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US Coast Guard ends search for woman overboard in Bahamas
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for a New York woman who went overboard while on a cruise in the Bahamas. Coast Guard ships and air crews spent 43 hours searching nearly 3,000 square miles of ocean southwest of the island of Grand Bahama. Capt. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Carnival Cruise Lines Ship The Bahamas Holland America Line Cruise line Cruise ship Miami Tourism
Coast Guard suspends search for woman who jumped off cruise ship
Ed AdamczykMIAMI, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The search for a woman who reportedly jumped off a cruise ship near the Bahamas was suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard announced.
1 points by UPI | United Press International Carnival Cruise Lines International News Service News World Communications Ship Cruise ship William Randolph Hearst Cruise line
Iran vessel 'harasses,' sails close to US Navy ship in Gulf: US officials
A US Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, US Defense Department officials said on Tuesday.
2 points by | Iraq War Iran Ship Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Brookings Institution Iran–Iraq War Iraq Watercraft
Giant ship makes historic voyage in melting Arctic
At nearly three football fields long, the cruise ship is the largest ever to traverse the Northwest Passage        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Arctic Ocean Cruise ship Ship Bering Strait Cruise ships Ocean liner
Giant cruise ship navigates the melting Arctic
The Crystal Serenity’s visit to Alaska’s western coast is historic. Some remote villages see dollar signs, while environmentalists say the voyage represents global warming and man’s destruction of the Earth.
36 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Arctic Ocean Cruise ship Bering Strait Ship Cruise ships Ocean liner Alaska
Search suspended for overboard cruise ship passenger
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search in the Bahamas for a New York woman who went overboard from a cruise ship. According to the Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/2cKbPun ), Capt. Todd Coggeshall with the Coast Guard's 7th District said in a statement Thursday night that the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Miami Carnival Cruise Lines Ship Coast guard Holland America Line Cruise line Cruise ship Tourism
Coast Guard continues search for N.Y. woman missing from cruise ship
Doug G. WareNASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard continued its search Thursday for a missing New York woman who Carnival Cruise Lines said jumped off one of its ships in the Bahamas.
6 points by UPI | Carnival Cruise Lines United Press International Cruise line Holland America Line Ship International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst
North Carolina ferry crew honored for rescuing charter boat
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The N.C. Board of Transportation has honored a ferry crew for its response to a fire on a charter boat in July. A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation on Thursday said the ferry Swan Quarter had just left Ocracoke on July 5 when it ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States Coast Guard Lifeboat North Carolina Boat Coast guard Ship Washington The Washington Times
No help on the horizon for $14B of stranded sea cargo
The lead creditor bank for South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd said it will be difficult to accept a court request to provide the firm new funds — funds seen vital to resolving the problem of cargo stranded around the world. A Korea Development Bank spokesman said providing extra funding to Hanjin could lead to...
183 points by New York Post | South Korea Cargo Japan Ship Chaebol Shipping Seoul Korean Air
Are the Great Lakes an up-and-coming cruise destination?
Think compact ships with luxurious amenities floating around the Great Lakes.        
1053 points by Detroit Free Press | Cruise ship Great Lakes Ship Tourism Michigan Meyer Werft Port Passenger ship
Foreign fishermen confined to boats catch Hawaiian seafood
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's high-quality seafood is sold with the promise that it's caught by local, hard-working fishermen. But the people who haul in the prized catch are almost all undocumented foreign workers, confined to American boats for years at…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Ship Fisherman Fishing vessel U.S. Customs and Border Protection Fish Fishing vessels Recreational boat fishing Fishing techniques
Hawaiian seafood caught by foreign crews confined on boats
HONOLULU (AP) — Pier 17 doesn't even show up on most Honolulu maps. Cars whiz past it on their way to Waikiki's famous white sand beaches. Yet few locals, let alone passing tourists, are aware that just behind a guarded…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Fisherman Ship Fishing vessel U.S. Customs and Border Protection Fishing vessels Traditional fishing boats Boats Recreational boat fishing
Funding frozen for Coast Guard ship to open Mich. lanes
Harsh winters have renewed interest in having a second heavy icebreaker join forces with the USCGC Mackinaw.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Great Lakes Michigan United States Coast Guard Lake Superior Ship Lake Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake
Sewol disaster: South Korea raises sunken ferry
More than 300 people, most schoolchildren, were killed when the vessel capsized and sunk almost three years ago.
-1 points by Al Jazeera English | South Korea Al Jazeera Ship
Woman who fell off bridge into Thames River after London attack is ID'd
A Romanian woman who apparently fell into the river was rescued by a passing cruise ship, local media reported Thursday.       
-1 points by USA Today | River Thames London Cruise ship Port of London Authority Ship Terrorism Port of London The Sun
Ferry emerges 3 years after deadly sinking
Three years after a nation watched in horror as a passenger ferry sank off South Korea, the first glimpse of the Sewol appeared above water as recovery crews lifted it from the seabed.
-1 points by CNN | Ship Ferry Coast guard United States Coast Guard Boat Victim
U.S. tracking Russian spy ship movements up East Coast
Doug G. WareFeb. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to track and monitor what officials say is a Russian spy ship moving along the United States' eastern seaboard.
79 points by UPI | United States Russia United Press International Ship East Coast of the United States United States Coast Guard Security Philadelphia
Testimony of former El Faro sailor questions ship's safety
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A former crew member of a cargo ship that sank after losing propulsion in a hurricane questioned why the ship's owner didn't do more to protect the crew.The Florida Times-Union reports  that former able seaman Marvin Hearman III testified Tuesday before the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation in Jacksonville, Florida.The El Faro sank Oct. 1, 2015, while traveling from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico. All 33 aboard died.
1 points by Boston Herald | Jacksonville Florida United States The Florida Times-Union United States Coast Guard Ship Seaman Puerto Rico Brunswick Georgia
Port of Baltimore sets new cargo record in 2016
The port of Baltimore handled 10.1 million tons of general cargo — a new record — at its public terminals in 2016, a 5 percent increase from the previous year, officials announced Tuesday. In its first six months of welcoming larger container ships transiting the expanded Panama Canal, the port...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Containerization Chesapeake Bay Maryland Cargo Carnival Cruise Lines Roll-on/roll-off Cruise line Ship
Royal Caribbean ship stuck at port over safety issue
Passengers had already boarded the Majesty of the Seas when their afternoon departure from Port Canaveral was delayed        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Ship Florida Associated Press Copyright All rights reserved Cruise ship Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Tourism
U.S. Coast Guard searching for man who went overboard on cruise
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for 24-year-old Kevin Wellons, who went overboard from the Carnival Elation cruise ship near the Bahamas.
17 points by UPI | United States Coast Guard United Press International Ship Canadian Coast Guard Closed-circuit television Coast guard Nassau Bahamas CASA CN-235
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boat with 6 aboard in Bering Sea
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard said it suspended the search for a missing fishing boat that had 6 people aboard in the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast near St. George.
5 points by UPI | United States Coast Guard Aleutian Islands Alaska Ship Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Ocean Search and rescue Alaska Peninsula
Coast Guard calls off search for 6 fishermen on crab boat
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The search has been called off for the six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Ship Ocean C-130 Hercules Boat United States Coast Guard English-language films Lifeboat Watercraft
Rescuers search for missing boat with six on board in Bering Sea
Ed AdamczykFeb. 13 (UPI) -- Rescuers entered Day 3 of a search for a missing fishing boat with six people on board in the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
28 points by UPI | Aleutian Islands Alaska Pacific Ocean United States Ship United Press International United States Coast Guard Vitus Bering
Search for fishing vessel with 6 people goes into 2nd day
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska is searching for a fishing boat with six people that has been missing in the Bering Sea for more than a day.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Alaska Ship United States Coast Guard Pacific Ocean Coast guard Canadian Coast Guard Thunderstorm Weather
World War II Liberty ship model installed in Savannah
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Savannah International Trade & Convention Center has amassed quite an impressive collection of models in its "Port of Savannah - Gateway to the World" exhibit of ocean-going vessels from the 20th century and beyond. Perhaps none has more significance to Savannah than the latest - ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Savannah Georgia Georgia World War II Atlantic Ocean Ship Savannah River
Search for fishing vessel off Alaska stretches into 2nd day
