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Crosscut
The world's longest yacht race: "no experience required”feel very confident with everyone I’ve sailed with in this program.” From Seat
The world's longest yacht race: "no experience required”
Crosscut / Posted 4 hours ago
feel very confident with everyone I’ve sailed with in this program.” From Seattle, the boats race to Panama, transit the Panama Canal, then start a second race, finishing in New York City. Going around Cape Horn at the tip of South America, a... Read more
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Island Packet
John Wayne Day? Not in California, lawmakers sayDemocrat, Riverside’s Jose Medina, spoke for the resolution, citing Wayne’s sup
John Wayne Day? Not in California, lawmakers say
Island Packet / Posted 4 hours ago
Democrat, Riverside’s Jose Medina, spoke for the resolution, citing Wayne’s support for the treaty that ceded the Panama Canal to Panama. “I’m surprised at the controversy, to be honest,” Harper said as the debate closed. His measure... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
China wants a fleet of floating nuke plantsidea is not new. In 1966, the U.S. mounted a submarine nuclear power plant on
China wants a fleet of floating nuke plants
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 15 hours ago
idea is not new. In 1966, the U.S. mounted a submarine nuclear power plant on the Liberty ship, Sturgis, to power the Panama Canal Zone from 1968 to 1975. Now Russia is building floating nuclear plants with reactors taken from their nuclear... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
China wants a fleet of floating nuke plantsidea is not new. In 1966, the U.S. mounted a submarine nuclear power plant on
China wants a fleet of floating nuke plants
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 hours ago
idea is not new. In 1966, the U.S. mounted a submarine nuclear power plant on the Liberty ship, Sturgis, to power the Panama Canal Zone from 1968 to 1975. Now Russia is building floating nuclear plants with reactors taken from their nuclear... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California Assembly rejects resolution honoring John WayneDemocrat, Riverside’s Jose Medina, spoke for the resolution, citing Wayne’s sup
California Assembly rejects resolution honoring John Wayne
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 hours ago
Democrat, Riverside’s Jose Medina, spoke for the resolution, citing Wayne’s support for the treaty that ceded the Panama Canal to Panama. “I’m surprised at the controversy, to be honest,” Harper said as the debate closed. His measure... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
PPG donates paint for final space shuttle external tank journeyshuttle program.” The 65,000-pound, 154-foot-long ET-94 was loaded onto a barg
PPG donates paint for final space shuttle external tank journey
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 20 hours ago
shuttle program.” The 65,000-pound, 154-foot-long ET-94 was loaded onto a barge in New Orleans and transported through the Panama Canal for delivery to Marina del Rey, California, riding its last leg through the streets of Los Angeles to the... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Scheduled Maintenance For Panama Canal Lock Will Reduce Transit CapacityThe West Lane of the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal will be closed for ma
Scheduled Maintenance For Panama Canal Lock Will Reduce Transit Capacity
Grainnet.com / Posted 22 hours ago
The West Lane of the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal will be closed for maintenance and repair work May 4-6, 2016, for 2.5 days. The estimated transit capacity of the Canal due to the maintenance work is 22–24 vessels per day, rather than the... Read more
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Grainnet.com
First Vessel to Transit Expanded Panama Canal to Be Selected By DrawingOn Friday, April 29, the Panama Canal Authority will hold a draw to select the
First Vessel to Transit Expanded Panama Canal to Be Selected By Drawing
Grainnet.com / Posted 22 hours ago
On Friday, April 29, the Panama Canal Authority will hold a draw to select the first vessel to transit the Expanded Canal on the June 26 inauguration day. The winner will be picked from the top 15 customers of the Canal based on customers’ ranking... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Janet Sheridan: A traveler’s vocabularyThe night before I depart, my thoughts bounce between jubilation and panic: “Fi
Janet Sheridan: A traveler’s vocabulary
Craig Daily Press / Posted 22 hours ago
The night before I depart, my thoughts bounce between jubilation and panic: “Five days from now, I’ll be going through the Panama Canal. Wow. Did I pack Dramamine? I don’t remember; I’d better go see. No, it’s midnight; I need my sleep. I can’t... Read more
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FOX News
Dutch dreamer hopes to bring Noah's Ark replica to Americascity of Fortaleza for as long as four years, with trips penciled in to cities a
