ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit Is Predicting A Top 10 Team To Lose

first_imgKirk Herbstreit on the set of college gameday.Kirk Herbstreit.ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit just unveiled a major upset pick on this morning’s College GameDay show.The top ESPN college football analyst has a top 10 team going down on the road.Herbstreit is taking Colorado to upset No. 8 Washington State.This isn’t that surprising of a pick, as a couple of other ESPN analysts are picking the upset, but Herbstreit was the only member of College GameDay panel to pick the upset.A Colorado-over-Washington State upset would likely eliminate the Pac-12 from the College Football Playoff race.The Pac-12 has an uphill battle for a spot this year and that battle would get incredibly difficult with a Washington State loss today.Colorado and Washington State are set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. E.T.The game will be on ESPN.last_img read more

Melbourne’s New RoRo Terminal Opens for Business

first_imgzoom The first phase of Australia’s largest RoRo and automotive terminal at Webb Dock West in Melbourne was officially launched on April 10, the Melbourne International RoRo and Automotive Terminal (MIRRAT) confirmed.MIRRAT was awarded the rights to design, construct and operate the new terminal, as part of the country’s AUD 1.6 billion (USD 1.2 billion) Port Capacity Project, in July 2014 by the Port of Melbourne Corporation.Under the first phase of the project, a new 185,000 square metres facility north of the current Webb Dock West car terminal was constructed, while the second phase will see the incorporation of the current automotive terminal at the south end of Webb Dock West from January 1, 2018, taking the total size of the facility to 355,000 square metres.Once finished, the facility will have a capacity to handle up to a million units per annum and, with a total berth length of 920 metres, it will capable of accommodating three vessels at the same time, MIRRAT said.The facility will also include a 8000 square metres fully enclosed and weather proof cargo storage area, a maintenance area and truck parking facilities.The project is expected to increase the number of vehicles handled by the port of Melbourne from the 2013 level of 370,000 vehicles to some 600,000 cars in 2025, and eventually to one million vehicles in 2040, the company said.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more