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska says it's searching for a fishing boat that's been missing in the Bering Sea for more than a day.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Ship Alaska United States Coast Guard Coast guard Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Ocean Bering Strait United States
Royal Navy rescues 14 crew from stricken yacht in Atlantic
LONDON (AP) - Britain's Royal Navy says a warship has rescued 14 sailors after their racing yacht lost its mast, leaving them stranded in the mid- Atlantic. Britain's Coast Guard received a mayday signal from the 60-foot (18-meter) Clyde Challenger late Thursday. Royal Air Force and U.S. Air Force planes ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Royal Air Force Royal Navy Destroyer English-language films Ship Non-commissioned officer British Merchant Navy United Kingdom
Coast Guard searches for missing fishing vessel
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska says crews are conducting a search for a fishing boat missing in the Bering Sea since Saturday morning. A Coast Guard news release said an electronic locating device was recovered in "a debris field containing buoys, a life ring from ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Ship Alaska English-language films Non-commissioned officer United States Pacific Ocean Boat Bering Strait
Fishermen in legal limbo fill U.S. plates for $1 an hour pay
They work without most basic labor protections just a few miles from Waikiki’s white sand beaches, catching premium tuna and swordfish sold at some of America’s most upscale grocery stores and restaurants.About 700 of these foreign fisherman are currently confined to vessels in Honolulu without visa...
6 points by Concord Monitor | United States Associated Press Fishing vessel Hawaii Fisherman Bowl Championship Series Ship Hawaii State Capitol
Wales man found in pub after two-hour coast guard search
Daniel UriaFeb. 10 (UPI) -- The Wales coast guard discovered a man believed to be lost at sea in a pub after a nearly two-hour search.
35 points by UPI | United Press International Wales United States Coast Guard Lifeboat Ship Coast guard
Foreign workers in Hawaii may be catching seafood illegally
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities may have been violating their own state laws for years by issuing commercial fishing licenses to thousands of foreign workers who were refused entry into the country, The Associated Press has found.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Hawaii United States Fishing vessel Fisherman U.S. state Associated Press Ship Recreational boat fishing
How an uninhabited island chain splits Japan and China
A rocky, uninhabited island chain in the East China Sea has soured relations between Beijing and Tokyo for decades.
109 points by CNN | World War II Ship Japan Pacific Ocean China South China Sea United States East China Sea
Chinese coast guard involved in most South China Sea clashes: research
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Increasingly assertive action by China's coast guard ships in the South China Sea risks destabilizing the region, according to the authors of new research tracking maritime law enforcement incidents across the vital trade route.
403 points by Reuters | South China Sea Ship United States Navy Thomson Reuters Reuters United States Coast Guard Navy Canadian Coast Guard
Fast transport ship USNS Yuma passes acceptance trials
Richard TomkinsFeb. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy reports that the future USNS Yuma, an Expeditionary Fast Transport, has successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico.
-2 points by UPI | United States Navy Gulf War United Press International United States Marine Corps Royal Navy Navy Ship Ship transport
U.S. Coast Guard searches for cruise ship passenger in Bahamas
The 32-year-old woman apparently fell from the 11th deck of the Carnival Ecstasy.
321 points by Daily News | Carnival Cruise Lines Ship Holland America Line Cruise line Cruise ship New Providence Nassau Bahamas The Bahamas
Countdown: The 25 most beautiful cruise vessels
        
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Cruise lines Cruise ship Celebrity Cruises Cruise ships Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Meyer Werft Windstar Cruises Ship
World briefs: Kremlin seeks apology from Fox News
MOSCOW — Russia sought an apology from Fox News on Monday after the host Bill O’Reilly described President Vladimir V. Putin as “a killer” during an interview with President Trump.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Vladimir Putin Saudi Arabia Medina Ship Russia Al-Qaeda Al Madinah Province
Just when you thought cruises couldn’t get any worse
Next time you find yourself on a cruise ship and plan on enjoying a healthy stroll, think again. That walk above the water may slowly kill you. According to a recent study put on by producers of the French documentary series “Thalassa [http://europe.tv5monde.com/en/tv-shows/documentary/thalassa],” ultrafine particles are concentrated in cruise-ship air at a level that is...
