Kemp Joins PMSA as Vice President
created the Office of Government Affairs and Communication in the City of Long Beach, and went on to create the Office of Government Affairs at the Port of Long Beach. “I am excited to officially join the PMSA team and use my experience to benefit the West Coast logistics industry. California ports handle approximately $500 billion in foreign trade annually, and the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles alone support nearly 1.5 million jobs,” said Kemp. “The shipping industry is entering a critical era as it adapts to larger vessels, new and more efficient technology and global
Port Long Beach Prepares Future Leaders
for The Walt Disney Company, who was a college intern at the Harbor Department from 2010 to 11 as well as a Port International Business Scholarship recipient in 2011. The Port awarded scholarships totaling $58,500 to 27 students from Long Beach high schools, Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach. Since 1993, the Port of Long Beach has awarded $607,650 in scholarships to 351 students pursuing careers in international trade and the goods movement industry. Michael Gold, the Port’s Director of Communications and Community Relations, reported on
Long Beach Names Chun Director of Engineering Design
contracts. Engineering Design has a staff of 45 professional and technical individuals reporting to him. Chun succeeds Neil D. Morrison, P.E., who was recently promoted to Assistant Managing Director, Engineering Design and Maintenance. Chun earned his bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and his master’s in Civil Engineering from California State University, Long Beach. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Public Works Association. polb.com
Morrison Named POLB Asst. Managing Director
, storm drains and other Port-owned improvements. The Maintenance Division is also responsible for upkeep of Port-owned infrastructure including -- but not limited to -- buildings, roadways, utilities, landscaping and lighting; and runs the Port’s vehicle fleet. Morrison is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach, with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and he earned an MBA from the University of Redlands. He is a licensed Civil Engineer in three states including California.