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Lott creates energy for Mississippi Maritime Museum - WDAM-TV

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Lott creates energy for Mississippi Maritime Museum
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Lott, who has shown big support in Congress for the maritime industry in Pascagoula, particularly with Ingalls Shipbuilding, said the area needs a museum. “Even though we have a 300-year history, there's no museum that tells the history,” he said. “I ...

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Lott creates energy for Mississippi Maritime Museum - WLOX

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 08:40

Lott creates energy for Mississippi Maritime Museum
WLOX
Lott, who has shown big support in Congress for the maritime industry in Pascagoula, particularly with Ingalls Shipbuilding, said the area needs a museum. “Even though we have a 300-year history, there's no museum that tells the history,” he said. “I ...

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West Coast dockworkers reach tentative contract after labor strife snarled ... - Toledo Blade

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 06:39

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West Coast dockworkers reach tentative contract after labor strife snarled ...
Toledo Blade
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, who this week began overseeing talks in San Francisco — where both the union and maritime association of employers are based — said that both the dockworkers' union and their employers agreed to resume work ...

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Search is on for sunken boats in Reed Lake - WZZM


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Search is on for sunken boats in Reed Lake
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(WZZM) -- Reeds Lake is completely frozen over, but under the ice lies a graveyard of maritime history. Three steam-driven excursion boats have been resting at the bottom for decades. Steamboats were a popular mode of transportation on Reeds Lake from ...
Under frozen surface of Reeds Lake, answers await shipwreck survey teamMLive.com

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Search is on for sunken boats in Reed Lake - WZZM

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 04:11

WZZM

Search is on for sunken boats in Reed Lake
WZZM
(WZZM) -- Reeds Lake is completely frozen over, but under the ice lies a graveyard of maritime history. Three steam-driven excursion boats have been resting at the bottom for decades. Steamboats were a popular mode of transportation on Reeds Lake from ...

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West Coast dockworkers, shippers reach tentative 5-year contract, ending ... - OregonLive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 22:18

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West Coast dockworkers, shippers reach tentative 5-year contract, ending ...
OregonLive.com
Negotiators for the union and the Pacific Maritime Association, which represents ocean-going shipping lines and the companies that load and unload cargo at terminals ports, began talking formally in May. Their prior six-year contract expired July 1 ...
West Coast dockworkers reach tentative contract after labor strife snarled ...Toledo Blade
Settlement at hand in West Coast ports battleColumbus Dispatch

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UPDATE 6-Contract negotiators for US West Coast ports reach tentative deal - Reuters

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 21:55

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UPDATE 6-Contract negotiators for US West Coast ports reach tentative deal
Reuters
(Adds more background on history of talks, dispute). By Ann Saphir. SAN FRANCISCO Feb 20 (Reuters) - Shipping companies and terminal operators clinched a tentative deal ... Tensions arising from the talks have played out in worsening cargo congestion ...
2 sides in West Coast ports dispute reach tentative contractColumbus Ledger-Enquirer

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Marine sanctuary proposal advances - Herald Times Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 15:06

Herald Times Reporter

Marine sanctuary proposal advances
Herald Times Reporter
"Visitors to a sanctuary along the coast would be able to stop at the Smithsonian-affiliated Wisconsin Maritime Museum to learn more about our maritime history and climb aboard the USS Cobia. "While in Manitowoc, these visitors could also rent kayaks ...
NOAA considering maritime sanctuary for eastern WisconsinWKBT La Crosse

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Lighthouse shone as Caloundra hub - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 14:03

The Sunshine Coast Daily

Lighthouse shone as Caloundra hub
The Sunshine Coast Daily
THE Caloundra Head lighthouse has important links to Caloundra and Moreton Bay's early maritime history. It was one of the three lights marking the North West Channel. The other two were on Bribie Island. Mariners considered it the best light on the ...

Nautical auction features historical items from Newport News-built SS United ... - Virginia Gazette

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:10

Nautical auction features historical items from Newport News-built SS United ...
Virginia Gazette
Items from the ocean liner SS United States will be sold at auction on Saturday, offering the public a chance to own a piece of Hampton Roads nautical history. Built at Newport News in the early 1950s, the sleek ship was a maritime marvel, shattering ...

