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ON OUR COVER March 2017 1-Mar-2017

This month's cover is a drawing of the hypothetical "SF-BREEZE" hydrogen ferry based on an engineering model provided by Sandia National Laboratories. More...

Cal Maritime Touts the "Academy" Advantage 1-Mar-2017

Academies are traditionally small, focused, structured educational institutions. These characteristics all describe California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) in Vallejo, whose 1,075 students study one of only six majors. More...

San Francisco Bay Ferry Adds Mare Island Ferry Service 1-Mar-2017

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) will begin ferry service between Mare Island and the Vallejo Terminal on March 6. Passengers boarding at Mare Island may stay onboard and continue on to San Francisco, paying only the standard Vallejo-to-San Francisco fare; they will not be charged the additional Mare Island-to-Vallejo fare. More...

Port of Oakland and Partners Commit $600 Million to Growth 1-Mar-2017

Last month at a conference in Tampa, Port of Oakland Maritime Director John Driscoll outlined a $600 million spending plan for growth. Driscoll said the Port of Oakland would increase trade volume by investing in new facilities and better infrastructure, with the objective of more containerized cargo. More...

Tori Anna 1-Mar-2017

After riding the Vallejo ferry for four years to get to school in San Francisco, commuting from her home in Napa, Tori Anna has taken her affinity for the ferries to a whole new level-n May 2016 she became a ferry employee. More...

The Bay is Under Threat from Washington D.C. 1-Mar-2017

Amid the drama of alternative facts and security leaks, the new administration has been unpredictable. And as its anti-environment agenda becomes clearer, Baykeeper's attorneys and scientists are evaluating how best to protect San Francisco Bay from looming threats. More...

Sharks a Plenty 1-Mar-2017

Sharks are easily one of the most awe-inspiring marine species, and there's no denying they have some fascinating traits that have earned them this status. More...

Hydrogen Ferry Passes Feasibility Study 1-Mar-2017

The notion of a high-speed, zero-emission passenger ferry has been dismissed by some as science fiction. More...

Rockefeller Foundation Gives $4.6M to Bay Area Leaders to Tackle Climate Change 1-Mar-2017

The Rockefeller Foundation recently announced a $4.6 million grant to a coalition of Bay Area leaders to create "Bay Area: Resilient by Design," a competition that will engage regional innovators, community members, developers and policy makers, as well as designers, architects, engineers from around the globe in developing creative, realistic and long-lasting infrastructure solutions for climate and seismic challenges confronting the San Francisco Bay Area. More...

The Art of Boxing, Sculpture and Bygone Barracks 1-Mar-2017

The Bay Area once had a vibrant boxing scene, with matches attracting world-class champions and contenders to venues in some of the best (and diciest) neighborhoods. More...

Sumatran Tiger 1-Mar-2017

The Sumatran tiger is one of the world's most distinctive, legendary and beautiful animals. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES 1-Mar-2017

This course is a renewal test for the Unlimited Radar Observer renewal for the advanced mariner that does radar plotting on a regular basis. More...

Around the Bay in March 2017 1-Mar-2017

Emeryville's Bay Street is set to host an all-new, dog-friendly series dubbed Monday Mutt Days. More...