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Study At Deepwater Horizon Spill Site Finds Key To Tracking

Study At Deepwater Horizon Spill Site Finds Key To Tracking Pollutants

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Science consortium offers new information to predict how oil and other pollutants move in the ocean A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the...

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2014-08-31 08:20:52

Exhibition Commemorates the 29th Anniversary of the Discovery of the RMS Titanic's Wreck Site ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate 29 years since the discovery of the RMS Titanic's wreck site, on Monday, Sept. 1, visitors are invited to remember, explore and learn about the famous luxury liner inside Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Featuring hundreds of authentic artifacts, dramatic room recreations and hands-on interactive experiences, the exhibition honors the...

2014-08-29 12:21:23

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat today delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota (SSN-784) on time and more than $30 million below target cost. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, which provides the Navy with the capabilities required to retain undersea dominance well into the 21st...

2014-08-27 23:14:06

The best family reunions have family participation and at least one truly memorable experience to meld generations and make memories. To inspire planning, the FamilyTravelFiles.com has just posted seven tall ship family reunion ideas that have exceptional memory making potential. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Family reunions always start with when and where? The why is obvious to the oldest members of the family – it will be fun and who doesn’t want to have fun? But vacation...

2014-08-26 20:20:14

New Exclusive Nightclub Under the Stars Debuts this Fall on Caribbean Cruise Itineraries SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, cool nighttime experience will debut on Regal Princess in November, enabling guests to enjoy a chic and contemporary outdoor nightclub under the stars. The new nightclub, Night Sky Lounge, will debut in November when the ship begins her inaugural Caribbean season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139930 The top-deck...

2014-08-25 23:11:29

The DeepFlight Dragon is the most compact, lightweight personal submarine on the market, and is so intuitive to use that clients self-pilot the craft with minimal instruction. Pt. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 DeepFlight announced today it will introduce an entirely new type of personal submarine at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show. The DeepFlight Dragon is the most compact, lightweight personal submarine on the market, and is so intuitive to use that clients self-pilot the craft with...

2014-08-25 12:20:44

BATH, Maine, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy LCS 1 and LCS 2 variant ships. Work to be...

2014-08-25 12:20:28

"Sidewalk to Ship" in 10 Minutes; Real-time Luggage Tracking; the First of 40,000 Free Windows Tablets for Crew; Exceptional Variety and Choice -- oh, and a Robot to Fix Your Drinks PAPENBURG, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech-savvy modern travelers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology to amp up the vacation experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140824/139082...

2014-08-21 12:22:25

Enlisting Veterans to Join its Ranks One of Several Initiatives in Support of Service Members ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has added more than 4,000 military veterans to its staff since joining the 100,000 Jobs Mission coalition in 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120412/CG86494LOGO The 100,000 Jobs Mission brings together companies committed to hiring U.S. military veterans and military spouses. Enterprise...

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

Wiley While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual. The paper also notes that iceberg discharge from glaciers is increasing, with more heavy iceberg years since the 1980s than before, and...

2014-08-18 12:30:33

The pharmacy benefit manager has occupied the list longer than any other Chicagoland company SCHAUMBURG, IL, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX, TSX: CCT), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and technology, announced today that it has been ranked as one of Fortune's Fastest-Growing Companies for the fifth year in a row. Catamaran is one of just 10 companies to have made the list five or more consecutive times in the past 15 years,...


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