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Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Dream reports problems in St. Maarten

MIAMI (AP) – A month after a Carnival cruise ship was stranded for five days in the Gulf of Mexico, another of its cruise ships is reporting equipment problems in the Caribbean.

03/14/2013

US Coast Guard seal

Report of boat sinking off Calif. possible hoax

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The Pacific Ocean either swallowed an adventurous couple and two young children aboard a sailboat off the Monterey coast, or someone played a cruel hoax that wasted Coast Guard resources and tugged at the hearts of coastal residents.

02/26/2013

Mississippi River

Ships idle for Miss. River oil cleanup after crash

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Freight barges were idled among some 50 vessels stacked up Tuesday along a normally bustling stretch of the Mississippi River that was closed as crews worked to clean up leaking oil spilled in a weekend barge accident.

01/29/2013

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Tanker strikes San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A tanker ship struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of leaking oil and the bridge was open to traffic. It struck the bridge about 11:20 a.m. while headed out to sea.

01/07/2013

Couple swept to sea in effort to save son, dog

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A couple died and their 16-year-old son went missing after being swept into sea in Northern California while trying to save their dog, authorities said Sunday. The family was at Big […]

11/26/2012

Coast Guard: Fire on oil rig in Gulf of Mexico

WEST COTE BLANCHE, La. (AP) – Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana. A parish officials says the rig is not drilling at […]

11/16/2012

3-day search ends for ship captain off NC coast

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard is halting its search for the captain of a tall ship that sank off the North Carolina coast during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard said Thursday its […]

11/01/2012

Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said […]

10/31/2012

Coast Guard finds 1 missing crew member of ship

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The Coast Guard says it has found one of the missing crew members of a tall ship that went down off the North Carolina coast, but she is unresponsive. Lt. […]

10/29/2012

14 rescued, 2 missing from tall ship off NC

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has rescued 14 members of the crew forced to abandon the tall ship HMS Bounty caught in Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Outer Banks. The Coast Guard […]

10/29/2012

50-foot finback whale found dead in Boston Harbor

  BOSTON (AP) — Coast Guard officials say a 50-foot finback whale has been found dead, floating in Boston Harbor. Authorities don’t know the cause of death. Petty Officer Robert Simpson says the whale was […]

10/07/2012

2 rescued from sinking plane off Morro Bay

MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) – A father and his adult son were rescued from a sinking plane that crashed into the ocean off California’s central coast on Sunday. The Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine […]

09/10/2012

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