Ports America to Operate Port of LA Cruise Terminal

Press Release
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Main Channel: Photo courtesy of Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles contract Ports America to provide operation, management & maintenance of the Port of Los Angeles Cruise Terminal at Berth 90-43 in San Pedro, Calif.

The five-year agreement, commencing April 2013, includes two 5-year options. Among the services that Ports America will provide are cruise terminal management, maintenance and repairs, security, special event management and the collection of dockage, wharfage and terminal fees.

Ports America Terminal Manager LA Cruise Operations Octavio Sanchez commented on the new business: "We are proud to have been chosen by the Port of Los Angeles as their new operator of the Los Angeles Cruise Terminal," Sanchez said. "Our level of expertise, experience and acumen in cruise operations gives us the ability to provide optimal service to all cruise lines. We look forward to a positive and successful relationship with the Port of Los Angeles and all its cruise partners."

Ports America, headquartered in New Jersey, is the largest independent marine terminal operator and stevedore company in the United States. The company currently operates in more than 42 ports and 80 locations. Ports America handles all types of cargo, including container, bulk, breakbulk, automotive, project, military and cruise.

The Port of Los Angeles is located in San Pedro Bay, 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. It encompasses 7,500 acres, 43 miles of waterfront and features 25 cargo terminals, which includes passenger, container, breakbulk, dry and liquid bulk, automobile and warehouse facilities. The port is home to the nation's most secure cruise passenger complex, the World Cruise
Center.
 

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