Ship carrying four huge new NWSA container cranes to arrive Tuesday in Tacoma (Video)

Ship carrying four huge new NWSA container cranes to arrive Tuesday in Tacoma (Video)

A huge ship carrying four super-post-Panamax container cranes is scheduled to travel through Puget Sound March 5 to Tacoma. Among the largest on the West Coast, these cranes are identical to the four that arrived in …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
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
Port of Tacoma welcomes Evergreen’s Thalassa Axia - the largest vessel ever to call the port (Video)

Port of Tacoma welcomes Evergreen’s Thalassa Axia - the largest vessel ever to call the port (Video)

NWSA welcomed Evergreen’s Thalassa Axia to Pierce County Terminal on Nov. 1, 2018. Images courtesy of Port of Tacoma   At 13,800 twenty-foot-equivalent units, it’s the largest vessel ever to call …
Nov 6, 2018 /  Vessels
SEA\LNG submits open comment on the draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Puget Sound Energy LNG facility

SEA\LNG submits open comment on the draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Puget Sound Energy LNG facility

SEA\LNG recently submitted a letter to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency in response to its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), relating to the LNG facility at the Port of Tacoma, and LNG’s use …
Oct 19, 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
Ship carrying four huge new NWSA container cranes to arrive Friday in Tacoma

Ship carrying four huge new NWSA container cranes to arrive Friday in Tacoma

A huge ship carrying four of the West Coast’s largest container cranes is scheduled to travel through Puget Sound Feb. 23 to Tacoma. Puget Sound Pilots are scheduled to board the Zhen Hua 28, a 761-foot-long …
Feb 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Tacoma leases former Kaiser site to WWL for auto processing facility

Port of Tacoma leases former Kaiser site to WWL for auto processing facility

The lease includes 90 acres at the former Kaiser Aluminum smelter site in Tacoma, and is estimated to create more than 100 new jobs in addition to the 61 already associated with WWL when the facility is operational, …
Feb 15, 2018 /  Curious
The Northwest Seaport Alliance signs lease with SSA Marine to manage Matson’s Tacoma terminal

The Northwest Seaport Alliance signs lease with SSA Marine to manage Matson’s Tacoma terminal

SSA Marine has taken over stevedoring and terminal services for Matson at The Northwest Seaport Alliance Tacoma terminal. The 10-year lease for the West Sitcum Terminal authorized by the NWSA Managing Members Tuesday …
Oct 10, 2017 /  Curious
APM Terminals Tacoma ends lease

APM Terminals Tacoma ends lease

APM Terminals Tacoma will end its operations on September 30, 2017 as part of its portfolio optimization plans and transfer the lease to Seattle-based SSA Marine who will form a new joint venture with Matson Lines, …
Oct 6, 2017 /  Curious
Superstructure for new Washington State ferry Suquamish to set sail Wednesday from Tacoma to Seattle

Superstructure for new Washington State ferry Suquamish to set sail Wednesday from Tacoma to Seattle

About a year before its scheduled official launch as the newest member of Washington State Ferries’ fleet, the superstructure of the 144-car ferry Suquamish will move by barge from Jesse Co.’s fabrication …
Aug 16, 2017 /  Curious