The Port of San Diego dedicated its new shore power system for cargo ships today at its Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. San Diego already provides shorepower since three years ago to cruise ships at the B Street Terminal.

Cutting the ribbon at the dedication ceremony were, left to right: Port Commissioner Rafael Castellanos; Dole Vice President Stuart Jablon; National City Mayor Ron Morrison; Board of Port Commissioners Chairman Bob Nelson; Port Capital Project Manager Yeshitla Mulugeta; Imperial Beach Mayor Jim Janney; Congressman Scott Peters, U.S. House of Representatives, 52nd District; Interim San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria; Environmental Health Coalition Executive Director Diane Takvorian and Port Commissioner Robert "Dukie" Valderrama. (Photo by Dale Frost)