Dutch dreamer hopes to bring Noah's Ark replica to Americas
FOX News / Posted 23 hours ago
city of Fortaleza for as long as four years, with trips penciled in to cities along the South American coast, through the Panama Canal and to U.S. cities along the West Coast. “I hope that visitors will learn of true hope,” Huibers said. “[I... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
U.S. Senate panel approves Everglades fundingEverglades. The new 48-foot depth would allow access to larger cargo ships, whi
U.S. Senate panel approves Everglades funding
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Everglades. The new 48-foot depth would allow access to larger cargo ships, which will be able to cross a newly expanded Panama Canal starting June 26. That project will cost the federal government $220.2 million, with another $102.5 million in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Cruise line unveils world’s first underwater loungenumerous bars. In a promotional video, Ponant claims its vessels will visit de
Cruise line unveils world’s first underwater lounge
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
numerous bars. In a promotional video, Ponant claims its vessels will visit destinations as diverse as the Great Lakes, Panama Canal, Amazon, Baltic Sea, Indian Ocean, Great Barrier Reef and Mediterranean, where there will be opportunities to... Read more
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Business Wire
T.Y. Lin International Wins Program Management Contract for 4th Bridge Over the Panama Canalinfrastructure consulting firm, announces that TYLI was awarded the Program Man
T.Y. Lin International Wins Program Management Contract for 4th Bridge Over the Panama Canal
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
infrastructure consulting firm, announces that TYLI was awarded the Program Management Contract for the 4th Bridge over the Panama Canal. Continuing the firm’s legacy in the Republic of Panama for the delivery of state-of-the-art transportation... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hypnotic map shows the world's cargo ships sailing Earth's oceansmap clearly shows the most crucial shipping thoroughfares of all: the canals li
Hypnotic map shows the world's cargo ships sailing Earth's oceans
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
map clearly shows the most crucial shipping thoroughfares of all: the canals linking different bodies of water, such as the Panama Canal, which opened a century ago to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. It also shows the even older and busier... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Public employees get 5-day weekends, full pay, in VenezuelaJuan Manuel Santo has been urging Colombians almost daily to cut back on power
Public employees get 5-day weekends, full pay, in Venezuela
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
Juan Manuel Santo has been urging Colombians almost daily to cut back on power consumption to avoid rationing, and the Panama Canal is imposing restrictions on ships as it struggles with low water levels. Maduro gave workers a full week off in... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Greeting the presidentBakery & Bieroc Cafe in McCook. The reprisor, Joe Wiegan, met Walt and Jean Seh
Greeting the president
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted yesterday
Bakery & Bieroc Cafe in McCook. The reprisor, Joe Wiegan, met Walt and Jean Sehnert while they were on a cruise through the Panama Canal and was invited to McCook afterwards. As Roosevelt inspired imagination. Audience members felt like they were... Read more
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USA Today
Dream boats: Sleek racing sailboats for saleare the world’s largest matching fleet, and they’ll be laying over in Seattle u
Dream boats: Sleek racing sailboats for sale
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
are the world’s largest matching fleet, and they’ll be laying over in Seattle until April 28, when they sail south to the Panama Canal. Next stop: New York. Formal sail racing has been around since the 17th century and has undergone constant... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. ports face a sea of rivalsin containers, down from 43% during the same period in 2007. That shift could
L.A. ports face a sea of rivals
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
in containers, down from 43% during the same period in 2007. That shift could accelerate later this year, if an improved Panama Canal opens and siphons business from the West Coast. "We have witnessed a precipitous drop in market share, based on... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Australia And the South China Seasuch as high-speed rail in Indonesia, dams, highways and electric power plants
Australia And the South China Sea
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
