Shipping Vessels

The Overseas Reymar anchored in San Francisco Bay after scraping a bumper around one of the Bay Bridge towers. (MTC)

Pilot Who Steered Ship That Struck Bay Bridge Suspended For 5 Months

State officials have suspended the license of the pilot in charge of the boat that side swiped the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge last year for five months.


A Dead Gray Whale Near The Golden Gate Bridge April 22, 2000. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Studies Whale Safety In San Francisco Bay

The Coast Guard is looking at ways to avoid contact between large shipping vessels in and around the San Francisco Bay and whales.