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Waterway and Maritime Transportation Industry

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  • From the Boathouse: Harbor sorely lacking water taxis

    Ahoy! How refreshing to hear that Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill actually addressed a couple of harbor-related issues in his speech during the 33rd annual Mayor's Dinner. I have known Hill for many years, and I have personally seen his interest in...
  • Mailbag: Fencing plan for Adams is a good compromise

    I am in receipt of a letter sent to the Daily Pilot by Adams Elementary School librarian Deborah Lucas regarding the issue of fencing at the school ("Commentary: Adams Elementary fence belongs on perimeter," Feb. 21). I would like to respond: I...
  • Water taxis could face obstacles on Newport's harbor

    The Newport Beach harbor has long attracted residents and visitors alike. Beyond the allure of the water itself, ample opportunity for entertainment can be found along its shores. There is the Balboa Fun Zone with its iconic Ferris wheel, and a number...
  • Mayor proposes new moorings, water taxis

    Mayor proposes new moorings, water taxis
    Modern boat moorings, on-demand water taxis, a new golf course and reduced building-permit fees will be coming soon to Newport Beach — if the mayor gets his way. Living in Newport Beach promises a high quality of life that should be both...
  • The Harbor Report: This week's tour of the harbor

    I made three rather interesting stops while making my way around the harbor this week. My first stop was at the new North Sails loft, located within the MacGregor Yachts facility on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa. I went there to meet with my friend...
  • Duffy maker may challenge Hill for Newport Beach City Council

    Under mounting pressure from friends, electric boat builder Marshall "Duffy" Duffield is considering a run for a seat on the Newport Beach City Council. If he chooses to compete in the November election, Duffield would face Mayor Rush Hill in District...
  • Duffy boat inventor running for City Council

    The mayor of Newport Beach now has a challenger for his City Council seat. Supported by more than 50 people who gave more than $60,000 at a "Draft Duffy" party Wednesday night, Marshall "Duffy" Duffield agreed to run for the District 3 seat — a...
  • The Harbor Report: The Walters weigh in on boating

    Have you ever watched the ventriloquist comedian Jeff Dunham when he is doing a routine with his puppet, Walter? The character is described as an old curmudgeon who says whatever we're afraid to say, because he just doesn't care anymore. When I was...
  • Newport firm to manage the Queen Mary

    A Newport Beach hospitality company that manages hotels throughout the state has been hired to manage the iconic Queen Mary docked in Long Beach Harbor. Evolution Hospitality, which manages a Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Anaheim and a Hard Rock Hotel...
  • Mailbag: We need the public's input on the harbor

    When it comes to Newport Harbor, everyone agrees on two things: It's one of the finest small craft harbors in the world and it's essentially built out. The 1,200 private homes on the bay take up 85% of the waterfront. The remaining portion is occupied...
  • From the Boathouse: Seeking support for abandoned boat law

    Ahoy! News of the week is that the Recreational Boaters of California (RBOC) is encouraging boaters to support SB 122, which was introduced by Sen. Ted W. Lieu. This bill will prevent the automatic sunset of the abandoned and derelict vessel program...
  • Rowland group tackles air quality after oil spill

    When the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010, sending millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, most scientists were concerned about the damage to sea life. Not many gave a whiff of thought to air quality. The Rowland-Blake Group at UC...