Break out the extension cords. By the end of this year, the Port of San Diego will be ready to offer shore power to those ships which can accept it.
Both cruise terminals are being equipped for the service: two berths at the B Street Pier terminal and one at the Broadway Pier. In its initial phase, power will only be able to be supplied to one ship at a time, but that will be increased when the project is completed.
The video below provides some visuals about the project and the construction.
The complete article appeared in the June 11, 2010, edition of Cruise News Daily.