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2014-03-17 16:20:22

BATH, Maine, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract valued at $642.5 million to construct an additional Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. The award brings the total number of ships to be constructed by Bath Iron Works under a multi-year procurement to five, and the total value of the contract to approximately $3.4 billion. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). There are...

2014-03-17 12:20:22

SOUTHPORT, Conn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal Maritime Management LLC of Southport, Connecticut, a shipping company owned by affiliates of Apollo Global Management LLC, has formed a new platform in the stainless steel chemical shipping sector. Additionally, Princimar Chemical Carriers ("Princimar") has acquired its initial three stainless steel chemical tankers, all of which were purchased from existing owners and are currently in service. Princimar Chemical Carriers...

2014-03-17 12:20:21

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $128.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) 3 Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB). NASSCO is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the contract, NASSCO will provide the detail design and construction efforts to convert the MLP 3 to an AFSB variant. The work will be performed at NASSCO's San Diego shipyard...

2014-03-13 16:24:11

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of March 13, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Investor Relations" section of the Web site. About Noble Corporation Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries,...

2014-03-12 23:30:12

Piedmont Crossing will welcome Historian Melinda Ratchford when she speaks about the R. M. S. Titanic at the retirement community on Tuesday, March 25 at 2 p.m. Visit the website at http://www.piedmontcrossing.org. Thomasville, NC (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Piedmont Crossing will welcome Historian Melinda Ratchford when she speaks about the R. M. S. Titanic at the retirement community on Tuesday, March 25 at 2 p.m. Dr. Ratchford is a native of Kannapolis, North Carolina. She received her...

2014-03-11 23:24:13

Hawkes Ocean Technologies Now Operating Under the Trade Name, Deepflight Pt. RIchmond, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Hawkes Ocean Technologies announced today that it is now operating under the trade name, DeepFlight. DeepFlight will focus on its flagship technology, the DeepFlight Hydrobatic Craft. The Company is delivering two craft in 2014 and is currently taking pre-orders for its newest models. DeepFlight Hydrobatic Craft are unique in design and capability. Hydrobatic Craft is a new...

2014-03-11 16:20:29

GROTON, Conn., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Electric Boat a $57.2 million contract to prepare and perform maintenance work on the USS Minnesota (SSN-783), a Virginia-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will perform a post-shakedown availability on the Minnesota, which consists of maintenance work, repairs, alternations and testing to ensure the...

2014-03-10 16:20:13

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry first, ever-innovative ultra-luxury cruise specialist Crystal Cruises is introducing Ambassador Hostesses on select cruises, expanding its hugely popular onboard dancing program. Female counterparts to the line's Ambassador Hosts - professional dance partners for ladies without one - will debut on three Ballroom at Sea Experiences of Discovery voyages in 2014 and 2015. Along with eight male dance hosts (double the usual number),...

2014-03-10 08:20:26

SEATTLE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top-rated ultra-luxury cruise operator Seabourn has contracted hospitality design icon Adam D. Tihany to create the indoor and outdoor guest areas of its new ship being built in Italy and due to launch in 2016. Tihany is Art Director of the Culinary Institute of America, and sits on the advisory Board of the New York School of Interior Design and the Holon Design Museum. His outstanding contribution to the world of design has been recognized...

2014-03-05 12:20:40

GROTON, Conn., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded two contract modifications from the U.S. Navy worth a total value of $35.8 million. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the first contract, valued at $19.8 million, Electric Boat will perform advanced submarine research and development studies in support of a wide range of technology areas including manufacturability, maintainability,...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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