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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Ohio announces speed zone to ease Buckeye Lake navigation

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources continues to implement new policies at Buckeye Lake, where federal officials have warned a deteriorating dam could fail. The department announced Friday it will implement a speed zone on the western portion of the...
  • Bay Bridge Boat Show kicks off boating season

    Bay Bridge Boat Show kicks off boating season
    Some will get there this weekend by car, traveling over the Bay Bridge. Others will cross the Chesapeake by boat. No matter what the means, they're headed for the annual Bay Bridge Boat Show, which begins Friday at the Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville....
  • Senator: Decade-old Gulf oil leak is 'unacceptable'

    A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose technical data and other information about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed evidence that the spill is far worse than...
  • Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined

    The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers — fish from Japanese waters — when it was spotted off the Oregon coast. Scientists say 21 yellowtail jacks and one...
  • Daring German sea raiders bring World War I to Hampton Roads

    Daring German sea raiders bring World War I to Hampton Roads
    The United States was still 3,000 miles and two years away from the horrors of the Great War in Europe during the spring of 1915. But when an audacious German commerce raider eluded its pursuers and anchored off Newport News Shipbuilding in mid-March...
  • Greece seeks more EU aid to cope with soaring immigration

    Greece appealed to its European Union partners Friday for more help in policing its sea borders as immigrants increasingly make dangerous journeys to escape war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa. Deputy Minister for Merchant Marine Thodoros...
  • Hermione replica ship to sail from France to Yorktown with Hennessy cognac

    Hermione replica ship to sail from France to Yorktown with Hennessy cognac
    The Hermione, a replica of the 18th-century French frigate that carried the Marquis de Lafayette to the Revolutionary War, is setting sail April 18 from France with two barrels of Hennessy cognac on its way to Yorktown on June 5. “What this does,...
  • Coast Guard cutter arrives in US with 14 tons of cocaine

    A Coast Guard cutter arrived Thursday in San Diego with more than 14 tons of cocaine, part of what authorities described as a surge of seizures near Central and South America. The cocaine, valued by the Coast Guard at $424 million, was seized by U.S. and...
  • Most large yachts may now traverse Maryland waters without a bay pilot

    Most large yachts may now traverse Maryland waters without a bay pilot
    Maryland waters soon could see more large yachts under a law passed in Annapolis that is expected to be a boon for the state's marinas and tourist destinations. The law allows for pleasure boats up to 200 feet long to navigate state waters without a...
  • Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

    Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and an aid group said another 41 were feared drowned in a separate...
  • S. Koreans doubt ferry sinking will inspire improved safety

    A year ago, as South Korea writhed in grief and fury after more than 300 people, most of them school kids, drowned in a ferry sinking, it seemed things would never be the same. Yet not much has really changed as the first anniversary of the Sewol disaster...