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a cruise ship glides into the Port of San Diego
Embarcadero Cruise Ship at Night
Ye all need to spread the word, “Ahoy there, #ThatsMyBay, and I’m going to keep marine debris out of the sea!”
two huge beer fermenting tanks await transport at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Port of San Diego

Port of Land and See

Welcome to the Port of Land and See. Where every wave brings discovery.

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Discover your Wonderfront at the Embarcadero

Catch a world-class sunset, listen to live music and watch the cruise ships sail away. There’s something for everyone at the Embarcadero.

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#ThatsMyBay

Meet Pollution Pirate Pete

“Ahoy there, #ThatsMyBay, and I’m going to keep marine debris out of the sea!”

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The Special Advantage

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

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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
    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.

    Maritime
  • 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
    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.

    Experiences
  • Environment
    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.

    Environment

Creating prosperity and a remarkable way of life.

34miles of waterfront

44,300+jobs

$9.4billion total impact

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Experiences

The Port of San Diego reminds the public that public parking meters and pay stations along the San Diego Bay waterfront will be free on Independence Day, July 4, 2019. While parking will be free, the Port will be enforcing posted time limits to help...
Read More About Free Parking for Independence Day at Port of San Diego Meters and Pay Stations – Time Limits Still Enforced