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Cruise Canada New England breeze into UK

Executives from P&O Cruises and Cunard, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Saga and MSC Cruises heard about new infrastructure and product development in the region which offers ports in Canada, US and France (Saint Pierre and Miquelon).‘Starting off by attracting fall foliage cruising Canada New England is now popular with cruise…

Auckland Council approves an extra $14.5m for America's Cup amid concerns it is a "rich man's" sport

Auckland Council has approved additional funding of $14.5 million for the America's Cup, but not before some councillors voiced concerns over the added cost to ratepayers for a "rich man's sport". Councillors voted today at an extraordinary meeting of the governing body for the extra money with dissenting votes from Mike Lee, Efeso Collins, John Watson and Wayne Walker.

Speaking Freely: The Future Of The First Amendment

The Newseum is hosting a live discussion on the First Amendment featuring Joshua Johnson and Eli Pariser Friday. You can watch it here at 2:30.The First Amendment has become much more than a legal doctrine, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger wrote in the Columbia Journalism Review. It is a core part of the American identity.

U.S. fighter jet, refueling tanker crash off Japan

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Administration releases second decadal report on ocean science and technology

November 30, 2018The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) released a report this month entitled, Science and Technology For Americas Oceans: A Decadal Vision. The report outlines the Trump administrations goals to advance U.S. ocean science and technology in the coming decade.The decadal vision identifies five main ocean priorities: (1) Understand the Ocean in the Earth System…

Global Amphibious Land Craft Sales Market Research Report | Key Players - General Dynamics NASSCO, T

Researchvector Inc. recently introduced market study "Amphibious Land Craft Sales research 2018-2022" with in-depth focused approach on qualitative research, describing product Scope and elaborating Amphibious Land Craft Sales industry insights and outlook to 2022. The market Study is putting a lot of emphasis on macro-economic issues…

LATAM launches Huntsville freighter to meet Panalpina's perishables needs ǀ Air Cargo News

LATAM Cargo has launched a new Colombia-US freighter operation to meet the requirements of customer Panalpina. The new weekly route was launched on December 2 and operates between Bogota and Huntsville using a 50 tonne capacity Boeing 767-300 freighter. The airline said it had decided to launch the service in response to…

Lawmakers express concerns over Navy's aging surge sealift fleet

Any future war against a conventional military would require rapid transportation of massive amounts of troops and gear via the Navys surge sealift forces, a capability that has not been in great demand during Americas asymmetric Iraq and Afghanistan wars of the 21st century. But this week, the head of the House Armed Services…

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp (NYSE:NNA) Stock Price While Sentiment Worsens

November 28, 2018 - By Clifton RayNavios Maritime Acquisition Corp (NYSE:NNA) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.42 in Q2 2018. Its down -0.24, from 0.66 in 2018Q1. The ratio has dropped, as 16 active investment managers started new and increased stock positions, while 38 sold and reduced positions in Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp.

Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We will spend the rest of the hour remembering the life and legacy of the poet, playwright and political organizer Amiri Baraka. He died on Thursday in Newark, New Jersey, at the age of 79. Baraka was a leading force in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s…

New York states of mind

It seems fitting to quote lyrics from Leonard Bernstein's 1944 Broadway musical "On The Town," considering that this year is the centenary of his blessed birth: particularly so, since I just spent four days in New York. So here it goes: "New York, New York, a helluva town, The Bronx is up, but the Battery's down."Although I've visited New York City innumerable times…

Venezuelans find hope, health care as US hospital ship continues mission - Navy

ABOARD THE USNS COMFORT (Tribune News Service) Reynier Urdaneta, 8, cradled a toy guitar and kicked around a blown-up surgical glove as he waited in the bowels of a massive hospital ship for a simple surgery already once gone wrong in his native Venezuela that might radically change his life. He was one of hundreds of Venezuelans being treated by the USNS Comfort, a U.S.

Motorcycle Ownership Among Women Climbs to 19 Percent

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Sailing super yachts Analysis – The Lander Forum

The Sailing super yachts Market is defined by the presence of some of the leading competitors operating in the market, including the well-established players and new entrants, and the suppliers, vendors, and distributors. The report also analyzes the development proposals and the feasibility of new investments. The Sailing…

New international sailing league SailGP launched

Six nations are set to go head to head in a new international sailing league established by serial Americas Cup champion Sir Russell Coutts and Oracle founder Larry Ellison.The SailGP league, which was launched by Coutts and Ellison at an event in London last night, will see crews representing Australia, China, France, the UK…

Ho Chi Minh City cruise port guide

Why go?Gone are the days when Ho Chi Minh City was synonymous with the war tourism and canonical straw hats. Vietnams cultural and metropolitan hub is one of Asias fastest growing cities boasting a dynamism that's palpable across the region. North of the Mekong Delta, perched on the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is the…

Ziyen Inc. CEO's Presentation at OWI NA 2018, North America's Leading Conference for Well Interventi

Ziyen presented alongside leading companies in the Oil and Gas Industry including Shell, Ardyne, Noble Energy, Oceaneering, ConocoPhillips, Tendeka, Wild Well Control and TechnipRound 2 of Funding Closes in 1 daySAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Ziyen Inc's CEO, Alastair Caithness, had the opportunity to present…

The Izumo-class’s VSTOL Conversions and Japanese Navy Power

Japan appears to be prepared to take the next step to convert its Izumo-class helicopter destroyers into VSTOL (vertical and/or short take-off and landing) aircraft carriers. According to several sources, the Japanese government has effectively decided to upgrade JS Izumo and JS Kaga to operate the F-35B Lighting II VSTOL stealth fighter.

The Aircraft Carrier Is In Danger Of Becoming the Next Battleship (As in Obsolete)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/usnavy/6985411433/sizes/o/MoreTask and Purpose, Carl ForslingSecurity, AsiaAgainst any near-peer adversary, aircraft carriers are far too vulnerable to be of much use.The Aircraft Carrier Is In Danger Of Becoming the Next Battleship (As in Obsolete)Last December, for the first time in decades, no U.S. Navy aircraft carriers were deployed anywhere in the world.

Helicopter Operators Diversify Businesses Amid Slow Oil-and-Gas Rebound

File photoHelicopter companies serving the offshore oil and gas industry forecast a stronger financial picture as oil and gas prices climb, but the companies are hedging their bets by diversifying into other sectors, such as emergency medical services, law enforcement, firefighting, and search and rescue."The downturn of…