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Aerial view of the Chula Vista Marina
Image of the Port Aquatic Center on the National City Bayfront with snowflake graphics against a blue sky.
PMPU illustration
ThatsMyBay Environmental Steward, Wilma the Worm alongside a hand holding red wriggler worms and soil
two huge beer fermenting tanks await transport at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Port of San Diego
the front parking lot and the entrance to thePort of San Diego Administration Building

You're Invited!

Are you a business that wants to work with us? RSVP for the latest workshop in our three-part series, How to Do Business with the Port.

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Join us for a South Bay Holiday!

Thursday, December 7 at 5 p.m.
National City Bayfront

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PMPU Virtual Public Meetings

December 12 & 14
We're nearing the final phase in planning for the future of the Port.

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#ThatsMyBay: Vermicomposting

Wilma's back and ready to wriggle into Vermicomposting!

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The Special Advantage

We know specialty cargo isn't one size fits all, so we tailor our services to fit your needs.

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Holiday Closures

The Port Administration Building, Maritime Offices, and the General Services and Procurement Building will be closed to the public between Friday, December 22, 2023 and Monday, January 1, 2024. 

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Holiday Closures

The Port Administration Building, Maritime Offices, and the General Services and Procurement Building will be closed to the public between Friday, December 22, 2023 and Monday, January 1, 2024. Port staff will be working remotely December 26 to December 28. For Port department contact information, click here.

Port holidays are Friday, December 22; Monday, December 25; Friday, December 29; and Monday, January 1.
Harbor Police dispatch and public safety services will still be in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Where San Diego Greets the World

The Port of San Diego is an innovative champion for the 34 miles of San Diego Bay waterfront along Chula Vista, Coronado, Imperial Beach, National City and San Diego.

  • Maritime

    The Port of San Diego is our gateway to the world. Port of San Diego Maritime leads our working waterfront and facilitates the international and domestic movement of goods and people. The Port is a conscientious innovator that leverages our unique expertise, deep-water berths, forward-thinking solutions, and relationships to expand the opportunities for businesses and employees. Port Maritime businesses employ thousands of residents with well-paying jobs and generate billions of dollars per year for the regional economy, creating a prosperous global economic engine for all.

  • Waterfront Development
    Waterfront Development

    Port of San Diego Waterfront Development is the innovative champion for the prosperity of the San Diego Bay waterfront across its member cities. From Real Estate to Aquaculture and Blue Tech, the Port invests in major redevelopment and community infrastructure, so businesses in our region have the opportunity to stay competitive in the global marketplace. Our waterfront businesses generate thousands of high-paying jobs to residents and reinvest billions of dollars into the local economy each year, benefiting the community and local businesses and creating a more prosperous way of life for all.

    Waterfront Development
  • Public Safety
    Public Safety

    Port of San Diego Public Safety protects and oversees the safety of our dynamic San Diego Bay waterfront—land and sea. Port Public Safety is responsible for safeguarding waterfront parks and land, maintaining homeland security and collaborating with agency partners to deter crime locally and abroad. Through the Harbor Police Department, the Port provides for the safety of our communities and resources along San Diego Bay and at San Diego International Airport, and is seen as a global leader in maritime and aviation public safety.

    Public Safety
  • Experiences

    Port of San Diego Experiences welcomes businesses, residents and visitors from across the globe to enjoy and prosper from our dynamic waterfront. As a treasured destination, the Port is the heart and soul of our collective pride. Port Experiences includes our tenant restaurants, hotels, marinas, and museums, as well as Port parks, art, public spaces and attractions. Unique opportunities in all five of our vibrant member cities captivate visitors and ensure everyone feels welcomed, connected and inspired by our beautiful waterfront.

  • Environment

    Port of San Diego Environment champions the safekeeping and environmental care of our dynamic waterfront. Through greenhouse gas reduction, sustainable development, water conservation, waste management and responsible business practices, the Port stewards the protection of our land, air and water. Year after year, measurable goals are set and measured to evolve environmental initiatives—ensuring San Diego Bay remains a vital resource and contributes to a remarkable way of life for future generations of visitors and residents alike.


Waterfront Development

As part of efforts to enhance and activate the San Diego Bayfront, the Board of Port Commissioners has directed Port of San Diego staff to issue one or more Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to create an entertainment district on a portion of eastern...
Read More About Port of San Diego to Pursue Entertainment District on East Harbor Island, Board Authorizes Term Sheet with Topgolf

Upcoming Events

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community. Continuing its long-standing San Diego tradition, the 53rd annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights promises to dazzle and entertain…

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Creating prosperity and a remarkable way of life.

34miles of waterfront

64,000+regional jobs

$9.2billion regional impact

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