Santa Barbara Oil Spill Crews Using Lessons Learned From Massive Bay SpillAs the cleanup of a massive oil spill near Santa Barbara continues, crews are making use of some lessons learned after a big spill in San Francisco Bay several years ago.
Broken Beacon Leaves Bay Bridge Vulnerable In Dense FogOne of the Bay Bridge's three radar beacons -- which alerts sailors to the midpoint between bridge towers -- has not been working properly since December 17.
New Rules Limit Large Ships In Fog Near Bay BridgeOil tankers and other large vessels will be restricted from sailing beneath the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in dense fog under new rules passed by shipping officials.
Cosco Busan Pilot Sues Coast Guard Over License65-year-old John Cota has filed a lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard violated his civil rights by denying his request to renew his merchant marine license.
Bay Bridge Repairs From Tanker Grazing Will Cost $3M, Take Four Months Caltrans says it will take construction crews four months to repair the damage to the Bay Bridge from when a tanker ship grazed its fender and that it will cost $3 million.
Pilot Who Struck Bay Bridge Had 3 Prior AccidentsThe pilot of an empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was involved in three previous accidents, records obtained Tuesday show.
Oil Tanker Hits Bay Bridge Tower; No Spill ReportedAn empty oil tanker caused minor damage when it struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, and the busy span remained open to traffic, officials said.
Owners Of Ship In '07 SF Bay Oil Spill Sue Pharmacists Over Captain's MedsThe owners and operators of a container ship that slammed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in 2007 are suing pharmacists who they say dispensed drugs to the pilot of the Cosco Busan.
Bay Herring Fishery Still Suffering From '07 Cosco Busan Oil Spill A new study shows that Pacific herring have suffered unusually high death rates and deformities since the 2007 oil spill.
$32 Million Of Cosco Busan Settlement Will Go Toward RestorationAttendees at the State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference welcomed the news that $32 million of the Cosco Busan settlement will go towards various restoration projects from the 2007 oil spill.
Officials Reach Settlement Over SF Bay Oil Spill CleanupFederal and state officials say they’ve reached a settlement for the cleanup costs in the 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill.
Firms Settle On Payment To Fishermen Hurt By '07 Cosco Busan SpillTwo international shipping companies have agreed to pay San Francisco's commercial fishermen $3.65 million in damages for an oil spill that occurred after the Cosco Busan container ship crashed into the Bay Bridge in 2007.