Marine Vessels and Equipment

Funding is available for upgrading engines in eligible marine vessels with zero-emission or lower-emission technology and supporting ship-side shorepower infrastructure for hybrid or zero-emission vessels.

Key Eligibility Criteria

The Air District aims to expedite the reduction of emissions and exposure in Assembly Bill (AB) 617 communities, including communities of West Oakland, East Oakland, Richmond-San Pablo, and Bayview-Hunters Point/Southeast San Francisco. Marine vessel projects must meet all requirements below to be eligible for funding:

  • Must either
    • be domiciled in West Oakland, East Oakland, Richmond-San Pablo, or Bayview-Hunters Point/Southeast San Francisco, OR
    • operate 90% within the San Francisco Bay.
  • Have at least one year project life.
    • Have a compliance date or compliance extension deadline of December 31, 2027 or later.
  • Meet the minimum criteria and requirements described in Carl Moyer Program Guidelines Chapter 7: Marine Vessels (Updated 09/20/2023).     

How to Apply

Review Program requirements, and visit our Apply for Funding web page to apply.

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Last Updated: 11/21/2023