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Allied Defense Recycling

Mothball ship, Suisun Bay, Vallejo, Mare Island, Solon Thurman

Vallejo Mare Island Ship Recycling Facility Opens

A ship recycling facility opened in Vallejo Friday morning, making it the first reprocessing center on the West Coast.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011

Mothball ship, Suisun Bay, Vallejo, Mare Island, Solon Thurman

Mare Island Receives First Vessel From Mothball Fleet

Three tugboats pulled a retired steam freighter from Suisun Bay to the Mare Island shipyard Thursday to be dismantled and ultimately recycled.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/03/2011

Suisun Bay mothball fleet. (CBS)

Ship Recycling Startup To Bring Jobs To Vallejo

A Bay Area startup company has been awarded the contract to decommission two military ships in conjunction with the reopening of the Mare Island shipyard in Vallejo.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2011

The battleship USS Iowa at left, is anchored with other ships in the "ghost fleet" at the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet in Benicia. (AP)

Bay Area Firm To Recycle 2 Mothballed Ships In Suisun Bay

A Bay Area company has been awarded an $8 million contract to clean and recycle two Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet ships.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/09/2010