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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Kent Island fishing boat captains charged

    Two Kent Island fishing boat captains were charged earlier this month with operating without required licenses. Tyrone Antone Meredith, 53, of Stevensville, and Herlen Vernon Lynch, 63, of Dover, Delaware, were charged Sept. 4 with operating as an...
  • Coast Guard offloads $23 million in seized cocaine at Miami Beach base

    Coast Guard offloads $23 million in seized cocaine at Miami Beach base
    The Coast Guard on Thursday offloaded more than $23 million worth of recently seized cocaine at its base in Miami Beach, the agency said. The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bear confiscated 1,585 pounds of the drug Sept. 8 from a 208-foot cargo vessel,...
  • Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next

    Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next
    The movable bridge lifts on the Chicago River’s Main and South branches scheduled to start Saturday have been cancelled, with the next scheduled lift Wednesday, Sept. 24. According to Pete Scales, a spokesman for the city Department of...
  • Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

    Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea
    You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now comes the hard part:...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay

    Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay
    Pumpkins are really a lot like people. "They come in all sizes, colors and shapes, but inside we are all the same," explains Farmer John Muller, a third-generation California farmer. He's also the mayor of Half Moon Bay, the Northern California city...
  • Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart

    Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart
    Benjamin Booker's self-titled debut album brims with feral blues-punk songs sung in a raw, grainy voice that sounds like it belongs to a 60-year-old soul survivor rather than a fresh-faced, 25-year-old upstart. Only a year ago, Booker was working at a...
  • Gaza war spurs more Palestinians to risk dangerous migration to Europe

    GAZA (Reuters) - A devastating war with Israel has swollen the number of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip joining a perilous exodus of migrants fleeing the Middle East and Africa in search of a better life in Europe. Palestinians with knowledge of...
  • Tour boat runs aground near Statue of Liberty; none injured

    Tour boat runs aground near Statue of Liberty; none injured
    NEW YORK - A large sailboat ran aground on a sandbar near the Statue of Liberty in New York on Saturday, triggering the evacuation of all 121 tourists aboard but causing no injuries, authorities said on Saturday. The Clipper City, a 103-foot touring...
  • Great turnout for 60th annual Fall Race to Oxford

    A whopping 134 boats in 14 classes participated in the the 60th annual Fall Race to Oxford, organized by the Naval Academy Sailing Squadron and hosted by Tred Avon Yacht Club on the finishing end. Skippers and tacticians had to be on their toes as the...
  • What's happening in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and the beaches

     What's happening in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and the beaches
    City Annapolis City Dock and harbor. •Visit by the Spanish tall ship El Galeon Andalucia, Sept. 23-29, with tours available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Five of the six decks will be open for touring. Annapolis, first block of West Street. •...
  • Eagle returns to Curtis Bay for $28 million overhaul

    Eagle returns to Curtis Bay for $28 million overhaul
    Work started Tuesday on the biggest single project in decades at Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard: a four-year, $28 million overhaul of the tall ship Eagle. The 295-foot training ship sailed from Baltimore for a project so big that the Coast Guard has...
  • From the Boathouse: Stop by Lido for a show

    Ahoy, and time for a boat show and a ship celebration! Are you still not ready to dry-dock your boating lifestyle for the season? Then you will want to visit the Lido Boat Show this weekend. This in-water show is known as the best boat show in the west,...