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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Travel deals include a 15-night cruise

     Travel deals include a 15-night cruise
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: The Online Vacation Center has a Berlin to Miami package next October that includes a 15-night trans-Atlantic cruise aboard Celebrity...
  • Moscow to Beijing by rail, Mongolian yurts included

     Moscow to Beijing by rail, Mongolian yurts included
    We're entering the time of year when, depending on the destination, planning travel may be more appropriate than actually doing the traveling. Like, say, exploring Russia, Mongolia and China. G Adventures has a Trans-Mongolian Adventure by rail that is...
  • Balboa Fun Zone yielding to educational space

    Balboa Fun Zone yielding to educational space
    For generations, the scruffy but lovable Balboa Fun Zone was a whirl of lights and bumper cars and waterfront amusement rides. But then ExplorOcean bought a chunk of the property facing Newport Harbor and exchanged the kitschy Scary Dark Ride and bumper...
  • Royal Caribbean ships to get emissions-control systems

    Royal Caribbean ships to get emissions-control systems
    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will retrofit 19 of its ships with advanced emissions purification systems starting next year. The systems, also known as scrubbers, will remove more than 97 percent of the sulfur dioxide emissions generated by the ships'...
  • 250 Broward students receive bikes during holiday event

    250 Broward students receive bikes during holiday event
    The Lady Windridge, a 170-foot luxury yacht, was filled to near capacity Monday as hundreds of Broward County students — accompanied by chaperones and about 35 Broward Sheriff's Office personnel — set sail for a two-hour trip along the...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: Salmon crowned king, but its reign is wobbly

    Any doubts Howard Tanner had about whether a hatchery-raised crop of Pacific salmon could find a home in the freshwater of the Great Lakes evaporated just months after the first class of finger-sized cohos were planted in Lake Michigan. The fish began...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: A Great Lake revival

    LINWOOD, Mich. Ernie Plant's eyes get wide when he talks about how spectacular Lake Huron's salmon fishing was back in the late 1980s, when his dad would take him up north on Friday nights after his high school football games. They'd spend fall...
  • New discovery in Arctic is a very old clam

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska The rapidly thawing Arctic Ocean may be a new frontier but some of the latest news from there concerns a clam that is believed to date back more than a million years. Some bivalves retrieved from the ocean depths during a 2010 mapping...
  • New U.S.-Cuba era

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's surprise Christmas present to Cuba -- restoration of American diplomatic ties with the communist-run regime created by Fidel Castro and now run by his brother Raul -- follows a century of tumultuous dealings between the two...
  • Egypt charges captain, officer of Kuwaiti ship with manslaughter

    Egypt's public prosecutor charged the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship with manslaughter in connection with a collision in the Red Sea this month that killed 25 Egyptian fishermen, state news agency MENA said on Saturday. The fishing...
  • Cuban migrant missing after Cuban Coast Guard sinks boat

    MIAMI Cuba's Coast Guard sank a boat carrying 32 Cubans who were trying to reach the Florida coast, according to a woman who survived and whose husband is missing. Masiel Gonzalez Castellano told reporters in a telephone conversation from Matanzas, Cuba,...