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2011-05-18 03:12:00

KYIV, Ukraine, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine is serious about reviving and further development of its ship-building industry in Mykolaiv region (South Ukraine - Ed.). This is the theme of the visit of the Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to Chernomorsky Shipyard in Mykolaiv, where he participated in laying the keel of the corvette class ship for the Naval Force of Ukraine. During the visit the President commended the ship-building employees for their patience and faith....

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Easily Moved Equipment Inc. continues to set new standards for maintenance lifting equipment for Water and Wastewater markets with the introduction of their new Gen II Davit Cranes. The new Gen II aluminum Davits are lighter, stronger and easier to rotate than previous models. Fort Erie, Ontario (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Easily Moved Equipment Inc. continues to set records for maintenance lifting equipment for Water and Wastewater markets with the introduction of their new Gen II Davit Cranes....

2011-05-10 15:38:00

SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Lewis and Clark class dry cargo-ammunition ship T-AKE 14 at the company's shipyard in San Diego. Mrs. Min Kaskin served as keel authenticator for the ceremony. She is the wife of Jonathan D. Kaskin, Director, Strategic Mobility/Combat Logistics Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Mrs. Kaskin authenticated T-AKE 14's keel by welding her initials on to a steel plate. The...

2011-05-09 09:32:00

NEW LONDON, N.C., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners across the country will celebrate the second annual National Enjoy Your Deck Day on June 4, 2011. Fiberon, a leading manufacturer of composite and PVC decking, railing and fencing products, is teaming up with Black and Decker, iHome, Sunbrella and Utz to help homeowners plan the perfect outdoor party. "After such a successful inaugural event, we are excited to be celebrating the second annual 'National Enjoy Your Deck Day'," said...

2011-03-17 07:30:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE: GNK) today announced that the Company's Chief Financial Officer, John C. Wobensmith, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference in New York on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. ET. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at http://cc.talkpoint.com/jpmc001/032211a_mg/?entity=42_6BJJQW6. In addition, the...

2011-02-17 08:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seizing the opportunity to capitalize on the competitiveness of the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard as America's premier commercial shipbuilding facility, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today announced a new partnership with Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Inc. (APSI) that can preserve up to 1,000 direct jobs over the next three years by guaranteeing the construction of two new oil tankers at the Yard over the next two years. The partnership between...

2011-02-02 22:21:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Looking for a great way to spend Valentine's weekend? Join Theater Latte Da, Minnesota's premiere musical theater company, for If Music be the Food of Love, Play On, a Valentine's Dinner in Three Acts, on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the lovely Metropolitan Ballroom. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110202/CG41709) Enjoy a romantic three-course dinner with live music between courses by some of the Twin Cities finest talent....

2011-01-12 00:01:31

N.E.I. Treatment Systems, a global market leader in Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) for the maritime industry, announced today that patents for the Company's VOSâ“ž¢ Ballast Water Treatment System have been granted in Japan and South Korea. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 N.E.I. Treatment Systems, a global market leader in Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) for the maritime industry, announced today that patents for the Company's...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

SCRANTON, Pa., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As progress continues on the 15th Annual HGTV Dream Home 2011 located in SPRUCE PEAK @ STOWE, a resort area of Stowe, Vermont, the home's AZEK Deck has been completed. AZEK Building Products is the exclusive decking sponsor of the HGTV Dream Home, which because of its ski resort location, needed a durable deck to weather the elements. The home's architect, Paul Robert Rousselle, AIA, felt that due to the weather conditions, a low-maintenance...

2010-11-16 17:02:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than 250 years, researchers have known that under certain conditions vapor bubbles can form in fluids moving swiftly over a surface. These bubbles soon collapse with such great force that they can poke holes in steel and damage objects such as ship propellers, turbine blades, nozzles and pump impellers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO)...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'