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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore

    Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore
    When the Carnival Pride returns to Baltimore next spring, it will not only have new pollution-control technology and a new $500 million makeover, the ship also will have a new itinerary of extended cruises to the Caribbean. Carnival Cruise Lines,...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach

    Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach
    The allure of South Florida as a destination for would-be migrants was underscored by tragedy once again over the last two days as officials recovered fatalities from the sea and on the beach. "There is a lot of traffic out there right now," said...
  • The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic

    The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic
    After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home. An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
  • Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk

    Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk
    Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting toes wet. Just ask Randy Howland, who heads a team of divers in the welding and carpentry trades. The divers are in the...
  • Cruise lines catering to younger crowds

    For their next vacation, Jessica and Michael Hammer are heading to Sweden, where they will stay with friends and immerse themselves in the rhythms of daily life. "We want to learn about the country," said Jessica Hammer, a 31-year-old Coconut Creek, Fla....
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Philadelphia, city murals, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market, Sept. 18. $72. Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit, Winterthur Museum, Oct. 15. $65. "Crazy for You," Dutch Apple Theatre, lunch, Oct. 16. $95....
  • A siege to be remembered in Petersburg

    No one who knows the history of the Civil War needs to be reminded of the Siege of Petersburg's landmark status. But with the 150th anniversary of the brutal 10-month struggle in which the Union army finally brought the Confederacy to its knees, the...
  • Four bodies found in water off Hollywood beach; Coast Guard searching area

    Four bodies found in water off Hollywood beach; Coast Guard searching area
    Four dead men found floating in the ocean off Hollywood on Sunday prompted an all-day, all-night search for more bodies and possibly even survivors. U.S. Coast Guard officials said they're fairly certain there are more bodies at sea — at least...
  • Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts

    Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts
    After an offshore angler buys $50 worth of bait, takes on hundreds dollars worth of fuel and leaves the dock, a simple but vexing conundrum must be confronted. What course should the boat's owner or captain take across a vast, lonely and seemingly empty...
  • All-volunteer auxiliary provides back up to Coast Guard

    All-volunteer auxiliary provides back up to Coast Guard
    Philip Vale served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, transporting troops and dropping depth charges on submarines. Nearly 70 years later, the 89-year-old is still putting on a uniform and serving the country. He's part of the Coast Guard...