Port Earns National Honors for Engineering, Finance, Communications
November 19, 2014
Excellence in engineering, finance and communications has earned the Port of Long Beach coveted national awards from leading professional trade organizations. On Nov. 6, the American Society of Civil Engineers honored the Port with its Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award for the Pier G Slip Fill project and related dredging work. In recent months, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the Port’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30. On Nov. 13, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) named the Port the recipient of its 2014 Dan Maynard Communications Award for Overall Excellence. The awards mark the fourth time AAPA has honored the Port with its top communications prize and the 31st time the GFOA has recognized the Port for financial reporting excellence.