Update: Feb. 22, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Via Washington State Department of Ecology:

The fire was declared officially extinguished at 1 p.m. today. 

Salvage teams continued to work on de-watering the vessel throughout the day, which improved the vessel list.  Vacuum trucks also remain on scene to remove water as necessary.

Port of Tacoma commissioners selected Dick Marzano as commission president for 2021. The Port of Tacoma commission president also serves as co-chair of The Northwest Seaport Alliance. Marzano, who was first elected to the commission in November 1995, succeeds John McCarthy as president.

The Port of Tacoma, in partnership with the City of Tacoma, is pleased to announce the installation of a new public art piece commemorating the Port of Tacoma’s centennial, 1918-2018, at Fireman’s Park in downtown Tacoma (801 A St.).

The Port of Tacoma is offering a new virtual tour to the public amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors to the virtual tour will be able to go on a journey exploring 22 sites within the Port’s facility on the Tacoma Tideflats, including Port-owned properties, habitat restoration areas, and several businesses located in the area.  

The Port of Tacoma (Port), Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County (EDB), Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber (Chamber), and the Washington State Office of Attorney General (Attorney General) have agreed to settle a lawsuit related to the Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCPA). 

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.

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.