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Seattle company developing wave-powered marine platform for ocean science applications

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oscilla Power, Inc. [OPI] is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k Phase I SBIR grant award from the US Department of Energy to develop a wave energy powered platform for ocean sensing and monitoring systems.

Pompano Beach to Test SEAHIVE Shoreline Protection System at Wahoo Bay

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientists, government officials and citizens concerned about climate change and sea level rise will soon have a new source of data when Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach launches. This underwater marine park will become a global incubator for the ocean's ecosystem and will test the SEAHIVE™ marine and estuarine shoreline protection system, a research project funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) in collaboration with FDOT.

Full Spectrum Operations (FSO) Awarded NOAA NMITS Blanket Purchase Agreement

FAIRFAX, Va., April 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Full Spectrum Operations, LLC (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Mission IT Services.

Windstar Cruises Will Require Covid-19 Vaccination to Sail

SEATTLE, Wash., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Until further notice, Windstar Cruises will require proof of a current COVID-19 vaccination for all guests sailing aboard Windstar's yachts. The cruise line arrived at the decision in the best health and wellness interests of its guests, crew, and the places the yachts visit. Many Windstar destinations and some airlines have announced or are considering vaccine mandates, providing further support for the new Windstar policy.

ViewTech Borescopes Acquires New Clients Replacing Outdated Visual Inspection Scopes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether an inspection application requires a small diameter borescope to enter a narrow access port or one that can articulate as it navigates through lengthy piping, ViewTech Borescopes VJ-3 video borescopes are utilized and relied upon throughout every industry.

Northwest Navigation Company’s Motor Vessel David B Alaska Cruises Unaffected by Canada’s Cruise Ship Ban

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northwest Navigation Co., which operates the small cruise boat, M/V David B in Alaska, is unaffected by Canada's recent extended cruise ship ban for the summer of 2021. The company will still be offering multi-day cruises this summer.

Stitchin’ Heaven Announces New Line of Quilting Getaways Beginning in 2021

QUITMAN, Texas, Nov. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stitchin' Heaven announces Land Ahoy Quilting Cruises, five luxury quilting getaways in cities around the United States. Land Ahoy Quilting Cruises are the most recent addition to Stitchin' Heaven Travel's line of quilting-focused vacation packages.

Seattle Company, Oscilla Power, Developing Breakthrough Approach to Recharging Underwater Vehicles

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oscilla Power, Inc. is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k grant from the US DOE to further develop technology that enables autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to recharge themselves using ocean waves. In this Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project, Oscilla Power will collaborate with Lockheed Martin, through their Rotary and Mission Systems group.

Windstar Cruises Retrofits Fleet with HEPA filters and UV-C Light – Partners with University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Center

SEATTLE, Wash., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To address health concerns brought on by the pandemic, Windstar Cruises has committed to a holistic Beyond Ordinary Care program and will retrofit its fleet of six yachts with hospital-grade HEPA filters, ultraviolet germicidal irradiation and will employ a safe sanitization formula used in health care settings.

Hollywood’s New Playground Phuket Thailand Demarest Yacht 2020 Owner William D. Johnson

PHUKET, Thailand, Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hollywood has found itself a new playground free from paparazzi in Phuket, Thailand. The docks are filled with lavish yachts in Phuket these days. One is the most sought after, The Demarest Yacht, William D. Johnson refurbished the Demarest Yacht in 2019 just in time for the boom of 2020 Yachting's new "hot spot" Phuket Thailand.

Lake Home and Cabin Buyers: What to Look For at The Water’s Edge

LONG LAKE, Minn., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you call it a lake home, cabin, cottage or camp, buyers are naturally drawn to the water's edge when looking at lakeshore properties. The wide variety of shoreline conditions gives buyers a lot to consider before they write a purchase agreement, says John Gehring, owner of Solo Dock, a tip-in dock manufacturer in Long Lake, Minnesota.

Batteries Shack Now Metro Detroit’s Only Authorized Dealer for Deka and Trojan USA Batteries

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask many boating enthusiasts which deep cycle batteries they prefer for their crafts, and they'll name one of two brands: Deka, or Trojan USA, says Batteries Shack. They're top-of-the-line batteries made in the USA; Deka through a company called East Penn Manufacturing. Both are known for having longer life spans and higher power outputs than competing brands.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Nikki Howes in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Nikki Howes has joined the firm's Energy and Marine Practice, within its Property and Casualty operations, as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

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