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2014-04-21 16:20:58

MIAMI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day and the importance of year-round environmental awareness, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced it will meet its goal to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent. This goal was established by the company as part of Carnival's ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impact from its operations. To meet this goal,...

2014-04-18 12:21:48

Will Feature More Than 200 New Ocean-Inspired Activities Tailored for Kids Ages 2-11 MIAMI, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines, the leader in family cruising, today unveiled Camp Ocean - an exciting, new marine-themed children's program coming to its fleet of 24 "Fun Ships." Set to debut on Carnival Freedom on May 24, the expansive new program will immerse children ages 2-11 in the wonders of the sea through fun, engaging and educational experiences. More than 200 new...

2014-04-14 16:20:18

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: India Shipping Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI Industry ViewThe primary issue in Indian shipping continues to be the state of the nation's ports. Investment in the12 major state-run facilities has not kept up with the demand engendered by the rapid economic growthexperienced in India over the past decade. This is leading to repeated issues of congestion in the ports,...

2014-04-10 08:22:53

Working with Wabash National, the less-than-truckload company will outfit 16,000 trailers with SmartWay® approved aerodynamic panels as part of its commitment to sustainability. ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it is outfitting its line haul trailer fleet with DuraPlate(®) AeroSkirts(®) to increase overall fleet fuel efficiency and reduce carbon...

2014-04-08 23:28:24

Third party logistics company, Cerasis, Inc., continues to show commitment to the integrity of the transportation and freight industry by now earning both the TIA Performance Certified $250,000 Freight Surety Bond and the Certified Transportation Broker designations. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Cerasis, Inc., a third party logistics company specializing in freight technology and managed transportation services focused on Less Than Truckload (LTL), small package, and full truckload...

2014-04-07 16:20:15

Specials include reduced rates, free third and fourth fares and shipboard beverage card SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Families looking to take an exciting vacation this summer or travelers looking for their next adventure can take advantage of Holland America Line's annual promotion on summer cruises. The "Summer on Sale" specials are available now and feature savings on select Europe, Canada/New England and Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys....

2014-04-04 16:20:07

FORT SMITH, Ark., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its first quarter 2014 results, after the close of the market, on Thursday, May 1, 2014. A conference call with company executives will be held that day at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. CT) to discuss these results. Interested parties are invited to listen by calling (800) 736-4594. Following the call, a recorded playback will be available through the end of the day on May 31, 2014. To...

FedEx Shipping 65M Years' Worth Of History Across America: Exclusive
2014-04-04 08:02:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online FedEx is no stranger to shipping important artifacts and precious cargo around the world, such as the advanced technological equipment used for the search for Amelia Earhart’s Model 10 Electra airplane and the movement of two pairs of endangered giant pandas from China to Scotland and France. However, the shipper’s latest adventure is a project 65 million years in the making. Later this month, FedEx Custom Critical (FCC) will...

2014-04-03 12:21:18

THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 first quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-03-28 23:24:02

Pipeline transporting of sulfur requires heated pipelines, so the sulfur remains in liquid form. Read on to learn why AP Sensing’s fiber-optic based DTS system was selected to monitor the heat tracing system to provide insight into the temperature along the entire 76km length of the pipeline. Boeblingen, Germany (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Two sulfur transport pipelines with a total length of 76 km use a heat management system to ensure safe and reliable temperatures along the route....


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