Watch The Color Purple’s Cynthia Erivo Discuss Her Landmark Year

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 8, 2017 Related Shows The Color Purple Broadway’s The Color Purple is set to shutter at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on January 8, the same day its Tony-winning breakout star Cynthia Erivo will turn 30. Her 29th year has been a doozy: she garnered a Tony Award and a Grammy nomination for her Broadway debut, ran a marathon, sang for President Obama (twice) and went platinum blonde. She appeared on CBS This Morning on January 6 to discuss her landmark year and receive some kind words from producer and The Color Purple film star Oprah. “I stand in amazement at what you have been able to do,” Lady O said, causing Erivo to become emotional. Take a look at the interview below. View Commentscenter_img Cynthia Erivo Star Files Cynthia Erivolast_img read more

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Wärtsilä Wins Scrubber Deal from European Boxship Owner

first_imgFinland-based technology group Wärtsilä received an EUR 170 million (USD 197.5 million) deal to provide hybrid exhaust gas cleaning equipment and retrofit services to a European container shipping company.Wärtsilä Services will deliver 50 MW, 60 MW and 70 MW Wärtsilä hybrid scrubber systems which will be retrofitted to the company’s container vessels. These are solutions which have the flexibility to operate in both open and closed loop.When operating in open loop mode, it uses seawater and in closed loop mode seawater with an additional reagent to remove SOx from the exhaust, helping to reduce emissions in coastal and sea areas. Wärtsilä will also provide engineering and site advisory services for the vessels.The company said that utilising its new scrubber unit design, water cleaning system mode, and the engineering and advisory services would allow more operational efficiency and compliance with the new IMO Marpol regulation’s emission level.“Our exhaust gas cleaning system will not only help our customers’ vessels run on lower emissions but significantly improves the air quality and emission level in coastal and sea areas in general,” Markus Ljungkvist, General Manager of Project Sales at Wärtsilä Services, said.last_img read more

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