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2014-04-10 12:20:32

SS St. Louis Legacy Project Partners with Protravel International in Offering Commemorative and Educational Sailing aboard Crystal Serenity, November 5-19 LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 13, 1939, a German ship sailed out of Hamburg for Havana with 937 Jewish refugees aboard. Known as the "Voyage of the Damned" for being denied permission to dock in Cuba and subsequently being turned away from the United States and Canada, the SS St. Louis was ultimately forced to...

2014-04-09 23:31:01

In response to participant request, the deadline to enter automotive expert and car-talk host Bobby Likis’ “Chill Out & Gas Up” Car Clinic sweepstakes has been extended until Wednesday, April 16. Prizes include a $500 gas card from Likis; a $250 VISA card from the Renewable Fuels Association; a Passport Max radar/laser detector from ESCORT Radar; and a lambskin leather jacket from Royal Purple. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In response to participant request, the deadline to enter...

2014-04-09 16:22:09

VALCOURT, QC, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BRP adds a utility vehicle to its Sea-Doo line-up with the SAR model, a Search and Rescue watercraft designed for emergency response operations. It will be unveiled during the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana, from April 10-12, 2014. "We are pleased to introduce a utility vehicle dedicated to professionals whose job is to save lives," said Yves Leduc, vice-president and general manager for BRP's...

2014-04-07 12:21:53

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC Cruises teams up with FIAT once again to bring Italian style to North American cruisers with the announcement of a first-ever joint promotion where one lucky guest will win a brand new FIAT 500c POP, with a retail value of more than $21,000. This chic and fun-to-drive small convertible, blends Italian design with precision engineering, creating one of the hottest cars on the market. Guests are automatically entered when...

2014-04-05 23:03:19

The deadline to enter automotive expert and car-talk host Bobby Likis’ “Chill Out & Gas Up” Car Clinic sweepstakes is Wednesday, April 9. Prizes include a $500 gas card from Likis; a $250 VISA card from the Renewable Fuels Association; a Passport Max radar/laser detector from ESCORT Radar; and a lambskin leather jacket from Royal Purple. (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 The deadline to enter automotive expert and car-talk host Bobby Likis’ “Chill Out & Gas Up” Car Clinic...

2014-04-04 23:29:41

SEA’s first-ever alumna president brings over 30 years’ experience as a marine leader and educator. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Sea Education Association (SEA)/SEA Semester® the Woods Hole, Massachusetts-based educational institution, announced that Margaret (Peg) Brandon has been named SEA’s first-ever alumna President. In making the announcement, Susan Humphris, Chair of SEA’s Board of Trustees said, “With Peg’s experience in both academia and in ship...

2014-04-04 23:28:08

Global Enterprise NAS Market 2014-2018 and Global Consumer NAS Market 2014-2018 are research report available at ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 A NAS (network-attached storage) device is a computer storage device that is connected to a network to provide data storage and data retrieval/file-sharing services for heterogeneous clients and authorized network users. NAS devices allow several computers to simultaneously share the same storage space. By...

2014-04-04 23:01:50

Three new river vessels were christened in Strasbourg, France last Friday. CroisiEurope continues to offer ships with smaller capacity offering a more intimate, personal cruising experience, moving in the opposite direction from the current trend. Nanuet, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 River cruise ship MS Lafayette and two smaller canal barges, Madeleine and Anne-Marie were christened Friday on the Rhine river in Strasbourg, France. Ms. Mary Rose Reade is the godmother of the MS Lafayette,...

2014-04-04 16:20:19

GROTON, Conn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $11 million contract to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). With this modification, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at the submarine base. Electric Boat will provide a wide range...

2014-04-04 16:20:13

Itineraries up to 68 days call at more than 50 ports around the continent SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will offer the most comprehensive South America deployment of the season with four ships positioned in the region. The line's ms Statendam, ms Maasdam, ms Prinsendam and ms Zaandam will sail 20 voyages around the continent ranging in length from 14 to 68 days....


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.