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  • Mississippi shipyard wins $3B contract for assault ship

    June 17, 2017 12:26 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The U.S. Navy will pay Huntington Ingalls Industries $3 billion to design and build an amphibious assault ship at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Mississippi. Construction is scheduled to begin in late 2018 on what will be the Bougainville, which will be able to launch Marine Corps... more »
  • Remains of Illinois man killed at Pearl Harbor come home

    April 23, 2017 4:14 PM

    CHICAGO - An Illinois sailor has been laid to rest near the community where he grew up - more than 75 years after he was killed at Pearl Harbor. Michael Galajdik was buried with full military honors on Saturday at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. The 25-year-old Navy... more »
  • NOAA's biggest ship comes home after longest voyage

    April 4, 2017 2:53 PM

    SOUTH CAROLINA - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's largest oceanographic research vessel has returned to its homeport after the longest deployment of any ship in the agency's history. NOAA Ship Robert H. Brown spent almost 800 days at sea during the 3½-year deployment. NOAA says the ship traveled almost... more »
  • Cruise line stops port calls at Mexican resort of Acapulco

    March 27, 2017 10:01 PM

    MEXICO CITY - The U.S. cruise ship line Holland America says it has halted port calls at Mexico's troubled resort city of Acapulco and will sail to other destinations in the country "due to recent security concerns." The news comes as Acapulco hosts an annual tourism fair that officials hope... more »
  • Coast Guard removes injured woman from New Orleans cruise ship

    February 13, 2017 5:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Louisiana Coast Guard removed an injured 71-year-old woman and her husband from a cruise ship heading down the Mississippi River to an emergency medical crew on shore. The cruise ship Norwegian Dawn called for help at 7 p.m. Sunday after the woman's shoulder was injured. It did... more »
  • Final El Faro investigative hearings to focus on black box

    February 6, 2017 7:57 AM

    JACKSONVILLE - The final round of U.S. Coast Guard investigative hearings looking into the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro is set to begin with testimony that will include a review of data and recordings captured by the ship's "black box." The Coast Guard's Marine Board of Investigation starts... more »
  • Coast Guard, good Samaritans help burning ship in the gulf

    January 16, 2017 2:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are responding to a vessel that caught fire 150 miles south of Southwest Pass Monday morning. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center received a report at 3:28 a.m. from the National Command Center of an electrical fire... more »
  • Coast Guard evacuates woman from cruise ship

    December 19, 2016 9:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Coast Guard officials say they evacuated a 60-year-old woman from a cruise ship off the Louisiana coast to get her emergency medical attention. The Coast Guard said in a statement that the rescue happened early Monday morning, about 14 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Authorities... more »
  • All aboard! Most visitors at U.S.S. Kidd in 25 years Play Video

    December 29, 2015 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After sinking in debt for years, the U.S.S. Kidd appears to have righted the ship in 2015. The ship's director says more people climbed aboard in 2015, than in any other year since 1990. Alex Juan also says 33,000 first time visitors dropped by this year. She... more »
  • Volunteers to work at the USS KIDD all weekend Play Video

    October 23, 2015 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About 30 volunteers, including veterans from across the country are giving their time for four days to putting in maintenance work on the USS KIDD. It's all a part of Fall Field Days that has been happening every year at the Kidd since 1996. Workers... more »
  • Coast Guard ending search for cargo ship's crew

    October 7, 2015 2:00 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Coast Guard has told family members it is ending its search for 33 missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship that sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin. The father of a missing crew member said the Coast Guard will end its search for survivors... more »
  • American Cruise Lines to base new boat in New Orleans

    February 20, 2015 3:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - American Cruise Lines later this month plans to introduce its second riverboat to be home-ported in New Orleans. Timothy Beebe, the company's vice president, said Thursday the new boat will help meet the growth in demand for river cruises. Construction of the 150-passenger American Eagle was recently... more »
  • U.S.S. Kidd considers heightened security measures after heist

    January 28, 2015 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Staff at the U.S.S. Kidd are looking at the prices of motion detectors and security cameras after thieves stole artifacts from exhibits on the ship recently . Five pieces were taken from two areas of the ship: two bowls, two saucers and one plate. All are... more »
  • Artifacts stolen from USS Kidd Play Video

    January 26, 2015 8:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some thieves are on the run after stealing five artifacts from exhibits on the USS Kidd. Sunday, one or more people used bolt cutters to get into areas where artifacts were on display. They managed to swipe dinnerware from the ship's Bosun locker and Wardroom. ... more »
  • In Baton Rouge, USS Cole Commander comments on terrorism Play Video

    October 21, 2014 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tuesday, acts of terror were the topic of discussion at a campaign rally where the captain of the U.S.S. Cole when it was targeted by terrorists in 2000 discussed what happened and the state of international affairs today. Retired Navy Commander Kirk Lippold was stumping in... more »
  • California protesters block Israeli-owned ship

    September 28, 2014 10:17 AM

    OAKLAND, Calif. - Officials say a group of pro-Palestinian protesters are again blocking an Israeli-owned ship from unloading its cargo at a port in California. International Longshore and Warehouse Union spokesman Craig Merrilees says dockworkers at the Port of Oakland did not unload cargo from the ZIM Shanghai on Saturday... more »
  • Report: ship's crew member has malaria

    September 17, 2014 6:03 PM

    MARRERO - Four crew members of a Liberian-flagged cargo ship are being treated at a hospital here after becoming ill Wednesday. A few hours after one crew member arrived at the hospital, WWL TV reported a Jefferson Parish government official said federal health officials informed leaders that the patient... more »
  • Ships collide on Mississippi River Play Video

    August 13, 2014 4:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An investigation is underway following a multiple-ship collision on the Mississippi River just outside of New Orleans. The Coast Guard received a report that a Maltese-ship lost power and steering near Gretna. It collided with another ship and barge that were docked at the International Matex... more »

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