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2014-05-27 08:26:02

MIAMI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jorge Vilches has been named president and chief executive officer of Pullmantur, one of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s (NYSE, OSLO: RCL) six brands. Vilches will be responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the brand to ensure its continuous growth and success. He will report directly to Richard D. Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Vilches has spent the past 10 years in the travel industry, holding various...

2014-05-23 08:21:15

Carnival Is Now One of Five Major Cruise Lines with Planned Service to Mazatlan, Including Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Azamara Club Cruises. MAZATLAN, Mexico, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that Carnival Cruise Lines will resume service to the destination with year-round cruises departing out of Los Angeles. The seven-night Mexican Riviera cruise, which will begin sailing in April...

2014-05-22 12:27:26

MIAMI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines has made two exciting enhancements to its West Coast cruise operations, deploying two highly attractive Spirit-class ships featuring a variety of Fun Ship 2.0 innovations as well as a huge number of balcony staterooms. The new deployments include Carnival Miracle introducing year-round seven-day Mexican Riviera departures from Long Beach, Calif., beginning in October 2014, and Carnival Legend operating the line's Alaska...

2014-05-22 00:20:13

Carnival Corporation is investing as much as $400 million to expand innovative exhaust gas-cleaning technology to over 70 vessels across its brands, up from 32 announced last year MIAMI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced plans to significantly increase installations of its industry-first exhaust gas cleaning technology to more than 70 vessels. The expansion covering over 70...

2014-05-21 23:11:01

As a top freight management services and third party logistics company, Cerasis is well equipped with powerful knowledge on freight claims management to impart upon North American Shippers in this educational online webinar. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Cerasis Inc., a North American freight management company and 3PL, announces that their “Knowledge is Power” Freight Claims Management Webinar is now open for registrations by shippers of all sizes. Cerasis will present educational...

2014-05-20 00:20:05

MIAMI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced plans to significantly expand its market leadership in Australia, one of the fastest growing markets in the cruise industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89154 With Australian cruise passenger numbers having increased 130 percent in the past five years and projections of 800,000 cruise passengers in 2013 growing to one...

2014-05-19 08:21:56

TREVISO, Italy, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeLclima units combine comfort and efficiency at the new MSC headquarters in Genoa The new San Benigno business center in Genoa is now almost finished. The three towers that occupy compartment 2 are still under construction. Here, close to the commercial port, MSC has decided to establish its headquarters to increase its activities in the territory, in competition with the other shipping giant, Costa. MSC,...

2014-05-13 12:21:53

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:India Freight Transport Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/freight/india_freight_transport_report_q2_2013.html Includes 3 FREE quarterlyupdatesIndia's state-run major ports continue to be the underperformers in the BRIC country's freight transportinfrastructure, with volumes at many facilities struggling to grow. Ports have also been harmed by a ban oniron ore mining,...

2014-05-12 16:21:08

-- Four Centers known as the "Best of the Best" FORT SMITH, Ark., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four ABF( )Freight(SM) service centers are being recognized with the prestigious President's Quality Award from ABF Freight President and CEO Roy Slagle. The centers being acknowledged are located in St. Joseph, Missouri; Vancouver, British Columbia; Akron, Ohio and Albuquerque, New Mexico. The award recognizes service centers most exemplifying the ABF Freight Quality Process, which are...

2014-05-08 04:20:27

AMSTERDAM, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new study, shipping consultancy Seabury finds a pronounced shift is taking place from air cargo to ocean transport. New container technologies contribute to the trend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/537201 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/685777 ) "A decade ago, tomatoes were just as likely to be transported by air as in a reefer container. Today, tomatoes are...


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