painting’s graffiti-like typography depicts a face in the shape of a skull.“Tonight, Jean-Michel Basquiat entered the pantheon of artists whose works have commanded prices over $100 million, including Picasso, Giacometti, Bacon, and Warhol,” said Gregoire Billault, head of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department in New York.last_img read more