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  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

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

  • 7 May 2010

    All along the waterfront retail businesses and cruise lines are looking for part-time employees in preparation for what could be Seattle’s largest cruise ship season ever. With 223 ports of call expected this cruise ship season, an anticipated 858,000 sea-faring visitors will be patronizing Seattle’s waterfront.

  • 11 July 2019

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

  • 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 […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, and City of Seattle officials will meet with Corps headquarters officials May 7 for the Elliott Bay Seawall General Investigation study’s Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM. “This is a major milestone in the Corps’ Civil Works study process,” Seattle District Commander Col. Bruce A. Estok said. “This is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    While Shell may have received a conditional approval by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alaska, it has yet to skip a Port of Seattle hurdle. Namely, the company may not be able to dock its two Arctic-bound drilling rigs in the Port’s Terminal 5 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2019

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

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A crew of the container ship Hanjin Seattle has been granted shore leave on the vessel’s arrival at the US port of Seattle, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). “This decision is an immense relief to the affected crew and we trust that it will apply to all Hanjin crews with bona fide visas who […]

  • 14 May 2012

    This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made progress on two separate action paths for the City of Seattle’s Elliott Bay Seawall project. First, a Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM, was completed on May 7 by the Corps’ Seattle District Civil Works Branch for the General Investigation study. Second, the District’s Regulatory Branch made […]

  • 7 May 2012

    Vigor Industrial jumped at the chance to be title sponsor of the 2012 Seattle Maritime Festival. The Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival 2012 May 8-12 is an entertaining, delicious and potentially career-launching opportunity to learn more about the multi-billion-dollar maritime industry on the Seattle waterfront. “These industrial jobs matter,” said Frank Foti, president and chief executive […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another environmental milestone has been reached at the former Lockheed West Seattle Shipyard/Shipyard 2 on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued an order to the Lockheed Martin Corporation for the cleanup of their property on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. Lockheed West Seattle/Shipyard 2, is the latest in a series of more than […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance Managing Members Tuesday approved a $52 million that will be invested in Seattle and Tacoma terminal improvements. The investments include purchase of four more container cranes to join four others already on order for Husky Terminal in the South Harbor. The Alliance also approved an additional $2.9 million in improvements at Terminal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Dozens of protesters in kayaks gathered in the Port of Seattle on Saturday to protest against Shell’s Arctic drilling plans. The event followed a similar protest held Thursday where the ‘kayaktivists’ welcomed the semi-submersible rig into the port with signs such as “Shell No Seattle Loves The Arctic.” Shell has docked the Transocean-owned Polar Pioneer […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle will appeal the City of Seattle’s decision to prevent the oil major Royal Dutch Shell from using the port’s Terminal 5 to moor its Arctic oil rig and accompanying tugs. Earlier this month Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) said that Port of Seattle needs an additional permit if it wants to lease […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) said that Port of Seattle needs an additional permit if it wants to lease its Terminal 5 to serve as a mooring dock for Shell’s Arctic oil rig and accompanying tugs. This interpretation was generated in response to general questions DPD has received regarding a proposal to moor an exploratory […]