Port of San Diego To Discuss 1HWY1’s Seaport San Diego Project

Port of San Diego To Discuss 1HWY1’s Seaport San Diego Project

The seven-member Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners is set to meet at 1 p.m. today to hear public feedback on 1HWY1’s Seaport San Diego project being considered for the redevelopment of the Central Embarcadero, prime San Diego Bay waterfront real estate that encompasses Seaport Village and surrounding spots between the Manchester Grand Hyatt and USS Midway. Port staff are expected to ask the board at the meeting to commence the environmental review required by the California Environmental Quality Act. Since being selected by the port in 2016, the 1HWY1 development team has been honing its proposal, which…
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San Diego Port Commissioner Named Among Top 50 Influential Latino Leaders

San Diego Port Commissioner Named Among Top 50 Influential Latino Leaders

Port of San Diego Commissioner Rafael Castellanos has been honored among the Top 50 Latino Leaders of Influence 2022 by the San Diego Business Journal and the San Diego County Imperial Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Castellanos, who was honored Oct. 11 at a ceremony at The University Club in San Diego, has been a port commissioner since 2013, serving a term as chairman in 2018. He is a partner with law firm Solomon Minton Cardinal Doyle & Smith LLP, where he specializes in commercial real estate and business transactional law. During his time on the commission, Castellanos has been…
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Port of San Diego Teams on ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Green Initiative

Port of San Diego Teams on ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Green Initiative

The Port of San Diego and Navy Region Southwest have announced a “first-of-its-kind partnership” that would allow the U.S. Navy access to take part in California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LFCS) market, paving the way for millions of dollars to electrify Naval Base San Diego and the port. Navy and port representatives made it official at a Sept. 20 Intergovernmental Support Agreement signing at Cesar Chavez Park in San Diego. The collaboration marks the Department of Defense’s first time in taking part in this type of carbon-lowering effort, enabling the navy to generate LCFS credits while vessels plug into shore…
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San Diego Port Anticipating Its Busiest Cruise Season Since 2010

San Diego Port Anticipating Its Busiest Cruise Season Since 2010

The Port of San Diego’s new cruise season has set sail and business is bouncing back, according to the POSD. This season is poised to be the port’s busiest since 2010 with 140 cruises scheduled, up 45% from 2021, with all sailings at or near full capacity, bringing about 460,000 passengers. San Diego is California’s third busiest cruise port after Long Beach and Los Angeles. “The Port of San Diego’s cruise business is definitely experiencing a rebound and we expect continued growth,” Port of San Diego Chairman Dan Malcolm said. “We’re pleased to be welcoming our cruise customers back to…
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Port of San Diego, USS Midway Museum’s Proposed ‘Freedom Park’ Moves Forward 

Port of San Diego, USS Midway Museum’s Proposed ‘Freedom Park’ Moves Forward 

The Port of San Diego and USS Midway Museum are moving forward on a proposal to turn the Navy Pier into a public space to be named “Freedom Park,” the port announced April 13.  Port commissioners inked a Memorandum of Understanding encompassing financial commitments for the project from the port of $11.7 million in federal stimulus funds and the museum’s contribution of at least $30 million.  Work on the project involves demolishing the headhouse on the pier, finishing pile improvements and pier reinforcements, building out the park with features that honor San Diego’s military history and other amenities, according to…
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