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2014-06-13 16:20:21

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Todd Stone, British Columbia's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, issued a joint statement today noting progress on the Joint Action Plan of March 26, 2014, to achieve stability in the Port Metro Vancouver trucking industry. "A great deal has been accomplished over the past two months, such as increases to the rates to be paid to truckers. However, we remain very...

2014-06-10 12:21:56

To support upcoming US and Canadian Tank Car Safety Requirements for Crude Shipments THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourque Logistics, the leader in logistics software for industrial rail shippers, will help its clients identify newer and safer CPC-1232 tank cars for crude shipments. This important function will assist crude shippers and receivers to maintain safety compliance by utilization of tank cars which are manufactured to the higher safety CPC-1232...

2014-06-10 12:21:30

AUSTIN, Texas and ST. LOUIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uShip and ShipWorks today announced they have teamed together. ShipWorks customers selling oversized, palletized goods on multi-platform e-commerce channels such as Amazon, eBay, Magento, Shopify, Etsy and others, or moving inventory between warehouses, can now use uShip to access bookable rates directly from the nation's top less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers. This addresses the problem many sellers face when shipping goods...

2014-06-09 12:21:57

STAMFORD, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorian LPG Ltd. ("Dorian LPG" or the "Company") (NYSE: LPG) is pleased to announce that Tim Truels Hansen will join the Company as Chartering Manager, with effect from September 1st, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/105904 Mr. Hansen comes to Dorian LPG from AP Moeller Maersk where he began his career at sea, rising to the rank of captain of various sized LPG carriers. He came ashore in 1999, joining the Maersk team...

2014-06-05 04:21:31

HONG KONG, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services (BV CPS) has announced it will again celebrate and support the World Environment Day (WED) on the 5th June. This is the 6th year that BV CPS has supported the WED initiatives throughout its worldwide locations. WED is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and actions in support of the environment. It is an annual event aimed at drawing global attention for...

2014-06-05 00:20:32

Carnival Foundation to Support the Waters It Depends Upon MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Foundation is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy's global marine protection priorities. Carnival Foundation's support will be directed toward identifying locations where industry and community are most dependent on marine and coastal resources - including key conservation priority sites where the company operates. The Nature...

2014-06-05 00:20:18

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy's global...

2014-06-02 16:20:32

Innovative lanai rooms provide guests direct access to the large wrap-around Promenade Deck SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Holland America Line's ms Volendam completes dry-dock in December 2014, the ship will feature 21 new exclusive lanai staterooms, the contemporary bar area Mix and updated bathrooms in all suites and select other stateroom categories. With the conversion of existing outside staterooms to the new lanai accommodations, Volendam's guest capacity of 1,432...

2014-05-27 23:07:57

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Cruise Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Cruise industry is the fastest growing segment of the travel industry. It caters to a diverse demographic mix. A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are a part of the experience, as well as the different destinations along the way. Cruise lines are...

2014-05-27 16:20:29

Fans can enter once a day to win a free cruise for two with the premium cruise line SEATTLE, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has launched a "Perfect Day Cruise Sweepstakes" on Facebook that will award one lucky fan a seven-day cruise for two in a verandah stateroom to Europe, Canada/New England, the Caribbean, Mexico or Alaska. The sweepstakes runs through June 24, 2014, and the winner will be selected in a random drawing in early July....


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