Oil 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.
65-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.
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.
The 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.
An 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.
The 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.
A new study shows that Pacific herring have suffered unusually high death rates and deformities since the 2007 oil spill.
Attendees 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.
Federal and state officials say they’ve reached a settlement for the cleanup costs in the 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill.
Two 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.