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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Summer salmon fishing numbers continue to boggle anglers

    The record-crushing summer salmon fishing season continues to boggle the minds of anglers off the coast, and now many are focusing on Buoy 10 at the Columbia River mouth. "There has been some action above and below the (Astoria-Megler) bridge," said...
  • China rejects Manila protest on ships, complains of detentions

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China rejected Philippine complaints on Wednesday about Chinese survey vessels operating in a gas-rich area of Manila's exclusive economic zone, and has lodged a separate complaint about the detention of Chinese workers, as tensions...
  • Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay yard

    Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay yard
    The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance over the next five years for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atlantic fleet. The new memorandum of understanding, announced Tuesday by...
  • Florida firms helped versus foreign rivals: Front Burner

    Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
  • Boat carrying 20 foreign tourists sinks in eastern Indonesia, 15 missing

    Boat carrying 20 foreign tourists sinks in eastern Indonesia, 15 missing
    Fifteen foreign tourists were missing Sunday after a boat traveling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank, an Indonesian search-and-rescue official said. Suryaman, based on the island of Lombok, told Reuters that 10 people had been rescued after the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown helps whip up a palatable water bond

    Gov. Jerry Brown helps whip up a palatable water bond
    Five years after producing a pork-bloated water bond proposal that failed the smell test, the Legislature has offered up a new serving that's lean and digestible. Credit mainly Gov. Jerry Brown, who had the right recipe: smaller portions, light on delta...
  • Calendar says fishing, weather feels like hunting

    Calendar says fishing, weather feels like hunting
    Fishing is fine, depending on what you're targeting, but these cool nights and cool mornings are getting the juices flowing for some hunting action. Dove and Canada goose seasons begin Sept. 1, and archery season for antlerless deer in local wildlife...
  • Italy says two boat migrants die, 1,500 saved as total passes 100,000

    ROME (Reuters) - Two boat migrants died among almost 1,500 rescued by Italy in the last 24 hours, authorities said on Friday as the total number reaching Italian shores this year passed 100,000. Italy's interior minister said it was "proud to be saving...
  • 35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say

    35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say
    Thirty-five people found trapped inside a shipping container near a London-area port are from Afghanistan, British police said Sunday. Among those found in the container Saturday was a man who was pronounced dead at the scene at the Port of Tilbury on...
  • In Antigua, a honeymoon for three

    The twin Yamaha motors of the Carlisle Bay 2 fired up, and Skipper Cleve pivoted the boat west, skimming the smooth waters that stroked the white southern beaches of Antigua. Our resort, the Carlisle Bay, had no sooner disappeared than its neighbor,...
  • Editorial: As Amistad Foundered, State Had No Clue

    Editorial: As Amistad Foundered, State Had No Clue
    For those who believe the state gives away money to organizations with little oversight, an unquestioning attitude and scant due diligence, look no further than Connecticut's bumbling actions regarding the tall ship Amistad. The Freedom Schooner Amistad...