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  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Tacoma’s updated shoreline master program. Tacoma’s program will guide future development along approximately 46 miles of shoreline including Commencement Bay, the Tacoma Narrows and portions of the Puyallup River, Hylebos Creek and Wapato Lake. Sally Toteff, director of Ecology’s southwest region, said: “Through Tacoma’s updated master program […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Container volumes through the Port of Tacoma surged in September, posting a 20 percent gain over the same month last year. Tacoma handled 225,890 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) last month, making it the port’s busiest month since September 2005 when the Port handled 216,430 TEUs. The port believes that September’s strong volumes are a signal […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    US container carrier Matson Inc. has elected to use its joint venture partner SSA Terminals for stevedoring and terminal services at the Port of Tacoma from 2018 onward. Matson will start using the services of SSA Terminals in Tacoma when its existing agreement with APM Terminals (APMT) expires on December 31, 2017. “APMT has served […]

  • 26 July 2007

    The Port of Tacoma today announced plans to build a US$300 million, 168-acre container terminal on the industrial east side of Tacoma’s Blair Waterway. The terminal will be leased to a container terminal operator, Yusen Terminal Tacoma Inc (YTTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of NYK Line. The plan was approved by NYK Line at its […]

  • 25 January 2018

    The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency determined that a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) is required for the LNG facility in Tacoma being built by Puget Sound Energy.

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Tacoma, part of Maersk Group’s terminal operator APM Terminals, has shut down its operations on September 30, 2017 and transferred the lease to Seattle-based SSA Marine. The SSA Marine container terminal operator has formed a new joint venture with Matson Lines, called SSAT, which started operations on October 2, 2017. Matson revealed its Tacoma plans in April this […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Productivity issues plaguing U.S. West Coast ports since October 31 prompted the Port of Tacoma’s container volumes to dive 8 percent over the same month last year. It marked the end of eight consecutive months of growth.  However, another U.S. West Coast port, Port of Long Beach, reported a 2.1 percent growth in November when compared […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pierce County citizens and Port of Tacoma business partners and customers are encouraged to take part in an online survey by Sept. 16 to provide input toward the Port’s strategic planning and brand identity. The Port, a key catalyst for the local and state economy, is developing a strategic plan to guide the organization in […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last pile has been put in place at Tacoma’s Husky Terminal Pier 4, according to the Northwest Seaport Alliance. Since awarding the contract to Manson Construction Company and launching the first phase of the project in May 2016, the construction is now more than halfway complete. “The last of the 1,245 piles on Pier 4 was […]

  • 11 December 2019

    The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has completed a review of Puget Sound Energy’s Tacoma LNG storage and fueling terminal.

  • 18 May 2017

    Six persons have been arrested at the Puget Sound Energy multi-purpose LNG storage and fueling terminal construction site in Tacoma, Washington.

  • 6 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The first ship associated with the new Grand Alliance service, docked on July 2 at the Port of Tacoma’s Washington United Terminals. This ship call is the first of three new calls each week at Washington United Terminals as result of the new Grand Alliance business announced in March. Port, terminal and shipping line officials […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The West Coast’s largest container cranes will be capable of serving two 18,000-TEU container ships at the same time.

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The ZIM Chicago, a ship owned by Israeli shipping line ZIM Integrated Shipping Services ltd, has departed the Port of Tacoma on schedule, after being unloaded and loaded as planned by the longshore workers, despite a pro-Gaza protest at the port, the Port authority informed yesterday. Pro-Palestinian protesters arrived at Washington United Terminals to try […]

  • 7 September 2011

    Pierce County citizens and Port of Tacoma business partners and customers are encouraged to take part in an online survey by Sept. 16 to provide input toward the Port’s strategic planning and brand identity. The Port, a key catalyst for the local and state economy, is developing a strategic plan to guide the organization in […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tacoma began dredging contaminated sediments in Blair Waterway on September 15 in preparation to expand Pier 4. The Port detected a marine biocide, called tributyltin, while completing a dredging inspection for the site evaluation to expand Pier 4 for larger ships. The Port of Tacoma has agreed to complete the cleanup of […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement Project draft feasibility report and draft environmental assessment (EA) will take place on January 15. Sessions begin at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Moore Branch of the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma, Washington, said USACE. The meeting will focus on […]

  • 15 September 2010

    The Port of Olympia is in the running to become a manufacturing site for massive pontoons, giant concrete structures that will help support the new state Route 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington, which is expected to open in 2014. The Port of Olympia, Port of Tacoma and a Port of Tacoma tenant called Concrete […]

  • 8 December 2014

    This magnificent view was captured on board the container ship Dresden Express, sailing under the flag of Bermuda. The photo was taken on the Thanksgiving day, during her morning arrival at the Port of Tacoma, located in Washington. The ship, 294-meter long with a breadth size of 32 meters, was built in 1991 and has […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has issued notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Tacoma Harbor, Washington, Navigation Improvement Project. The Corps will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to the Blair Waterway of Tacoma Harbor, including potential deepening and widening of […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Port of Tacoma announces that its customer, Washington United Terminals, was selected by the NATC Group, which represents the Grand Alliance, to bring additional container lines and the associated jobs to a community. It is expected that the new business will begin this July. More information will be unveiled as Washington United Terminals […]