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2010-07-29 15:30:00

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE: GNK) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the second quarter of 2010 on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet and include a slide presentation. The Company will issue financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010 on Monday, August 9, 2010 after the close of...

2010-07-28 16:15:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") today announced the successful completion of the dropdown of five dry bulk vessels, including two newbuildings with long-term quality time charters attached and the right of first refusal for three additional newbuildings from Grandunion Inc. ("Grandunion"). Total consideration for the dropdown of the five vessels is approximately $147.0 million, which includes...

2010-07-22 11:32:00

PARIS, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "In connection with our new BOURBON 2015 strategy, which will make the group the world leader in offshore marine services with a fleet of 600 vessels by 2015, we announced that the US$ 2 billion investment program would be financed by asset sales in the amount of 500 million euros, mainly in 2010," says Jacques de Chateauvieux, BOURBON Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. "This sale of 16 bulk carriers for US$ 545 million to US group Genco...

2010-07-15 06:50:00

PORTLAND, Maine, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Boxer Marine, a boating innovation company in Cushing, ME, announced today that the company is releasing a new, improved version of AnchorRescue, its anchor retrieval system. Described as "the smart alternative to a trip line," AnchorRescue is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use anchor retrieval system designed for use on both powerboats and sailboats up to 60 ft. in length. The new 2010 version is designed to be trouble-free with fewer moving parts,...

2010-07-12 17:08:00

NEW LONDON, N.C., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With more and more homeowners spending time in their backyards this summer, Fiberon, a leading manufacturer of composite and PVC decking, railing and fencing products, is teaming up with a number of industry partners to designate July 24th the first annual National "Enjoy Your Deck Day." The promotion kicks off on Monday, July 12 and runs for two weeks, ending with the nationwide "Enjoy Your Deck Day" celebration on Saturday, July 24....

2010-06-25 05:00:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") today announced it has signed a Letter of Intent for the dropdown of five dry bulk vessels, including two newbuildings, and the right of first refusal for three newbuildings from Grandunion Inc. ("Grandunion"). The transaction is expected to be concluded in the third quarter of 2010. Total consideration for the dropdown of the five vessels is approximately $148...

2010-06-25 01:17:00

PARIS, June 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BOURBON announces that its subsidiary Setaf SA has signed a US$ 545 sale agreement for 16 bulk carriers with US group Genco Shipping and Trading Ltd. The closing is expected by end of July 2010. "As a shipowner, we are a pragmatic company, and we seized an opportunity. Following the Group strategy for its Bulk Division, Setaf is actively managing its shipping activity as a freight operator as well as a ship owner, to offer...

2010-06-18 07:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With the warm weather here now, Better Homes and Gardens and BHG.com is featuring photos and planning ideas for deck designs, deck remodeling and building and outdoor kitchens designs for every budget level. Regardless of how the deck will be used, as a place to relax and enjoy the surrounding nature, a setting for the family barbeque, or a family play area, BHG.com has a variety of plans to make the vision a reality. "When you are in the...

2010-06-15 08:11:00

ATHENS, Greece, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: SHIP; SHIP.W) announced today that on Monday, June 14, 2010, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Dale Ploughman, purchased 50,000 shares of Seanergy's common stock at a purchase price of $1.2399 per share. The transaction was completed on the open market. About Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., the successor to Seanergy...

2010-06-09 10:33:00

NEW LONDON, N.C., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the weather is warm, it's the perfect time for homeowners to start thinking about sprucing up their outdoor living space. The addition of a deck is often a popular choice because it's a great way to increase outdoor living space and add value to your home, however the process can be overwhelming. In an effort to simplify the experience for customers, Fiberon, one of the leading manufacturers of composite decking, railing and fencing and...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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