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2014-05-08 16:31:14

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of May 8, 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 CorporationNoble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries,...

2014-05-08 16:23:35

Photo Contest with Several Houston-Area CBS Radio Stations Offers Local Businesses Chance to Win A Work-Free Day of Fun Aboard Carnival Cruise Ship MIAMI, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, and CBS Radio Houston are searching for the most spirited office in Houston for the chance to win the Ultimate Summer Office Party - a day of vacation-inspired fun for up to 100 people aboard one of Carnival's Galveston-based cruise ships. Through a fun and...

2014-05-06 20:20:37

OTTAWA, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - One hundred years ago, on May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru, a Japanese steamship, arrived in Vancouver's Burrard Inlet with 376 passengers, all British subjects, mostly Sikhs from Punjab, India. Under the era's exclusionary immigration policies, the passengers were denied entry, and the ship was forced to return to India. In connection with Asian Heritage Month, Canada Post has issued a new stamp marking the centennial of this event, while also recognizing...

2014-05-06 12:20:59

Largest Car Rental Company in Florida Extends Local Network to Support Military ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has selected Enterprise Rent-A-Car as the contracted rental car vendor at 18 Navy Exchange (NEX) locations in a new two-year contract. The partnership will provide those locations on-base access to car rentals, truck rentals and car-sharing services - providing a comprehensive transportation solution to meet diverse travel needs....

2014-05-02 23:06:14

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Jack-up Rig Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Jackup rigs are mobile, self-elevating drilling platforms equipped with legs that can be lowered to the ocean floor until a foundation is established to support the drilling platform. Once a foundation is established, the drilling platform is then jacked further up the legs so that the platform is above the highest expected waves....

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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