Royal Caribbean Announces Winter 2015-16 Schedule
Four of the Regions Largest and Most Innovative Cruise Ships to Sail from Port Everglades and Port Canaveral. The cruise line has announced that Allure of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas and Serenade of the Seas will sail the Caribbean from convenient Florida homeports for the winter 2015-16 season, which are now open for sale. Sister-ships Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas will offer vacationers still-matched Caribbean cruises in the 2015-16 winter season. Both ships will homeport at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Jobs for Veterans: Port Fellowship Program
The Port of Seattle is now recruiting for its Veterans Fellowship Program. The Port of Seattle says it is dedicated to helping military personnel transition from active duty to civilian employment. The port understands the importance of veterans serving their country and it is estimated that as many as 20% of the port's employee base are veterans or still on active duty (2011). In the picture from left to right: Luis Navarro, Director, Office of Social Responsibility, Rob Porcarelli Corporate Counsel, Starbucks; Ricardo Martinez, U.S. Navy, Separated; Nicholas McCallon, U.S.
Vigor Industrial: A Rising Star in Shipbuilding in the Pacific Northwest & Alaska Arctic
“There is a resurgence of the marine industry in the Pacific Northwest we haven’t seen for 20 to 30 years now,” said Vince Piscitello, Vice President of Business Development for Vigor Industrial LLC. “The oil and gas industry is really new to our area,” he said, although he expects to see it grow significantly with Shell’s exploration of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off Alaska’s northern coast. State run ferry operations in Washington and Alaska are at a point where they must renew fleets built in the 50s and 60s.