Posts Tagged ‘Bar Pilot’

Roaring Through the Canyons of the 94111: San Francisco Bar Pilot Blows Three Months Salary on a Ferrari Convertible

Friday, March 8th, 2013

I don’t know, do you make a half-million dollars per year? Well then you just might be richer than a typical San Francisco Bar Pilot.

I’m telling you, it’s the best blue-collar job in the world.

Why do they get paid so much? IDK.

Why do they get paid more than double or triple what other American bar pilots get paid? IDK.

Anyway, this fellow may or may not be an SF bar pilot, but he could be: 

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Oh well.

The Best Blue-Collar Job in the World – San Francisco Bar Pilot – A Half Million Dollars per Year, Part-Time

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Coit Tower, Pier 9:

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Hurray, That COSCO Company is Back in Town, Just Three and a Half Years After the Cosco Busan Petroleum Spill

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

And just look what the China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company has for us.

As seen on Market Street.

It’s hard to tell at first, but the iPad2 logo is from an SFMTA ad. (I fooled myself for a moment there.)

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Sorry about that bar pilot, COSCO.

Jerry Brown Goes After Those Responsible for the Cosco Busan Allision

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Indeed, who is responsible for the Cosco Busan Oil Spill? We’ll find out for sure sooner or later, but the big news today is the filing of a huge lawsuit by Attorney General Jerry Brown. Read the complaint for yourself, why don’t you? It’s pretty accessible. (These lawsuits are starting to pile up, what with City Attorney Dennis Herrera having already filed his suit on behalf of San Francisco.)

Today’s defendants include:

• Regal Stone Ltd.
• Fleet Management Ltd.
• Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd.
• Synergy Management Services
• Synergy Marine Ltd.
• John J. Cota, San Francisco Bar Pilot

The second time is the charm. The famous Cosco Busan, with a patched-up port side, crossing under the Bay Bridge the correct way, back in 2007. Click to expand.

On it goes. Let’s hope this doesn’t happen again anytime soon.

The deets after the jump.