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'It's complicated' - Obama in labor dispute - KCCI Des Moines

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 09:14

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'It's complicated' - Obama in labor dispute
KCCI Des Moines
After a contract between West Coast port operators, represented by the Pacific Maritime Association, and dockworkers, represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, expired last June, the two parties have been unable to reach an ...
Perez gives 2 sides in West Coast port talks Friday deadlineSarasota Herald-Tribune
Los Angeles port dispute: Maritime companies make direct appeal to workers89.3 KPCC
Employers appeal to longshoremen in West Coast port fightStatesman Journal

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Lighthouses tell Delaware's maritime history - Delmarva Daily Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 08:01

Delmarva Daily Times

Lighthouses tell Delaware's maritime history
Delmarva Daily Times
In addition to their functional significance, lighthouses also tell of the deep maritime history of coastal Delaware. The first lighthouse, Cape Henlopen Lighthouse, completed in 1769, was the sixth lighthouse built in the colonies. According to ...

The Hollywood Pirate Returning to Somalia - Newsweek

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 05:59

Newsweek

The Hollywood Pirate Returning to Somalia
Newsweek
Under the pirates, Somalis felt safe to fish anywhere, and marine stocks grew. Hassan started fishing in 2000, aged 10 – it is all the only trade he knows. But last month, he quit. Piracy is now ... But while Abdi walked the red carpets picking up a ...

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Under frozen surface of Reeds Lake, answers await shipwreck survey team - MLive.com


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Under frozen surface of Reeds Lake, answers await shipwreck survey team
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Mark Holley from the Underwater Archaeology Program at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City and David Cummins from the Marine Technology Program at Alpena Community College will join Schwartz on the project. Other Grand Valley ...

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Shipwreck program at Maritime Museum - Asbury Park Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 22:10

Asbury Park Press

Shipwreck program at Maritime Museum
Asbury Park Press
The Museum of New Jersey Maritime History will have a special program Feb. 27 on marine life found while diving the shipwrecks of New Jersey and the East Coast. Presenting the program will be Museum curator and diver Bart Malone. Malone has dove ...

Secret WW2 aircraft carriers on Lake Michigan focus of history project - MLive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 20:30

MLive.com

Secret WW2 aircraft carriers on Lake Michigan focus of history project
MLive.com
She will be giving the first of several planned talks about her project this evening at the Grand Traverse Maritime Academy. She has interviewed numbers veterans of the pilot training as well as people who lived around Northern Michigan and remember ...

Moon: Springfest to return? Maybe - Pensacola News Journal

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 17:02

Pensacola News Journal

Moon: Springfest to return? Maybe
Pensacola News Journal
About 150 people - standing room only - showed up at a meeting room at Studer's office complex at the Community Maritime Park to discuss Springfest. And Studer, that Quintessential Student of organizational and leadership theory, showed why he might be ...

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Employers appeal to longshoremen in West Coast port fight - Statesman Journal

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 15:51

Statesman Journal

Employers appeal to longshoremen in West Coast port fight
Statesman Journal
... Warehouse Union, which has a history of fighting employers and winning contracts that are the envy of other blue-collar industries. Under the prior contract, which expired in July, average wages exceed $50 an hour, according to the maritime ...
Employers directly appeal to dockworkers in West Coast port fightSTLtoday.com
Employers appeal to dockworkers in West Coast port fightDaily Astorian

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Group works to open maritime museum in Jackson Co. - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 15:47

Group works to open maritime museum in Jackson Co.
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
A group working to open the first warship museum in Jackson County is gearing up to host its annual membership meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn on Friday. The goal is to get more people involved in preserving the rich maritime history on the Coast. Dr ...

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Group works to open maritime museum in Jackson Co. - WLOX

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 14:42

Group works to open maritime museum in Jackson Co.
WLOX
A group working to open the first warship museum in Jackson County is gearing up to host its annual membership meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn on Friday. The goal is to get more people involved in preserving the rich maritime history on the Coast. Dr ...

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