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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Pilots in helium-filled balloon land in Mexico after historic journey across Pacific Ocean

    An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records.
  • Oil spill risk increases as Bay Bridge radar beacon malfunctions continue

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Two years after a 752-foot-long oil tanker collided in heavy fog with the Bay Bridge an accident Coast Guard investigators blamed in part on a broken radar beacon on the bridge one of the bridge's three beacons is broken again. The...

    Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Boat show Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1: The Baltimore Boat Show will conclude at the Baltimore Convention Center. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children 15 and younger will be admitted free with a paying adult....

    Crews tow sinking 63-foot yacht to shore

    Crews tow sinking 63-foot yacht to shore
    Four people were rescued from a sinking yacht Friday afternoon. The U.S. Coast Guard received a call around 3 p.m. about a 63-foot motor yacht about 12 miles east of Pompano Beach that was taking on water with four people aboard, Petty Officer Jon-...

    Japanese shipper fined $1.8M for illegal oil discharge, with whistle-blower taking $250K

    Japanese shipper fined $1.8M for illegal oil discharge, with whistle-blower taking $250K
    A Japanese ship operator was ordered to pay $1.8 million for illegally dumping oil residue and bilge water into the ocean last year, as part of a plea agreement Friday in federal court in Baltimore. A crew member on board the ship who acted as a whistle-...