Latest Shipping Stories

2013-09-24 23:02:12

CruiseVoyant.com, a cruise booking site, is now offering discounts for cruisers 55+ on select bookings for the 2014 Alaskan cruise season. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 South Florida based cruise booking site, Cruise Voyant, has released special senior rates for Alaskan Cruise itineraries taking place during the upcoming 2014 cruise season. Senior rates through Cruise Voyant are available on select Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Alaskan itineraries. Cruise lines...

2013-09-03 23:18:13

Postings for freight are up over 25% from last year on the newest load board in the bulk industry. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Despite a delay in fall grain harvest, bulk truck freight demand continues to increase creating a tightness in trucks across the bulk truck freight industry. BulkLoadsNow.com freight-matching service saw a 25% increase in posted loads this week compared to one year ago. "Shipper and broker activity is at an all time high as trucking companies become...

2013-08-21 23:28:36

Bulk freight brokers, shippers and carriers go online to discuss MAP-21 and help each other understand the new laws. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Since MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress In the 21st Century) was signed into law a little more than a year ago there have been a lot of questions coming from the bulk transportation industry, especially as it relates to brokering freight. Recently, the topic popped up on a forum at BulkLoadsNow.com, a leading online bulk freight matching...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.