|North Embarcadero Visionary Plan Comes to Life
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Through the coordinated planning and development of ten distinct places — the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan comes to life. Watch how a one mile long stretch of waterfront from Seaport Village to the airport becomes "World Class" as concrete and asphalt are transformed into 5 acres of parks and open space, 6 1/2 acres of gardens and nearly 1,800 trees.
|Port of San Diego: Strategic Port
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The Port of San Diego plays an important role when it comes to National Security: it is one of only 17 strategic commercial seaports in the United States. The Port of San Diego is the fourth largest port in California.
Its maritime terminals provide the infrastructure and services necessary to support military deployment activities, which can range from getting vehicles and equipment where it needs to go, to shipping household goods to servicemen and their families.
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|Star of India Makes Historic 'Voyage' for Dry Dock Maintenance
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Port Matters, Episode 17. Something is missing along the North Embarcadero. The Star of India, a waterfront icon and flagship of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, was towed on August 18 to BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair for refurbishing and inspections.
The oldest operational tall ship in the world, the U.S. Coast Guard requires the 146-year-old vessel to undergo out-of-water inspections every 10 years.
|Steel Strong - San Diego's Working Waterfront
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The Port of San Diego Tidelands thriving industrial sector — cargo shipping and handling, manufacturing, wholesale trade, commercial fishing and other industry and trade-related services — provides 42,280 jobs with an average annual compensation of $62,403 and nearly $8 billion annually in economic impact.
Learn more about this incredible asset to the region in this educational video.
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