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  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. Conducted by the […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public comment period for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will come to an end Nov. 18. The draft report details four action Alternatives and identifies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ tentatively selected plan, or TSP. However, the TSP is not a final agency decision and, depending if there is new […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd will help the California United Terminals in their plans to build a new container terminal facility at the Port of Los Angeles. Japan’s Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on the Pier 500 project details. The new […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Los Angeles District, will begin in early May removal of some of the temporary protective barriers that were placed along the most vulnerable reaches of the Los Angeles River. These barriers were placed as an interim risk reduction measure due to the reduced capacity in these sections from accumulated sediment and vegetation. Initial focus […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is gearing up to host the largest-ever global gathering of port authorities, convening in downtown Los Angeles this week (May 6-10) for the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference. The biennial conference will bring together nearly 500 attendees, including executives and officials representing more than […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground Thursday on a project that will prepare a section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, received an additional $112.3 million in funding through congressional appropriations for existing projects and programs through the Corps fiscal year 2016 work plan. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, said the plan “will significantly advance and complete studies and construction projects that […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting comments on its proposed PCB permit renewal for Clean Harbors Los Angeles, LLC., a commercial hazardous waste treatment, storage, and transfer facility located approximately two miles south of Downtown Los Angeles in the industrial city of Vernon, Calif. EPA’s proposed permit, if finalized, would be valid for 10 […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles Master Plan serves as a long-range plan to establish policies and guidelines for future development within the coastal zone boundary of the Port of Los Angeles. A Port Master Plan is required through the legislation of the California Coastal Act of 1976 and should respond to the demands of foreign […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Los Angeles District’s Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis on January 8 to announce that the Corps will begin interim risk reduction measures to improve flood protection on the Los Angeles River during El Niño. The District received emergency funding to begin work […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has named the Port of Los Angeles recipient of two Project Achievement Awards for recently completed Port construction projects. The Berths 142-143 Backland Improvements project at the Port won in the over $100 million transportation infrastructure category. The project was part of phased […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.3 billion fiscal year (FY) 2018/19 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles. The budget focuses on priorities set out earlier this year in the Port’s revised 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, which calls for a focus on growth-supporting infrastructure; security, supply chain efficiency and sustainability; improved financial performance […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation (LASAN), through the Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFCD), recently requested permission from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to alter the Sepulveda Channel. According to the Corps, the proposed action would construct a diversion channel within the Sepulveda Channel. The proposed features are in-river, which […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a 50-year lease to transform a 100-year-old pier on the LA Waterfront in San Pedro into a world-class urban marine research and innovation center called AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. The lease agreement – signed between the Port of Los Angeles and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI) Container Terminal Improvements Project, located at Berths 212-224 at the Port of Los Angeles, on the north side of Terminal Island along the Cerritos Channel, near the East Basin. The […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received guidance from Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy May 27 on moving forward with further development of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study and future documentation. Based on information presented by USACE, as well as consideration of the correlation of the project with […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A newly passed Los Angeles ordinance will streamline the permitting process for future Port of Los Angeles construction projects, allowing the Port to remain competitive, ensure safety and forge ahead on its five-year, $1.2 billion Capital Improvement Plan that will create more than 19,000 one-year equivalent construction jobs. “This collaboration between the Harbor Department and […]

  • 16 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized preparation of a draft report for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and posted the report to the Los Angeles District website Sept. 13. The report will appear in the Federal Register Sept. 20, which will trigger a 45-day public comment period that will help inform […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Grace F. Napolitano has welcomed new federal funding for Los Angeles County El Niño flood control projects and improvements to the county’s ports. “I met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials multiple times over the last few months in advance of El Niño storms, urging them to provide more funds for flood control operations […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D is in full swing, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps, Los Angeles District, yesterday released a few photos of the ongoing work. JF Engineering, the contractor for the project, […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission yesterday approved $7.5 million for the final phase of the Port of Los Angeles’ Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP). The project has taken the Port’s main navigational channels and basins to a 53-foot depth, ensuring that the nation’s number one gateway for containerized trade can accommodate container ships of all […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairwoman Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) yesterday made an interesting statement on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Inland Waterways. She delivered the following opening statement during the hearing titled: “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Investment in […]

  • 27 July 2012

    The Port has prepared a Notice of Preparation and Initial Study (NOP/IS) for the Port of Los Angeles Master Plan Update, which serves as a long-range plan to establish policies and guidelines for future development within the coastal zone boundary of the Port. The NOP/IS is to inform agencies and the public that the Port […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District awarded about 750 contracts worth more than $556 million in fiscal year 2018. Employees were honored for those achievements during an End-of-the-Year celebration on October 3 at the District’s headquarters office in downtown Los Angeles, USACE said in its latest release. “The harbors, the dredging, the […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 includes more than $79 million in federal funds for studies, construction, and the operation and maintenance of civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. “Our missions, like flood risk management, environmental restoration and navigation, allow us to focus our efforts on developing […]