State, National & World News
Annapolis, Md. (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — For years there have been a range of products on the market to help boat owners contain engine oil or fuel spills in the engine compartment or on open water. These products range from simple absorbent pads to sprays, powders and bioremediation products.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island intercepted a Mexican lancha carrying approximately 110 pounds of fish illegally caught in U.S. waters.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Usually when commercial fisherman Ed Tavasieff pulls his traps out of the cold San Francisco Bay, he’ll find healthy pink starfish.
SEATTLE, Wash.– Grand Banks Yachts Limited has announced that it has appointed Stan Miller Yachts as a New Dealer in the Northwest (U.S.A.)
WASHINGTON (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — President Barack Obama is nominating Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft to be the next Coast Guard commandant.
VANCOUVER, Canada -- Canada’s newest marina, Milltown Marina, sits on the outskirts of downtown Vancouver, B.C. in a well-protected basin.
LAGUNA BEACH -- An adult sea lion that narrowly escaped a Great White Sharks powerful bite is recovering comfortably at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) in Laguna Beach, Calif
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. (AP) --Six high school students from Crescent City are travelling to Japan to meet the owners of a small boat that washed ashore in Northern California two years after it was swept to sea during the March 2011 tsunami.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Washington state law requires owners of abandoned or derelict vessels to pay the full costs of removing or disposing of the problem boats, but owners rarely do
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii's longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- A popular shortcut for Lake Powell boaters is being dredged as the National Park Service capitalizes on the lake's low water level.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) -- James Jackson and Jay Wattum wheeled one of the most unusual vehicles to ever travel aboard a state ferry across City Pier 1 and onto the Tustumena's cargo lift on Jan. 22.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Mexican national was convicted Feb. 5 of killing a Coast Guard crewman by ramming a 30-foot boat into the vessel the crewman was in as it approached Santa Cruz Island off the coast of Southern California.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA) has convened its Awards Committee to consider nominations for its annual awards, recognizing excellence and significant contributions to the marine industry.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Bowhunters are being invited to shoot as many Asian carp as possible in a competition planned for July.