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Port of Los Angeles Celebrates World Trade Week with 'Waves 'N' Wheels' on the LA Waterfront

In celebration of World Trade Week, the Port of Los Angeles will host the first-ever 'Waves 'N' Wheels' event on Saturday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., from locations in both San Pedro and Wilmington. The free public event offers boat tours of Los Angeles Harbor and unique displays of Port vehicles and equipment.

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Supply Chain Forum

Stakeholders Offer Views on Supply Chain Efficiencies

More than 100 cargo owners, trucking firm leaders, longshore labor, marine terminals and other goods movement industry representatives turned out Wednesday for a joint meeting hosted by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to gather input, insights and solutions focused on improving the performance of the supply chain.

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Year-Over-Year Port of LosAngeles Container Volumes for March Rise by 17%; 2nd Busiest Month in Port's History

March containerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 17.3 percent compared to the same period last year. The Port handled a total of 791,863 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), the second-highest month in the Port's history. The busiest single month was October 2006, when the Port moved 800,063 TEUs.

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South Wilmington Grade Separation Bridge Opens to Public

The Port of Los Angeles has announced the South Wilmington Grade Separation Bridge, a 4,100-foot-long structure linking Harry Bridges Boulevard to Pier A Street and Fries Avenue in Wilmington, is now open to all vehicular traffic, in an area heavily used by pedestrians, truckers and Port commuters.

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Northbound I-110/John S Gibson Boulevard on-ramp Closed for Three Months During Harbor Freeway Construction

Beginning Monday, May 4, the northbound (NB) I-110/John S Gibson Blvd. on-ramp will be closed for approximately 90 days, as part of a major Port of Los Angeles interchange and roadway construction project in San Pedro.

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Ports Expands Marina Engine Exchange Program to Include Alternative Fuel and Electric Motors

The Port of Los Angeles is offering up to $3000 for local boat owners to upgrade old, highly polluting motors with California Air Resources Board (CARB) three-star certified ultra-low emission motors. In order to qualify, an applicant’s boat must have an operational, two-stroke outboard motor no greater than 20 horsepower and be located in a Port of Los Angeles marina.

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Ports Begin Talks to Improve Supply Chain Efficiencies

Top executives from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach held a kickoff meeting to begin working together to focus on cargo conveyance strategies that will enhance velocity and efficiency throughout our gateway's supply chain.

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Los Angeles Harbor Commission Approves $350,000 in Harbor Community Benefit Foundation Community Grants to Schools and Nonprofits

The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved the award of 21 grants to local organizations, including $50,000 for three Community Benefit Grant projects and $300,000 for 18 projects under a new Harbor Schools Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Initiative.

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'Peel Off' Program Speeding Up Cargo Through Port of Los Angeles

A new program that expedites cargo by streamlining container moves is speeding up operations at the Port of Los Angeles. Launched February 25, the "Peel Off" Program has added a new operational model to the Port to clear the current backlog of containers and improve the flow of cargo going forward.

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LA Waterfront Live Feed

Port of Los Angeles Launches Live Streaming on the LA Waterfront

Want to know what's happening right here, right now, on the LA Waterfront? Now you can virtually visit us with a LIVE view of the Los Angeles Main Channel. Watch cargo move, see vessels and tugs come and go, and even catch a glimpse of sea life -- all without leaving your seat. Click play anytime during the day or night; the view of the illuminated Vincent Thomas Bridge is not to be missed!

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Mayor Garcetti Appoints Citywide Panel to Guide LA Waterfront Development Strategy

Mayor Garcetti has announced the formation of a high-level city task force that will be responsible for advising him on an integrated community development strategy for the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles.

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Ports O' Call Village

Feasibility Study on Ports O' Call Village Released

The Financial Feasibility Analysis for the proposed Ports O’ Call redevelopment commissioned by the Port earlier this year is now available for public review.  The study analyzed the size, scope and elements of a development concept presented by the LA Waterfront Alliance (developer) and provides project size and scope recommendations to enhance the performance of the proposed project.  To review the report, click here.

Waterfront Parking

Port Analyzes Waterfront Parking in San Pedro

Desman Associates completed the San Pedro Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles Comprehensive Parking Strategy on behalf of the Port of Los Angeles in December 2014. The report provides an inventory of existing parking spaces, estimates future parking demand based on anticipated waterfront improvements, and outlines a strategy to accommodate future parking demand. To review the report, click here.

Sampson Way Realignment

Port of Los Angeles Moves Forward with Design to Realign Sampson Way

The proposed expansion of Sampson Way into a scenic boulevard along the west perimeter of Ports O’Call Village, and the creation of an extensive network of public promenades, bikeways, and Coastal Trail connections will facilitate public access throughout the waterfront area to better connect the waterfront with downtown San Pedro and the surrounding community.

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Next Harbor Commission Meeting

Meeting Cancelation Notice:

The Regular Board Meeting on
Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.
has been canceled.

(view regular meeting cancelation notice)

Upcoming Meeting Notice:

The Special Board Meeting
Friday, May 8, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
Port of Los Angeles Harbor Admin. Building
425 S. Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
(view special meeting notice and agenda)

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