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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...

2013-11-27 00:20:11

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorian LPG Ltd. (NOTC: Dorian LPG) ("Dorian LPG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has successfully concluded its previously announced agreement with Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) ("Scorpio Tankers") to acquire its Very Large Gas Carrier ("VLGC") newbuilding contracts, associated deposits of $83.1 million, and a cash contribution of $1.9 million in exchange for 39.9 million newly issued Dorian LPG shares representing...

2013-11-26 08:20:24

Cruise.com continues its yearly tradition of offering exceptional values on the most popular cruise lines to favorite destinations worldwide FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise.com, a subsidiary of Omega World Travel, Inc. and one of the Internet's leading cruise sellers, announces its annual Black Friday sale, delivering the industry's best values on cruise vacations, which will run from 8AM on Friday, November 29 through Monday, December 2, 2013. This...

2013-11-25 16:21:14

HONOLULU, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (Matson) will raise its rates for the company's Guam/Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) and Micronesia services by $275 for both westbound and eastbound containers, effective January 26, 2014. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board and the Federal Maritime Commission. The rate...

2013-11-25 16:21:07

HONOLULU, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (Matson) will raise its rates for the company's Hawaii service by $175 per westbound container and $85 per eastbound container, effective January 5, 2014. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board. In addition, Matson will raise its terminal handling charge by $50 per westbound container and $25 per...

2013-11-25 16:20:37

Six theme cruises with dance pros and celebrities from the hit ABC show, plus special "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" programming and guest dance competition on every sailing SEATTLE, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has extended its highly successful "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" program for another year. The hugely popular onboard experience brings the excitement of ABC's hit show "Dancing with the Stars" to all 15 premium ships of Holland America Line...

2013-11-22 23:36:09

BulkLoadsNow.com is a great example of this year’s ATA Executive Summit theme utilizing technology to match shippers, brokers and carriers with an online marketplace to move truck freight. Nixa MO (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Technology continues to play a vital role in today's trucking. Every aspect from increased fuel mileage, to GPS tracking systems influences how freight is moved. This year's ATA Executive Summit will focus on the effects technology is playing in trucking,...

2013-11-18 08:20:21

LONDON, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The European road freight market will experience another year of decline in 2013 according to provisional figures contained in the latest report by Transport Intelligence, European Road Freight Transport 2013 [http://www.transportintelligence.com/market-reports/report-european-road-freight-transport-2013/314 ] . Due to slowing economic growth in northern Europe, Germany in particular, the market overall is projected to shrink...

2013-11-12 16:20:26

MIAMI, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) and the Miami HEAT today announced that Carnival Corporation & plc, its 10 cruise brands and the Carnival Foundation will team up with the two-time defending NBA Champion Miami HEAT in making a pledge to donate at least $1 million to support relief efforts in communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Miami HEAT owner Micky Arison is also the chairman of Carnival...

Google Describes Mystery Barge As An Interactive Learning Space
2013-11-08 06:55:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month a four-story barge was seen floating in San Francisco Bay near Treasure Island, a former US naval base. It had the appearance of a James Bond super villain’s lair – although not one that was too secret – but exactly what it was for was unknown. Reports quickly suggested that it was apparently part of a super-secret Google facility, and while able to be seen at a distance everything else about it truly remained a secret....