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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

Port of SF may need to subsidize historic Pier 70 repair to seek new operators

From The San Francisco Examiner:

The Port of San Francisco may use its own funding to revitalize the aging shipyard in order to entice potential operators, Port Executive Director Elaine Forbes told the San Francisco Examiner on Thursday.

Last year, two former operators of the shipyard, Puglia Engineering, Inc. and BAE Systems, ceased operating the […]

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Leaders from SF, LA, other disaster-prone cities look to Houston for real-life lessons

San Francisco’s seawall is prone to collapse in an earthquake. Though the Port is working to engineer a solution, a fix is likely still years away.

Excerpts from SF gate:

Cities across the country that live with the threat of disaster — from earthquakes in San Francisco to hurricanes in Miami — are anxiously […]

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Mayor Lee appoints Elaine Forbes as Executive Director of the Port of San Francisco

Elaine Forbes

San Francisco Mayor Mayor Ed Lee has appointed Elaine Forbes as the Executive Director of the Port of San Francisco. Forbes has been Interim Director of the Port since March 2016.

“Our waterfront is a place for all San Francisco residents and diverse communities, businesses and visitors,” said Port Commission President Willie […]

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