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Port of Long Beach officials welcomed a new addition to their small fleet of boats this week with the delivery of a refurbished and retrofitted landing craft that will strengthen their emergency recovery capabilities.
Louise M. DuVall, the first woman to serve on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, died Saturday, April 19. She was 93. She was appointed to two terms on the Harbor Commission, serving from Feb. 6, 1979, to July 18, 1990. DuVall advocated for women to rise in the legal profession and the maritime industry.
The Port of Long Beach was a top awards winner at the California Association of Public Information Officials Annual Convention in Santa Barbara. CAPIO, the state's premier association for government communications, recognized the best in the field during an awards ceremony April 10.