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  • 29 July 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Seattle will cancel its request for industry proposals for a joint investment to build and operate a new cruise terminal at Terminal 46. The terminal development had been proposed with the aim of bolstering the port’s capacity to accommodate the growing cruise demand for Alaska, the Pacific Northwest and West Coast cruises. The […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The US Port of Seattle has taken another step toward the modernization of the cargo-handling facility at Terminal 5 as the port completed the environmental analysis and prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the project. Being undertaken in an effort to serve larger cargo vessels, the proposed upgrades to Terminal 5 will include wharf rehabilitation, berth […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Port of Seattle last week welcomed China’s Minister of Transport, Li Shenglin, a delegation of Ministry of Transport officials, Chinese Consul General staff, and COSCO America’s new President Liu Hanbo. The delegation visit from a high government official of China is rare, and a welcome surprise for the port. “China is the Port […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The Port of Seattle last week welcomed China’s Minister of Transport, Li Shenglin, a delegation of Ministry of Transport officials, Chinese Consul General staff, and COSCO America’s new President Liu Hanbo. The delegation visit from a high government official of China is rare, and a welcome surprise for the port. “China is the Port of […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    About 200 protesters gathered on Monday at the Port of Seattle marching their way to the Terminal 5 where Shell’s giant oil drilling rig is parked. The protesters voiced their disapproval of Shell’s plan to use the Terminal 5 for its rigs as they ready to resume exploration in the Arctic for oil and gas reserves. The […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment released yesterday. The Corps and the Port of Seattle have agreed on a tentatively selected plan of -57’ Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) for both the East and West Waterways. This depth will […]

  • 12 March 2020

    The Port of Seattle has canceled the first two sailings of its 2020 cruise season.

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle and Eagle Marine Services (EMS), operator of Terminal 5, have announced a proposal to relocate its cargo and breakbulk activities to another terminal so that the port can modernize Terminal 5 to handle the bigger ships that are changing international shipping. “If we’re going to keep jobs in Washington state, we […]

  • 7 May 2019

    The Port of Seattle unveils 3 shortlisted teams for the development of a new cruise terminal.

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shell’s giant oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer moored at the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 on Thursday, after being towed from the Port of Los Angeles, amid protests organised by local environmental activists, the Port of Seattle Authority reports. Further seaborne protests are planned for Saturday, when the so-called kayaktivists will take to the water, and a land protest is set […]

  • 24 May 2017

    The Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have opened the renovated Bell Street Cruise Terminal at the port’s Pier 66 building. As informed, the terminal features three times the square footage within the same walls of the prior facility and is custom designed to handle the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Bliss, which will be the […]

  • 4 October 2006

    Global ocean-carrier APL, the Port of Seattle and numerous public safety agencies have completed a comprehensive test of security procedures at the port. The day-long exercise on September 28 tested the ability of APL, the Port of Seattle, the FBI, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Seattle police and fire […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle presented its Green Gateway Partners Awards, which recognize the comprehensive environmental achievements of the port’s cruise and containership lines. This year’s award winners are Maersk Line, COSCO Container Lines America’s Inc., Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, and Holland America Line. “These awards show that maritime businesses are doing […]

  • 17 May 2010

    In recognition of its measurable efforts to reduce its environmental footprint both at sea and in port, Holland America Line has been selected as the 2010 Marine Environmental Business of the Year by the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Propeller Club. “We applaud and congratulate Holland America Line in winning the 2010 Marine Environmental […]

  • 11 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. “Restoring shoreline […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Container volumes through The Northwest Seaport Alliance, jointly launched by the ports of Seattle and Tacoma on August 4, marked a growth of nearly 8 percent in July 2015 compared to July 2014, the ports said in their monthly stats. Through the first seven months of the year, the NWSA has handled nearly 2.1 million […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of Seattle Executive Director Stephen. P. Metruck yesterday officially released the proposed 2020 Budget and five-year capital development and investment plans. Port Commissioners will consider the budget and capital development and investment plans at their November 12 and November 19 public meetings. “The Capital Investment Plan (CIP), which amounts to $3.4 billion over the […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Container volumes through The Northwest Seaport Alliance, jointly launched by the ports of Seattle and Tacoma on August 4, marked a growth of nearly 8 percent in July 2015 compared to July 2014, the ports said in their monthly stats. Through the first seven months of the year, the NWSA has handled nearly 2.1 million […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Stand.earth and 350 Seattle activists protested against Port of Seattle’s Cruise Terminal 46 expansion proposal.

  • 14 March 2019

    The Port of Seattle issues a request for qualifications to secure a partner for a new cruise facility at Terminal 46.

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7. The project proposal includes deepening the East and West Waterways to 57 feet below mean lower low water and if it receives authorization […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the Port of Seattle with a 2014 Clean Air Excellence Award two days ago in recognition of its Seaport Air Quality Program. Eight other initiatives and one individual were also given awards, which recognize innovative programs that protect Americans’ health and the environment, educate the public, serve their […]