An environmental document for public review was released on Monday, June 25, 2018 for a period of 30 days. The document is a Draft Initial Study/ Mitigated Negative Declaration for So Cal Ship Services Permit Renewal at 971 South Seaside Ave. This project includes a proposed 10-year lease extension, with two additional optional five-year extensions. Additional project elements include an approximate one-acre parking lot, trenching and installation of utilities, installation of security fencing and lighting, replacement of an existing utility cover, and continual maintenance and repair of the site. This IS/MND will also assess the potential installation of a pedestal crane along the northern portion of the wharf and shore power along the southern portion of the wharf, which could occur during the term of this permit.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like additional informationand the document is available on our website at

Augie Bezmalinovich
Community Affairs Advocate
Port of Los Angeles