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American Ranger Departs James River
Reserve Fleet Tugboats are scheduled to
tow the freighter American Ranger from the James River
Reserve Fleet on August 26th, at approximately 10
a.m., to the Esco Marine facility in Brownsville, TX, where it
will be dismantled. The departure schedule is subject to weather
and safety clearances.
Travel Grows 13.6 percent
Reflecting a rise in the popularity of passengers departing from
ports closer to their homes, cruise lines carried 2.3 million
passengers on North American cruises in the first quarter of
U.S. Merchant Mariners Document Renewals The major change is that
mariners seeking to renew current documents must appear in
person at a Regional Examination Center (REC) for fingerprinting
during the renewal process