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Port of L.A. Approves Eagle Marine Services “Pier 300” Container Terminal Expansion $196 Million Green Modernization Project to Create Nearly 3,400 Jobs During Construction and Add Nearly 8,000 Permanent Jobs to Region by 2027
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission today certified the final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed expansion of Berths 302-306 and approved the project that will modernize the container terminal operated by long-time tenant Eagle Marine Services, Ltd., a subsidiary of ocean carrier APL.
Due to begin in late 2012, the two-year marine terminal redevelopment project at the facility commonly known as “Pier 300” is expected to generate nearly 3,400 jobs during construction and add nearly 8,000 permanent direct and indirect jobs to the Southern California economy over the next 15 years. Green innovations include equipping the entire terminal with Alternative Marine Power (AMP) electrical infrastructure to eliminate emissions from ships at berth and other San Pedro Bay Clean Air Action Plan measures.