Port of San Diego Advances Bayside Performance Park Enhancement Project Proposed by the San Diego Symphony

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In support of efforts to inspire residents and visitors by providing unique experiences on San Diego Bay, the Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners has voted to advance the San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Performance Park Enhancement Project, proposed for the Port’s Embarcadero Marina Park South.

Symphony Project Rendering v2“The San Diego Symphony has a great track record with the Port and is a pillar of the San Diego arts community,” said Chairman Rafael Castellanos, Board of Port Commissioners. “Their proposal to invest $45 million in improvements, including many public amenities and better performance facilities, strikes a new and wonderful chord on our dynamic waterfront, honors the water and creates a dynamic new place on our beautiful San Diego Bay for the public to enjoy.”

Port of San Diego Swears in 2018 Board of Port Commissioners Executive Officers

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The Port of San Diego swore in its 2018 Board of Port Commissioners Executive Officers on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 during ceremonies held at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier and at the Port Administration Building.

castellanos moore bonelli Rafael Castellanos, one of three City of San Diego Commissioners, was sworn in as Chairman; and Garry J. Bonelli, who represents the City of Coronado, was sworn in as Vice Chair at the Port Pavilion. Ann Moore, who represents the City of Chula Vista, was sworn in as Secretary at the Port Administration Building.

During his inauguration speech at the Port Pavilion, Chairman Castellanos stated that his theme for 2018 is "Ocean Optimism."

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Port of San Diego to Host Job Fair for Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Redevelopment, other Local Projects

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The Port of San Diego welcomes the public to attend a job fair for opportunities related to the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project, other local projects, and the Port itself. The event will take place Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at San Diego Continuing Education, Cesar E. Chavez Campus, 1901 Main Street, San Diego.

The Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project Phase 1, known as the Modernization, is a $24 million public works project that will result in a more modern, clean and efficient cargo terminal. In October 2017, the Board of Port Commissioners selected Dick Miller, Inc. of San Marcos for a $12.3 million contract under the first of three contract packages for the Modernization. The work includes the demolition of the first of two obsolete and underutilized transit sheds, excavation, grading and other improvements. Work by Dick Miller, Inc. began last month and is ongoing.

Port of San Diego Receives Green Fleet Leadership Award by the San Diego Regional Clean Cities Coalition

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green fleet leadership award1 201 12 20The Port of San Diego has received a Green Fleet Leadership Award, recognizing the Port’s dedication to exploring options for alternative fuels and cutting petroleum use and emissions in the San Diego region. The award was presented by the San Diego Regional Clean Cities Coalition, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to advance economic, environmental and energy security by supporting local actions to cut petroleum use in transportation.

green fleet leadership award2 201 12 20“We are delighted to be recognized as an environmental champion within the San Diego region by the Clean Cities Coalition,” said Port Chairman Robert “Dukie” Valderrama. “At the Port we take our role as protector of the San Diego Bay very seriously and work hard to find innovative ways to reduce our fleet’s environmental impact on the waterfront and the surrounding communities.”

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