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  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The San Francisco Port Commission has executed a new 20-year lease agreement with BAE Systems for maritime ship repair that will sustain San Francisco’s 150-year tradition of shipbuilding and repair. The agreement includes a provision that could extend shipyard operations through 2045. BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair currently leases the Port’s Pier 70 shipyard […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee has announced the investment of $8 million over the next two years to initiate City efforts to fortify San Francisco’s seawall. The end result will be a seawall that is more resilient and prepared to protect an area that stretches from Fisherman’s Wharf and Telegraph Hill to South Beach and […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has appointed Francisco Villagran to a new role as Regional Operations Manager, Americas with effect from 1st October 2012. The new appointment is a promotion for Francisco Villagran who was previously Regional Operations Manager for South America. In his new consolidated role Francisco is aiming […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan for the San Francisco Littoral Cell (SFLC) is being developed to assist government entities, municipalities, stakeholders and communities in developing strategies for the beneficial use of sediments to address coastal erosion and storm damage. The Plan will provide information for local and regional coastal decision makers to develop policies […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new Incat built fast ferry currently being sea trialled in Hobart will be christened Francisco in honour of the Buenos Aires born Pope of the Catholic Church. The decision to name the 99 metre ferry Francisco was made by Senor Juan Carlos Lopez Mena, the founder and Chairman of the South American company Buquebus, […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel working in collaboration with CMA CGM, the third-largest shipping group, San Francisco Bar Pilots, Starlight Marine Services, Foss Maritime and AmNav, tested the Bay Area’s capability to tow ultra-large container ship during a drill Wednesday, May 21. The ship used for this drill was CMA CGM’s Centaurus, […]

  • 8 May 2019

    A USCG helicopter medevaced an injured man from an oil tanker off the coast of San Francisco.

  • 25 April 2006

    SAN FRANCISO, CA, United States (UPI) — Fishermen staged a rally at San Francisco`s Fishermen`s Wharf to protest a likely cut or closure of the salmon season because of poor stock. The U.S. Commerce Department, which will announce its decision on the California and Oregon fishing season this week, is concerned about the salmon stock […]

  • 25 August 2014

    The disabled mixed-products tanker Pine Galaxy is expected to arrive in San Francisco later this week, according to the US Coast Guard. The Bahamian-registered ship, which is being towed by a commercial tug, reportedly encountered heavy weather that slowed its progress. Pine Galaxy experienced an engine room fire on Aug. 13 that resulted in the […]

  • 4 July 2005

    San Francisco police are trying to figure out what caused a powerboat carrying eight people to crash into a concrete pier at the Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco.

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On 1 November 2011 Francisco Gutierrez joins GeoAcoustics as Product Manager. His main responsibility will be to support the internal- and external salesteam. Francisco’s tasks are to prepare and execute product demonstrations, publish technical papers and support the GeoAcoustics product evolution systematically. Francisco has a background in physics. Since achieving his MSc (Honours) his career […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay.    “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water Division Director […]

  • 28 August 2014

    The disabled mixed-products tanker Pine Galaxy arrived in San Francisco for repairs Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Commercial tugs towed the ship safely into the Port of San Francisco with an escort by the Coast Guard Cutter Pike and the crew of a Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat — Medium. The Pine […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft of the Environmental Assessment/Environmental Impact Report for maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation Channels in San Francisco Bay is now available for review.  The Draft EA/EIR was prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) to address the potential environmental effects of the maintenance dredging of […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Arcadis yesterday announced that the Port of San Francisco has selected CH2M in partnership with Arcadis to lead the design and engineering for the 10-year Seawall Resiliency Project. The total fee for the contract amounts to $40 million. In an approximately equal partnership, Arcadis and CH2M will jointly share management of the project. Arcadis will lead […]

  • 14 February 2008

    A container ship surrounded by tug boats off of San Francisco’s Aquatic Park on Tuesday caused concern among local residents still skittish over recent environmental disasters that have sent oil and sewage into the bay.

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay. The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE San Francisco District will hold a public meeting Friday, July 19, at the Federal Building located at 90, 7th Street in San Francisco to introduce additional details about the process for completing a Dredge Material Management Plan or DMMP.   USACE’s mission to maintain safe and efficient navigation in the San Francisco Bay has […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware) visited the Port of San Francisco yesterday. The Port of San Francisco staff provided Senator Carper with a tour by Tideline water taxi of the Port, highlighting the Pier 70 ship repair yard, Piers 80-96 maritime cargo industrial complex, the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, and AT&T Park. […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held June 11, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at the Contra Costa County Conservation and Development offices in Martinez, Calif., to discuss the Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project. The study area is a 13.2 mile […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]

  • 15 October 2007

    San Francisco city officials say that if they could find funding, they would like to see a modern cruise ship terminal go in at piers 27 and 31 in the San Francisco Bay. Shorenstein Properties plans to present their $145 million proposal