''You want to make sure you're looking at what you think you're looking at,'' Robinson said.
58,000 gallons of bunker fuel poured into the San Francisco Bay after the Cosco Busan, a 900 foot container ship, crashed into the Bay Bridge on November 7, 2007. How did this occur despite high-tech navigation equipment and local pilots on board the ship? Apparently the local pilots have decades of experience, but the international ships do not have standard radars and electronic navigations systems. To add to the confusion, there is frequently a language barrier between international ship captains and local pilots. How will these ecological disasters be prevented in the future?