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Philly.com
Plan to revive old South Jersey industrial site draws fans and fearsnot allow any new industries to pose the kinds of hazards that DuPont - which m
Plan to revive old South Jersey industrial site draws fans and fears
Philly.com / Posted 16 hours ago
not allow any new industries to pose the kinds of hazards that DuPont - which manufactured the dynamite used to build the Panama Canal - inflicted. "We grew up when all this manufacturing was in full bloom," Shivery, 69, recalled. "The acid fumes... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Hokulea canoe stops in Maine during world voyageall to this canoe, so to be a part of this journey is something special,” said
Hokulea canoe stops in Maine during world voyage
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
all to this canoe, so to be a part of this journey is something special,” said Ah Chong. The Hokule’a has 7 legs of its journey left. Its next stop is through the Panama Canal and expects to return back to Hawaii in June of 2017. Copyright 2016 W... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Hokulea canoe stops in Maine during world voyageall to this canoe, so to be a part of this journey is something special,” said
Hokulea canoe stops in Maine during world voyage
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
all to this canoe, so to be a part of this journey is something special,” said Ah Chong. The Hokule’a has 7 legs of its journey left. Its next stop is through the Panama Canal and expects to return back to Hawaii in June of 2017. Copyright 2016 W... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield LifeBuffalo' & Casino Niagara FULL August 24-Sept. 2-- National Parks FULL LOOKIN
Sheffield Life
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
Buffalo' & Casino Niagara FULL August 24-Sept. 2-- National Parks FULL LOOKING AHEAD TO 2017 March 28- April 7- PANAMA CANAL, see this engineering marvel for yourself as well as Aruba, Columbia, Costa Rica & Jamaica. Flight from Buffalo... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida's jobless rate remains steady, no change in Juneport officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port han
Florida's jobless rate remains steady, no change in June
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
port officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port handle larger boats now moving through the Panama Canal. In his statement, Scott emphasized the total number of private sector jobs added since January not the June... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Florida's jobless rate remains steady in Juneport officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port han
Florida's jobless rate remains steady in June
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
port officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port handle larger boats now moving through the Panama Canal. In his statement, Scott emphasized the total number of private sector jobs added since January not the June... Read more
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NBC Miami
Unemployment Rate in Florida Stays the Same Through Juneport officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port han
Unemployment Rate in Florida Stays the Same Through June
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
port officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port handle larger boats now moving through the Panama Canal. In his statement, Scott emphasized the total number of private sector jobs added since January not the June... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida's jobless rate remains steady, no change in Juneport officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port han
Florida's jobless rate remains steady, no change in June
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
port officials announced the commission of cranes designed to help the port handle larger boats now moving through the Panama Canal. In his statement, Scott emphasized the total number of private sector jobs added since January not the June... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
LaVerna (Mrs. Richard) Warden, 90at age 70. In recent years her evening entertainment was email, and her numerou
LaVerna (Mrs. Richard) Warden, 90
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 2 days ago
at age 70. In recent years her evening entertainment was email, and her numerous daily jokes will be missed. Besides a Panama Canal cruise that included 5 countries, she helped organize and traveled to Dick's WWII ship reunions (USS Yavapai),... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
SC Inland Port reports record volume in last fiscal yearare expected later this year. Meanwhile, the Inland Port is also gearing up fo
SC Inland Port reports record volume in last fiscal year
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
are expected later this year. Meanwhile, the Inland Port is also gearing up for more activity when the widening of the Panama Canal is finished, which will allow for bigger ships to pass through and lower the cost of bringing international... Read more
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Alaska Public
A closer look at the ship bringing high-speed internet to Western Alaskain the Bering Sea and another close behind. The Ile de Brehat has left its hom
A closer look at the ship bringing high-speed internet to Western Alaska
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
in the Bering Sea and another close behind. The Ile de Brehat has left its homeport in France, passed through the Panama Canal, and will soon arrive in Nome. That’s where the vessel will start laying a path of fiber optic cable below the... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
BQYC brings coach aboardand he has logged 7,000 miles of solo sailing. He was on the first crew to sail
BQYC brings coach aboard
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
and he has logged 7,000 miles of solo sailing. He was on the first crew to sail O Canada from Vancouver to Toronto, via the Panama Canal, and he is attempting to become only the third Canadian to attempt the Vendee Globe. Macpherson studied in the... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Panama Canal and PortMiami Renew Memorandum of UnderstandingOn July 9, 2016, Panama Canal Administrator, Jorge L. Quijano and PortMiami Dir
Panama Canal and PortMiami Renew Memorandum of Understanding
Grainnet.com / Posted 3 days ago
