A couple of months ago, Causey Law Firm gave me the opportunity to take part in a tour of Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal, Ship Canal, and the surrounding Ballard Locks. The tour was put on by Port of Seattle, and was part of their “Ship 101” tour series. Through this tour, I came to appreciate just … Continue reading Port 101 Tour, Ship Canal
The Northwest Seaport Alliance reports that a new high efficiency vessel designed specifically to take advantage of the widened Panama Canal and reduce its carbon footprint arrived at The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s East Blair One terminal in Tacoma on August 10th. The first-call visit by the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) MV Thalatta indicates the larger … Continue reading Widened Panama Canal benefits Northwest Seaport Alliance
The process of ensuring safety for fishermen begins before the boats leave the dock, with emergency plans and equipment in place. The blessing of the fleet is a nod to the fact that even the best plans and safety equipment are not always good enough to save a life on their own.
Property adjacent to Fishermen’s Terminal to support maritime, industrial development The Port of Seattle Commission voted to purchase Salmon Bay Marina, located on the Ship Canal adjacent to the Port’s Fishermen’s Terminal facility. The five acre property contains five docks supporting 166 slips measuring 6,547 lineal feet of moorage on freshwater. The purchase price was … Continue reading Port of Seattle Purchases Salmon Bay Marina
The Port U series is free and open to adults, 18 years and older. Advance reservations are required. Priority will be given to first-time Port U registrants. Get the inside scoop on the many functions of the Port of Seattle by taking a free tour! Each tour is guided by Port partners and provides detailed … Continue reading Port of Seattle Offers Community Adult Education Series
The Port U Adult Education Series is a unique opportunity to tour the Ship Canal, Airport, Duwamish River and the port’s industrial Cargo terminals, and get a first-hand view of your local maritime and aviation industries at work. Each event focuses on the port’s role in the local and regional economy and the diversity of businesses … Continue reading Port of Seattle Announces the 2016 Education Series Tours
A workshop attended by state, federal, tribal and Canadian government representatives, researchers, natural resource agencies, whale conservation groups and representatives of the maritime industry was held to explore the possibility of establishing a program to reduce the exposure of our endangered orca to ship noise in Puget Sound.