Senator Carper Tours Port of San Francisco
Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware) visited the Port of San Francisco yesterday.
The Port of San Francisco staff provided Senator Carper with a tour by Tideline water taxi of the Port, highlighting the Pier 70 ship repair yard, Piers 80-96 maritime cargo industrial complex, the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, and AT&T Park.
Topics discussed with Senator Carper included federal funding for Ports projects including the TIGER Grant program, dredging issues, the Harbor Maintenance Fee Program and Port security issues.
The Port of San Francisco is a public enterprise committed to promoting a balance of maritime, recreational, industrial, transportation, public access and commercial activities on a self-supporting basis through appropriate management and development of the waterfront for the benefit of the public.