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Business News Archive - February 09, 2009

PARIS, February 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "BOURBON's performance for the year 2008 reflects strong growth in the Offshore activities, keeping pace with deliveries of new vessels, with the renewal of old contracts and the use of outside charters when requested by our customers," says Jacques de Chateauvieux, BOURBON Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the general availability of the Environmental Sustainability Dashboard for Microsoft Dynamics AX.

MUMBAI, India, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The growth of air traffic in India has increased aircraft movement per airport, which in turn, has necessitated an expansion of the capacity of airports or development of new airports.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 14% of the global population, but its electricity generation capacity is less than 2% of the world's total. Only around 25.0% of Africa's population has access to electricity.

Kia Motors' Midsize Sedan Noted for Safety, Roominess and Fuel Efficiency Vehicles ranked based on safety ratings, interior volume and fuel efficiency A recipient of a five-star crash safety rating from NHTSA, Optima earns yet another accolade IRVINE, Calif., Feb.

GPS technology may be your solution for high fleet costs, low productivity and long work hours. BOSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Times are difficult for small businesses. But small businesses with vehicle fleets have it even tougher than most. Fleet costs continue to rise while business slows.

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynott & Associates PR LLC (L&A), a full-service public relations firm that represents business innovators and sustainability leaders, has been named agency of record for CORE (Connected Organizations for a Responsible Economy.

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, announced the second year of its domestic partnership with World Wildlife Fund for Earth Hour.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Audatex North America Inc. today released the Winter 2009 volume of its industry trends publication, Audatex Directions. The feature article in this latest issue provides an in-depth exploration of the factors that drive hybrid repair costs.

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