Sunday, April 11, 2021

San Francisco Group Blames Ships For Dead Whales

by Rich McKay (Reuters) – Four dead gray whales washed ashore on San Francisco Bay area beaches in nine days, with experts announcing that two of the giant aquatic mammals...

April 11, 2021
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Sunken Barge Leaking Oil in San Francisco Bay

The Coast Guard and other agencies responded to a report of the capsized and sunken 112-foot freight barge Vengeance leaking diesel fuel and hydraulic oil south of the San Francisco–Oakland...

April 7, 2017
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Lifesaving Incidents

San Francisco Capsize Echoes Past Tragedy — Kandi Won and Khaleesi

Last Saturday, the 30 passengers aboard Khaleesi, a Silverton 34 power boat, were watching the Navy Blue Angels over San Francisco Bay as part of Fleet Week.  On the way back to the...

October 13, 2016
Total Views: 86

Monday, January 4, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – First ‘Megaship’ Sails Into San Francisco Bay

The biggest containership to ever visit North America sailed into San Francisco Bay last week for its inaugural visit to the Port of Oakland. The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, with...

January 4, 2016
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

An Alcatraz Ferry Captured THE BEST Video of that Great White Shark Attack in San Francisco Bay

For those of you hiding under a rock this week, a video has been making the rounds on the internet showing a great white shark attacking a seal right off...

October 14, 2015
Total Views: 743

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Maritime News

New Images Reveal Famous San Francisco Shipwreck

Some new images are for the first time revealing the shipwreck remains of what many consider to be the worst maritime disaster in San Francisco history.

December 10, 2014
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Monday, October 13, 2014

Ten Injured After Ferry Strikes Pier in San Francisco

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is investigating accident in which a Bay Area ferry struck a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco, causing multiple injuries.

October 13, 2014
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Friday, September 26, 2014

Golden Gate Ferry Captains Stage One-Day Labor Strike

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The Golden Gate passenger ferry system, California’s largest, was shut down on Friday by striking boat captains, disrupting service for thousands of San Francisco...

September 26, 2014
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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien Spills Fuel Into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf

The U.S. Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel continued Sunday to respond to a fuel oil spill from the SS Jeremiah O'Brien near Pier 45 at Fishman's Wharf in the San Francisco Bay Saturday.

September 21, 2014
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

NOAA Team Reveals Forgotten Ghost Ships Off Golden Gate

A team of NOAA researchers today confirmed the discovery just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait of the 1910 shipwreck SS Selja and an unidentified early steam tugboat wreck tagged the “mystery wreck.” The researchers also located the 1863 wreck of the clipper ship Noonday, currently obscured by mud and silt on the ocean floor.

September 16, 2014
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Fire Incidents

Disabled MT Pine Galaxy Arrives In San Francisco Bay

The disabled MT Pine Galaxy was towed into San Francisco Bay on Wednesday exactly two weeks after an engine room fire cut power to the ship and killed one crewmember.

August 27, 2014
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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Vigor Fab to Build Powerful New Fireboat for San Francisco

The San Francisco Fire Department has finalized an order for a powerful newbuild fireboat that in 2015 will serve to protect the City by The Bay.

July 3, 2014
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
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Maritime News

US Coast Guard Recruits 11,400 TEU Containership for Emergency Tow Drill – PHOTOS

As bigger and bigger containerships are now calling on U.S. ports, the U.S. Coast Guard, along with the San Francisco Bar Pilots, local tug workgroup members and global container shipper CMA-CGM...

May 22, 2014
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Google Mystery Barge Construction Under Investigation

The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google Inc barge on an island in the bay.

December 5, 2013
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Sunday, November 10, 2013

New Details Emerge About Google “Mystery” Barge

Able-bodied seamen, decorative sails meant to evoke fish fins and dozens of security cameras will eventually make up the on-board complement of a mysterious four-story barge being built by Internet company Google Inc.

November 10, 2013
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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Construction of New San Francisco Bay Bridge in 4 Minutes – Timelapse Video

This high-definition timelapse was compiled from the nearly 2 million images taken from live streaming video and construction cameras which have been on site since 2008.

September 4, 2013
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Monday, May 6, 2013
Fire Incidents

San Francisco Duck Boat Tour Goes Up In Smoke

The U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday rescued 14 passengers from a Duck Boat after it caught fire in San Francisco Bay.

May 6, 2013
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Monday, January 28, 2013

Sailboat Sinks in Collision with Tug Near Golden Gate Bridge

Two recreational sailors had to be rescued from San Francisco Bay on Saturday after their sailboat sank following a collision with a tug. A report from the San Francisco Chronicle quoted a...

January 28, 2013
Total Views: 12

Friday, January 11, 2013
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OSG Tanker Cleared to Sail After Bridge Allision

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday said that it has completed interviews, evidence collection, and a thorough safety inspection onboard the Overseas Reymar tanker and has cleared the vessel to...

January 11, 2013
Total Views: 2

Monday, January 7, 2013
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OSG Tanker Allides With San Francisco Bay Bridge [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

A double-hulled oil tanker owned by Overseas Shipholding Group sustained damage, but is not believed to be leaking oil after alliding with the San Francisco Bay Bridge Monday morning. A statement released...

January 7, 2013
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