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2014-05-02 12:21:31

ROCKLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four decades after first crewing together on a small schooner out of Rockland, Maine, Captains Doug and Linda Lee continue to live the schooner life as current owners of the largest two-masted vessel in Maine's historic windjammer fleet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140501/83100 When the Lees' 145-foot passenger schooner Heritage departs Rockland Harbor for its first multi-day sail on June 4, it will mark the start of the...

2014-04-30 12:26:54

52nd Annual Windjammer Days to take place in Boothbay Harbor, Maine June 22-28, 2014 BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Organizers of the 52nd Annual Windjammer Days has announced the tall ships that will be at this year's Windjammer Days Festival. The Festival will take place June 22 - 28, with seven windjammers scheduled to arrive in Linekin Bay on Tuesday, June 24th and then under full sail during the parade of sail on Wednesday, June 25(th). Recently recognized...

2014-04-29 12:23:16

New Itineraries Feature Multiple Embarkation Ports, Late Night Stays, and More FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC Cruises is strengthening its commitment to serving the North American market with the deployment of the MSC Divina to the Mediterranean during the summer of 2015. The first of the line's ships dedicated to North American travelers, MSC Divina will bring its signature service and onboard experiences to the most sought-after Mediterranean seven-night...

2014-04-28 16:22:38

GROTON, Conn., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy today underscored its commitment to an advanced and adaptable submarine force by awarding General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $17.6 billion for the construction of 10 additional Virginia-class submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 The multi-year Block IV contract enables Electric Boat and its industry...

2014-04-24 23:01:03

SEA Semester® undergraduates aid collection efforts informing plastic “garbage patch” studies in Pacific Ocean. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 An estimated 21,290 metric tons of plastic particles are currently floating in the North Pacific subtropical gyre, with a mass equivalent to 132 Boeing 747 airplanes or 120 blue whales. This estimate, the most complete and accurate evaluation of Pacific Ocean plastic pollution to date, comes from eleven years of plastic debris...

Four Years Later, Gulf's Marine Life Still Feeling Significant Impacts From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2014-04-18 13:31:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico approaches, much of the region’s environment and marine life are still feeling the effects of the largest accidental oil spill in US history. Despite the continued impact on the environment and wildlife, BP – formerly British Petroleum – said in a statement on Tuesday that it has ended its “active cleanup” of Louisiana’s coast. This...

2014-04-16 16:32:33

World's newest and most technologically advanced cruise ship sets an entirely new standard for world's fastest growing market MIAMI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International today announced that its newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will make its home port in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, bringing the company's most innovative ship to the world's fastest-growing cruise market. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following her inaugural winter season...

2014-04-16 08:30:41

Catamaran reports lower overall trend, record-setting generic dispensing rate and greater cost controls SCHAUMBURG, IL, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and technology, released its 2014 Informed Trends(TM) report this morning. The report reveals a decrease in overall drug trend, from 2.6 percent (2012) to 2.4 percent (2013), a record-setting generic dispensing rate of 83.6...

2014-04-14 23:08:15

Since PC SpeedBoost and PC HealthBoost™ have started their Facebook Fan Pages, they’ve been looking for fun and interactive ways to communicate with their fan base. Never did they guess that sweepstakes and giveaways would be the way to get the most valuable feedback on their product and gain product loyalty. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Every month, PC Health Boost hosts a Sweepstakes. Their most popular sweepstake so far, was the one from the month of February. Was it the prize...

2014-04-14 12:30:44

Special Six-Day Voyage to Depart from Newly Refurbished Erato Street Cruise Terminal This Afternoon MIAMI, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans' largest year-round cruise ship, the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, will depart on its inaugural six-day cruise from New Orleans this afternoon, further solidifying Carnival's distinction of the port's largest cruise operator with two ships carrying more than 400,000 passengers annually - the most of any cruise line. The special...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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