NWSA releases marine cargo economic impact report

NWSA releases marine cargo economic impact report

Fourth-largest container gateway in the US provides nearly $6B across Washington state The Northwest Seaport Alliance released an economic impact report detailing the benefits of marine cargo to the state of Washington. …
Jan 29, 2019 /  Curious
Diana Shipping Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Seattle with SwissMarine

Diana Shipping Announces Time Charter Contract for mv Seattle with SwissMarine

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, Thursday (Dec 20) announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Northwest Seaport Alliance approves investments for future

Northwest Seaport Alliance approves investments for future

At a special dual meeting on Tuesday (Nov 13), the Managing Members of The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NSWA) adopted a budget for 2019 as well as a five-year capital investment plan. The budget and investment plan allow …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Finance
Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Seattle with Koch

Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Seattle with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, yesterday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Jul 31, 2018 /  Vessels
Vigor adds $42.2 million contract award for USS Sampson repairs and alterations

Vigor adds $42.2 million contract award for USS Sampson repairs and alterations

This contract is in addition to the $35 million contract to provide facilities and drydocking support for the USS Sampson awarded in March. Caption: Views from USS Sampson (DDG-102) sea trials, April 24 2007 - Image …
May 15, 2018 /  Naval
Port of Seattle Kicks off Another Record Season

Port of Seattle Kicks off Another Record Season

Over one-million passengers expected, with larger ships leading the way The Port of Seattle (see also CruiseMapper) embarks on another record cruise season with the arrival of the first ship – Norwegian …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Cruise
Port of Seattle Commission Establishes 2018 Environmental Priorities

Port of Seattle Commission Establishes 2018 Environmental Priorities

The Port of Seattle Commissioners took action last week (March 27th) to create its 2018 Energy and Sustainability Committee and identify top environmental priorities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and further …
Apr 3, 2018 /  Curious
NWSA: President Trump’s steel, aluminum tariffs pose significant regional economic consequences

NWSA: President Trump’s steel, aluminum tariffs pose significant regional economic consequences

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a joint venture between the ports of Tacoma and Seattle that operates the fourth-largest maritime shipping gateway in North America, raised concerns that new tariffs on imported steel and …
Mar 9, 2018 /  Curious
Washington State Christens New Ferry Suquamish

Washington State Christens New Ferry Suquamish

Will serve passengers on the Mukilteo/Clinton route next year A sparkling white and green Washington state ferry was the center of attention at Vigor's Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle last Thursday as the Washington …
Jan 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Seattle has biggest cruise season ever

Port of Seattle has biggest cruise season ever

Over one-million passengers in 2017 points to strong future of growth in Alaska cruise market The Port of Seattle welcomed a record 1,071,594 revenue passenger through its cruise terminals this year, with an estimated …
Nov 3, 2017 /  Cruise