About to dash to the day’s sessions at the Siemens CAE and Test Symposium, but thought you needed to know: Hexagon reports that net sales were up 12% to €648.6 million; excluding acquisitions (such as Vero) and currency, total revenue was up 8%. We’ll learn more during the company’s earnings call later, but for now we know that “Intergraph PP&M recorded 9 per cent organic growth” in FQ3, a slight pullback from Q2’s reported “double digit” growth.

In the meantime, this is what it’s like on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA, at dusk:

Queen Mary decks