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  • Curtis Bay yard finishes $1M overhaul of NOAA mapping vessel

    Curtis Bay yard finishes $1M overhaul of NOAA mapping vessel
    The Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay wrapped up a $1 million overhaul of a NOAA mapping vessel Friday, the first project under a five-year agreement. The Ferdinand R. Hassler will return to its homeport in New Castle, New Hampsire, where it is works on ...
  • Fleet Week drawing to close; see ya next year

    Fleet Week drawing to close; see ya next year
    There's this thing about sailors: They always sail away. So come Sunday, Fort Lauderdale will bid farewell to around 2,000 sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen when their ships depart Port Everglades, bringing an end to the annual festive celebration...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: •Tourcrafters is discounting Europe tours by 7 percent because of the weakening euro against the U.S. dollar. For instance, the...
  • The 2 compelling versions of Sault Ste. Marie

    The 2 compelling versions of Sault Ste. Marie
    On a rainy night at Karl's Cuisine Cafe & Winery, where stromboli is a specialty, what I get with dinner is a free show because of my window seat at the cozy restaurant. First comes the 1,000-foot-long American Integrity, probably carrying iron ore. Act...
  • Russian spaceship falls to Earth

    Russia's space agency says the unmanned cargo ship that went out of control en route to the International Space Station has fallen to Earth over the Pacific Ocean. A brief statement from Roscosmos says the Progress craft entered the planet's...
  • Fishing Forecast: Breezy Point hosting Spring Rockfish Tournament

    Fishing Forecast: Breezy Point hosting Spring Rockfish Tournament
    Word of a 65-pound rockfish spread over texts and social media like a wildfire. The massive cow striper was landed by 16-year old Trey Sutphin while fishing with Harry Gessford, his granddaughter Kasey Ford (Trey's friend) and Trey's younger brother Ethan...
  • Disney Cruise Line nails down Halloween, Christmas sailings

    Disney Cruise Line nails down Halloween, Christmas sailings
    Disney Cruise Line has lined up its Halloween and Christmas-themed sailings for 2015. All four ships in the line will feature a series of cruises filled with thematic overlays either for Halloween on the High Seas or Very Merrytime Cruises. In all there...
  • Cargo ship seized by Iran released 10 days later, its crew safe

    Cargo ship seized by Iran released 10 days later, its crew safe
    Iran has released a commercial cargo ship more than a week after it was seized by Iranian naval forces, the ship operator confirmed Thursday. The Maersk Tigris, which was seized on April 28, was freed by Iranian officials after a court order,...
  • Anthem of the Seas' godmother will sing at ship's April 20 christening

    Anthem of the Seas' godmother will sing at ship's April 20 christening
    When Anthem of the Seas is christened April 20, British travel agent Emma Wilby will be singing and officiating at the bash for Royal Caribbean International's newest mega-ship. Wilby, 27, was selected godmother from a group of travel agents who applied...
  • Sailor clarifies details about his survival at sea

    Sailor clarifies details about his survival at sea
    The story wasn't believable. An inexperienced mariner lost at sea. Clinging to the hull of his overturned sail boat. Surviving on raw fish and rain water. More than two months alone, out in the elements. The doubts were swift and many: Why wasn't he...
  • Abu Dhabi wins 5th leg of Volvo Ocean Race

    ITAJAI, Brazil (AP) — Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing won the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday to extend its lead in the overall standings of the nine-month offshore sailing contest. Abu Dhabi, skippered by Ian Walker of Britain, arrived in...