Pasha Hawaii's M/V Jean Anne, which sails biweekly into the Port of San Diego's National City and Tenth Avenue Marine Terminals, was recently recognized by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with a 2013 Environmental Achievement Award for nine consecutive years of operation with zero environmental infractions.
Great progress has been made on the construction of the North and South Pavilions, located on the waterside of North Harbor Drive. The roof deck is complete on the South Pavilion and contractors will be laying out the supports for the artistic glass hardware and constructing the framing for the suspended ceiling panel system. Contractors have completed the structural steel framework on the North Pavilion.
For the latest news on the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan Phase I project, read the construction update newsletter.
The American Planning Association (APA) for Urban Design has recognized the City of Chula Vista and the Port of San Diego for excellence in urban planning with a National Planning Achievement Award for the Chula Vista Bayfront Master Plan.
Ten Achievement Award recipients were selected by the awards jury as examples of good planning work. The Achievement recipients will be recognized collectively at the APA's National Planning Conference in Atlanta in April. APA's national awards program, the profession's highest honor, is a tradition established more than 50 years ago to recognize outstanding community plans, planning programs and initiatives, public education efforts, and individuals for their leadership on planning issues. These efforts help create communities of lasting value throughout the country – and the world.
The Port of San Diego is pleased to host the American Association of Port Authorities 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop.
Among the key topics on the minds of Western Hemisphere port development, marketing and logistics executives is how to implement and fund transportation infrastructure projects for the growing volumes of goods, both imports and exports, as well as cruise ship passengers, that are flowing through their facilities as world economic conditions improve.
The Port of San Diego will host two community workshops as part of its effort to gather input for its Integrated Port Master Plan Update process. The Port of San Diego, the fourth largest port in California, is in the midst of developing a 50-Year Vision Plan as part of the Port Master Plan Update to help guide land and water uses in the San Diego Bay.