Marine transportation industry

In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 photo, fabrication, art and costume departments for the "New Water Music" performance pose on the barge along with Delaney Martin of New Orleans Airlift and composer Yotam Haber on Bayou Sauvage in New Orleans. "New Water Music" features composer Yotam Haber on a floating barge with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and visual presentations by New Orleans Airlift arts collective. (Sophia Germer /The Advocate via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 6:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 's upcoming performance of "New Water Music" will literally be on the water. Musicians will perform from the decks of a moored barge and moving shrimp boats on Lake Ponchartrain (PONCH-uh-trane) — the big tidal basin bordering New Orleans...
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April 06, 2017 - 1:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The upcoming Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra concert will literally be on the water. Musicians will perform from the decks of a moored barge and moving shrimp boats on Lake Ponchartrain (PONCH-uh-trane) — the big tidal basin bordering New Orleans. More than a dozen additional...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:31 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska oil company has agreed to pay the largest civil penalty ever for a violation of a law requiring that goods transported by water between U.S. ports be carried on U.S.-flagged ships. Acting U.S. Attorney for Alaska Bryan Schroder says in an announcement that the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, masked Somali pirate Hassan stands near a Taiwanese fishing vessel that washed up on shore after the pirates were paid a ransom and released the crew, in the once-bustling pirate den of Hobyo, Somalia. Somali pirates have seized a small boat, kidnapped its Indian crew members, and are taking the vessel to the Eyl area of northern Somalia, an investigator said Monday, April 3, 2017, the latest vessel targeted by the region's resurgent hijackers. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
April 03, 2017 - 8:41 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pirates have seized a small boat and kidnapped its 11 Indian crew members off the coast of Somalia, an investigator said Monday, the latest vessel targeted by the region's resurgent hijackers. The attack on the small ship happened Saturday as the vessel passed...
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Relatives of the missing victims and clergymen attend religious services on a boat, near the sunken ferry Sewol on a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 3:44 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean salvage crews on Tuesday found what is presumed to be the remains of one of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people, an official said. The remains were found in the waters near where the ship's wreckage was raised last week, said an...
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Relatives of the missing victims and clergymen attend religious services on a boat, near the sunken ferry Sewol on a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 3:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean salvage crews on Tuesday found what is presumed to be the remains of one of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers, an official said. The remains were found in the waters near where the ship's wreckage was raised last week,...
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Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, center, in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, March 23, 2017. A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters ever. (Yonhap via AP)
March 23, 2017 - 2:09 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the South Korean efforts to raise a sunken ferry (all times local): 3 p.m. South Korean officials say salvage crews have resumed raising a 6,800-ton ferry Sewol off the country's southwestern coast. Workers had halted the process for several hours after the...
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Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, center, in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, March 23, 2017. A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters ever. (Yonhap via AP)
March 23, 2017 - 12:44 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the South Korean efforts to raise a sunken ferry (all times local): 1:25 p.m. South Korea's acting head of state has urged government officials to do their best to ensure a successful job salvaging the Sewol ferry. Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn in meeting with...
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Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, center, in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, March 23, 2017. A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters ever. (Yonhap via AP)
March 22, 2017 - 10:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the South Korean efforts to raise a sunken ferry (all times local): 11:50 a.m. A South Korean group representing the families of ferry disaster victims has issued a statement thanking salvaging crews for lifting the 6,800-ton Sewol from the waters, nearly...
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March 17, 2017 - 6:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. agency says migrant deaths rose sharply last year, particularly in the Mediterranean, as smugglers made ever-riskier attempts to ferry asylum seekers and refugees on increasingly unseaworthy vessels. The International Organization for Migration documented 7,763 migrant deaths...
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