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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Newport News-built SS United States gets answer to distress call

    Newport News-built SS United States gets answer to distress call
    Supporters of the SS United States have struck a preliminary deal "to protect and repurpose" the Newport News-built ocean liner, a monument to a bygone era seeking new life as a modern waterfront attraction. Details were scarce Monday in an announcement...
  • Small and oddball museums in the Chicago area

    Small and oddball museums in the Chicago area
    Over the next 51 weeks or so, you can expect in this space coverage of the biggest and brightest in Chicago-area museums. But for your New Year's Day, we've got Hummels, money, sports memorabilia and buttons — plus a roundup of 14 other smaller and/...
  • Vessels 'Deck the Hulls' for Newport boat parade

    Vessels 'Deck the Hulls' for Newport boat parade
    Get on board with holiday spirit as sail and power boats light up the night in Newport Harbor from Dec. 17-21. The holiday boat parade scene offers free entertainment and lots of glitz as boaters try to outdo one another with multiple strings of lights,...
  • Cruise ship worker wired stolen cash overseas, Broward investigators say

    Cruise ship worker wired stolen cash overseas, Broward investigators say
    A night auditor is accused of stealing more than $10,000 while working aboard a cruise ship, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Anthonius Novi Hartanto, 42, is charged with 11 counts of grand theft after $10,220 disappeared while he was auditing...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, people gather in solidarity for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris. Masked gunmen stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before...
  • Royal Caribbean takes Quantum leap with new ship

    Royal Caribbean takes Quantum leap with new ship
      When most people go on vacation, they plan to take a break from technology. The iPhones and iPads often tag along as unwelcome baggage, to be unpacked only in an emergency. But guests boarding Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will...
  • Coast Guard rescues man stranded on desolate island

    Coast Guard rescues man stranded on desolate island
    A camper who was floating in a dinghy beneath the Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys six days ago was recovered alive from a desolate island in the Bahamas Monday night, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday. Larry Sutterfield, 39, of Illinois, was...
  • Retail Therapy: A gem of a deal at Ruby's

    Shooby-dooby down: Ruby's Dinette, 428 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, will celebrate the company's 32nd anniversary by selling a classic RubyBurger for 32 cents from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Guests also will receive a return incentive. The RubyBurger...
  • Migrant flow into US from Caribbean spikes

    Just starting a five-year sentence for illegally re-entering the United States, George Lewis stared at the officers staring back at him at Miami's federal detention center and considered whether he'd risk getting on another smuggler's boat — a...
  • Boy, 4, in critical condition after near-drowning in cruise ship pool

    Boy, 4, in critical condition after near-drowning in cruise ship pool
    A 4-year-old child who nearly drowned in a cruise ship pool Saturday afternoon had wandered away from his mother and was "swept away" in a wave pool for approximately six minutes before a guest noticed the boy, according to details released by...
  • Cruise of Lights continues Huntington Harbour holiday festivities

    Cruise of Lights continues Huntington Harbour holiday festivities
    Huntington Harbour is alive with the sights and sounds of Christmas as the waterfront community follows up this past weekend's holiday boat parade with the Cruise of Lights, a series of boat tours of the area's decorated homes, docks, decks and boats that...