Category: Port of West Sacramento

Video Tour: The Port of West Sacramento

Did you know that the Port of West Sacramento is the region’s only maritime link to international trade? The Port of West Sacramento is located in the geographical center of the City, 79 nautical miles from San Francisco with direct access … Continue reading »

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Take Class to Meet Upcoming California Boater Card Requirement

Beginning January 2018 those who operate a boat with an engine will be required to carry a California Boater Card. The easiest way to qualify for a Boater Card is to attend an eight hour course approved by the National Association … Continue reading »

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Shell Sells Riverside Tank Facility to Port of West Sacramento

The Port of West Sacramento and Equilon Enterprises D/B/A Shell Oil Products US have reached an agreement on the disposition of Shell’s petroleum tank farm facility in Pioneer Bluff. The deal outlines a creative public-private transaction which will allow Shell … Continue reading »

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Golden Bear Visits Port of West Sacramento

The California Maritime Academy training ship Golden Bear stopped at the Port of West Sacramento this week on the first leg of a 60 day cruise with a crew of 300 cadets from the Vallejo-based CSU campus. A reception was … Continue reading »

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Free Sailboat Rides at Lake Washington April 29th

You are invited to the Port of West Sacramento for the Lake Washington Sailing Club’s Open House on Saturday, April 29th. from 1o:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m. This is a great way to answer any questions you may have and discover the … Continue reading »

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Community Comes Together To Clean Up Riverfront

More than a hundred volunteers took part in the Delta Waterway Cleanup in West Sacramento over the weekend. Here are some photos from The Bridge District and the Port of West Sacramento: Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time. Related: … Continue reading »

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Ship From China Docks in West Sacramento on Maiden Voyage

The ship African Merlin pulled into the Port of West Sacramento this week with a cargo of bulk cement from China, making the Port of West Sacramento its very first stop. The 500 foot long ship was made in Japan then … Continue reading »

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Lake Washington Sailing Club Open House, April 30

Calling all sailors, would be sailors, or straight up landlubbers! You are invited to the Port of West Sacramento for the Lake Washington Sailing Club’s Open House, Saturday, April 30th. Hope to see you out there! Details below:     … Continue reading »

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Abandoned Barge Demolition Under Way at Port of West Sacramento

Several barges are being hauled out of Lake Washington this week as part of a clean-up effort at the Port of West Sacramento. The barges, in various states of disrepair, have been illegally anchored in Lake Washington for several years. … Continue reading »

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Cement Imports Return to Port of West Sacramento

The merchant ship Nathan Brandon is docked at the Port of West Sacramento this week offloading 31,000 tons of bulk cement from China. It’s the first cement ship to arrive at the Port since 2009, a sign the construction economy … Continue reading »

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