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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...

2014-08-01 12:25:09

MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises is broadening its immersive vacations in 2015-16 with its new exclusive array of "Signature Event Sailings". Guests can experience iconic global events and celebrations as part of their Celebrity vacation while sailing to popular locales in Europe, the Far East and South America. Providing vacationers with inside access into a series of the most desirable events across the globe, Celebrity's Signature Event Sailings immerse guests...

2014-07-30 12:21:48

Line's Third "Royal Princess" Class Vessel to be Delivered in 2017 SANTA CLARITA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:CCL; NYSE:CUK), announced that it has reached an agreement with the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new ship, which will enter service in 2017. The as-yet unnamed 143,000-ton vessel, which will be built at an all-in cost of approximately 600 million euros, will carry 3,560...

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2014-07-30 04:28:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is more widespread than previously believed, as experts have located two additional deep-water coral communities that were damaged by the 2010 disaster. The discovery was made by a team of researchers led by Penn State University biology professor Charles Fisher, and is detailed in a paper published online Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....


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