The Thursday, May 19, 2022, commission meeting will be held in a hybrid format with the public invited to attend remotely by watching the livestream on the Port’s website or listening by phone. For information on how to join the meeting, please visit the Commission Meetings page.
The Port of Tacoma has been selected to receive a $500,000 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Assessment Grant to assist in efforts to bring brownfields and other high-priority sites within the Tacoma Tideflats back into productive use with new businesses and family-wage jobs.
At their January meeting, Port commissioners designated commission officer positions for the upcoming year, with Don Meyer serving as Port of Tacoma commission president and Deanna Keller as vice president for 2022. The commission president also serves as co-chair of The Northwest Seaport Alliance.
The Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, commission meeting will be held in a hybrid format with the public invited to attend remotely by watching the livestream on the Port’s website or listening by phone. The meeting call in number is (253) 617-4257, enter conference ID: 171 774 947#.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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