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24th Annual Seaport Operations Tour
& Harbor Cruise Luncheon

Thursday, July 20, 2017
7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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JOIN WITOC for our 24th Annual Seaport Operations Tour & Harbor Cruise Luncheon. Learn from and network with port authorities, industry professionals, container terminal and freight station operators, warehouse and distribution proprietors and view cargo movements and port operations from the ground, rail and sea.

Highlights of this year’s tour include:
Continental breakfast will be served on the bus en route to the Port.


Tour of the Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) to see the Pier E redevelopment project combining two aging shipping terminals into the greenest, most technologically advanced container terminal in the world. Pier E facility opened in April of 2016 so we will witness the latest environmental and technological achievements and see first-hand unloading of cargo from a vessel calling into port.

Narrated 90 min tour of the Port of Long Beach aboard Spirit Cruises w/lunch for a close-up view of the largest port complex in the United States with the opportunity to meet and greet Harbor officials. See towering cranes, the most advanced and green terminal in the world, new infrastructure projects such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement, and possibly even catch a glimpse of local marine life.

Tour of Price Transfer’s MET (Trade Compliance) Facility. Price Transfer is the Industry Leader in CBP Centralized Examination Stations. Join this tour to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at their MET (Trade Compliance) Facility and witness Trade Enforcement Examinations. This is a very special treat as U.S. CBP Officials rarely permit the public to walk through this type of facility.

Price: Members $165/ Non-members $195 (includes coach transportation, breakfast, beverages, snacks, lunch)
Time: Check-in: 7:45AM; Depart: 8:00AM Sharp; Return: 4:00PM
Pick-Up Location: Avenue of the Arts Hotel, 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Parking: Parking at hotel included, must bring parking ticket to check-in registration for validation

Special Note: Registrations Are Final & Non-Refundable (only substitution) because of limited seating


Attire: Flat shoes with rubber soles, light jacket. No shorts or open-toe shoes. Suggest sunscreen and sunglasses for Harbor Tour.

Security Threat: In the event of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Port Authority, or participating company security threat - the tour may be automatically postponed. WITOC administration will advise as necessary.

Personal Identification Information: Each registered attendee will be required to provide a valid driver's license identification card and/or picture I.D. to enter any facility or site as may be part of this port tour. No walk-ins or substitution attendees will be accommodated.

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July 20th: Annual Seaport Operations Tour

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Aug 3rd: Summer Night at Laguna Canyon Winery (Annual Networking Mixer)

Dec. 7th: Annual Christmas Charity Gala

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