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  • Anthem of the Seas no longer headed to Port Everglades in late 2015

    Anthem of the Seas no longer headed to Port Everglades in late 2015
    Cruise operator Royal Caribbean International has changed its plans: Port Everglades will not get the exciting new class of cruise ship it had expected. China will. Royal Caribbean announced the changes late Wednesday, a move to take advantage of...
  • Ferry safety a serious problem in the developing world

    Ferry safety a serious problem in the developing world
    — Nearly 300 people are missing after a huge ferry capsized and sank off South Korea's southwestern coast. Carrying a group of students from a high school outside Seoul on a field trip, the ferry was en route to Jeju, a Korean resort island known as...
  • Coast Guard prepares to move grounded ship

    Coast Guard prepares to move grounded ship
    This ship won’t be sunk for long. The Coast Guard is making preparations Friday to move a cargo ship that ran aground near Virginia Beach this week. At 10:45 a.m. - during high tide - officials will pump ballast water from the 751-foot bulk...
  • South Korea coastguard denies divers have entered capsized ship

    JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea's coastguard said on Friday divers have not yet entered the hull of the capsized ferry where more than 270 people, most of them school children on a field trip, are missing. South Korea's YTN television...
  • State DOT Accidentally Tweets 'Rocky Hill Ferry Sank'

    State DOT Accidentally Tweets 'Rocky Hill Ferry Sank'
    Many people reading their Twitter feed Thursday morning may have had to check the calendar to make sure it wasn't April 1. The state Department of Transportation sent out two tweets Thursday at 11:06 a.m. The first said: "Ferry Update: Rocky Hill...
  • Learn to prevent cancer, ways to improve digestive health

    The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office next "Nourish Your Body" series is "Nourish Your Digestive System" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 28 at Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St. Participants will learn ways to improve digestive...
  • TRIP TIPS-Sun, yachts and stars beckon visitors to Cannes

    By Alexandria Sage CANNES, April 18 (Reuters) - Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and...
  • Event celebrates upcoming yacht race

    Event celebrates upcoming yacht race
    The historic Balboa Village filled with new energy Sunday afternoon, as business owners gathered under white tents to offer passersby everything from lobster rolls to boating artwork. The event, called a Kickoff Fiesta, celebrated the upcoming Newport to...
  • Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply...
  • Two dead, two missing in Lake Erie boat incident

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Two women are dead and two men missing after their boat apparently struck a submerged reef in Lake Erie during a fishing trip, authorities said on Thursday. Authorities launched a search for the missing boaters after family...
  • Korean ferry accident: Death toll rises to 25

    Korean ferry accident: Death toll rises to 25
    The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 on Friday as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship's captain for the tragedy after he and shipping company officials made emotional apologies for the loss of life. Of 475...
  • NATO to send ships to Baltic to bolster defense of eastern European allies

    NATO to send ships to Baltic to bolster defense of eastern European allies
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO is sending part of its naval rapid reaction force to the Baltic Sea as part of a drive to step up the defense of eastern European allies in response to the crisis in Ukraine, the military alliance said on Thursday. Separately,...