Bar Harbor Prepares for Cruise Ship Season With New Bouys

BAR HARBOR - The town of Bar Harbor is making their waterways safer after a passenger tender ran aground in shallow waters last year.
Navigation buoys will be placed out to mark the channel way to guide cruise ships tenders through the passage. 
 
Harbor Master Charlie Pippen says he hopes the buoys will prevent a repeat accident that left nearly 100 people stuck on Bar Island this past October.
 
Officials hope to have the project completed before the cruise ship season begins.
Andrew Scheinthal

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Andrew joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX 22 News team in June of 2012. Since a young child he always wanted to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism, and is honored to start his journey in Eastern Maine. He enjoys nothing more than meeting the members of the community and sharing their stories with our viewers.

Raised in Houston, Texas, Andrew graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he majored in Communications. Before moving up to the Pine Tree State, Andrew was a student reporter for The Morning Show on New England Cable News (NECN).

When not in the newsroom, Andrew enjoys volunteering at the Bangor Humane Society. You can see him there at least once a week interacting with many of the dogs. He also enjoys cooking, reading, watching his favorite movies, and going to the gym.

Make sure to say hi when you see him on the streets, and mention Finding Nemo (his favorite movie) if you want some brownie points!

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