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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Bitter cold follows Northeast's 4th snowstorm in a month

    Bitter cold follows Northeast's 4th snowstorm in a month
    Frigid cold nipped at New England after the region's fourth winter storm in a month blew through, piling another foot of snow on top of 6-foot-high mounds in Boston, and forecasters said another winter blast might hit midweek. New Englanders were...
  • Fishing vessel trapped in Antarctic ice; U.S. Coast Guard on rescue mission

    Fishing vessel trapped in Antarctic ice; U.S. Coast Guard on rescue mission
    The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Star was heading home to Seattle from a monthlong Antarctic mission when the call for help came in. An Australian fishing vessel was trapped in Antarctic ice up to 9 feet deep, with three of the four blades in its...
  • Winter Park Boat Tour guides arrived from all over for one of the best jobs in Florida

    Winter Park Boat Tour guides arrived from all over for one of the best jobs in Florida
    Some people come to Central Florida searching for their dream job: graphic designer, ranch cowboy, chef, Disney princess. Others stumbled upon their ideal vocation by accident on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes, sometimes with two or three careers...
  • Tampa Bay tugboat business ancestor ran Civil War blockades

    His roots in Tampa's shipping industry date back more than 150 years, when Arthur Savage's great-great-grandfather, Capt. James McKay Sr., ran blockades during the Civil War and founded commercial shipping on Florida's west coast. Shipping is so...
  • The Harbor Report: The man who monitors the moorings

    This week, I had a chance to catch up with Deputy Sean Scoles of the Newport Beach Harbor Patrol. Scoles' duties included monitoring the mooring fields, keeping the moorings' maintenance schedule, contacting derelict boat owners, maintaining a mooring...
  • From the Boathouse: Ethanol, water don't mix on harbor

    Ahoy! We are experiencing a beautiful winter for outdoor activities, and it's very tempting to hit the high seas with your boat. Well, the warm temperatures and blue skies are nice compared to the other eastern parts of the country, but King Neptune...
  • Open house to say goodbye to research ship Melville in San Diego

    Open house to say goodbye to research ship Melville in San Diego
    If you ever wanted to see the inner workings of a deep-sea ocean research vessel, head to San Diego for a tour of the Melville. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is getting ready to say goodbye to a vessel it has operated for 46...
  • Cruising the Los Angeles River

     
    Los Angeles Times reporter Charles Hilinger and photographer Bruce Cox "cruise" the Los Angeles River....
  • How do we find each other? Lots of ways .. friends can help

    How do we find each other? Lots of ways .. friends can help
    Smitten by Nancy, Charlie chased her down at a charity walk. Lisa, landlocked in Florida, fell for Thomas as his ship crossed the Mediterranean, and agreed to marry him before meeting face-to-face. Ready to give up, Penny gave online dating one last try...
  • Trawler sinks in Bangladesh river, most of 200 onboard safe

    A trawler carrying up to 200 passengers has sunk in a river in southern Bangladesh, and many were rescued or swam ashore. At least five people died. Local government administrator Kazi Tofayel Ahmed said the boat failed to stay afloat in a strong whirl...
  • Bahamas Express' larger Alhucemas ferry arrives at Port Everglades

    The Balearia Alhucemas ferry arrived at Port Everglades this week for final preparations before starting operations between Fort Lauderdale and Freeport, Bahamas The 1,000-passenger ferry is undergoing repairs before entering service, port spokeswoman...