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Michael R. Christensen, P.E. Deputy Executive Director – Development Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness and Tsunami Readiness.

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1 Michael R. Christensen, P.E. Deputy Executive Director – Development Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness and Tsunami Readiness Overview South Bay Cities Council of Governments 13th Annual SBCCOG General Assembly Be Prepared: Preventing Disasters/Planning for Recovery February 24,

2 Port of Los Angeles at a Glance Busiest U.S. Container Port 7.9 million TEUs in ,500 Acres 270 Berths (5 AMP Berths) 43 Miles of Waterfront Landlord Port 2

3 24 Maritime Facilities 9 Container 7 Liquid Bulk 3 Breakbulk 2 Dry Bulk 2 Passenger 1 Auto 3

4 Road and Rail Connections Freeways –110 –710 –47 Rail –Pacific Harbor Line –On Dock/ Near Dock 4

5 Planning Efforts LA/LB AMSC Workshops Port Wide TR/RP MTS Recovery Plan Critical Port Processes Roles and Missions Potential Gaps 5

6 Planning Efforts Port Seismic Design Standards –Review of recent events Seismic Vulnerability Assessment Tsunami Inundation Study Port Recovery Business Continuity Planning 6

7 Threats Earthquake Terrorist Marine Accident Tsunami Utility Interruption Labor 7

8 Vulnerabilities Electrical Grid Bridges/Roadways Main Channels Wharves Rail Lines Communications Other Utilities Labor 8

9 Port Reconstitution Post Disaster Response Phases Emergency Response – Save Life and Protect Property Port Recovery – Repair and Restore the Required Infrastructure Trade Resumption – Restore Port Operations and the Movement of Goods Business Continuity – Begins Immediately 9

10 Port Recovery Damage Assessments Prioritization of Restoration Actions Waterway Navigability Coordination –Interagency –Public/private 10

11 Trade Resumption Cargo Handling Infrastructure Intermodal Connections Regulatory Agencies –Agency Inspections –Relaxed Regulations Vessel Restart Protocols Terminals & Port Authority Functional Labor Available 11

12 Port Reopening 12 Recent LA/LB Experiences Small Aircraft Collision Labor Disruption 9/11 Basic Steps Security Measures Vessel Control Trade Resumption Government & Public Relations

13 Near-Field (Locally Generated) Tsunami 13 A tsunami that strikes a coastal area near the place it was generated.

14 USACOE Physical Model 14 Located in Vicksburg, Mississippi Constructed in 1973 Includes San Pedro Bay out to the 300 ft contour Shoreline from 2 mi northwest of Point Fermin to Huntington Beach Largest operating physical model in the world, covering an area of 253 sq mi in the prototype Continuously updated to match changes in prototype bathymetry and harbor modifications

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