The latest installment of the award-winning “Pulse of the Port” video series begins with a visit to Jacobsen Pilot Service, which has been guiding ships in the harbor since the 1920s, and takes a tour through some recent happenings at the Port.
Check out the official kickoff of the Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project at Long Beach Container Terminal, where civic, port and industry leaders gathered to mark the occasion that included the driving of a golden pile. Click here.
Then rendezvous with the space age Sea Launch platform and the California Maritime Academy's TS Golden Bear, a former Navy survey ship turned floating campus for college students preparing for careers in the maritime industry. Click here.
Speaking of education, the Port recently awarded nearly $60,000 in scholarships to eight local high school students and 21 college students to help them pursue careers in international trade and goods movement. Click here.
Also in this episode, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson tours the Port, meeting officials and seeing first-hand the advances made in fighting pollution here in Long Beach. Click here.
For the whole Pulse of the Port lineup, watch below or on Long Beach Television Channel 3 Mondays at 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at noon. Verizon subscribers can catch the program on Channel 21.