Empty container located, shipping channel reopened

SAN FRANCISCO – The shipping channel into the Oakland Estuary was reopened at approximately 11:30 a.m., today, after an empty container was located outside of the shipping channel 200 yards off berthing 38.

Coast Guard maintains safety zone for barge carrying giant cranes

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard maintained a safety zone for a barge, carrying three 253-foot cranes, that transited narrowly under the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges en route to the Port of Oakland Tuesday morning.

Coast Guard recovers woman from San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered a woman from San Francisco Bay near Anchorage 8, today.

Coast Guard releases information on oil spill response in San Francisco Bay

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard, California Office of Spill Prevention and Response are responding to a fuel-oil spill in San Francisco Bay morning.  Following are the facts about the case as of this time.

Man overboard drowns in San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a man overboard off the container vessel Ever Elite in the vicinity of the Bay Bridge at around 5:10 a.m., today.

Coast Guard recovers body from the water near Berkeley Marina

SAN FRANCISCO – The body of a man was recovered today from the water near the Berkeley Marina. A boater spotted the body and contacted the Coast Guard. A boat crew from Station San Francisco recovered the body and turned it over to the Berkley Fire Department.

Coast Guard and agency partner continue clean-up efforts around sunk tug

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard and California Fish and Game’s Office of Spill Pervention and Response continue the investigation and oversight of clean-up efforts after the decommissioned naval tug, the USS Wenonah, sunk at Pier 1 on Treasure Island, here.

Coast Guard responds to oil sheen near Treasure Island

SAN FRANCISCO – Pollution cleanup operations are underway, today, near the decommissioned naval tug, the U.S.S. Wenonah, moored to the eastern side of Treasure Island.

Coast Guard airlifts stranded boater from jetty

SAN FRANCISCO — A stranded boater was rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew Sunday evening after his vessel ran aground on a jetty in the Richmond Inner Harbor.