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2014-08-26 20:20:46

North Bay Office Offers $30 Discounts on All Jobs in the Region After Devastating Quake SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like aftershocks, the impacts of Sunday's 6.1-magnitude earthquake are being felt long after the quake itself. Throughout Napa County, the quake left extensive damage to homes, streets and buildings, even beyond what is immediately apparent. "As a community partner, we want to make sure that further property damage and water waste are minimized,"...

2014-05-20 12:25:10

New testing methods have pinpointed the location of several large leaks in the University area. MISSOULA, Mont., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Water Co. continues to make steady progress at reducing leakage in their system. This Wednesday May 21(st), Mountain Water's leak crews will shut down Beckwith Avenue at Helen Avenue in order to repair a large main leak exceeding 300 gallons per minute. Leaks as large as 500 gallons per minute do not surface in the Missoula valley,...

2014-03-18 23:26:44

“Fix-A-Leak Week” Highlights Franchise’s Mission Palm Springs, Calif. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 American Leak Detection has found over seven million leaks since 1974 establishing the franchise system as a leader in the world of saving water. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons annually nationwide,” and homeowners who fix easily corrected household water leaks can save themselves about 10 percent on their...

2014-03-18 04:20:10

OTTAWA, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway facing the thickest and broadest ice cover in years, the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) is extremely concerned that Canada's ice-breakers will not be able to create and maintain the routes needed to move key cargo to Canadian and American industries. The Canadian Coast Guard is doing its utmost to work with resources across a large geographical area subject to heavy ice, but this situation is...

2014-02-24 23:28:10

BlueDevil Products new Product Spotlight series adds another installment of the ten part series featuring its popular BlueDevil Transmission Sealer. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Nobody likes to find oil spots on their driveway. Not only are they difficult to clean up, they identify important issues under the hood that simply must be addressed immediately. Since 1997, BlueDevil Products has become the best company for stop leak solutions. Standing by their Guarantee, BlueDevil...

2014-02-20 12:21:10

MONTREAL, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Fednav and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association were presented with the inaugural Lloyd's List North American Maritime Environment Award at a ceremony held at the Houstonian Hotel in Houston last night. This award recognizes a contribution by an individual, company, or association towards an improved outcome for the environment from the maritime industry. The award was also won by North American Marine Environmental...

2014-01-16 16:20:28

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sjkhmj/maritime_security) has announced the addition of the "Global Maritime Security Market - Worldwide Market Forecasts (2013 - 2018)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sjkhmj/maritime_security ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Maritime security is critical in the protection of a...

2013-12-02 23:22:17

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Maritime Security Market Access Control & Biometrics (Finger, Face, Voice, Iris); Surveillance and Tracking (Underwater, Video, AIS, LRIT, Imaging); Detectors; SCADA; GIS; Communications (Satellite, Radio) – Worldwide Market Forecasts (2013 – 2018)” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Maritime security is critical as it protects the nation’s security. It is important to defend the nation against the increasing maritime threats...

Ship Identification System Vulnarable To Cyberattack
2013-10-21 03:52:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A system used to track hundreds of thousands of shipping vessels across the globe is extremely vulnerable to hackers, researchers from the computer security company Trend Micro has cautioned. The problem lies with technology known as the Automatic Identification System (AIS), which is used by an estimated 400,000 ships worldwide, according to Tom Simonite of MIT Technology Review. Vessels that use the system transmit radio signals...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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