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Business News Archive - May 21, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U-Haul Company of Jacksonville is offering 30 days of free storage to Florida families who have been evacuated or need to move their belongings away from the coastal flooding.

StanleyHinges.com offers the full line of Stanley Commercial Door Hardware for builders and developers NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Doormart USA, America's largest in-stock supplier of doors and frames and a well-known commercial door hardware supplier, announced today the official launch of StanleyHinges.com.

Kbb.com Editors Offer Their Top New Car Choices for Road Trips in a Variety of Categories IRVINE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Top 10 Road Trip Cars of 2009, www.kbb.com/roadtripcars2009, were named today by the expert editors from Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information.

- Reports 11.5% increase in Quarterly EBITDA compared to Q1 2008 - Reports EPS of $0.12 for Q1 of 2009 - Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.06 per Share for Q1 2009 - Updates Charter-Out Coverage to 96.6% for 2009, 75.5% for 2010, 54.0% for 2011 and 47.6% for 2012 - Maintains AA+ Insurance on Long-Term Charters and COAs PIRAEUS, Greece, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Navios Maritime Holdings Inc.

Frost & Sullivan's Web Conference on the current global situation LONDON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Virus outbreaks and their impact on the airlines will be discussed during a web conference that Frost & Sullivan will host on Wednesday, 3 June, at 4 pm BST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Aerospace & Defence Research Analyst John Siddharth will analyse the current global situation and take a first look at how a possible pandemic could affect airline operations and profitability, by drawing comparisons between the recent swine flu and past virus outbreaks. Over the last year, the airline market has been experiencing turbulent times, following steep fluctuations in jet fuel prices and the global economic credit crisis.

HAIFA, Israel, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oil Refineries Ltd. (TASE: ORL.TA) (the "Company"), Israel's largest oil refiner, announced that on May 17, 2009 a request for the classification of a legal claim as a class action claim, as defined in Action Law - 2006 (hereinafter: the "Request"), was filed with the Haifa District Court against the Company and Carmel Olefins Ltd.

Experts Examine Key Role of PAs in Transitional Care of Returning Wounded Warriors WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The need for medical care in the armed forces has never been greater than it is today; not only are members of the military fighting two wars, but because of medical advances, many warfighters are living with injuries they would not have survived even a few years ago.

TORONTO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ - As part of the Green Tech conference on green technologies for the shipping industry, Green Marine yesterday unveiled the first global results posted by participants of the Environmental Program of the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes Maritime Industry.

Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose and Aero-Mobile are reunited after decades apart.

SAN FRANCISCO and WUXI, China, May 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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