MIAMI (AP) — About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience. Two maritime law experts also said the trial already set an important precedent in cruise line cases when the ...
The Coast Guard has flown a doctor who experienced heart attack symptoms on a research ship in the Gulf of Mexico to a hospital in Texas.
A Coast Guard flight mechanic medevaced a man from a research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 190 miles southeast of Galveston. Promote to Mobile 0 read more
A man suffering chest pains on board a research vessel out in the Gulf of Mexico is safe now after being rescued the Coast Guard early Saturday morning.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Coast Guard has used a helicopter to pull a sick 45-year-old doctor off a Norwegian research vessel that was 190 miles off the coast of Galveston in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Coast Guard has used a helicopter to pull a sick 45-year-old doctor off a Norwegian research vessel that was 190 miles off the coast of Galveston in the Gulf of Mexico.
GALVESTON — The Port of Galveston’s governing board on Monday unanimously approved spending up to $100,000 on design plans for a third cruise-ship terminal in effort to avoid losing another passenger ship to rival Port of Houston. The seven-member Wharves Board of Trustees agreed to hire Los Angeles architect firm McTigue for programming, concept design and alternative development plans for a ...
Houston's scuba diving community have instigated a major online campaign to get approval to sink a 200 foot ship off the coast of Galveston to become an artificial reef and diving hot spot. More than 4 million dollars worth of funding has already been secured to pay for the project which would be the first of it's kind this close to the Bayou City sitting at just 67 miles from Galveston.
Mariners may start off as deckhands, but the industry allows for quick growth if a person is willing to put forth the hard work and training. Earning the title of captain is a journey many have made oSource: