“It’s really hard for me to celebrate right now and enjoy this moment so I’m just gonna say justice for Jacob Blake and justice for Breonna Taylor,” he stated at the August show. “Thank you.”Past Super Bowl halftime show performers include Madonna, Beyoncé, Coldplay, Katy Perry, U2, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and 2020’s pairing of Shakira and Jennifer Lopez.Listen to Watch With Us to hear more about your favorite shows and for the latest TV news!- Advertisement – – Advertisement – “We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position,” the singer, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, said in a statement on Thursday. “I’m humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage.”This is the second year that the halftime show is created by NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation. “The Weeknd has introduced a sound all his own,” Jay-Z, founder of Roc Nation, said in a statement. “His soulful uniqueness has defined a new generation of greatness in music and artistry. This is an extraordinary moment in time and the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show is going to be an extraordinary experience with an extraordinary performer.”The Canada native may make a statement during his performance, as he did at the 2020 MTV VMAs. He took home two Moonpersons — Best R&B and Video of the Year — and didn’t make a full acceptance speech either time.- Advertisement – Although the 2021 Super Bowl may look a bit different than past years, one thing will remain: A huge star(boy) will hit the stage for the Pepsi halftime show.The Weeknd was announced as the official performer on Thursday, November 12. The three-time Grammy winner, 30, is set to take the stage on Sunday, February 7, at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, for Super Bowl LV.The Weeknd performs at the Global Citizen Festival in New York on September 29, 2018. Adela Loconte/Shutterstock- Advertisement –
BP Shipping has awarded a contract to Goltens for the engineering and retrofit installation of OceanSaver ballast water treatment (BWT) systems on board two of the shipping company’s gas carriers. The LNG carriers to be retrofitted are the 138,000 cbm British Innovator and British Merchant, built at South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in 2002 and 2003, respectively.Under the deal, Goltens, a service organization providing shipowners support for their BWT retrofit projects, will undertake the engineering and prefabrication work in 2017 and then complete the installation services in 2018.BP Shipping manages a fleet of 49 vessels, including VLCC, Suezmax, Aframax, MR Handysize, VLGC and LNG carriers, the company’s data shows.Norway-based OceanSaver is one of the four firms which received BWMS type approval certificate from the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The approvals come ahead of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention’s entry into force on September 8, 2017. From the date of entry into force, ships will be required to manage their ballast water to avoid the transfer of potentially invasive species.