Following the Fourth of July crash on Florida’s Biscayne Bay that killed four and injured several others, an informal but passionate campaign to try to prevent future tragedies is evolving into an urgent plea for legislation to regulate boating in the area.
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
Days before salvage workers attempt the historic task of refloating the Costa Concordia, newly released video has revealed the ghostly world — frozen in time — deep inside the cruise ship.
Commercial marine wildlife photographer Dale Frink had a close encounter of the worst kind on July 2 when a pair of blue whales surfaced beneath his inflatable boat, tossing him and the captain into the Pacific Ocean off San Diego.
Investigators continue to try to piece together how four people died and several more were critically injured July 4 in a Biscayne Bay crash, combing all three boats involved and looking for clues.
A nurse who tried in vain to save Jason Soleimani’s life following a three-boat Fourth of July crash in Florida said that if help had come sooner, the man’s life could have been spared.
As investigators pieced together one of the deadliest recreational boating accidents they’ve ever seen in South Florida, on Monday they added alcohol to the list of possible factors contributing to a crash that killed four people and injured eight more.
The Miami-Dade Firefighters Union is calling the response to a three-boat collision on July 4 that killed four people and injured eight more inadequate, blaming budget cuts for sidelining fireboats in 2011.
The Costa Concordia capsizing is now expected to cost the owners of the cruise ship more than $2 billion.
A three-boat crash July 4 in Florida’s Biscayne Bay killed four and sent a dozen to area hospitals following a fireworks display in a scene rescuers called “as chaotic as chaotic could be.”
On the one-year anniversary of a July 1, 2013, parasailing accident in Panama City Beach, Fla., that critically injured two Indiana teens, a state law that prohibits parasailing in certain weather conditions and requires companies to carry insurance went into effect.