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News

2018

  • PORT OF SD ATTRACTS MAJOR OCEAN LINER - Earlier this month, the Port of San Diego secured a three-year ocean liner contract with European shipping conglomerate G2 Ocean. The deal ensures consistent break bulk service from Europe to San Diego, an important step for the Port as it continues to increase its cargo capac... more

  • SD RELEASES NEW REPORT ON CROSS-BORDER ECONOMY - Amid contentious political rhetoric and tightening borders, global trade and investment are top of mind for national leaders and companies alike. To contextualize the importance of such international connectivity, World Trade Center San Diego, with support from the Center for ... more

  • City Council Secures Land for Expansion of SDCC - Agreement outlines new long-term lease between City and Port, protects city operating budget, boosts expansion project to grow economy and add thousands of jobs. San Diego – The San Diego City Council and the Board of Port Commissioners today each voted in support of a three-... more

  • Port of SD Receives Award for Excellence in Comms - The Port of San Diego’s Marketing & Communications Department has received four awards from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) including the 2018 Overall Award of Communications Excellence for its proactive advertising campaign to brand San Diego’s cruise ... more

  • Port of SD to Install Solar-Powered Microgrid - As an environmental champion and mover of goods throughout the world, the Port of San Diego has secured a nearly $5 million grant for the installation of a renewable, solar-powered microgrid at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, one of the Port’s two marine cargo terminals. ... more

  • CUREMATCH WINS EXPORT PITCHFEST GRAND PRIZE - World Trade Center San Diego, through a grant provided by JPMorgan Chase & Co., and more than 100 business and community leaders awarded the 2017-18 MetroConnect Grand Prize to CureMatch, a local digital health company focused on personalized medicine and oncology. The com... more

  • SAN DIEGO CELEBRATES WORLD TRADE WEEK - May 14, 2018 This month, it was announced that California had the 5th largest economy in the world, behind the total GDP of the United States, China, Japan, and Germany. Much of this growth is concentrated in the coastal metros which, of course, include San Diego. In an inc... more

  • FINALISTS SELECTED FOR METROCONNECT PITCHFEST - WTC San Diego is proud to announce the four finalists of MetroConnect, San Diego's premier export assistance program, presented by JPMorgan Chase. These four diverse companies will compete for an additional $35,000 in funding towards their international expansion strategies du... more

  • PORT OF SD WELCOMES BELUGA ACE CAR CARRIER - Port of San Diego Commemorates Maiden Voyage of the Beluga Ace Car Carrier PRESS RELEASE: The Port of San Diego and its terminal operator, Pasha Automotive Services, welcomed a new car-carrying vessel to the National City Marine Terminal on April 9, 2018. The vessel, the M/V... more

2017

  • UPDATE ON DISCOVER SD PORTAL - DiscoversdBIO: Launched to coordinate foreign delegations Delegations from around the world travel to San Diego to forge connections with businesses in our innovation economy. However, when they visit, they often meet with the large institutions already ingrained within the i... more