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2013-02-04 16:20:26

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is celebrating Valentine's Day by offering an exclusive gift package to guests who book any 2013 sailing aboard The Gauguin between February 4 and February 16, 2013. The Valentine's Gift Package includes a $200 per-stateroom credit at the ship's Deep Nature Spa by...

2013-01-29 16:20:06

SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises announced today that they will return to the South Pacific in the summer of 2014. Beginning May 2, 2014, Wind Spirit, the line's recently renovated 148-passenger sailing yacht, will sail seven-day voyages from Papeete, Tahiti. Wind Spirit will sail 28 voyages in Tahiti, with the last voyage on November 7, 2014, before returning to Panama and Costa Rica for the winter season. The line's return to the French Polynesia Islands marks the...

2013-01-23 12:25:09

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is pleased to announce the selection of The Gauguin as one of the "Top 20 Small Cruise Ships" in 2013 by readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Readers rated cruise ships on a variety of criteria including itineraries/schedule, shore excursions, crew/service, cabins, food/dining,...

2013-01-02 16:20:20

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, christened its new luxurious ship, the m/v Tere Moana, in an official ceremony held dockside on December 29, 2012, in Marigot, St. Martin. Cruise guests, local dignitaries, and media were in attendance. Mireille Bailey, The Moana's godmother and wife of Richard Bailey, Chairman of Paul...

2012-12-26 20:20:03

HONOLULU, Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the primary assets formerly owned by Reef Shipping, a South Pacific shipping company based in Auckland, New Zealand that has been in business since 1968. The assets to be acquired include four vessels and approximately 1,500 pieces of container equipment. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed and the...

2012-12-06 12:21:11

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, proudly presents an array of 2013 itineraries with special guests appealing to a variety of interests--from the culinary arts to astronomy and marine biology. Kicking off the new year, Herbert Nitsch, Champion Freediver, will be on board The...

Future Rainfall Uncertain In South Pacific
2012-10-29 04:17:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two different competing climatic effects -- increasing temperatures and changes in atmospheric water transport -- will determine how much (or how little) rainfall the South Pacific islands will receive in the future, claims a new study published in Sunday's online issue of the journal Nature Climate Change. According to the study, which was written by Matthew Widlansky and Axel Timmermann of the International Pacific Research...

2012-10-15 15:20:06

BELLVUE, Wash., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDIA ALERT: For two weeks only, Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is offering incredible savings on select 2013 voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia & the South Pacific when booked between October 15 and 27, 2012. Guests will benefit from exceptional savings of $800 to $4,300 per person off previously advertised rates while enjoying...

2012-10-11 15:20:30

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the newly acquired m/v Tere Moana, won a 2012 Silver Magellan Award in the Small Cruise Ship category from Travel Weekly. Travel Weekly is recognized as one of the most important and influential sources of news, data, and commentary to the travel industry. The...

2012-09-11 10:27:57

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the newly acquired m/v Tere Moana, debuts a new blog called "Blog by Gauguin." The new blog will offer news, behind-the-scenes coverage, in-depth destination reports, interviews with guest hosts, travel tips, recipes, photos, videos, and more about Paul...


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2007-02-25 21:16:26

The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...

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