He steered New York Waterway through financial straits. He also reveled in moments of glory, notably when his boats rode to the rescue on Sept. 11, 2001.
After the Estonia sunk in a storm off Finland, investigators said that a bow door had been bashed in by heavy seas. But a new series has raised disturbing fresh details.
On Shelter Island, private ferries are the only way to reach the mainland. With a greatly reduced tourist season, they might be out of business soon.
Yoo Hyuk-kee faces charges of embezzlement from the shipping company that ran a South Korean ferry that sank, killing more than 300 people. Prosecutors say embezzlement helped lead to unsafe conditions on the ferry.
Some New Yorkers, still nervous about public transit, are getting around town in the fresh air, regardless of how long it takes.
Downsizing from a suburban family home in New Jersey to a waterfront apartment gave one commuter back several hours of her life every day.