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Coast Guard Finds Missing Boaters in Gulf of Mexico

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it has found a missing charter boat with four people aboard about 40 miles off the Texas coast. 123 more words


Freighter grounded off Windsor's shore freed by tugs without incident

A freighter that ran aground Sunday in Lake St. Clair across from Windsor’s Sandpoint Beach was refloated early Tuesday after efforts involving five tugs.

There was no fuel spill or other environmental damage from the Canadian vessel Federal Rideau, which is carrying 22,672 tons of wheat. 169 more words


Spectators gather for parade of ships in Grand Haven

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — Thousands gathered in Grand Haven to take part in this year’s Parade of Ships on Monday.

It’s part of the annual Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival. 229 more words


Nations Watch Kurdish Crude Ship Situation Near Houston Ship Channel

(HOUSTON) — A Middle Eastern game of “chicken” is playing out in the Gulf of Mexico, as a tanker laden with Kurdish Crude awaits off-loading near the mouth of the Houston Ship Channel. 539 more words


UPDATED: No fuel spill as ship carrying wheat runs aground off Windsor's shore

There appears to be no danger to the environment or safety issues involving a large ship that ran aground Sunday in Lake St. Clair near the mouth of the Detroit River. 579 more words


Rockefeller seeks to tie cruise reforms to Coast Guard bill

By Tom Stieghorst

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D.-W.Va.) signaled his intent to attach his cruise industry consumer protection legislation to a bill to reauthorize the U.S. Coast Guard, strengthening its chances of consideration. 292 more words

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Teen pilot dies in crash off Pago Pago en route to Honolulu

A 17-year-old pilot was killed when his single-engine plane went down in waters off Pago Pago in American Samoa Tuesday night.

Haris Suleman of Indiana was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight. 224 more words