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Published: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:41:33 EDT

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Matson Signs Contracts For A Total Of Six New And Upgraded Cranes For Honolulu Terminal

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:21:00 EDT

(image) HONOLULU, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. ("Matson"; NYSE: MATX) announced that a subsidiary of Matson Navigation Company, Inc., a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has signed contracts with Paceco Corporation for the purchase of three new 65 long-ton capacity cranes and...

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Global Naval Ship Modernization Assessment, Forecast to 2026

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:43:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic downturn over the last decade has resulted in a number of cancellation, postponement, or downsizing of high-value defense programs. These actions have slowed down the induction of new ships into naval fleets. However, the requirement...

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Power Dynamics Innovations LLC, to Design and Manufacture Winches, HPU's and Winch Controls for SEAFAC

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:44:00 EDT

(image) STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Dynamics Innovations LLC has been awarded a contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock, for the design and construction of four winch packages consisting of the winch, diesel powered HPU and Controls for SEAFAC,...

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Stena Imperator and Stena Imprimis in Double Naming Ceremony in Guangzhou

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:38:00 EDT

(image) GÖTEBORG, Sweden, August 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Stena Imperator side by side with her sister the Stena Imprimis were named at the Chinese shipyard GSI (Guangzhou Shipbuilding International) in Guangzhou in southeast China. The two vessels are nos. 11 and 12, in a...

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Seaspan Provides Vessel Update

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:30:00 EDT

(image) Accepts Delivery of First 11000 TEU SAVER Containership, Enters into Time Charters for Two 10000 TEU Newbuilds and Agrees to Sell Four 4250 TEU Vessels HONG KONG, China, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced today that it has accepted delivery of the...

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SANY introduces SY16C 1.75ton excavator to the Australian market

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 EDT

(image) SYDNEY, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SANY released the SY16C 1.75ton zero-tail swing excavator which was redesigned for the Australian market. The compact design featuring the retractable undercarriage and deflectable boom allows the excavator to access job sites narrower than 1 meter...

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Opening Up the World for Aspiring West African Seafarers: Celebrity Cruises Unveils New Industry-First Partnership

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:48:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises is proud to announce a unique partnership with the Regional Maritime University (RMU) in Ghana. For the first time in cruise industry history, female bridge officers will be openly recruited from a West African country through a new...

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Holland America Line Sponsors Hometown Golfer Landon Jackson in the Boeing Classic PGA TOUR Champions Event at Snoqualmie Ridge

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) Golfer who grew up in Seattle sets his sights on 2018 Champions Tour SEATTLE, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line, Seattle's Hometown Cruise Line, is sponsoring golf professional Landon Jackson at the Boeing Classic, a PGA Tour Champions Event. A Seattle native, Jackson...

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It's a "Total Eclipse of the Heart" as DNCE and Bonnie Tyler Celebrate Rare Celestial Moment on Royal Caribbean

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:20:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the only place on Earth to see Bonnie Tyler and DNCE perform "Total Eclipse of the Heart" during the Great American Eclipse – a total solar eclipse 99 years in the making – was on board Royal Caribbean International's adventure-packed Oasis of...

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Lockheed Martin-Led Team Successfully Completes Builder's Trials for Littoral Combat Ship Little Rock (LCS 9)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team successfully completed the future USS Little Rock's (LCS 9) Builder's Trials on Aug. 17. The ship's sea trials were completed in Lake Michigan after a successful set of demonstrations which...

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Declaração de Harry Sargeant III sobre a Sargeant Marine e a investigação brasileira Lava Jato

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:10:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, 20 de agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Respondendo às notícias da ampliação da investigação brasileira sobre corrupção Lava Jato, Harry Sargeant III divulgou a seguinte declaração sobre o seu não envolvimento e a sua não propriedade da Sargeant Marine: "A Sargeant Marine,...

Visit Seattle Sets Sail in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 03:00:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, Aug. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Once around the world was not enough. The 70-foot racing yacht Visit Seattle -namesake of Seattle's official destination marketing organization and second-time race sponsor – is setting sail again to compete against 11 teams in the 2017-18 Clipper...

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Statement by Harry Sargeant III on Sargeant Marine and Brazilian Car Wash Probe

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:53:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Aug.19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to news of the widening Brazilian Car Wash graft probe, Harry Sargeant III issued the following statement regarding his non-involvement and non-ownership of Sargeant Marine: "Sargeant Marine, the entity recently ensnared...

Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis Located in the Philippine Sea 72 Years after It Was Torpedoed and Sunk During Final Days of World War II

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:23:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis was discovered on Aug. 18 by the expedition crew of Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel, which is owned by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen. The Indianapolis was found 5,500 meters below the surface,...

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Coalition of Maritime Commerce Organizations Responds to Forensic Report on Asian Carp

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:06:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 18, UnLock Our Jobs--a coalition of business and industry organizations dedicated to supporting the U.S. economy through the advancement of environmentally friendly domestic maritime commerce--responded to Southern...

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Royal Caribbean Teams Up With Shay Mitchell As Adventure Ambassador

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:43:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International is teaming up with award-winning actress and avid traveler Shay Mitchell to be the brand's Adventurist  ̶  an adventure adviser and storyteller for the world's most adventurous cruise line. In addition to embarking on inspi...

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General Dynamics Awarded $115 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Submarine Work

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:10:00 EDT

(image) GROTON, Conn., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $115.3 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly...

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Fly Fishing Pro Endorses the Flycraft Inflatable Fishing Boat

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:35:00 EDT

(image) SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug McKnight, Fly Fishing Pro, is the next in a long line of existing endorsers for the all-in-one inflatable fishing boat, drift boat, and motor boat: the Flycraft Stealth. "I saw the Flycraft Stealth a few years ago and it definitely...

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Kirby Corporation Announces The Resignation Of Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer C. Andrew Smith

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:15:00 EDT

(image) HOUSTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) today announced that C. Andrew Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kirby, has informed Kirby that he is resigning from his position effective September 7, 2017 to accept...

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Princess Cruises Ships Present Unique Viewing For Great American Eclipse on August 21

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

(image) SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass over the continental United States on August 21, and Princess Cruises guests sailing on six cruise ships in Alaska will be invited to special viewing parties as part...

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