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  1. Colorado Parks and Wildlife issues boat safety tips to 'know before you go'Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Journal-Advocate

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds boaters to follow safety tips before going out on the water. Colorado boat ramps and put-ins open this month around the state.


  2. BIMCO Welcomes EU Decision on MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Marine News

    BIMCO has stated today that it appreciates the new efforts by EU leaders to reduce increasing reliance on merchant shipping to rescue the growing numbers of distressed migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. BIMCO welcomed the announcement last night , that the funding of Operation Triton will be increased to match that previously allocated to Operation Mare Nostrum.


  3. Venezuela Probes ex-minister accused of corruption in Ferry DealsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Marine News

    A former minister in President Nicolas Maduro's government denied in an interview published on Friday accusations of corruption during the purchase of three ferries from Spain and said he was being hounded for denouncing currency crimes. Local media said an arrest warrant was issued earlier this month for Hebert Garcia, a general who served as transportation and food minister for Maduro, on charges of embezzlement in the 50 million euro purchase in 2013.


  4. NOLA Navy Week 2015 : PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Ships from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Great Britain and Canada are docked along the Mississippi River in New Orleans for Nola Navy Week 2015. The USS Wasp, the USS Cole, the USS James E. Williams, Canada's HMCS Athabaskan, Great Britain's HMS Lancaster and Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless are open for public tours.


  5. 'Deadliest Catch' renewed for season twelve on Discovery ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    If you can't get enough of " Deadliest Catch ," today, Discovery Channel announced that the overwhelmingly popular hit about the crab fishermen of Alaska's Bering Sea will return for a twelfth season. Original Productions, a Fremantle Media company follows the real-life adventures of the beloved and some not so beloved captains and their crews that have won thirteen Emmy Awards and likely have more on the way.


  6. Russia has a crucial advantage over the US in the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Watersblogged

    ... in service with the Russians, with at least a dozen other diesel icebreakers in service. By contrast, the US Coast Guard currently only has two diesel icebreakers in addition to some ice-capable tug boats and tenders. Icebreakers are not a direct ...


  7. Man who survived miracle rescue at sea in December now missing again off LanaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCTV5

    The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued one man and is still searching for another who was on board a fishing boat that ran aground on rocks about 1.5 miles west of Lanai early Friday morning. Sources tell Hawaii News Now's Lynn Kawano that the missing man is 67-year-old Ron Ingram, the same man whose story made national headlines when he was rescued in December after nearly two weeks adrift off Oahu.


  8. Navy ships line the New Orleans riverfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    If you've ever dreamed of playing like you're a sailor on the high seas, this could be your weekend! It's Navy week in New Orleans and thousands of folks, both young and old will be taking public tours. Six military ships, including one from the British Royal Navy and another from Canada and the U.S. Coast Guard are here.


  9. Body found at Point Reyes seashore ID'd as missing boaterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Marin officials have identified the body of a man found Wednesday on the shoreline of Point Reyes National Seashore as a passenger from a fishing party that went missing last week. Ryan Viall, 28, of Windsor, was found around 3:30 p.m. by the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office helicopter, which had been conducting an aerial search of the area at the request of the National Park Service, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.


  10. Icebreaking operations for Cockburn Island/ThessalonRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Manitoulin Expositor

    Montreal Quebec - The Canadian Coast Guard in partnership with the United States Coast Guard and the Ontario Provincial Police have an important safety message for all ice surface users in the vicinity of icebreaking operations and shipping routes in the Great Lakes. Icebreaking operations to assist commercial shipping are currently underway in various areas of the Great Lakes.


  11. Graveside ceremony Saturday to honor War of 1812 patriotRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Caleb Brewster , a local patriot who fought in the War of 1812, will be honored Saturday when a marker in tribute to his service will be placed on his grave in the historic Beach Road Cemetery. Brewster fought for American independence in the Revolutionary War as well as the War of 1812.


  12. Craig Parks and RecreationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan Gateway Borough today appealed an earlier motion that would allow the AASB, ACSA and ASA to join the ongoing education funding lawsuit as friends of the court in support of the State of Alaska. more Bob Fultz of DEC and Alex Pace and Jeremiah Leos of the US Coast Guard speak about the problem of leaking oil tanks and other spills that pollute the ocean.


  13. Two Rescued from Sinking Shrimp BoatRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Marine News

    Two fishermen were rescued from their sinking shrimp boat by a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew Friday off the coast of Saint Simons Island near Brunswic, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received the initial report at approximately 9:30 a.m., on VHF channel 16 from one of the distressed fishermen, stating that their 55-foot shrimp boat was taking on water and was in danger of sinking.


  14. Making Ferries SaferRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Marine News

    The International Maritime Organization domestic ferry safety conference in Manila April 24 has adopted guidelines to aid the process of reducing the mounting toll of accidents involving such vessels by addressing the question of whether a ship is fit for purpose in its intended role. The public expects safety standards on domestic passenger ferries to be as strong as those on international vessels was a key message as IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu opened the conference.


  15. Judge Orders Migrant Boat to Remain in CustodyRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Marine News

    An Italian judge on Friday ordered that the presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank with the loss of more than 700 lives should remain in custody after prosecutors asked for him to be charged with multiple homicide and people-trafficking. Mohammed Al Malek, 27, denies that he was in charge of the heavily overloaded fishing boat that capsized off Libya late on Saturday with hundreds of African and Bangladeshi migrants locked in its lower decks.


  16. Ballast Water Treatment Investments to Rise, Researcher SaysRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Spending may "explode" with an estimated $45.6 billion in investments over the next five years, the Oxford, U.K.-based water researcher said, outlining the opportunities for technologies to cleanse ship ballast water of invasive species and disease-causing bacteria. Any regulatory enforcement will prompt the adoption of ballast water-treatment systems, or BWTS, in the marine shipping industry, from fishing boats and cruise ships to oil tankers and container vessels.


  17. Grounding Kills 1, Injures 2 in Charleston HarborRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Marine News

    One person was killed and two people were injured when a boat ran aground on Shutes Folly off Charleston, South Carolina, late Thursday evening, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. One man was killed after being ejected from the vessel.


  18. Hundreds of tourists evacuated from Statue of Liberty amid New York terror alertRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    THE drama unfolded after after a suspicious package was reported to have been left in a locker and dozens of officers from NYPD's bomb squad descended on the island supported by the US Coast Guard. HUNDREDS of tourists, many of them Brits, have been evacuated from the Statue of Liberty as New York was hit by a new terror alert today.


  19. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Star

    That was way back in 1928, a long time before his meteoric rise to cartoon stardom, but Disney cartoons, and its ships, have come a long way since. The Disney Dream is the animation giant's colossal 130,000-ton cruise ship and it's third in the Disney Cruise Line fleet.


  20. 1 missing, 1 rescued after fishing vessel runs aground off LanaiRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued one man Friday and is searching for another after the 34-foot fishing vessel "Munchkin" ran aground west of Lanai. The vessel, with two aboard, ran aground on rocks about 1.5 miles west of Lanai at 12:12 a.m. Friday, the Coast Guard said, noting it received a mayday call from the fishing vessel over Channel 16. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point located and located one survivor in the water about 3:20 a.m. The survivor was taken to Memorial Hospital on Maui.