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Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess

Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess

Designs and Key Features Unveiled For Newest Ship in the Growing Fleet SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 -- Princess Cruises today unveiled designs and announced key features of Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the global fleet. Departing April 4, Majestic Princess will sail on her inaugural ... Continue reading

MSC Seaview, the Second of MSC Cruises' Seaside-Generation Smart Cruise Ships

MSC Seaview, the Second of MSC Cruises' Seaside-Generation Smart Cruise Ships

GENEVA, July 5, 2016 -- MSC Cruises — the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa — announced today that the second of its Seaside-generation smart cruise ships, set to come into service in June 2018, will be named MSC Seaview. She wi ... Continue reading

Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation

Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation

SAN FRANCISCO—Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced the acquisition of TRADER Corporation (TRADER), Canada’s leading digital automotive marketplace and software solutions provider, from funds advised by Apax Partners for approximately C$1.575 billion. The transaction, which is ... Continue reading

Going on a Cruise Cheaper than Living in these US Cities

Going on a Cruise Cheaper than Living in these US Cities

HANOVER, Germany, June 29, 2016 -- According to a recent study by the next generation cruise search engine CruiseWatch, it is actually cheaper to cruise continuously for an entire year than to pay rent and live in the US. That is, at least, if you live in these cities or regions. CruiseWatch, which offers price drop al ... Continue reading

United States Coast Guard Awards Five Year Contract To Piedmont Propulsion Systems

United States Coast Guard Awards Five Year Contract To Piedmont Propulsion Systems

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 3, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has awarded Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC (PPS) a five-year contract to provide repair and overhaul services for the Hamilton Sundstrand 14RF propeller systems installed on USCG's fleet of HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft. The HC-144A is a Mariti ... Continue reading

Viking Announces World Cruise For Fourth Ship

Viking Announces World Cruise For Fourth Ship

LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2016 -- With just days before its second ship, Viking Sea, is christened in Greenwich on the Thames River in London on May 5, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced that its fourth ship, Viking Sun, will spend her maiden season sailing the company's first-ever World Crui ... Continue reading

Marine Mechanics Institute Launches First Mercury Marine Technician Certification Program

Marine Mechanics Institute Launches First Mercury Marine Technician Certification Program

ORLANDO, Fla., April 27, 2016 -- Universal Technical Institute , the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, is launching the first Mercury Marine technician career training certification program a ... Continue reading

Car Question or Concern - Best of Auto Lab - April 16, 2016

Car Question or Concern - Best of Auto Lab - April 16, 2016

April 16, 2016, Today's Show Is A Prerecorded "Best Of Auto Lab; Please Listen And Call With Your Question Or Opinion Next Week Auto Lab is a 27 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are i ... Continue reading

BoatUS reveal the top causes of boat fires

BoatUS reveal the top causes of boat fires

WASHINGTON—According to a BoatUS Fire Facts report, fire is one of the leading causes of all boat losses in the U.S. A boat fire brings a multitude of challenges for boat owners who have nowhere to turn when you're out on the water. That's why fire prevention is an integral part of boater safety. GEICO and BoatUS ... Continue reading

Future Propulsion And Connected Vehicle Systems - FEV Exhibit at 2016 SAE World Congress

Future Propulsion And Connected Vehicle Systems - FEV Exhibit at 2016 SAE World Congress

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 8, 2016 -- The future of the automobile is changing at cyber speed. Just yesterday, the buzz was the electric vehicle, and now connected and autonomous vehicles have been added to the mix. Automakers are scrambling to keep abreast of the challenges inherent in this changing landscape in order ... Continue reading

Leidos Participates In Christening Of DARPA's Innovative, Highly Autonomous Prototype Unmanned Vessel

Leidos Participates In Christening Of DARPA's Innovative, Highly Autonomous Prototype Unmanned Vessel

PORTLAND, Ore., April 7, 2016 -- Roger Krone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Leidos , a national security, health and infrastructure solutions company, joined senior officials from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) and the Department of Defense today to christen the prototype vehicle from DA ... Continue reading

Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Expo 2016

Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Expo 2016

Posted by vr12. on February 10th, 2016 I Posted in Events. Photo: Some rights reserved by Яick Harris WHEN: March 11, 12 & 13, 2016 HOURS: Friday (March 11) 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. // Saturday (March 12) 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. // Sunday (March 13) 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. WHERE: International Centre. Show takes place in Halls 1 & 2 ( ... Continue reading

Jimmy Kimmel Graces Cover Of Robb Report Magazine's February Issue

Jimmy Kimmel Graces Cover Of Robb Report Magazine's February Issue

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2016 -- Robb Report, the leading voice in luxury, wants to know what's on your bucket list? The first-ever Bucket List issue, on newsstands today, profiles a select group of the most influential names from the worlds of entertainment, style, cuisine, business, sports, and music, all of whom have share ... Continue reading

Buyers Want Big, Car Makers Want Big, Government Wants Small - So The Disconnect Grows

Buyers Want Big, Car Makers Want Big, Government Wants Small - So The Disconnect Grows

Washington DC January 7, 2016; The AIADA newsletter reported on the disconnect on electric vehicles. From the battery-powered Chevrolet Bolt crossover to the hydrogen fuel cell-powered Honda Clarity to a hybrid Chrysler minivan, automakers are expected to show a parade of electric vehicles at the 2016 Detroit auto show ... Continue reading

Hydrofoils Incorporated Successfully Completes Testing of Prototype for New 50-Foot High-Speed Super Boat

Hydrofoils Incorporated Successfully Completes Testing of Prototype for New 50-Foot High-Speed Super Boat

Hydrofoils Incorporated, a 60-year innovator in high-speed marine design and technology, has successfully completed testing of a 1/8 scale version of their latest project. The 50-foot "INTERCEPTOR" will be powered by twin 1800hp gas turbine/electric hybrid engines built by Turbine Marine Incorporated, a worldwide leade ... Continue reading

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