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HOME PORT. The port where the owner of a ship resides; this is a relative term.

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Not a new ship, but a great new itinerary - Marella Discovery (Marella is the new name for Thomson Cruises), which is jam-packed with Brit-friendly features, is homeporting in Malaysia and Thailand in the autumn for superb southeast Asia itineraries, which include Vietnam and Cambodia.
Penn, recently signed a Record of Decision for the Mayport Homeporting Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Navy's most expensive acquisition programs, as well as Navy initiatives for homeporting ships and for training sailors, are for developing or maintaining capabilities that could be useful or critical in countering improved Chinese maritime military capabilities in coming years.
We'd also like to thank Barbara Rew of Jacksonville for pointing out that the Celebration is the only Carnival Cruise Lines' vessel currently homeporting in her hometown (we had erroneously listed the Ecstasy as being based there too).
Under the contract, the joint venture team will primarily provide environmental planning services under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Executive Order 12114 "Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions" in support of proposed infrastructure projects relating to the homeporting of naval ships.
Horizon will sail the Med from Barcelona, then in May head to New York for Bermuda trips before homeporting in Miami in September for yearround Caribbean voyages.
Superstar Virgo will be homeporting in Manila until May 23.