such as high-speed rail in Indonesia, dams, highways and electric power plants in Africa, and an alternative to the Panama Canal under construction in Nicaragua. All of this (and it is only scratching the surface) threatens what has... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Georgia Ports Authority not stopping at state lineadditional shipping customers for the port. “Inland ports can create that acce
Georgia Ports Authority not stopping at state line
Bluffton Today / Posted 5 days ago
additional shipping customers for the port. “Inland ports can create that access into the Midwest, even more so with the Panama Canal expansion and the (Savannah River) deepening,” she said. Each of the inland ports will be designed to reflect... Read more
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Daily Press
Langley B-17s paved way for independent Air Forceproposal — which tried to deflect critics by specifying a long-range bomber cap
Langley B-17s paved way for independent Air Force
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
proposal — which tried to deflect critics by specifying a long-range bomber capable of defending Hawaii, Alaska and the Panama Canal — the Boeing B-17 was the largest and most advanced contender when it arrived for a fly-off at Wright Field in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Floating nuke plants planned for China’s man-made islands1960s, the U.S. Army installed a nuclear reactor inside the hull of a World War
Floating nuke plants planned for China’s man-made islands
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
1960s, the U.S. Army installed a nuclear reactor inside the hull of a World War II freighter to provide electricity for the Panama Canal Zone. And nuclear power has been on vessels since 1955, when the commanding officer of the Nautilus, a U.S.... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
County senior center scheduleaboard Miss Buffalo. This one day trip is only $99 August 24-September 2: stil
County senior center schedule
Warren Times Observer / Posted 6 days ago
aboard Miss Buffalo. This one day trip is only $99 August 24-September 2: still some seats left March 28-April 7,2017: Panama canal, Costa Rica,Aruba,Jamaica and Columbia, flight to and from Buffalo $2799 and up Allegheny Community Center,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield LifeTransportation, tips, lunch included for $99. Call now 968-5667. March 28-Apri
Sheffield Life
Warren Times Observer / Posted 6 days ago
Transportation, tips, lunch included for $99. Call now 968-5667. March 28-April 7 Experience the Engineering Marvel of the Panama Canal, Costa Rica, Aruba, Jamaica, Columbia, flight to/from Buffalo Int to Ft Lauderdale included pricing from $2799... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Oceania Cruises upgrades entertainmentOwners and Vista Suites also got new interior design. Later this year, Sirena
Oceania Cruises upgrades entertainment
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Owners and Vista Suites also got new interior design. Later this year, Sirena will sail from New York on Oct 28 to Miami on a 28-day cruise. The ship also is scheduled to depart PortMiami on Nov. 25 on a 16-day Panama Canal cruise to Los A... Read more
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redOrbit
Ancient monkeys crossed 100 miles of open ocean to reach North America, study findsNorth America, study finds by Chuck Bednar The discovery of seven miniscule m
Ancient monkeys crossed 100 miles of open ocean to reach North America, study finds
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
North America, study finds by Chuck Bednar The discovery of seven miniscule monkey teeth during the expansion of the Panama Canal have led scientists to a startling conclusion: an ancient breed of monkey made the journey from South America to... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
NW ports threatened by Panama expansionMembers of a western Washington visiting delegation are pictured at Miraflores
NW ports threatened by Panama expansion
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Members of a western Washington visiting delegation are pictured at Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal. A quick visit by South Sound maritime interests and elected officials to see the expanded Panama Canal brought back concerns about the future... Read more
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Engadget
China eyes floating nuclear power plants for remote locationsdecades, and back in the 1960s, the US put a nuclear reactor inside an old Worl
China eyes floating nuclear power plants for remote locations
Engadget / Posted 6 days ago
decades, and back in the 1960s, the US put a nuclear reactor inside an old World War II ship to provide electricity to the Panama Canal Zone. Safety regulations are still in the works for China's proposed power plants, which will need to be fast... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Did you know there was once a curse placed on The Queen?on board the Pacific Unity. Placed on cradles and held in place with lumbar an
Did you know there was once a curse placed on The Queen?
