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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Grant sought for emergency boat ramp

    Grant sought for emergency boat ramp
    Romeoville fire officials are seeking a federal grant to construct a boat ramp adjacent to the electric fish barrier that was designed to deter the invasive Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. Romeoville Fire Chief Kent Adams said a ramp will...
  • Body Of ESPN Writer's Son Found In Lake Ontario

    Body Of ESPN Writer's Son Found In Lake Ontario
    The body of a 21-year old Fairfield native who vanished in February from the college he attended in Rochester, N.Y., was found in Lake Ontario Friday evening, according to the college. Max Maisel, 21, was a third-year photography student at the...
  • Tour De Chesapeake lands in Mathews again this weekend

    Mathews County’s annual Tour De Chesapeake returns this weekend and organizers say it is not just for cyclists anymore. “There is so much going on that is open to the public,” Lynda Smith Greve, event director, said in a news release....
  • Sailing on land aboard Neruda's ship-like homes in Chile

    Brazilian tourist Cristiane Stekel stood next to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda's bed and looked out the window at rough ocean waves. The bed is positioned so that the sun rises at its head and sets at its foot. The Nobel Prize-winning poet was fascinated...
  • Capital Camera: Perfect day to 'Meet the Creek'

    Capital Camera: Perfect day to 'Meet the Creek'
    Sunny and 70 degrees, it was a great day to "Meet the Creek" in the Admiral Heights community on May 2. About 50 residents took boat rides aboard the Watermark taxi driven by Capt. Mark Roskin, a familiar face for three consecutive years at the event....
  • 1,600 Rohingya, others land in Indonesia and Malaysia

    About 1,600 Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees have landed in Malaysia and Indonesia in the past day, apparently after human traffickers abandoned their virtual floating prison ships and left the passengers to fend for themselves, officials said Monday....
  • Boats with 600 Rohingya and Bangladeshis land in Indonesia

    Boats carrying nearly 600 Bangladeshis and long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar washed to shore in western Indonesia, some after captains and smugglers abandoned the ships, leaving passengers to fend for themselves, survivors and migrant...
  • Coast Guard Museum Should Boost New London Revival

    Coast Guard Museum Should Boost New London Revival
    Downtown New London once was a marvelously vibrant town center, with movie theaters, bowling alleys (duckpin!), hotels, department stories and restaurants. But — as with many of the state's traditional downtowns — the life began draining out...
  • Volunteers help make Fox River Chain O'Lakes a clean 'green' waterway

    Volunteers help make Fox River Chain O'Lakes a clean 'green' waterway
    Dozens of tires and wood planks, huge logs, plastic bags and bottles — and the random kitchen stove — were pulled from the water and wetlands during the Fox River Chain O'Lakes Waterway Clean-up on May 9. Volunteers descended on several...
  • Coast Guard: Five rescued near Crystal River

    Coast Guard: Five rescued near Crystal River
    Five people were rescued from the water after their boat partially sank Saturday night, Coast Guard officials said. Coast Guard crew members followed the flash of a red flare to the sinking 48-foot Bluewater, about 10 miles west of Crystal River...
  • Orlando native will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean

    Half her lifetime ago, Sonya Baumstein approached a table at Winter Park High School, intrigued by a sport she knew little about. It was her freshman year, and the people at that table were trying to convince her to try rowing. "They told me it was...