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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Police patrol waterways to deter drunken boating over upcoming Fourth of July weekend

    Police patrol waterways to deter drunken boating over upcoming Fourth of July weekend
    Boozy boaters, beware. The Maryland Natural Resources Police spent the weekend patrolling the state's most-trafficked waterways for drunken boaters in a nationwide policing event, "Operation Dry Water," as they prepare for the throngs that will be out...
  • Huntington Ingalls protest over lost contract bid is rejected

    Huntington Ingalls protest over lost contract bid is rejected
    Back in February, Huntington Ingalls Industries lost out to three rival shipbuilders in a bid to design a new Coast Guard cutter, a setback that surprised some in the industry, given HII's stature and track record. In a rare move, HII and another...
  • River cruise in Oregon conjures the spirit of Lewis and Clark

    River cruise in Oregon conjures the spirit of Lewis and Clark
    This is the same river route Lewis and Clark took 200 years ago, a 1,000-mile journey along the Columbia and Snake rivers and right up the musket of the American West. In the milky calm of a Snake River canyon, summer raindrops smooch the mirrored...
  • Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy

    Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy
    On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed. Those are about all she has in common with the cruise ships lined up at Port Miami and Port...
  • Boiler room fire forces cruise ship back to Seattle

    Boiler room fire forces cruise ship back to Seattle
    A boiler room fire aboard a Holland America cruise ship carrying nearly 2,900 people prompted the vessel to return to port in Seattle but caused no significant damage or injuries, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday. The crew of the Westerdam reported...
  • Joys of disappearing into a 'secret world'

    Joys of disappearing into a 'secret world'
    When I go for a row, I usually head to the north end of the lake near my house. About 10 feet off the shore, a long, narrow strip of land cuts off a small cozy cove from the rest of the water. Once there, a person in a rowboat can disappear into a...
  • Authorities: Body pulled from Lake Michigan 'possibly' missing woman

    Authorities: Body pulled from Lake Michigan 'possibly' missing woman
    A body pulled from Lake Michigan last night near Navy Pier is possibly a 27-year-old woman who went missing during a boating mishap May 31 that also claimed the life of a Chicago attorney, authorities said. An autopsy determined the woman, in her 20s,...
  • From the Boathouse: We all live in a Virginia submarine

    Ahoy after returning from the Big Apple! My show manager, Brenda Barnes, and I had a great time visiting New York City to attend the radio industry's Talkers New York 2014, held at the India House Club. The gathering was well attended, since the fall...
  • Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor

    Harbor Report: Business is good on the harbor
    Hello everyone. I apologize for not turning in a story last week. The good news is that I have been selling boats. Which leads me into my annual marine industry sales observations. I asked Mike Zemla of Western Marine Maintenance, David Beek at Island...
  • Riding a patriotic wave

    Riding a patriotic wave
    It's tough being the Statue of Liberty. Vanessa Butler learned that lesson her first year riding in the Old Glory Boat Parade. The Newport Beach resident joined family and friends in decorating a patriotic vessel, and with her tall stature, she proved a...
  • Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race

    Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race
    Imagine climbing aboard a skinny, 30-foot boat with no sails, no motor and three people you sort of know and rowing from the coast of California to Hawaii — about 2,400 miles if you go straight, which you won't. It's called the Great Pacific Race,...