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Mission and Vision

The Port of San Diego is truly a waterfront of opportunity, and our efforts are guided by a shared mission and vision.



the San Diego skyline lights up at night and reflects off of the bay

21st Century Port Vision

We are an innovative, global seaport courageously supporting commerce, community and the environment.


The Port of San Diego will protect the Tidelands Trust resources by providing economic vitality and community benefit through a balanced approach to the maritime industry, tourism, water and land recreation, environmental stewardship and public safety.


  • Accountability
  • Courage
  • Inclusiveness
  • Fairness
  • Fun
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Transparency


Enrich the relationship people and businesses have with the dynamic waterfront of San Diego Bay, providing prosperity and a more remarkable way of life.