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2012-12-12 20:20:25

SINGAPORE, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariana Express Lines Limited (MELL), a regional ocean container carrier offering service between islands in the Pacific Ocean and Asia and Australia, today announced it will launch a U.S. West Coast service to select Micronesia locations commencing on December 15th. The carrier's new Micronesia Express service will offer weekly departures from Los Angeles, Oakland and Tacoma to the Pacific islands of Majuro, Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, Palau...

2012-11-01 11:22:25

TOFOL, KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Now's your chance to enter to win a GoPro® HERO3 Silver Edition Camera as a part of the Kosrae Visitors Bureau's "Picture Yourself on Kosrae" Sweepstakes and Outdoor Camera Giveaway. Here's how it works. Simply visit the contest website, or Twitter and enter to win by providing your email address. Entries can also be submitted at http://www.facebook.com/KosraeIsland by clicking on the sweepstakes tab at the top...

2012-08-30 10:27:52

TOFOL, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new travel video gives visitors an inside look at the beautiful and peaceful Pacific island of Kosrae. Located halfway between Hawaii and Guam, Kosrae is home to protected and pristine coral reefs and dive sites, ancient ruins, lush rainforests and a vibrant local culture. "Kosrae is an amazing place for a vacation or a lifetime, says Grant Ismael, director of the Kosrae Visitors Bureau. "This...

2012-05-29 02:22:15

HAMILTON TWP., N.J., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Infrastructure Global, Inc., a design build Renewable Energy Infrastructure Firm, has announced that it has recently opened two new offices, one in Australia, and one on Pohnpei in The Federated States of Micronesia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120517/PH09167LOGO) Sean Angelini EIG -Executive Vice President/COO stated... "Australia and the Federated States of Micronesia will give EIG two strategic locations for...

2011-10-18 10:00:00

TOFOL, KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine winning roundtrip air travel to a Pacific island with legends of buried treasure and famous pirates, stunning coral reefs and awesome scuba diving, unspoiled nature and the warmth of friendly indigenous people. Now's your chance with the Kosrae Visitor Bureau's "Picture Yourself on Kosrae" Video Contest. Here's how it works. Submit a video no longer than 5 minutes in length to the video contest website...

2011-08-26 09:11:00

TOFOL, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The lush tropical island of Kosrae, located halfway between Hawaii and Guam is home to the world's most unspoiled coral reefs. It also offers some interesting options for scuba divers who are wreck diving enthusiasts. For starters there is the wreck of the 19th century sailing ship the Lenora, once sailed by the feared pirate Bully Hayes. There are also three 20th century airplane wrecks to explore. One of...

2010-12-10 09:16:00

TOFOL, KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available online at www.Kosrae.com: a totally updated website that offers details about things to do and places to stay on Kosrae. The website offers the latest information about Kosrae's white beaches, amazing dive sites, fun events, interesting people and ancient history. Located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Guam, Kosrae is an undiscovered island treasure that offers a variety of diving,...

2009-12-11 08:20:00

TOFOL, KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, the Micronesian island of Kosrae celebrates the Christmas season in unique fashion, both on land and underwater. Christmas Marching: Christmas Marching on Kosrae is truly a one-of-a-kind island event. According to Kosrae Visitors Bureau Director Grant Ismael, every year Kosraens participate in Christmas Marching, a blend of Western/Christian Christmas traditions and...

2009-09-17 14:05:00

TOFOL, KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in the vast waters of the of the Pacific Ocean, the Micronesian island of Kosrae has plenty of room for hundreds of canoeists to roam. That's what's needed to accommodate the hundreds of islanders participating in the second island-wide Outrigger Canoe Competition on October 24, 2009, one of the largest events of its kind in Micronesia. "Canoeing is becoming a major sport on Kosrae," said Grant Ismael,...

2008-12-12 13:52:00

POZNAN, Poland, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As UN climate negotiators neared the end of two weeks of debate over measures to deal with the impacts of global climate change, island nations in the North and South Pacific struggled to cope with a new round of devastating tidal surges that brought severe flooding to low-lying regions over thousands of square miles. A low-pressure system, coinciding with high tides, generated nine- to ten-foot waves and tidal surges that swept over atolls...