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2013-12-20 08:20:32

Transportation Bill Shutters Independent Freight Brokers and Forwarders BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since December 1(st), nearly 10,000 family-owned companies across the country were forced out of business because of a little-known provision in the "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21(st) Century" transportation bill (MAP-21). These businesses are independent freight brokers and forwarders who compete with big transportation companies to arrange transportation...

2013-12-19 08:20:32

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry giants Union Pacific Railroad and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics have joined AIAG as new members to get more involved in AIAG's activities in finished vehicle logistics (FVL). FVL improves the process of getting vehicles from the plant to the dealer, usually by truck, rail, or ship. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/DE35381LOGO) "These two global organizations are leaders in finished vehicle logistics, and...

2013-12-13 08:20:17

DUBLIN, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w9kxqh/offshore_support) has announced the addition of the "Global Offshore Support Vessel Market 2013-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Offshore support vessel manufacturers are focusing on R&D in order to develop new and improved vessels for offshore platforms, which offer more distinguished and revolutionary features such as Dynamic...

2013-12-12 23:30:33

Load Organizer provides grain and feed companies with a dispatch program designed specifically for bulk freight and integrated with BulkLoadNow.com’s advanced tools. Nixa MO (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 BulkLoadsNow.com, a load board specifically for the dry and liquid bulk industry, recently released a web-based dispatch program, Load Organizer, after several repeated requests from many of its members. Shippers and brokers use Load Organizer to manage freight in one, centralized program...

2013-12-09 23:23:37

Webgility offers Webgility Insurance for shipping, powered by InsureShip, directly within its eCC Desktop application. Now online retailers can save both time and money. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Webgility®, a leading provider of shipping and QuickBooks® integration solutions, has partnered with InsureShip™, an online shipping insurance provider, to provide shipping automation and the lowest shipping insurance rates in the market to small- and medium-sized...

2013-12-04 16:21:05

MIAMI, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, announced today that Vice Admiral William Burke has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Maritime Officer, effective December 9, 2013. Burke will report directly to Chief Operations Officer Alan Buckelew and will have oversight of the company's maritime operations around the world. He will be responsible for maritime quality assurance and...

2013-12-04 12:23:50

Organizations receiving donations include UNICEF, Direct Relief, Save the Children, International Red Cross and International Medical Corps MIAMI, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) and the Miami HEAT today announced that its pledge to support relief efforts in communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines will exceed $1.5 million, more than a $500,000 increase from its original pledge. It was also announced that the donation,...

2013-12-03 16:20:43

Singer Joey Fatone, television personality Carson Kressley and dance pros Sharna Burgess and Emma Slater also added to the lineup SEATTLE, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Derek Hough, the Emmy® Award-winning dancing professional best known for his role on the hit ABC television show "Dancing with the Stars", is scheduled to perform on the Jan. 12, 2014, "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" Champions Cruise on ms Nieuw Amsterdam. (Logo:...

2013-12-03 08:22:04

MIAMI, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 15, 2013, 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 December 13, 2013, to shareholders of record on November 22, 2013. 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...

2013-11-27 12:26:39

Guest-favorite '123go!' is back and better than ever; Corresponding trade campaign offers agents holiday incentives MIAMI, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Black Friday' will be very bright for consumers shopping for the perfect cruise vacation. That's when modern luxury line Celebrity Cruises brings back the brand's most popular promotion: "123go!" The promotion's three powerful features will be joined by two entirely new offers, and will allow consumers to select what they value most in a...