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
on board the Pacific Unity. Placed on cradles and held in place with lumbar and chains, the ship made its way via the Panama Canal, making a brief stop at Antwerp and Rotterdam, before arriving at Surrey Docks in June. Lumberjack: Sam Haydahl... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Oceania Cruises upgrades entertainmentOwners and Vista Suites also got new interior design. Later this year, Sirena
Oceania Cruises upgrades entertainment
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Owners and Vista Suites also got new interior design. Later this year, Sirena will sail from New York on Oct 28 to Miami on a 28-day cruise. The ship also is scheduled to depart PortMiami on Nov. 25 on a 16-day Panama Canal cruise to Los A... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Panama Canal Authority Announces Third Round Draft RestrictionsFollowing previous announcements (see 04/07/16 Grain Transportation Report), th
Panama Canal Authority Announces Third Round Draft Restrictions
Grainnet.com / Posted 7 days ago
Following previous announcements (see 04/07/16 Grain Transportation Report), the Panama Canal Authority announced a third round of draft restrictions on April 11 that will be imposed on vessels transiting the canal, effective May 9, 2016. The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The world's fastest growing travel destinations20.4% to 4.42m +22.3% to 30.3m +22.4% to 2.13m Why go? Our Panama expert Chr
The world's fastest growing travel destinations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
20.4% to 4.42m +22.3% to 30.3m +22.4% to 2.13m Why go? Our Panama expert Chris Moss lists five good reasons to go: "The Panama Canal, an astounding feat of engineering and surprisingly beautiful to look at thanks to the surrounding rainforest;... Read more
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PhysOrg
Paleontologists find first fossil monkey in North America—but how did it get here?belonging to the 21-million-year-old forest-dwelling primate during recent exca
Paleontologists find first fossil monkey in North America—but how did it get here?
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
belonging to the 21-million-year-old forest-dwelling primate during recent excavations related to the expansion of the Panama Canal. The new genus and species, dubbed Panamacebus transitus, received its name from the Latin word transit, meaning... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Fossil Monkey Found in North Americateeth," Bloch said). They were uncovered thanks to a once-in-a-century research
Fossil Monkey Found in North America
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 8 days ago
teeth," Bloch said). They were uncovered thanks to a once-in-a-century research opportunity created by the expansion of the Panama Canal. The massive construction project -- widening, deepening and adding new locks to the 100-year-old canal --... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Monkey mariners made monumental migration 21mn years agoin a wax jaw, fossil teeth belonging to Panamacebus transitus. Picture: Screeng
Monkey mariners made monumental migration 21mn years ago
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
in a wax jaw, fossil teeth belonging to Panamacebus transitus. Picture: Screengrab. Science,Monkey mariners,Panama Canal,Panamacebus transitus,evolution WASHINGTON – Monkeys resembling today's capuchins accomplished the astonishing... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Ken Beaton: A World War II submarine veteran’s story9, 1943. The skipper was Commander Malcolm Garrison. After training exercises i
Ken Beaton: A World War II submarine veteran’s story
Nevada Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
9, 1943. The skipper was Commander Malcolm Garrison. After training exercises in New London, Conn., she sailed through the Panama Canal on Dec. 18, 1943 and arrived at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Jan. 17, 1944. After passing through two typhoons,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fossil teeth of 21-million-old monkey discovered in North Americaon the North American continent comes from the discovery of seven little fossil
Fossil teeth of 21-million-old monkey discovered in North America
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
on the North American continent comes from the discovery of seven little fossilised teeth during excavations to expand the Panama Canal. The teeth belonged to a previously unknown, medium-sized, forest-dwelling primate dubbed Panamacebus... Read more
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ABC News
Panama Inks $2.6B Financing Deal With Japan for Metro Lineof a third metro line in the Central American nation's capital. The line will
Panama Inks $2.6B Financing Deal With Japan for Metro Line
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
of a third metro line in the Central American nation's capital. The line will run from central Panama City west across the Panama Canal to link the capital with western suburbs. Construction is expected to begin next year with a late 2021 target... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
China sets its sights on the Northwest Passage as a potential trade boonto the route. The seaway north of Canada, which could offer a quicker journey
China sets its sights on the Northwest Passage as a potential trade boon
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
to the route. The seaway north of Canada, which could offer a quicker journey from China to the US east coast than via the Panama Canal or Cape Horn, was sought by European explorers for centuries, including by the doomed Franklin expedition of... Read more
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International Business Times
