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2014-09-16 12:21:14

DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Intermodal Freight Transportation Market by Solutions, & by Services - Worldwide Forecast & Analysis (2014-2019)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Freight transportation plays a vital role in the development of any economy. The overall freight transportation system has evolved due to various technological advancements (containerization, vehicle...

2014-09-15 16:20:28

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO, a leader in comprehensive transportation solutions and product lifecycle logistics® services, has named eight carriers as winners of the company's first "Carrier of the Year" awards. "The selected carriers represent the 'best of the best,'" says Tom Nightingale, president of GENCO's Transportation Logistics business unit. "GENCO makes every effort to ensure that, as we draw from our deep carrier base, we find mutually beneficial...

2014-09-11 16:26:38

Nine ships to offer 126 Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking for an intimate, mid-sized cruise experience in the Caribbean have 126 itineraries to choose from during Holland America Line's 2014-15 Caribbean season. Featuring nine of the line's vessels sailing roundtrip from either Fort Lauderdale or Tampa, Fla., the cruises span the Caribbean on eastern, western and southern routes, as well as partial transits of the Panama...

2014-09-08 20:23:44

TINGLEV, Denmark, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent test in Ivory Coast shows how West Africa's mango trade can be extended by special containers that place the fruit in hibernation. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762525-MCI-eyes-revolution-mango-trade/ [http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762525-MCI-eyes-revolution-mango-trade ] (Logo:...

2014-09-05 20:20:41

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today announced a partnership to become a Partner of the Chicago Bears, expanding the cruise line's presence in this key market. Chicagoans will have the opportunity to win a seven-day cruise to the Caribbean, sailing roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale. The sweepstakes runs through December 31, 2014, and fans can enter at princess.com/chicago. Fans will also have access to special cruise deals from Princess Cruises...

2014-09-04 12:21:23

Company Achieves Highest Recognition Among National LTL Carriers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has received the 2013 Translogistics Inc. (TLI) National LTL Carrier of the Year Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/NE02615LOGO Con-way Freight provides transportation services throughout North America as a core LTL carrier for...

2014-09-04 08:33:05

SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line's ms Statendam and ms Westerdam achieved perfect scores of 100 on recent routine United States Public Health inspections conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The unannounced inspection for ms Statendam was held June 17, 2014, during a call at Ketchikan, Alaska. Westerdam was inspected July 21 during a call at Juneau, Alaska. Both ships...

2014-09-03 08:23:09

MIAMI, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 16, 2014, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on September 12, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 22, 2014. Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock or Carnival plc ADSs will receive a dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in sterling unless shareholders elected to...

2014-09-02 12:26:13

Featured Musical Entertainment to Include Earth Wind & Fire, R. Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, TLC, LL Cool J, and more MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines is partnering once again with the Tom Joyner Foundation to offer the 2015 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage cruise. This marks the cruise line's third consecutive year as the official host of the event. The Ultimate Party with a Purpose® voyage will take place on Carnival Breeze, the newest ship in the...

2014-08-29 12:22:35

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle East & Africa (MEA) Region to Post Fastest Growth in Global Oil & Gas Pipeline Leak Detection Market Over the years, the need for leak detection technologies has increased significantly on account of growing incidences of pipeline material failure and associated accidents. Often leakages are detected when the product seeps into the ground, in the case of oil, or through smell, in the case of gas....


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.'