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Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0025 per Share for the Fourth Quarter
2/27/2015 2:36:29 PM
Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported net income of $0.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to a net loss of $19.8 million for the respective period of 2013. The loss for the fourth quarter of 2013 was mainly the result of impairment charges and direct …
UPS Named Climate Leadership Award Winner by EPA
2/26/2015 8:26:01 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS® (NYSE: UPS) with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to build resilience to climate change. UPS received the Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management "Goal Achievement Award" for …
Cisco Lights Path to Greater Road Safety, Fewer Traffic Headaches
2/19/2015 10:03:13 AM
With more than one billion vehicles worldwide on the road triggering billions of hours of traffic congestion (including more than five billion hours of travel delay each year in the United States alone), a majority of private and public stakeholders rank transportation as the infrastructure most in need of a major investment. Today, Cisco announced a suite of validated …
Elite UPS Driver Group Grows to More Than 7,800
2/17/2015 2:32:12 PM
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the induction of 1,445 drivers into its elite "Circle of Honor," raising to 7,878 the number of drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more. "Maintaining safe highways and roads is our highest priority, so I commend any person who achieves this milestone of 25 years or more crash-free, creating safer driving conditions for …
Viapost – Saving the World, One Delivery at a Time
Viapost – Saving the World, One Delivery at a Time
2/13/2015 8:38:20 AM
Who are Viapost? Combining the expertise of the old and the relatively new to revolutionise logistics in the modern world, Viapost is the brainchild of a collaboration between Orium, a company specialising in long-distance sales since 2004, and Morin Logistic, who have been working to adapt to and accommodate every conceivable type and volume of product since 1954. …
The road goes online: Bosch makes parking easier and more convenient
The road goes online: Bosch makes parking easier and more convenient
2/13/2015 8:34:44 AM
Today, looking for a place to park is often a time-consuming and frustrating process. In the future, Bosch sensors – installed on the road’s surface and in passing cars – will automatically identify and report available spaces. With the help of a real-time online parking map, drivers will be able to find an available parking space conveniently and without any hassle. The …
TomTom Launches its World-Class Traffic Service in Greece, Hungary and Slovakia
2/12/2015 11:34:33 AM
TomTom (TOM2) today extends its reach in Central and Eastern Europe with the launch of TomTom Traffic in Greece, Hungary and Slovakia. Now, 46 countries around the world have access to world-class traffic information from TomTom. “Traffic congestion is an issue for many countries around the world, including Greece, Hungary and Slovakia,” said Ralf-Peter Schäfer, Head of …
New Study Confirms Value of Air Transport in Panama
2/11/2015 12:55:28 PM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced new data showing that aviation and aviation-related tourism contributes some $5.9 billion to Panama’s economy, an amount equal to 12.6% of the country’s GDP. This is much higher than the global average contribution of 3.4%, reflecting the positive impact of efficient connectivity to Panama’s economy. This finding was …
UPS Packs on Flower Power for 2015 Valentine’s Day Season
2/10/2015 10:41:06 AM
Business is blooming leading up to Valentine’s Day. To get flowers, steaks, sweets and gifts to businesses and consumers by February 14th it takes a global logistics network helping Cupid. UPS (NYSE: UPS) is shipping more than 110 million flowers, which equals 10 million pounds, to love birds around the United States. Many of the blossoms come from Latin American countries, …
Cold-Chain Packaging Service Raises the Bar in Healthcare Logistics
Cold-Chain Packaging Service Raises the Bar in Healthcare Logistics
2/9/2015 10:25:00 AM
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its UPS Temperature True® Packaging service, which further broadens the scope of its cold-chain shipping offerings. The comprehensive service now includes expert consultation, package procurement and, in a company first, four new off-the-shelf, specially designed packaging lines available exclusively to UPS customers. Each of …
Moovit Teams Up With OCTA to Bring Real-time Public Transit Data to Orange County Commuters
Moovit Teams Up With OCTA to Bring Real-time Public Transit Data to Orange County Commuters
2/5/2015 11:43:18 AM
ORANGE COUNTY – Feb. 5, 2015 – Moovit , the local transit app, announced today a partnership with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) to bring intelligent public transportation data to users in the Orange County metro area. This partnership will provide Moovit users with real-time insight into the public transit system, providing the means …
LANXESS presents its comprehensive range of rubber technologies
LANXESS presents its comprehensive range of rubber technologies
2/5/2015 9:35:16 AM
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is appearing at Tire Technology Expo in Cologne to present its comprehensive range of solutions for the tire industry, from new rubber products and additives to processing aids for use in production. The newly formed LANXESS Tire & Specialty Rubbers business unit is introducing two innovative SSBR product developments: Buna FX …
Interest in the Nissan LEAF ensures all targets are exceeded for My Electric Avenue
2/4/2015 8:43:11 AM
As electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to increase, one unique project in the UK is seeking to discover if local electricity networks can cope with charging a group, or ‘cluster’, of EVs at peak times. My Electric Avenue is testing a new technology that can control the charging of the cars if there is any danger of the local electricity grid becoming overloaded. Individuals …
PT KAI Commuter Jabodetabek and Sony Agree to Cooperate to Deploy FeliCa Contactless Cards, Wristbands and NFC Mobile Phones in Transportation Network in Jakarta, Indonesia
2/3/2015 11:06:25 AM
Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that PT.KAI COMMUTER JABODETABEK (KCJ), a leading rail operator in Indonesia, will adopt FeliCa technology for its IC ticket operation. KCJ operates a rail system covering the metropolitan area of Jakarta, with 64 stations covering 182 km and serving 700,000 passengers on a daily basis. KCJ plans to launch contactless card tickets …
Erik Varwijk to leave KLM
1/30/2015 9:32:15 AM
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced today that Erik Varwijk will, in mutual agreement, resign as Managing Director & EVP of Air France-KLM Cargo effective 1 March 2015. Mr Varwijk has been a member of the KLM Board of Managing Directors since 2011 and has been in charge of cargo business since April 2013, when he was appointed EVP of Air France-KLM Cargo. " I have …

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