On July 9, 2016, Panama Canal Administrator, Jorge L. Quijano and PortMiami Director, Juan M. Kuryla renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote trade opportunities and share best customer practices. Subsequent to the initial MOU signed... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Despite world slowdown, SC ports post fiscal year gains5 percent. He says he expects container volume to increase in the future with
Despite world slowdown, SC ports post fiscal year gains
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
5 percent. He says he expects container volume to increase in the future with new larger ships and the expansion of the Panama Canal. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Despite world slowdown, SC ports post fiscal year gains5 percent. He says he expects container volume to increase in the future with
Despite world slowdown, SC ports post fiscal year gains
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
5 percent. He says he expects container volume to increase in the future with new larger ships and the expansion of the Panama Canal. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Despite world slowdown, SC ports post fiscal year gains5 percent. He says he expects container volume to increase in the future with
Despite world slowdown, SC ports post fiscal year gains
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
5 percent. He says he expects container volume to increase in the future with new larger ships and the expansion of the Panama Canal. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
TALL SHIPMuseum - a culmination of a journey that started in November 2015 and has seen
TALL SHIP
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
Museum - a culmination of a journey that started in November 2015 and has seen her sail across the Atlantic, navigate the Panama Canal and through the islands of the South Pacific, including Fiji. The ship will be accompanied by a spectacular... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Glen Porter "Chief" RobinsonConflict (both on the gun line and with the river patrol). Glen was especially
Glen Porter "Chief" Robinson
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Conflict (both on the gun line and with the river patrol). Glen was especially proud of his time spent aboard ship in the Panama Canal. His years of Navy service afforded him the opportunity to visit countless sea ports around the globe and dozens... Read more
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Mashable
Teddy Roosevelt: Most. Interesting. President. Ever.literally in his many hunting and ranching trips, or metaphorically, fighting c
Teddy Roosevelt: Most. Interesting. President. Ever.
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
literally in his many hunting and ranching trips, or metaphorically, fighting corporations, pushing through plans for the Panama Canal, and heralding a new era for conservation. It helps that Morris' writing is so compelling, with brilliant,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Raymond ElsholzU.S.S. Frankford (DD497), U.S.S. Compton (DD705), and U.S.S. English (DD696) as
Raymond Elsholz
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
U.S.S. Frankford (DD497), U.S.S. Compton (DD705), and U.S.S. English (DD696) as World War II ended. His tours included the Panama Canal; Hiroshima and Okinawa, Japan; and Cuba. Ray quipped that opposing forces withdrew when they saw him coming. He... Read more
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Bluffton Today
New port boss making smooth transitionThe global market and what’s happening in the world today is what really affect
New port boss making smooth transition
Bluffton Today / Posted 4 days ago
The global market and what’s happening in the world today is what really affects how we strategize. The opening of the new Panama Canal, for example, signals more big ships like the 10,000-TEU MOL Benefactor that called on our port this week and... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
First Supersized Cargo Ship Arrives In Port Of BaltimoreBALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Panama Canal, the man-made waterway at the heart of inter
First Supersized Cargo Ship Arrives In Port Of Baltimore
CBS Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Panama Canal, the man-made waterway at the heart of international shipping trade, was recently expanded, doubling its capacity for cargo. The first supersized container ship to travel through the modernized canal — which had... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Panama Canal expansion brings larger ships to Charleston portThe Port of Charleston recently had its first call from a ship that had transit
Panama Canal expansion brings larger ships to Charleston port
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Port of Charleston recently had its first call from a ship that had transited the newly expanded Panama Canal. The Hannover Bridge, an 8,500-TEU “K” Line vessel, arrived at the port last week. It calls on Charleston as part of the weekly All... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Panama expansion brings larger ships to Charleston portThe Port of Charleston recently had its first call from a ship that had transit
Panama expansion brings larger ships to Charleston port
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Port of Charleston recently had its first call from a ship that had transited the newly expanded Panama Canal. The Hannover Bridge, an 8,500-TEU “K” Line vessel, arrived at the port last week. It calls on the port as part of the CKYHE Alliance’s... Read more
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The Hill
House transportation chair: Trump hasn't outlined infrastructure plansbecause Abraham Lincoln was an infrastructure president,” he said. “Teddy Roose
House transportation chair: Trump hasn't outlined infrastructure plans
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
because Abraham Lincoln was an infrastructure president,” he said. “Teddy Roosevelt was an infrastructure president. The Panama Canal. And Eisenhower. All Republican presidents. Infrastructure is a Republican issue, but over the year we’ve lost.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Tuskegee Airmen take to skiesAll-Star catcher Yogi Berra. July 24, 1914: Psychologist and author Dr. Kennet
History: Tuskegee Airmen take to skies
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
