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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • North Korean freighter runs aground off Mexico after stop in Havana

    A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with a large and illegal shipment of Cuban weapons. The 430-foot Mu Du Bong...
  • Dining with a Florida view

    Dining with a Florida view
    Unlike Andy Rooney, who once said, “I don’t like food that is too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef spent too much time arranging and too little time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting,” many of...
  • Refloating of shipwrecked cruise ship nears

    Autos Local dealerships among "Best to Work For" A handful of South Florida auto dealerships have been named among the country's 100 "Best to Work For," in the annual survey published by Automotive News. Criteria include working conditions, benefits,...
  • Louisville riverboat fest

    Louisville riverboat fest
    Paddle-wheel riverboats bring back memories of reading "Tom Sawyer" and thoughts of the Mississippi River. Louisville will be awash in the big boats on the Ohio River Oct. 14-19 with its Centennial Festival of Riverboats, which is celebrating the 100th...
  • Lake Michigan water level on rise after years of decline

     Lake Michigan water level on rise after years of decline
    For Capt. Ralph Steiger, launching his 21-foot walleye boat out of Chicago harbors last year had become a precarious affair.  Lake Michigan had receded to an all-time low, and where water had been, exposed rocks, rebar and driftwood remained. By fall,...
  • Water taxis not catching on in Palm Beach County

    The vision is enticing: Imagine buying a ticket online, going to a water taxi stand and gliding along the Intracoastal Waterway to Palm Beach County's restaurants, shops and sights. County leaders have tried to make that vision a reality for 10 years...
  • Financing still a mystery as Nicaragua unveils details of giant canal

    MEXICO CITY The Chinese tycoon behind a plan to build a mammoth inter-oceanic waterway to compete with the Panama Canal whisked into Nicaragua this week and, in several appearances, including one with President Daniel Ortega, affirmed that "the biggest...
  • Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

    Great Lakes welcome rising water levels
    After years of parched shorelines, water levels in the Great Lakes have come rushing back. The crowds that flock to the Superior shoreline this summer are finding harbors deeper and beaches narrower than they've been in 15 years. "I hope this lasts," said...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground team begins destroying Syrian chemicals

    Aberdeen Proving Ground team begins destroying Syrian chemicals
    A team of chemists and engineers from Aberdeen Proving Ground has begun to neutralize chemicals from Syria's weapons stocks, the Pentagon said Monday. The work is taking place aboard the container ship MV Cape Ray under heavy security at an...
  • North Korean freighter, fresh from stop in Havana, raises suspicion as it runs aground off Mexican coast

    A North Korean freighter has run aground near a port in eastern Mexico, just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel seized last summer with a large and illegal shipment of Cuban weapons. The 6,700-ton Mu Du...
  • 5 Peninsula beaches perfect for D.C. daytrippers

    A story on the website of the Washington Post tells readers that there are five beaches they can enjoy without having to brave the dreaded Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. In "Skip the boardwalk, tunnels: 5 Virginia beaches you've never heard of," by Jane...