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2014-03-27 16:21:09

-- Following Vindication of Washington Post Correction, Shipping Company Contracted by the U.S. Government Asks all Outlets that Carried False Story to Report Correction As Well-- ODESSA, Ukraine, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaalbye Shipping International has called upon media outlets and other organizations to correct any inaccurate reports that falsely link the shipping company to serious accusations including shipping cargo to Syria and disengaging ship transponder...

2014-03-27 12:20:43

MIAMI, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines - Texas' largest cruise operator - today announced a grand slam partnership with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers that plays at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. This multi-year partnership marks Carnival's first-ever relationship with a professional baseball franchise. As the Official Cruise Line of the Frisco RoughRiders, Carnival will bring its signature brand of fun to fans of the...

2014-03-26 23:00:58

CruiseVoyant.com, an online cruise booking agency, offers a more robust cruise deals section on the website for consumers. Fort Lauderdal, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 CruiseVoyant.com is excited to announce they will continue to expand on their cruise deal page for all types of travelers. These deals will be researched thoroughly and posted multiple times throughout the week on the Cruise Voyant deals page by their staff of cruise experts and guest writers, the Content Crew. The deals will...

2014-03-26 12:20:30

MIAMI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Freedom will undergo an extensive multi-million-dollar makeover this spring that will add the first-ever Bookville family reading venue- part of the recently launched Seuss at Sea program in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises - along with a variety of dining, bar and entertainment innovations that are part of the line's Fun Ship 2.0 product enhancement initiative. The majority of these exciting new features will be incorporated during a dry...

2014-03-25 23:36:07

BulkLoads.com reports a triple increase in load postings from one year ago while shippers report increase in freight rates. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Several news sources have reported in recent weeks that BNSF railway operations in North Dakota are at least three weeks delayed (http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/bnsf-pledges-caught-ag-shipments-22885754). While BNSF President and CEO, Carol Ice, has said the delays are not a result of increased crude-by-rail shipments, other...

2014-03-25 23:25:12

Dick's Sporting Goods Names SMC³ 2013 Technology Provider of the Year Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 SMC3 announced today it was named Dick’s Sporting Goods 2013 Technology Provider of the Year. The sporting goods chain recognized SMC³ for outstanding technology service and customer commitment. The winner was determined by reviewing surveys completed by each system’s users. SMC³ received top marks in core functionality, technical support, customer support and...

2014-03-25 20:20:42

HOUSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Limited, has received a declaration from Maersk Olie og Gas AS ("Maersk") exercising the second of three one-year options for the jackup Energy Enhancer. The commencement date of the new option period is approximately mid-July 2014, which commits the Energy Enhancer to Maersk for continued operation in the Danish Sector of the North Sea until...

2014-03-19 08:23:08

VANCOUVER, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to announce initial results of 18% energy savings from an evaluation of Smartcool's energy efficiency technology on two sea-going refrigerated containers. "This is an exciting new market that we are entering," says George Burnes, President and CEO of Smartcool. "Not only does it offer a huge amount of potential on its own, but it is also highly complementary to our established customer base...

2014-03-17 12:20:22

SOUTHPORT, Conn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal Maritime Management LLC of Southport, Connecticut, a shipping company owned by affiliates of Apollo Global Management LLC, has formed a new platform in the stainless steel chemical shipping sector. Additionally, Princimar Chemical Carriers ("Princimar") has acquired its initial three stainless steel chemical tankers, all of which were purchased from existing owners and are currently in service. Princimar Chemical Carriers...

2014-03-10 12:20:31

10 percent larger exhibition expected to attract 30 percent more attendees MIAMI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 30th annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference and exhibition opens today at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The show runs through Thursday, March 13. The annual gathering usually draws around 11,000 attendees, but UBM, owner and organizer of Cruise Shipping Miami, anticipates a jump of more than 30 percent in visitors and delegates to the three-day exhibition and...


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