All-Star catcher Yogi Berra. July 24, 1914: Psychologist and author Dr. Kenneth B. Clark was born on this date in the Panama Canal Zone. His sociological experiment played a role in the U.S. Supreme Court declaring segregated public schools... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Port of Baltimore to welcome its first container ship through new Panama Canal TuesdayThe Port of Baltimore will receive its first massive container ship to travel t
Port of Baltimore to welcome its first container ship through new Panama Canal Tuesday
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
The Port of Baltimore will receive its first massive container ship to travel through the new, expanded Panama Canal Tuesday morning, port officials said. The Evergreen Ever Lambent, a 1,095-foot Taiwanese cargo ship that can carry 8,452 20-foot... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -known as Fort Stotsenberg – was named after Major Harold Clark of the US Army S
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 5 days ago
known as Fort Stotsenberg – was named after Major Harold Clark of the US Army Signal Corps who died in a seaplane crash in Panama Canal in 1919. Come to think of it now: Naming Clark after the aviation pioneer showed some American prescience of... Read more
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Calculated Risk
LA area Port Traffic Mostly Unchanged in JuneSpecial note: Now that the expansion to the Panama Canal has been completed, so
LA area Port Traffic Mostly Unchanged in June
Calculated Risk / Posted 6 days ago
Special note: Now that the expansion to the Panama Canal has been completed, some of traffic that used the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will probably go through the canal. This could impact TEUs on the West Coast. Container traffic gives us... Read more
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The News & Observer
Former US Sen. Robert Morgan of Lillington diesCarolina’s establishment to create a medical school at East Carolina University
Former US Sen. Robert Morgan of Lillington dies
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Carolina’s establishment to create a medical school at East Carolina University, alienating conservatives by supporting the Panama Canal Treaty, or reining in the excesses of the FBI and the CIA. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Port of Baltimore's first ship through the expanded Panama Canal carries hope for futureis the first of a new generation of massive container ships to call on the port
Port of Baltimore's first ship through the expanded Panama Canal carries hope for future
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
is the first of a new generation of massive container ships to call on the port after transiting the newly expanded Panama Canal, which opened late last month. Over the past decade, Panama spent billions widening the canal, and East Coast... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ron Littlepage: Here are the three words Mayor Curry dare not utter regarding the Aug. 30 new sales tax vote - "new sales tax"Benefactor becoming the first neopanamax vessel (translation: a really big carg
Ron Littlepage: Here are the three words Mayor Curry dare not utter regarding the Aug. 30 new sales tax vote - "new sales tax"
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Benefactor becoming the first neopanamax vessel (translation: a really big cargo ship) to use the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. There was hoopla when the ship transited the canal on July 1 and paid a record toll of $829,468. There was... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Cruz teachers make big finds in Florida paleontology exchange programbe specialized tools." Last year, Petersen Lindberg also spent 11 days at a re
Santa Cruz teachers make big finds in Florida paleontology exchange program
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
be specialized tools." Last year, Petersen Lindberg also spent 11 days at a related archeological dig on the shores of the Panama Canal through the Great American Biotic Interchange, Research Experiences for Teachers. Since then, she has invited... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Larger ships in Charleston Harbor; Police looking for potential rally instigatorBridge, the first post-Panamax container ship passed through the Charleston Har
Larger ships in Charleston Harbor; Police looking for potential rally instigator
Charleston City Paper / Posted 9 days ago
Bridge, the first post-Panamax container ship passed through the Charleston Harbor yesterday just weeks after an expanded Panama Canal was opened which allows larger ships pass through. Source: P&C About 160 former and current employees are suing... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
It's time for energy exploration off the Southeast coastEnergy production could be an economic boon to port cities in the Southeast, es
It's time for energy exploration off the Southeast coast
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Energy production could be an economic boon to port cities in the Southeast, especially with the newly renovated Panama Canal now open for traffic. However, the federal government’s moratorium on offshore drilling leases in the Atlantic Ocean is... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe on trip from Hawaii will visit MDItraveling up the East Coast since March and, after its stop at Mount Desert Isl
Traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe on trip from Hawaii will visit MDI
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
traveling up the East Coast since March and, after its stop at Mount Desert Island, is expected to turn back south to the Panama Canal for its final leg back to Hawaii. Having left Hawaii in 2014, the vessel is expected to arrive back home in the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida ports get 1st cargo through new Panama CanalFlorida ports are receiving their first loads of cargo to come through the rece
Florida ports get 1st cargo through new Panama Canal
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 10 days ago
Florida ports are receiving their first loads of cargo to come through the recently expanded Panama Canal. The MOL Majesty arrived at PortMiami over the weekend. Its arrival Tuesday in Jacksonville was hailed as the start of a new era of larger... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
First ship to use new Panama Canal makes history in FloridaThe first cargo ship to pass through the new Panama Canal, the MOL Majesty, mad
First ship to use new Panama Canal makes history in Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
