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  • 7 August 2019

    NWSA has released a request for proposals for a long-term lease of Terminal 46, a 50-acre deepwater marine terminal.

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    MSC Laurence arrived at NWSA’s Terminal 46 on April 5, becoming the largest containership to call the terminal.

  • 19 December 2016

    The US Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recorded strongest import and export volumes for the month of November over the last five years.  Full November imports stood at 133,221 TEUs, an increase of 27.5 percent compared to 104,514 TEUs seen in the same month 2015. In addition, full exports rose by 22.7 percent to 95,442 TEUs […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    On August 9, The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) East Blair One terminal in Tacoma welcomed a Post-Panamax RoRo vessel, MV Thalatta, owned by Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL). According to the NWSA, the first-call visit of this vessel indicates the larger locks in Panama open new opportunities for both RoRo and container cargoes […]

  • 19 July 2019

    NWSA ports handled 1.92 million TEUs in the first half of the year.

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) Managing Members today unanimously approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District to begin a feasibility study for the South Harbor deepening project. The commissioners of Port of Tacoma and Port of Seattle approved $1.5 million for the study as a first step toward deepening the navigation channels in Tacoma that serve […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hanjin Marine is the first Hanjin ship to call at one of the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) terminals, after the South Korean shipping company filed for receivership in late August. The Hanjin Marine was expected to call at Terminal 18 in Seattle on August 25. The vessel was scheduled to call Terminal 46, however, this […]

  • 18 August 2016

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recorded strong import container volumes in July, which suggest that peak shipping season is just around the corner. Full import container volumes stood at 111,739 TEUs in July this year, jumping nearly 12 percent, compared to 99,949 TEUs in the same month last year. In addition, full export volumes grew 17.2 […]

  • 9 April 2019

    ZIM is expanding its presence at the NWSA by joining the 2M Transpacific service.

  • 24 May 2016

    The Port of Seattle and the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) have begun public comment period on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the modernization of the Terminal 5. The modernization project includes berth deepening, dock strengthening and power upgrades to handle larger cranes. The introduction of ever-larger container vessels has triggered dramatic changes in the container shipping […]

  • 10 January 2017

    Over the next two days, the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) will unload more than 4,800 vehicles off Glovis Composer, a roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessel.  The ship arrived from Korea and berthed at Terminal 7 in Tacoma. “During this call, the South Harbor will receive 4,818 vehicles in addition to six high and heavy cargoes, making this the […]

  • 28 September 2016

    Contractors have begun driving piles to rebuild Pier 4 of the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) Husky Terminal as part of a redevelopment aimed at supporting larger container cranes and vessels at the terminal.  The first of 1,241 piles were driven last week to align Pier 4 with an adjacent pier to create a contiguous 2,960-foot berth […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has seen another busy month as December’s full import volumes recorded their highest for the month over the last five years. Following a solid November for full international imports and exports, NWSA said it delivered another strong month in December with 14 percent and 6 percent increases, respectively, compared with December 2015. The […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we present you the Olive Bay, believed to be the world’s largest single-deck bulk/log carrier, which arrived at The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) West Hylebos log terminal in Tacoma on November 24, 2016. Built in 2015 specifically to carry logs, the Supramax bulk carrier is owned by Hong Kong-based shipping company Pacific Basin […]

  • 11 July 2019

    The upgrades will allow the deep-sea port to handle 18,000 TEU ships.

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The decision of the South Korean shipping company, Hanjin Shipping, to file for receivership has impacted cargo handling operations at three Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) terminals. NWSA Olympic Container Terminal (OCT) in Tacoma said it is not accepting or dispatching any empty Hanjin containers until further notice. Additionally, Husky Terminal in Tacoma is neither receiving […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Northwest Seaport Alliance handled a total of 775,522 TEUs in the first quarter of 2019, a rise of 12 percent.

  • 20 July 2016

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) reported an increase in import containers by four percent month over month in June – the highest June volume at the NWSA in the past four years. Furthermore, imports are expected to see a modest boost this summer and fall, according to the NWSA. Through the first six months of […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gadani shipbreaking yards are one signature away from reopening to tankers, GMS said in a report.

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    NWSA starts preparing to welcome containership giants; authorizes Terminal 5 construction and lease agreements.

  • 19 January 2018

    NWSA international container volumes increased by 4 percent in 2017 and were the fourth highest in its history. 

  • 21 April 2017

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), comprised of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, said that it has recorded the strongest first quarter international container volumes since 2005, which was a record-breaking year for the ports. From January to March 2017, NWSA’s full imports reached 351,607 TEUs, up more than 13 percent compared to the same period […]