Marine transportation industry

Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 4:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Federal regulators say dozens of offshore oil-and-gas platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico have been evacuated as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump heavy rainfall on the region. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and...
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Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 4:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Facebook and Google are matching donations to people affected by Hurricane Harvey, the tech giants announced on Tuesday. Facebook says it will match every dollar raised through its platform, up to $1 million, for the...
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Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 3:33 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner confirmed that police Sgt. Steve Perez has died after he became trapped in his patrol car as he was driving to work. The Houston Chronicle has reported that the 30-year officer was heading...
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Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 3:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana is offering to shelter storm victims from Texas while the state also helps its own residents who were rescued from Harvey's floodwaters overnight. Edwards said at a news conference...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 2:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The University of Tampa has fired a visiting assistant professor who suggested in a tweet that Harvey's destruction is "instant karma" for Texas because it voted Republican. Sociology professor Kenneth L. Storey posted...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 2:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1 p.m. Weather forecasters expect Tropical Storm Harvey to come ashore somewhere near Louisiana's southwestern corner, following its trip through Texas and return to the Gulf. National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Erickson...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 1:34 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A South Texas ferry system operated by the state is closed to the public until further notice after at least two vessels were damaged during Hurricane Harvey. A Texas Department of Transportation spokesman said Tuesday...
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August 22, 2017 - 11:23 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — A powerful typhoon forced offices and schools to close and canceled hundreds of flights in Hong Kong, where residents were hunkering down as the storm brushes past. Severe Typhoon Hato was about 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of Hong Kong on Wednesday morning and moving toward...
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Tan Hua Chiow, a retired Singapore naval officer shows a naval chart and explains to The Associated Press the flow of traffic at sea around the Strait of Singapore on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Singapore. Countless ships have made the voyage through one of the world's busiest shipping lane without incident despite its host of navigational challenges, but Monday’s pre-dawn collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and an oil and chemical tanker underlines the risks that normally go unnoticed. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
August 22, 2017 - 8:16 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — The shipping lanes around Singapore, among the world's busiest, carry a host of challenges to safe navigation, including a narrow strait, frequently limited visibility and thousands of vessels sailing through daily. Countless ships have made the voyage in and out of Singapore...
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In this photo released by the Royal Malaysian Navy, the U.S guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, off Johor, Malaysia, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. A number of U.S. sailors were missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months. (Royal Malaysian Navy via AP)
August 21, 2017 - 4:02 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — The USS John S. McCain has docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after an early morning collision with an oil tanker as vessels from several nations searched Monday for 10 missing U.S. sailors. The collision east of Singapore between the guided-...
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