Business News Archive - May 05, 2010

PARIS, May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bourbon Offshore Maritima, formerly Delba Maritima Navegacao, the BOURBON subsidiary in Brazil, has strengthened its position on the Brazilian market by signing contracts with Petrobras for 13 new vessels.

PARIS, May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - BOURBON Vessels Enjoy Solid Profile in a Bottom-of-Cycle Offshore Market Commenting on the results, Jacques de Chateauvieux, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of BOURBON said: "As expected, the offshore activity bottomed out in the first half of 2010, while the bulk market benefited from continuing high freight rates.

LONDON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The world is in urgent need of a complete modern power grid to meet the growing requirements for a reliable, secure, cost effective and environmentally responsible power solution.

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp.

- 06-07 May Event at EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Germany Will See Introduction of E-mobility Demonstration run; First Step to Possible Introduction of new E-mobility Category at Future Editions - 17 Teams Scheduled to Participate - In Total, 213 Teams From 22 European Nations and Beyond are Under Starters' Orders at EuroSpeedway Lausitz - Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2010 Receives European Commission Endorsement There's a real electric feeling in the air at this year's Shell Eco- marathon Europe as the 2010 edition of the competition sees the introduction of a demonstration run for an all-new E-mobility project. Shell has introduced an E-mobility demonstration run to the 2010 edition of the Shell Eco-marathon Europe in order to test the possibility of including all-electric vehicles as a separate fuel-type category in future editions of the Shell Eco-marathon.

BEIJING, May 5 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Sino Gas International Holdings, Inc.

AMSTERDAM, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that its subsidiary AeroTurbine has opened its new sales and material distribution center in close proximity to London Heathrow Airport, UK.

IRVINE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information, announces a new video car review contest offering a grand prize of $10,000 and the opportunity to play Kelley Blue Book Editor for a day.

ELMHURST, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Cubits(TM), Inc., the market leader in bulk material supply chain solutions, announced today that Jeff Hudkins accepted an appointment as Chief Financial Officer effective April 30.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago is at the Expo 2010 Shanghai China this week to market the nation on a global stage.

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