Safety and recovery teams were continuing their effort today to clean up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast with the planned deployment of four skimming vessels as another 20 vessels stood ready to help, according to the Coast Guard.
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
A fast-moving fire Friday at a marina in northeast Washington destroyed seven boats and damaged at least eight others.
A Georgia man was found guilty of homicide by vessel in the death of R&B singer Usher’s stepson.
Marine investigators have concluded that the sinking last fall of a Lake Mead yacht owned by Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton was an accident. The Oct. 18 sinking of the 65-foot aluminum luxury houseboat named Rendezvous was traced to the failure of two hoses to drain water from a rear storage compartment, Lake Mead National…more
Boating deaths in Louisiana were a record-low 13 last year, state wildlife officials say.
A fire at Horn Point Harbor Marina in Annapolis, Md., engulfed two boats Thursday morning.
Family and friends of a man who died in a boating accident while fishing will celebrate his life on Saturday with the third annual Remembering Scotty Craig Life Jacket Fundraiser & Bike Run.
Of an estimated 1,800 gallons of diesel fuel and oil that spilled from a towboat that sank last week in the Mississippi River off Le Claire, Iowa, at least 85 percent has been removed.
The man whose bride-to-be and best man were killed when the powerboat they were in crashed into a construction barge on the Hudson River last summer is among the latest to sue the joint venture building the new Tappan Zee Bridge, as well as the boat’s driver.
Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will star in “Not Without Hope,” a film based on the best-selling memoir by Tampa, Fla., resident Nick Schuyler, the lone survivor of a 2009 accident that left three of his friends dead in the Gulf of Mexico, according to Variety.