Friday, March 18, 2016
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Infamous Cosco Busan Pilot Will NOT Get His License Back
John Cota, the former San Francisco pilot who infamously crashed the M/V Cosco Busan into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on a typical foggy morning in November 2007 causing the discharge of some 53,000 gallons of oil, will not be getting his license back.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Was Speed a Factor in the Overseas Reymar Allision?
As the Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board launch their investigation into Monday’s tanker allision with the San Francisco Bay Bridge, information available to the public has hinted...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
NBC News: Navigating the Seas of the San Francisco Bay [VIDEO]
NBC Bay Area’s Joe Rosato Jr. gives us an inside look at the training process San Francisco Bar pilots go through, including simulator training held at the California Maritime Academy...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
NTSB: Coast Guard’s Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing Standards Are Too Lax
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday issued a recommendation to the U.S. Coast Guard that would subject Coast Guard personnel involved in serious marine incidents to timely post-accident drug...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Former Cosco Busan Pilot, John Cota, Wants His License Back [REPORT]
John Cota, the former San Francisco ship pilot who shot to notoriety after crashing the M/V Cosco Busan into the Bay Bridge on a typical foggy morning in November 2007,...
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Container Shipping Companies – The Ten Largest Visualized
UDPATED: January 2012 The data visualization above represents the worlds 10 largest container shipping companies by TEU capacity. WORLD TEU CAPACITY: 15,899,687 For those who prefer more traditional data we...
Monday, September 19, 2011
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Operators of Cosco Busan agree to pay local fisherman $3.6m in damages
The owners and operators of the Cosco Busan, Fleet Management Ltd. and Regal Stone Ltd., have agreed to pay San Francisco’s local commercial fishermen approximately $3.65 million in damages as...
Friday, February 19, 2010
Operators of Cargo Ship in SF Bay Spill Fined $10M
Chinese operator of ship that caused 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill fined $10M SAN FRANCISCO February 19, 2010 (AP) A federal judge has ordered a Hong Kong-based company to...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Friday, May 8, 2009
NTSB/USCG Report on Cosco Busan – Analysis of the Analysis
Analysis of the Analysis By John G. Denham Recently three ponderous documents have been published that may eventually affect pilotage, ship management and hopefully bridge resources management (BRM): USCG report...
Thursday, May 7, 2009
NTSB Releases Final Report on Cosco Busan Allision
Earlier today, the National Transportation Safety Board released its final report on the allision of the M/V Cosco Busan with the Delta Tower of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge on...
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Friday, March 6, 2009
John Cota, Pilot Of The Cosco Busan, Pleads Guilty
First revealed on gCaptain’s Professional Mariner Forum (LINK) last week, the news is now official… John Cota, pilot of the Cosco Busan, has plead guilty to charges and faces jail...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Saturday, November 1, 2008
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