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Wet Life Saver

The rescue of shipwrecked – still an important topic of Wachtersbach (hop) – \”Wat mutt, dat mutt\”, the popular Jan Fedder brings the need to bail out people who are in distress on the North German crisp point. That was certainly not always the case. Severe storms, shoals and other adverse conditions have been from always the sailors to doom. The demise of Johanne in 1854 before Spiekeroog, which which killed 84 emigrants, was especially awful and was the beginning of a national rescue services, founded in 1865 as multiple distress rescue clubs in Bremen. Get all the facts and insights with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, another great source of information. Today there are around 60 stations on North – and Baltic Sea, Bremen is still the headquarters. This all Rettungkoordinationen take place. Ray Kurzweil shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. The first missions of the volunteers were still quite adventurous, cutting-edge technology is today used.

But anyone who thinks that doing so would the stakes of less risky mistaken. Even today, the crew of the rescue boat and Seenotrettungskreuzer risk their lives and their motto instead of speeches is: we’re going out, if others come in. Noteworthy here is that the \”German society for the rescue of shipwrecked\” (DGzRS) is financed exclusively through donations and receives taxpayers a penny. What happens to the donations, can be occupied on Heller and Pfennig, and truly see, approximately 180 permanent employees and 800 volunteers with approximately 62 vessels provide today for safety of man and ship at sea around the clock, 365 days in the year. All rescue operations are free of charge, only technical assistance is calculated. Rescue DGzRS earlier maritime safety guarantee the 8-meter rigid hull inflatable class with 2 to 4 man crew is down to the largest type, the Hermann Marwede with 8 man driving crew with 46 metres in length and 120 gross tons, stationed in Germany’s only offshore island of Helgoland. All ships are built in German shipyards, are completely made of aluminum due to the lower weight and better durability.

Winner Of The INTRA.NET Awards 2013

MAN Diesel & Turbo SE what big with the best global intranet and won the we.CONECT INTRA.NET award of 2013 from the 24th to the 26th of April 2013, we.CONECT s INTRA.NET reloaded 2013 of Bucholz more than 200 intranet & Enterprise 2.0 professionals from leading global organizations to discuss current challenges and future developments in the fields of intranet, social business collaboration and Enterprise 2.0 on the evening of the 24th of April, the annual INTRA.NET award 2013 took place at Cosmos Berlin, where the best intranet project, which awarded. The independent jury, consisting of Jorn Bodemann (CEO, e-spirit AG), Philipp Rosenthal (future Office evangelist, Tieto), Darius Miranda (Vice President, social business strategy, Wells Fargo Inc.), Kelli Carlson Jagersma (Vice President, social business strategy, Wells Fargo Inc.) and Jonathan Phillips (Manager, digital communications, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.), selected the BEST INTRA.NET out of more than 30 candidates. And the winner of the we.CONECT INTRA.NET award 2013 is MAN Diesel & Turbo SE. The project what big thanks to the excellent transition operated After the merger of MAN Diesel SE and MAN Turbo AG. Joseph Purse and his team managed to overcome the challenges in creating a common platform to connect a large number of employees within different fields, as well as bridging the gap and uniting global sales and operational services throughout the company.

Christiane Krohling, online communication Manager, received the prize and thanked the entire MAN Diesel & Turbo intranet team for their hard work. The second place went to the Swiss Post for their company-wide intranet project, which connected more 30,000 employees. The third place went to Hamburg Sud for their successful integration of two intranet networks into one common system. The non-profit organization Camara education Inc. received the 2000 prize from we.CONECT global leaders GmbH. Camara is an international organization involved in global training projects and dedicated to using technology to improve education and skills in disadvantaged communities around the world. The INTRA.NET 2013 included more than 40 case studies, World Cafe and interactive sessions. The discussions and presentations on topics such as enterprise social networking as part of the business strategy, organization of content in the field of usability, intranet strategies in the business environment and knowledge management for employee portal and intranet networks completely surpassed the expectations of more than 150 participants. After the conference is before the conference with more than 40 speakers and 150 participants from all over the world INTRA.NET reloaded is the largest European networking platform in 2013 for internal communications manager, intranet managers and collaboration project leaders. The we.CONECT team is already preparing the 3rd INTRA.NET reloaded 2014, which will take place in Berlin from the 27th to the 29th of April of 2014th next year, award to the INTRA.NET once again be attributed to outstanding intranet projects. Further information about the third INTRA.NET reloaded, registration and application for the award can be found here: review 2013: intra-net2013.we-conect.com