MONTEREY, Calif. — A press release issued by the U.S. Coast Guard stated that the Coast Guard rescued four people from a life raft when their vessel sank on Saturday, April 13.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local officials have set new rules that restrict cargo ships, oil tankers and other large vessels from traveling near to the Bay Bridge when in heavy fog when visibility is less than half a mile, in hopes of avoiding future crashes similar to several recent cargo ship… read more
SAUSALITO, CA. — The USCG rescued two people on Saturday, Jan. 26, after their sailboat collided with a tugboat near the Golden Gate Bridge and sank into the San Francisco Bay.
Posted in California Maritime News on January 15, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — According to officials, an empty oil tanker from the Marshall Islands caused minor damage on Monday, Jan.7, after it struck a tower in the middle of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge while navigating beneath the hulking span.
SANTA CRUZ Calif.– A Coast Guard officer was killed on Sunday morning, Dec. 2, from injuries sustained during a law enforcement operations near Santa Cruz Island, Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — A settlement by South Harmony Shipping of Panama, owners of the oil tanker the Dubai Star, was filed in San Francisco County Superior Court on Tuesday, May 9, by the district attorneys of San Francisco and Alameda County in Northern California.
The Captain and crew of an 893-foot containership belonging to the Jones Act carrier Horizon Lines became instant heros early Wednesday morning after rescuing a family from their sinking vessel in the Pacific Ocean. At approximately 1:30am on Wednesday, the U.S.-flagged Jones Act containership, Horizon Reliance, was alerted by Coast Guard that a family of… read more
SAN FRANCISCO BAY, CA – According to the U.S. Coast Guard, less than a gallon of fuel spilled into the Bay from the barge that was intentionally run aground on San Francisco’s waterfront February 22 Tuesday morning. The barge had the capacity to hold 4,800 gallons of diesel fuel, hydraulic fuel and lube oil, U.S…. read more
NEW ORLEANS, LA — The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (previously the Minerals Management Service) is hosting a series of public forums, which began Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is the first in a series of public forums scheduled over the next six weeks for Louisiana, California, Alaska,… read more