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Focus on Passenger Vessels – Baird Maritime

Focus on Passenger Vessels – Baird Maritime

Interestingly, electric-powered vessels figure prominently in this month’s focus on the passenger vessel sector, indicating operators’ growing preference for low-emission propulsion systems. These vessels include ferries and tour boats in service in Western Europe, India, and New Zealand. Ferries • Ro-Pax • Marine Tourism • Cruise • River/Lake Operations Cruise ships are also included in …

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Holocaust survivor Leslie Vertes endured brutality from the Nazis and the Soviets

Holocaust survivor Leslie Vertes endured brutality from the Nazis and the Soviets

Footwear – its manufacture and repair – played a salutary role in the crowded, frenetic life of Holocaust survivor Leslie Vertes. Leslie Vertes, in a photo taken for the ‘Witnesses to History, Keepers of Memory’ exhibition at the Montreal Holocaust Museum in 2019. Vertes died in Montreal on July 27 at the age of 98.Stéphanie …

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Cruise destinations gear up for thousands of visitors, but can short-staffed businesses cater for them?

Cruise destinations gear up for thousands of visitors, but can short-staffed businesses cater for them?

More than 100 cruise ships are due in Lyttelton and Akaroa harbors this summer, but short-staffed businesses might struggle to cater for them. The full reopening of borders on August 1 has relaunched New Zealand as a destination on the lucrative cruise circuit. Lyttelton is scheduled to have 86 visits to its new $67 million …

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Summer travel preview: Viking Cruises chairman: ‘COVID is really behind us’

Summer travel preview: Viking Cruises chairman: ‘COVID is really behind us’

As many countries drop entry restrictions related to COVID-19 as well as the CDC easing advisories for cruise travel, cruise liners are eager to get guests back on their ships again. In anticipation for a much brighter season the cruise industry about to embark upon, Viking Cruises is launching eight new longships, including four that …

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Alice Otruba Obituary (2022) – Hoosick Falls, NY

Alice Otruba Obituary (2022) – Hoosick Falls, NY

Otruba, Alice Clements HOOSICK FALLS Alice Clements Otruba (nee Murtha), passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 31, 2022, at the Southern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vt., after a courageous fight against lung cancer. She was 65 years old. Alice is survived by her loving husband, Emery Otruba; son, John Otruba; daughters, Elizabeth Otruba and …

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American Queen changes COVID protocols;  can I get a refund?

American Queen changes COVID protocols; can I get a refund?

Q: My husband and I have a cruise scheduled to depart this month on the American Empress from Vancouver, Washington, to Clarkston, Washington. I logged onto the cruise line’s website to check the COVID protocols, including required PCR tests and facemasks. When we booked the cruise, my husband and I thoroughly reviewed the procedures in …

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People interested in taking cruise through Saigon by river bus |  travel

People interested in taking cruise through Saigon by river bus | travel

Young people are interested in taking a cruise through Saigon by waterbus Although it is a weekday, at 8:30 am, passengers including domestic tourists to foreigners gathered at the waiting hall at Bach Dang wharf in District 1 to take the river bus route No. 1. They were excited to travel by waterbus. The journey …

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🌱 Rental Rate Rise?  + Get A K Signing Bonus + 👑Cruise Canceled?

🌱 Rental Rate Rise? + Get A $20K Signing Bonus + 👑Cruise Canceled?

Hello again, San Diego! 🌇 I’m back with your new edition of the San Diego Daily. Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening in town. First, today’s weather: Partly sunny. . High: 82, Low: 70. Looking for more real estate leads in San Diego? Let us help you reach prospective home buyers and …

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