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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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2014-08-21 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...

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,...

2014-08-13 08:26:54

Original Love Boat Cast Will Be Godparents to Cruise Ship; Honoring Role That Iconic TV Show Played in Line's History SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been nearly forty years since the iconic television show The Love Boat went on the air and introduced viewers to modern day cruising and, in the process, made Princess Cruises and its ships synonymous with vacations at sea. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135708 As Princess prepares to celebrate...

2014-08-12 16:26:14

Royal Caribbean International Unveils World-Class Multi-Million Dollar Art Collection for Quantum of the Seas MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will exit the enclosed building hall at the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, tomorrow, August 13, revealing an unexpected occupant - a 30-foot-tall magenta polar bear situated prominently on the exterior deck of the ship. The bear, a sculpture created by...

2014-08-12 16:25:14

CLIA CEO Responds To Recent Report ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent release of a report on norovirus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscores what the cruise industry has known and communicated for a long time: The occurrence of norovirus on cruise ships is rare and it is dramatically lower than the number of incidents of this common illness on land. Norovirus is often referred to as a "stomach bug" and the symptoms...

2014-08-06 16:28:36

Top Fitness Upgrades & Outdoor 'Movement Journey' to be Industry Firsts LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning fall 2014, Crystal Cruises' guests can train like world-class athletes with new fitness equipment that has been the official choice for Olympic and World Cup competitors. Complementing the luxury cruise line's new, active shoreside options that launched in 2014, the new equipment, provided by Technogym - the official supplier of Olympic Games and World Cup...

2014-08-06 12:22:00

ms Prinsendam visits South America and the Mediterranean in addition to ms Amsterdam's annual World Cruise; take advantage of $1,000 air credit SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line's ms Prinsendam kicks off the new year on Jan 3, 2015 with a 68-day Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage followed by a 55-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage. These two itineraries are designed to take guests on longer explorations that visit some of the most interesting and exciting...

2014-08-06 12:21:15

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded contracts from the U.S. Navy, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries to provide integrated bridge and navigation systems and steering gear systems to modernize Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers (DDGs). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) exercised options for the acquisition and...

2014-08-06 12:21:07

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard Tuesday following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials. North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, the most capable class of attack submarines ever built. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD)....

2014-08-04 12:21:53

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 4, 2014 /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 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, announces its "5th Anniversary Sale" on select 2014 and 2015 Tahiti, French Polynesia, South Pacific and Latin America voyages, when booked by August 16, 2014. To celebrate its five years in the cruise industry, Paul Gauguin Cruises is...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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