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Quebec Ferry Fined for Breaking Gulf of St. Lawrence Speed Limit
Offbeat  (tags: Quebec, ferry, whales, gulf of st lawrence, speed limit, canada )

- 539 days ago -
More than 10 vessels have been fined by Transport Canada so far, including cruise ships, cargo ships, an oil tanker and even a Coast Guard vessel. It plans to keep the 10-knot maximum speed limit in place until the right whales have migrated
Amazing Photos Are Unearthed of the Day in 1923 That Julia the Elephant Jumped From a Ferry for a Swim in a British River
Offbeat  (tags: Elephant, Devon, pictures, ferry, swim, UK )

- 1425 days ago -
Amazing photos have been unearthed from the day that an elephant called Julia launched herself from a moving ferry for a swim in a British river.
Italy Ferry Fire: Scores Awaiting Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: ferry, fire, rescue, Italy, Europe )

- 1632 days ago -
More than 160 people are still awaiting rescue on the deck of a blazing Italian ferry amid freezing temperatures off the Greek island of Corfu.
Names for New Ferry Have Indian Meanings
Offbeat  (tags: ferry, Native American, meanings )

- 3309 days ago -
The five names being considered for Washington's newest ferry all have Native American meanings. They are Kennewick, Salish, Cowlitz, Tokitae and Samish
"African Queen" to Tanzania, or Germany?
Offbeat  (tags: Tanzania, Tanganyika, Germany, African Queen, passenger freight, repair, colonial power, 1913, Liemba, refugees, ferry )

- 3345 days ago -
The mythical "Liemba" ferry on Lake Tanganyika, operational since 1913 and made world famous by the film "African Queen", desperately needs an overhaul as she is no longer fit for passenger freight. Ancient colonial power Germany considers repairing the
Whatcom County, Tribe Reach Deal on Lummi Island Ferry
Offbeat  (tags: ferry, deal reached, transportation, island )

- 3418 days ago -
Lummi Nation and Whatcom County officials have announced an apparent breakthrough on a new long-term lease for the Gooseberry Point ferry dock, which could end the threat of major disruption of ferry service to Lummi Island
Bison Cool Heels While Ferry Is Repaired
Offbeat  (tags: female bisons, ferry, transported, broke down, repairs )

- 3552 days ago -
Among the passengers delayed from getting to Southwest Alaska and the Aleutians when the Alaska State Ferry Tustumena broke down in Homer recently were two female bison being transported to Sand Point to diversify the gene pool of the Popof Island herd.

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