Ancient monkey teeth in Panama Canal mark first species to enter North America Seven fossilised monkey teeth have been discovered, during a project to expand
Ancient monkey teeth in Panama Canal mark first species to enter North America
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
Seven fossilised monkey teeth have been discovered, during a project to expand the Panama Canal, with the fossils dating back 21 million years ago. The find suggests that monkeys moved from South America to North America 17.5 million years earlier... Read more
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PhysOrg
First North American monkey fossils are found in Panama Canal excavationof the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama Credit: Martin Moyniha
First North American monkey fossils are found in Panama Canal excavation
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama Credit: Martin Moynihan, STRI Seven fossil teeth exposed by the Panama Canal expansion project are the first evidence of a monkey on the North American continent before the Isthmus of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
China reveals plans to ship cargo across Canada’s Northwest PassageBay, in Quebec’s Nunavik region, to northeastern China. The route was 40 per ce
China reveals plans to ship cargo across Canada’s Northwest Passage
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Bay, in Quebec’s Nunavik region, to northeastern China. The route was 40 per cent shorter than crossing through the Panama Canal. The main Northwest Passage ship traffic is likely to be containers hauled from China to the eastern seaboard... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China spurs ships to use Arctic shipping route: reportto the route. The seaway north of Canada, which could offer a quicker journey
China spurs ships to use Arctic shipping route: report
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
to the route. The seaway north of Canada, which could offer a quicker journey from China to the US East Coast than via the Panama Canal or Cape Horn, was sought by European explorers for centuries, including by the doomed Franklin expedition of... Read more
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TheBull
China spurs ships to use Arctic shipping route: reportto the route. The seaway north of Canada, which could offer a quicker journey
China spurs ships to use Arctic shipping route: report
TheBull / Posted 9 days ago
to the route. The seaway north of Canada, which could offer a quicker journey from China to the US East Coast than via the Panama Canal or Cape Horn, was sought by European explorers for centuries, including by the doomed Franklin expedition of... Read more
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Salem News
Joy Greist Rosethrough Scotland with her son David, canoed the Freight Train rapids with her s
Joy Greist Rose
Salem News / Posted 9 days ago
through Scotland with her son David, canoed the Freight Train rapids with her son Darton, cruised to Alaska and the Panama Canal with her daughter Joy, bicycled through the Netherlands at age 65, and helped her husband build their house in... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Joy Rosethrough Scotland with her son David, canoed the Freight Train rapids with her s
Joy Rose
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
through Scotland with her son David, canoed the Freight Train rapids with her son Darton, cruised to Alaska and the Panama Canal with her daughter Joy, bicycled through the Netherlands at age 65, and helped her husband build their house in... Read more
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The Economic Times
China to use Arctic route for shipping to cut down distance30 per cent compared to the ocean passages traditionally used to connect the no
China to use Arctic route for shipping to cut down distance
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
30 per cent compared to the ocean passages traditionally used to connect the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans through Panama Canal. Chinese ships will navigate the Arctic via a Northwest Passage route that will be 30 per cent shorter than the... Read more
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examiner.com
New cruise terminal readies for opening in NicaraguaFor those taking a Panama Canal cruise between Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles,
New cruise terminal readies for opening in Nicaragua
examiner.com / Posted 9 days ago
For those taking a Panama Canal cruise between Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles, one of the Pacific ports visited by some lines is San Juan del Sur. It’s located in Nicaragua, a fascinating destination with much to offer. This is the largest country... Read more
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ajc.com
Panama Canal to boost GeorgiaThe $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal, eagerly awaited at the port of
Panama Canal to boost Georgia
ajc.com / Posted 9 days ago
The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal, eagerly awaited at the port of Savannah, is now expected to be completed by late June — two years later than planned. The wait, though, should be worth it for Georgia’s economy, according to Curtis... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Local delegation headed for Panama CanalSen. Pam Roach, R-Sumner, is taking a delegation down to the Panama Canal today
Local delegation headed for Panama Canal
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
Sen. Pam Roach, R-Sumner, is taking a delegation down to the Panama Canal today and tomorrow, according to the Auburn Reporter. The Panama Canal is an issue that has been close to Roach’s heart for the past couple of years, as she states competition... Read more
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