Laura Whitmore admits she was ‘starstruck’ by Daniel O’Donnell!

first_imgTV presenter Laura Whitmore admits that she was ‘starstruck’ by Daniel O’Donnell!Whitmore met Daniel on last year’s season of BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.She felt starstruck when he congratulated her on her performance with dancing partner Giovanni Pernice. While on the Ray D’Arcy Show, Whitmore said; ““I’m a massive Daniel O’Donnell fan, so is every single Whitmore woman.”“Auntie Kathleen’s been to most of his gigs and has six calendars in her house.”“I was starstruck by him, he came up to me afterwards, after I had topped the leaderboard.” “He told me, ‘Ireland is so proud of you,’ and I felt I had made it.”Laura Whitmore admits she was ‘starstruck’ by Daniel O’Donnell! was last modified: January 8th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:daniel o donnelllaura whitmoreray darcyRTEStrictly Come Dancinglast_img read more

Scorpio Bulkers Inks Sale and Leaseback for Six Bulkers

first_imgzoomIllustration. Image Courtesy: Pxhere under CC0 Creative Commons license Monaco-based dry bulk shipping company Scorpio Bulkers has agreed to sell and leaseback six Ultramax vessels to AVIC International Leasing.The vessels in question are the SBI Antares, SBI Bravo, SBI Hydra, SBI Leo, SBI Lyra and SBI Maia.Upon completion of the transaction, estimated to take place in the second quarter of 2019, the company’s liquidity is expected to increase by up to USD 62.4 million in aggregate. The figure comprises of up to USD 52.6 million upon closing after the repayment of outstanding debt and an additional tranche of up to USD 9.8 million for installation of scrubbers on the six vessels.As part of the deals, Scorpio Bulkers will bareboat charter-in the vessels for a period of eight years.The company has purchase options beginning after the end of the second year of each agreement. There is also a purchase obligation for each vessel upon the expiration of the contracts.last_img read more