The Cruise Industry is trying to move past the Carnival Triumph debacle. San Francisco-based travel agent Bob Romano said lower-end cruise lines are reducing prices and higher-end companies are throwing in more amenities to lure wary travelers back to the high seas.
The International Maritime Organization has approved vessel lane changes on approaches to San Francisco Bay and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and in the Santa Barbara Channel. The changes take effect next year.
A pair of Western Gulls with a nest on a famous World War II ship docked along San Francisco’s waterfront are about to become parents.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution to name a Navy ship in honor of murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, considered the nation’s first openly gay major public office holder.
The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday morning transported two injured crewmembers from the “Geraldton Western Australia” yacht to Coast Guard Island in Alameda as the damaged ship trailed behind.
A dozen boats broke free of their moorings or anchors in Tiburon during this weekend’s storm and washed ashore at Strawberry Point on Sunday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard officer said.
An unmanned sailboat hit the San Mateo Bridge Monday afternoon after strong winds swept it into the Bay, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
Passengers aboard the stricken cruise ship Carnival Splendor, which sailed out of San Francisco in 2009 before repositioning to Long Beach, arrived in port Thursday after being pulled back to California.
An inbound ship struck a whale and dragged it all the way to the Port of Oakland Thursday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said.