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  • Getting away on Norwegian's newest ship

    Getting away on Norwegian's newest ship
    Miami is home to an impressive roster of cruise lines, with millions of travelers passing through its port each year. Despite this, the new Norwegian Getaway, dubbed “Miami’s ultimate ship,” stands out from the crowd. The Getaway,...
  • With Ebola scare, travel industry hits rough patch

    With a series of embarrassing accidents in its wake, the $37.1-billion cruise industry was looking forward to a strong booking season this winter. Instead, cruise operators are facing the same crisis that has shaken the airline industry: Ebola....
  • Many Jersey Shore businesses moving past Sandy

    Many Jersey Shore businesses moving past Sandy
    MARGATE, N.J. — The old saying that calm seas never made a good sailor may apply to Salvatore Calabrese when it comes to operating his family's bay-front Blue Water Marina, which was nearly washed away by Hurricane Sandy. Two years and more than $1...
  • 33 Cuban migrants rescued off Boca Raton 'in the nick of time'

    33 Cuban migrants rescued off Boca Raton 'in the nick of time'
    One of their two vessels, "La Patrona Jemanya," had just capsized Wednesday, and the 33 migrants were doing all they could to stay above water just seven miles offshore from Boca Raton. They clung to the side of the boat that was taking on water. Two...
  • 33 Cuban migrants rescued off coast of Florida

    MIAMI Thirty-three Cuban men were rescued from the water by U.S. Coast Guard crews Wednesday morning after they jumped off a boat that was taking on water off Boca Raton in southern Palm Beach County. A Coast Guard spokesman said the incident occurred...
  • Fall fishing trips to check out in Southwest Idaho

    It's tempting to put fishing rods away during fall and grab guns, but fishing is too good to ignore. The weather is cool, the cottonwoods and aspens turn gold, and the fish are biting. The summer crowds have gone away, and you're likely to find a good...
  • Summit aims to tackle port congestion

     Summit aims to tackle port congestion
    A contingency of port stakeholders and businesses went round-for-round Tuesday morning to find solutions to address congestion at the Port of Virginia. More than 30 officials from port-related businesses, ranging from motor carriers to shippers,...
  • Ship runs aground near Stockholm, spilling oil among pristine islands

    A ship carrying 52 tons of oil in the Baltic Sea ran aground off Stockholm’s sprawling archipelago Wednesday morning and began leaking its cargo into the intricate network of islands and inlets, an online news agency reported. The ship’s...
  • Yachties turn filmmakers for Boat Show Film Festival

    Yachties turn filmmakers for Boat Show Film Festival
    And the "Oscar fish" trophy goes to … one of the luxury yachting crews whose short films are debuting at the Fort Yachtie Da International Film Festival. The stainless-steel fish sculpture, along with cash prizes, are at stake for the festival'...
  • Ferry crashes at San Francisco pier, injuring 10 passengers

    A San Francisco ferry carrying hundreds of passengers to Oakland hit a harbor piling in San Francisco on Sunday, injuring children and adults as they tumbled, including one who suffered a gash over his eye. The accident occurred about 5:45 p.m. at...
  • South Korea prosecutors seek death for captain of doomed ferry

    South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that capsized in April, leaving 304 people, most of them school children, dead or missing, in a trial of 15 crew who abandoned ship before it sank. Lee Joon-seok, 68,...