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Judge denies objections to New River railroad bridge closure

By Dorie Cox The New River railroad bridge will close as scheduled Feb. 11-23, according to a federal judge ruling this morning. The bridge closure is a …

Judge to make ruling on New River bridge closure

By Dorie Cox A federal judge is preparing his reply after a hearing this morning to temporarily halt a scheduled closure of the railway bridge over the New …

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Many shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses are fighting to stop the scheduled closure of downtown Ft. …

Coast Guard authorizes Ft. Lauderdale New River waterway to close for 12 days in February

Click for Jan. 12, 2017 update. By Dorie Cox The U.S. Coast Guard has authorized the closure of the New River to navigation west of downtown Ft. Lauderdale …

Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

By Dorie Cox A planned repair of the railroad bridge in downtown Ft. Lauderdale will close navigation to the city’s major shipyards for 12 days in …

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Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

By Dorie Cox Capt. Ryan O’Meara loved the water, his yacht crew, and his work on M/Y Pipe Dream, a 112-foot Westport. He was in the …

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

A lifetime of experiences on land and at sea culminate as Capt. Grant Maughan summits Mount Everest in May. By Dorie Cox Capt. Grant …

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, …

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

By a vote of 4-1, Fort Lauderdale city commissioners last night approved a development agreement with Tavistock Development Company, owners …

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