John Brady

(The Carnival "Triumph," disabled in the Gulf of Mexico.  File photo)

Sea Expert Says Safe, If Inconvenient, Path Was Taken For Crippled Cruise Ship

John Brady, CEO of the Independence Seaport Museum, says Carnival Cruise Lines did the prudent thing not attempting to offload passengers.


(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Independence Seaport Museum Draws A Large Crowd To It’s Parade Of Lights

The Independence Seaport Museum held its 2nd annual Seaport Parade of Lights Saturday night on Penn’s Landing. Tug boats and other vessels were lit up with festive lights and put on a show for spectators.


(File photo by John Ostapkovich)

4 Groups Vying To Own Historic USS Olympia Pass Muster So Far

The process of transferring the USS Olympia to a new caretaker is moving forward.


(Credit: Independence Seaport Museum)

Six Groups Say They Want Ownership Of USS Olympia

Six groups vying to become custodian of an historic US naval cruiser now berthed in Philadelphia have passed the first hurdle in the takeover process.