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Oil Tanker

The Overseas Reymar in San Francisco Bay after brushing up against a Bay Bridge tower bumper. (CBS)

Tanker Crew Warned Before Bay Bridge Collision; Damage May Top $2M

An empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was warned prior to striking the bridge tower, according to the Coast Guard.

01/09/2013

The Overseas Reymar in San Francisco Bay after brushing up against a Bay Bridge tower bumper. (CBS)

Pilot Who Struck Bay Bridge Had 3 Prior Accidents

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.

01/08/2013

The Overseas Reymar in San Francisco Bay after brushing up against a Bay Bridge tower bumper. (CBS)

Oil Tanker Hits Bay Bridge Tower; No Spill Reported

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.

01/07/2013

oil tanker

Bay Area Coast Guard Not Surprised Bin Laden Planned To Target Oil Tankers

Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/20/2011