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ON OUR COVER November 2014 1-Nov-2014

In October, the heavy lift vessel Tern arrived in San Francisco and picked up the Port of San Francisco’s Drydock #1 for towing to a green-certified ship recycling facility near Shanghai, China. More...

Liberian Flags of Convenience and Ebola 1-Nov-2014

U.S. shippers have been assured by a variety of governmental agencies that cargo vessels of Liberian registry are no more vulnerable to carrying the Ebola virus than vessels sailing under other flags of convenience. More...

Following Seattle Visits, Bay Ship Plans Collaboration With College of Alameda 1-Nov-2014

Earlier this summer, personnel from Alameda’s Bay Ship & Yacht, along with representatives from the College of Alameda, visited Vigor Industrial Shipyard in Seattle and a local community college. The South Seattle College, similar to the College of Alameda, is located near the shipyard and is a perfect place for future (and current) shipyard employees to learn. More...

Richmond Firm Agrees to Implement Waterfront Pollution Controls 1-Nov-2014

Baykeeper recently won a critical victory in its campaign to keep toxic industrial runoff out of San Francisco Bay by securing an agreement from the Levin-Richmond Terminal Corporation to protect the Bay from dangerous contaminated runoff. More...

Taking the Helm at Golden Gate Ferry 1-Nov-2014

Colin McDermott has been at the helm of many boats in his career, but now he’s at the helm of the Ferry Division of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. More...

What Does It Take? 1-Nov-2014

During the past two months in my role as an instructor trainer for US Sailing, I’ve conducted two instructor evaluation courses. I thought it might be interesting for me to explain just what potential instructors go through in order to teach sailing for the US Sailing Association. More...

Are You Ready for This Jelly? 1-Nov-2014

Graceful, stunning, and mysteriously alluring—these are just some of the qualities that make the Pacific sea nettle a favorite among Aquarium of the Bay visitors. One look at them and it’s hard not to get lost in the hypnotic lure of these mesmerizing creatures. More...

Major Operation Removes Dilapidated Drydock From Port of San Francisco 1-Nov-2014

In October, the heavy lift vessel Tern arrived in San Francisco and picked up the Port of San Francisco’s Drydock #1 for towing to a green-certified ship recycling facility near Shanghai, China. More...

Tough on Dirt But Easy on the Earth 1-Nov-2014

Five cleaning companies were recently recognized for completing San Francisco’s Custodial Green Cleaning pilot program, the first program of its kind in the nation. More...

Pelicans of San Francisco Bay 1-Nov-2014

Soaring and gliding gracefully over the water, pelicans are a familiar sight around San Francisco Bay. More...

The Power of Type 1-Nov-2014

A typography broadside written by Beatrice Warde about the power of type has gone viral of late. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES November 2014 1-Nov-2014

Learn to enjoy San Francisco Bay under moonlight! This course is designed to teach you the navigational skills necessary to safely sail our local waters at night. If you’re a non-experienced sailor, this is also a great opportunity to see what night sailing is all about. More...

Awards Ceremony Honors Contributions to Bay Area Transportation 1-Nov-2014

People and projects involved with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge swept up four trophies at the “Excellence in Motion” transportation awards ceremony in Oakland on October 22. More...

Around the Bay in November 2014 1-Nov-2014

PIER 39 invites you to join some special friends from the Disneyland Resort at the annual PIER 39 Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23. More...