The Port of Tacoma has earned an Award of Excellence from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) for our educational outreach and environmental awareness campaign.

The Port of Tacoma welcomes Carol Bua as its new director of communications. In this role, Bua will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the Port’s communications department, overseeing the development and execution of a comprehensive program that encompasses public relations, social media and media relations.

Earlier this week, high winds snapped the lines of a Port of Tacoma tenant’s barge that was carrying a container crane. The barge and crane eventually drifted down the Ruston Way waterfront where it came into contact with Katie Downs Waterfront Tavern. We greatly appreciate the efforts of our tenant for their work to safely recover the barge and bring it back to the Port.

Every summer, as the snow recedes from Mount Rainier, tiny particles on the mountain (known as glacial flour) hitch a ride into the Puyallup-White River watershed and eventually end up in Commencement Bay.

The Port of Tacoma is one step closer to restoring and reestablishing Lower Wapato Creek into a vibrant tidal wetland and stream complex that will support salmon and other wildlife.

Thais Howard has rejoined the Port of Tacoma Aug. 3 to lead the engineering team for her second tenure at the helm.

The Port of Tacoma Commission identified 10 local economic development projects to invest in.

We’re bidding farewell to four of our older cranes after decades of service.

The Port of Tacoma’s Upper Clear Creek Mitigation Bank, designed to offset adverse impacts to salmon and wetland habitat from development, received final approval on June 24 from the state Department of Ecology (Ecology), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).

The Port of Tacoma has launched an online open house to educate citizens and get their ideas and suggestions about the Strategic Plan the Port is currently working on.

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