Mothball Fleet

Cleanup Of Suisun Bay ‘Ghost Fleet’ Ahead Of ScheduleU.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visited the armada of decaying warships in Suisun Bay on Friday to announce the U.S. Marine Administration has already removed and recycled 36 of the fleet’s original 57 vessels.
Barn Owl Rescued From Mothball Fleet On Suisun BayAn unusual stowaway discovered aboard an old oiler of the mothball fleet in the Suisun Bay will soon be returned to the wild, officials at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum said Friday.
Vallejo Mare Island Ship Recycling Facility OpensA ship recycling facility opened in Vallejo Friday morning, making it the first reprocessing center on the West Coast.
Mare Island Receives First Vessel From Mothball FleetThree tugboats pulled a retired steam freighter from Suisun Bay to the Mare Island shipyard Thursday to be dismantled and ultimately recycled.
Ship Recycling Startup To Bring Jobs To VallejoA 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.
Vallejo Battles To Bring Historic Battleship To Mare IslandThe cash-strapped city of Vallejo has set its sights on bringing an historic battleship to Mare Island, with hopes of then turning it into a museum and tourist attraction.
Bay Area Firm To Recycle 2 Mothballed Ships In Suisun BayA Bay Area company has been awarded an $8 million contract to clean and recycle two Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet ships.