Port Releases New Video on Environmental Cleanup of Campbell Shipyard

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20140916-01The Port of San Diego is proud to release a new educational video and web section that highlights a successful project to restore environmental balance within the former Campbell Shipyard area.

The Campbell Machine Company, forerunner to Campbell Shipyard, was founded in 1908. The shipyard began operations in 1926 as a builder and repairer of tuna seiners, and closed in 1999. The business left behind contaminated sediment, soils and groundwater with pollutants including PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), metals and other chemicals.

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Sustainable Energy Opportunities Focus of Port Workshop Wednesday

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2014 green port headerThe public is asked to join the Board of Port Commissioners on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in a discussion of opportunities for a sustainable energy future for the Port tidelands. The Climate Action Plan Workshop will begin at 9 a.m. in the Training Room of the Port's Administration Building at 3165 Pacific Highway in San Diego.

The workshop builds on a Climate Action Plan the Board adopted in December 2013.

Events along North Embarcadero to Provide Fun-Filled Labor Day Weekend

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The North Embarcadero area in San Diego will be bustling with fun-filled activities this Labor Day weekend.

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo

sandThe excitement starts Friday, August 29, 2014 at the opening day of the U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo on the Port of San Diego's B Street Pier.

International sand sculptors will create works of art along an urban setting on beautiful San Diego Bay. All active duty military receive free admission on August 29 and can bring up to three family members each with free admission.

The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Expo continues through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. Hours for each day are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturday evening, the event's beer garden will remain open until 9 p.m.