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Mayor Garcetti and U.S. Navy Announce Los Angeles Will Host Annual 'Fleet Week'

Mayor Eric Garcetti and U.S. Navy officials announced today that Los Angeles has been selected as an official Fleet Week market for the U.S. Navy, beginning in 2016. LA Fleet Week will run through Labor Day, with active military ships beginning to arrive in the days preceding the end-of-summer holiday weekend. LA Fleet Week will offer Angelenos greater access to ships, equipment, and sea service life than ever before.

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Los Angeles Harbor Commission Approves $1.8 Million in FEMA Grants

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved three grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totaling $1.8 million. The grants will support Port Police security and operation integration initiatives, as well as cyber security infrastructure.

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L.A. Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade

L.A. Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade Celebrates 53rd Year at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 5

Los Angeles Harbor community members will celebrate the free and festive 53rd Annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade on Saturday, December 5, at 6 p.m., at the Port of Los Angeles. Presiding over this sparkling spectacular  is Los Angeles Deputy Mayor of Economic Development Kelli Bernard as Grand Marshal and 15th District Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino as Commodore of the Fleet to celebrate the nation’s busiest international trade gateway with this year’s playful theme of Santa’s Minions.

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Port of Los Angeles Communications Initiative Earns Top Honors From American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has awarded the Port of Los Angeles the association’s top communications competition prize, the Dan Maynard Communications Award for Overall Excellence. The Port also earned 21 additional awards as part of the AAPA’s 48th annual Communications Awards Program, which received a total of 126 competition entries from 28 ports around the country.

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Port of Los Angeles Advances Clean-Energy Solar Power Projects

The Port of Los Angeles has entered a long-term agreement with Hecate Energy Harborside LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hecate Energy LLC (HECATE), to build, operate, and maintain photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems (PV Systems) that will generate electricity at multiple site locations within the Port. The PV Systems will feed clean energy to the utility grid operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP).

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Port of Los Angeles Celebrates 10 Years of Clean Air Gains with Record Reduction of Key Pollutants

Findings from its 10th consecutive year of tracking air pollution show the Port of Los Angeles has set new records for cutting harmful emissions from port-related sources, with diesel particulate matter (DPM) down an unprecedented 85 percent and sulfur oxides (SOx) bordering on total elimination, having plummeted 97 percent since 2005. The data also shows the Port has surpassed its 2014 emission reduction goals set in 2010 for DPM, SOx and nitrogen oxides (NOx).

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60-day closure of Figureoa

Port of Los Angeles Announces I-110/Figueroa Street Closures: October 5 to December 3

Please be advised of a 60-day closure on Figueroa Street from I-110 to the John S. Gibson/Figueroa/Harry Bridges intersection, from Monday, October 5 to Thursday, December 3, 2015. The I-110/C Street on- and off-ramps will also be closed during this time.

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Port of Los Angeles Seeks to Expand its Commitment to Develop Zero Emissions Technologies

The Port of Los Angeles has issued a draft white paper on zero emission technology that details the Port's testing of zero emissions technology to date, and its proposed near-term plan for encouraging zero emission technology use in maritime goods movement, particularly as it relates to drayage trucks and yard tractors. By 2020, the Port plans to facilitate testing and development of up to 200 zero emission vehicles.

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Port of Los Angeles Joins Mayor Garcetti and DWP in ‘Save The Drop’ Water Conservation Efforts

The Port of Los Angeles, in an on-going effort to improve upon sustainability and water conservation technologies, supports ‘Save The Drop’.

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Port of Los Angeles to Start Construction on Yusen Terminal Improvements

The Port of Los Angeles will begin construction this summer on a two-year project to improve the marine container terminal operated by Yusen Terminals LLC. The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded Manson Construction Co. a $44.6 million contract to upgrade berths, and backlands at Berths 212-224.

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History of Terminal Island Recounted in New Book Released by Port of Los Angeles

“Terminal Island: Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor,” a historical account of the denizens of Terminal Island, has been released by the Port of Los Angeles and Angel City Press. 

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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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Next Harbor Commission Meeting

Upcoming Special Board Meeting:
Monday, November 23, 2:30 p.m.
Port of Los Angeles (View Meeting Agenda)
Harbor Administration Building
425 S. Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA 90731

Upcoming Special Board Meeting:
Thursday, December 17, 8:30 a.m.
Port of Los Angeles
Harbor Administration Building
425 S. Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA 90731

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