The first cargo ship to pass through the new Panama Canal, the MOL Majesty, made history this week when it docked in Jacksonville to unload. The 991-foot ship brought with it 6,724 cargo containers the Jacksonville Port Authority said. The ship... Read more
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DW
Defending lands, indigenous group fights dams in Brazil's Amazon |ministries possible: to develop a waterway to transport grain production from M
Defending lands, indigenous group fights dams in Brazil's Amazon |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
ministries possible: to develop a waterway to transport grain production from Mato Grosso state to Asia through the Panama Canal. Mato Grosso is the largest soybean producer in Brazil, and its main buyer is China. But for now, the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Savannah port welcomes big ship via expanded Panama CanalSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Port of Savannah is welcoming its first cargo ship arr
Savannah port welcomes big ship via expanded Panama Canal
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Port of Savannah is welcoming its first cargo ship arriving through the expanded Panama Canal. The Georgia Ports Authority says the MOL Benefactor docked Wednesday morning at the port's Garden City terminal. With a capacity... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville receives its first ship through expanded Panama Canala landmark. The MOL Majesty is the first ship to reach Jacksonville after trav
Jacksonville receives its first ship through expanded Panama Canal
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
a landmark. The MOL Majesty is the first ship to reach Jacksonville after traveling through the recently opened, enlarged Panama Canal. “It just signals this new era of larger ships coming to East Coast ports,” said Jacksonville Port Authority... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global research houses revise commodity price outlook upwardonly supply growth but total supplies across nearly all extractive industries.”
Global research houses revise commodity price outlook upward
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
only supply growth but total supplies across nearly all extractive industries.” Adding: “The newly expanded and deepened Panama Canal should have a noteworthy long-term positive impact on Atlantic to Pacific commodity trade flows, especially of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global research houses revise commodity price outlook upwardreducing not just supply growth but total supplies across nearly all extractive
Global research houses revise commodity price outlook upward
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
reducing not just supply growth but total supplies across nearly all extractive industries." "Newly expanded and deepened Panama Canal should have a noteworthy long-term positive impact on Atlantic to Pacific commodity trade flows, especially of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Sheriff backs use of robot to kill Dallas shooterfuture ads you see on billboards will be there simply because of the make, mode
Sheriff backs use of robot to kill Dallas shooter
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
future ads you see on billboards will be there simply because of the make, model, and year of the vehicle you’re driving. Panama Canal adds a third, wider lane 102 years laterPanama Canal adds a third, wider lane 102 years later The original... Read more
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The Space Review
Eccentric OrbitsOrbits. Dan Colussy was a retired executive who had, among other jobs, run Pan
Eccentric Orbits
The Space Review / Posted 13 days ago
Orbits. Dan Colussy was a retired executive who had, among other jobs, run Pan Am. He was on a yacht traversing the Panama Canal owned by an investment banker friend, John Castle, in early 2000 when the Iridium phone on board stopped... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within monthswhile others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Western Caribb
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within months
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Western Caribbean itineraries, he said. There also will be Panama Canal cruises that feature a stop in Havana, he added. "We want to use Havana as much as possible on anything in the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within monthshe said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Weste
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within months
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 13 days ago
he said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Western Caribbean itineraries. There also will be Panama Canal cruises that feature a stop in Havana, he said. "We want to use Havana as much as possible on anything in the... Read more
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USA Today
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within monthshe said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Weste
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within months
USA Today / Posted 13 days ago
he said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Western Caribbean itineraries. There also will be Panama Canal cruises that feature a stop in Havana, he said. "We want to use Havana as much as possible on anything in the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within monthshe said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Weste
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within months
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
he said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Western Caribbean itineraries. There also will be Panama Canal cruises that feature a stop in Havana, he said. "We want to use Havana as much as possible on anything in the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within monthshe said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Weste
Another cruise line, Oceania, could start Cuba voyages within months
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 13 days ago
he said, while others will stop at the Cuban capital of Havana as part of Western Caribbean itineraries. There also will be Panama Canal cruises that feature a stop in Havana, he said. "We want to use Havana as much as possible on anything in the... Read more
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