563 points by New York Post | Pacific Cruise ship Holland America Line Ship The Love Boat Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Imperial units Cruise line
How to build the world’s most luxurious cruise ship
It’s one hull of a ship. The Seven Seas Explorer, which cost $450 million to build, is the world’s most expensive luxury cruise liner. The boat weighs 54,000 tons, stretches over two football fields and carries 750 guests. Christened last summer in Monaco, the elaborate vessel is the subject of a PBS Nova documentary, “Ultimate...
28 points by New York Post | Ship Cruise ship Ocean liner Seven Seas
Final El Faro investigative hearings to focus on black box
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The final round of U.S. Coast Guard investigative hearings looking into the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro is set to begin with testimony that will include a review of data and recordings captured by…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Ship United States United States Coast Guard Cargo Cargo ship Latin America Royal Navy Puerto Rico
Hunt for woman who fell from cruise
The US Coast Guard is searching for a woman who fell overboard from a Carnival cruise ship early Wednesday, according to a news release.
14809 points by CNN | Florida Ship Coast guard United States Coast Guard Canadian Coast Guard South Florida metropolitan area Broward County Florida Carnival Cruise Lines
Coast Guard monitoring cargo ship aground in Beaufort Inlet
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the owner and operator of a cargo ship that ran aground in Beaufort Inlet Channel. A statement from the Coast Guard said watchstanders received a call Thursday that the 590-foot cargo ship Pola Palekh ran aground in the channel. ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Ship United States Coast Guard Coast guard Canadian Coast Guard Boat Cargo Cargo ship Transport
Six sailors from ship stuck in Baltimore harbor for two months return home
Six crew members from a broken down ship returned home Wednesday after being stuck in the Baltimore harbor for almost two months, an organization that represents sailors said. Twelve sailors remain on board the Newlead Granadino, an asphalt tanker that suffered mechanical problems and was ordered...
5 points by Baltimore Sun | Ship Coast guard United States Coast Guard English-language films Transport Need Crew American films
Mega cruise ship destroys marina in Sicily (VIDEO)
A massive cruise ship destroyed a pier and sunk a number of boats in Sicily, Italy as it pulled away from its berth. Read Full Article at RT.com
1233 points by Russia Today | Carnival Cruise Lines Holland America Line Cruise line Cruise ship Ship Concordia class cruise ship Carnival Air Lines Cruise
Barisal launch capsize toll rises to 18
Authorities have recovered the vessel, which sank in a river in Barisal, and found four bodies inside taking the death toll to 18.
1 points by | Rescue Search and rescue Ship Transport Passenger Authority The Police Week-day names
Carnival Corp. launching 3 TV shows about vacations, travel
NEW YORK (AP) - Carnival Corp. is launching three TV programs about travel, vacations and cruising that will air on ABC, NBC and The CW networks beginning Oct. 1. The three half-hour series will air on Saturday mornings, the company said Monday. Each show will have its own real-life narrative ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Holland America Line Cruise line Cruise ship The CW Television Network Carnival Cruise Lines Miami Ship Holiday
US Coast Guard searches for cruise ship passenger in Bahamas
MIAMI (AP) - A search is underway in the Bahamas for a woman who apparently fell overboard from a cruise ship. The U.S. Coast Guard says it has dispatched aircraft and two ships to an area about 27 miles (about 43 km) southwest of the island of Grand Bahama to ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Ship New Providence Nassau Bahamas The Bahamas Florida Tourism Cruise ship United States Coast Guard
EPIC FIND: First glimpses revealed of WWII shipwrecks discovered off North Carolina coast (VIDEO)
Amazing underwater footage has revealed the first glimpses of two shipwrecks involved in the “Battle of the Atlantic” during World War II. Read Full Article at RT.com
251 points by Russia Today | U-boat World War II Submarine World War I Ship Cargo ship United States Navy United States
Woman falls off Carnival cruise ship, search launched
A 32-year-old woman is missing after she fell off a cruise ship Wednesday morning about 27 miles southwest of Freeport in the Bahamas.
841 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Nassau Bahamas The Bahamas North Carolina Ship Florida United States Coast Guard South Carolina New Providence