January 21, 2022
Three Port of Tacoma Commissioners took the oath of office at their Jan. 20 meeting. Commissioners Marzano, McCarthy and Meyer are all serving additional four-year terms after being re-elected by voters in the November election. They were sworn in by the Honorable Philip K. Sorensen, Presiding Judge Pierce County Superior Court.
December 21, 2021
The Port of Tacoma has been awarded a $15.73 million grant through the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) to help fund construction of an off-dock container support facility. PIDP grants are awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will improve the safety, efficiency, or reliability of the movement of goods into, out of, around, or within a port.
December 8, 2021
The Northwest Seaport Alliance adopted its plan to implement the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy following those recently adopted by the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, enabling each port to identify, prioritize, and focus resources on actions that help achieve their collective zero-emission vision.
November 10, 2021
Construction on the Lower Wapato Creek Habitat Project continues with an eye toward making great habitat for salmon. With that in mind, two 60-inch culverts are being replaced by a 30-foot creek bed and what was a ditch is being turned into acres of thriving estuary.
September 29, 2021
SEATTLE + TACOMA — The Northwest Seaport Alliance, Port of Tacoma, Port of Seattle, and Vancouver Fraser Port Authority were honored with an American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) Lighthouse Award for environmental improvement and comprehensive environmental management. The award was given during the AAPA’s Annual Convention opening ceremony.
September 29, 2021
The Port of Tacoma has received three communications awards from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), including an Award of Excellence for its communication campaign in support of the Port’s 2021-2026 Strategic Plan, as part of the AAPA’s 2021 Communications Awards competition.
September 22, 2021
SEATTLE + TACOMA – The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) joins together with the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) signing the ‘Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization’ that urges world leaders to first, make zero emission shipping the default choice by 2030.
September 17, 2021
In partnership with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Port of Tacoma has started construction of the Lower Wapato Creek Habitat Project.
September 14, 2021
The Port of Tacoma is pleased to share that the Northwest Seaport Alliance has partnered with Savage and Union Pacific on a new railport in Pocatello that will help to connect Idaho’s agriculture producers and shippers to the international market.