The String Cheese Incident has added a new Colorado run to their schedule, rounding out a 7-show stint in their home state set to take place this July. The band will now hit the newly re-done Dillon Amphitheater on the shores of Lake Dillon on Tuesday, July 17th and Wednesday, July 18th. This new run fits snugly in between the band’s two-night stint at the RIDE Festival in Telluride on Saturday, July 14th and Sunday, July 15th and their three-night return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre the following weekend, from July 20th – July 22nd.As the band says in their announcement post:Summer in Colorado just got a whole lot sweeter! We are pleased to announce two Incidents at the newly renovated Dillon Amphitheater this July! This completes a can’t-miss week of shows in SCI’s home state, starting at The RIDE Festival in Telluride on July 14+15, followed by a stop at Lake Dillon on July 17+18, and ending over July 20-22 with three nights at Red Rocks!Aside from The String Cheese Incident’s 7 nights in Colorado over the course of a week and change, the only summer engagements on the band’s calendar are the two weekends of their Electric Forest Festival in late June and early July, a two-night stint at High Sierra Music Festival on July 5th and 6th, and a pair of shows in Eugene, OR on July 7th and 8th.A limited amount of SCI pre-sale tickets for the Dillon, CO run will go on sale through website the String Cheese Incident’s website this Friday, March 9 at 11 a.m. MT. After the SCI pre-sale, a public on-sale will take place on Friday, March 16 at 11 a.m. MT.For more information about all of The String Cheese Incident’s summer tour dates, or to purchase your tickets to any of the other upcoming shows, head to the band’s website.
A group of armed pirates attacked an LPG tanker carrying out bunkering operations on October 29, around 101 nautical miles West of Pointe Noire, the Republic of the Congo. IMB Piracy Reporting Centre said that pirates in a speed boat chased and fired upon the LPG tanker causing the ship to trigger emergency bunker stop procedure and cast off.The master employed evasive manoeuvres and increased speed, managing to escape the pirates.All crew members are reported to be safe.The attack is being reported two days after 11 crew members of MV Pomerenia Sky, a containership operated by Germany’s Peter Dohle Schiffahrts, were kidnapped off Nigeria.Midocean (IOM) Ltd informed that nine crew members remained on board the containership and were unharmed, according to Reuters. The company added that the vessel proceeded to safe waters.A total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017.The Gulf of Guinea accounts for 57 of the 156 reported incidents, with the majority of these incidents, 41, reported in and around Nigeria.World Maritime News Staff
They were beaten 20-5 by Douglas-Carrigaline in the opening phase of the competition. They booked their place in the decider by beating Waterpark 17-11 at Loughtagalla.Kinsale – who beat Charleville in the other semi-final – will be their opponents in the final.Meanwhile, Fethard are out of the Bank of Ireland Munster Junior Cup.