Sponsors

PortTech sponsors, both public and corporate, provide many of the resources required to develop the programs and services that allow our client companies to create deliverable clean technologies for the maritime industry.

The Port of Los Angeles, Southern California’s gateway to international commerce and number one container port in North America, is located in San Pedro Bay, 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. This leading seaport is known for its groundbreaking environmental initiatives, progressive security measures, and diverse recreational facilities. The Port is strongly committed to the development of innovative, sustainable operations that benefit the economy, environment, and quality of life for the communities it serves. In order to maintain and improve its world-class infrastructure, the Port plans to invest $1 billion dollars in capital improvements over the next five years.

The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety and environmental stewardship. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the Port welcomes 4,000 vessels a year carrying trade valued at $155 billion. A major economic engine for the region, the port supports hundreds of thousands of jobs in Southern California. The Port began its second century of service with a $4 billion capital improvements program, the largest in the nation, building some of the world's most modern, efficient and sustainable marine facilities.

Cavotec is a global engineering group that enables industries worldwide to improve productivity, safety and sustainability. Cavotec delivers power transmission, distribution and control technologies that form the link between fixed and mobile equipment in the Ports & Maritime, Airports, Mining & Tunnelling and General Industry sectors. All design and manufacture of Cavotec systems takes place at our nine Centres of Excellence. Through a strong emphasis on quality and innovation our engineers are capable of providing durable solutions to industry operators throughout the world. Furthermore, our sales companies in 35 countries around the globe, provide our customers with local support backed by a global network of engineering expertise. Working closely with our customers and industry bodies, we look to develop long-term relationships that drive projects forward and help improve safety, efficiency and sustainability at a vast diversity of applications worldwide.

With an innovative vision for a healthy and sustainable ocean, the port of the future will be fundamentally different from the port of the past. Through collaboration and innovative solutions, the port of the future will move more than people and cargo. It will move ideas. AltaSea, according to its Latin origin (“alta,” meaning high, deep, noble, profound), has high aspirations for innovative solutions and deep roots in scientific research, collaboration and community. With a 28-acre campus at the Port of Los Angeles dedicated to uniting global marine research, education, business, government and community.