Port of Tacoma

Port of Seattle image by Don Wilson
18 Apr 2014
The Puget Sound ports of Seattle and Tacoma face battles on multiple fronts.
23 Aug 2013
The Port of Seattle reported container volume dropped 16.0 percent year-over-year in July to 134,864 20-foot-equivalent units...
21 Aug 2013
The Port of Tacoma reported container volume of 1.08 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the first seven months of 2013, an increase of 24 percent year-over-year.
Second Quarter 2011-2013 West Coast Market Shares - U.S. Pacific North West vs. Canada. Source: Individual Ports
18 Aug 2013
West Coast container ports experienced a decline in year-over-year traffic in the second quarter of 2013. Overall throughput to major West Coast ports in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada fell 2.3 percent from 6,114,834 20-foot-equivalent containers in second quarter 2012 to 5,975,881 TEUs in second quarter 2013. Market shares of major Pacific Northwest and Mexican ports were down on the North American West Coast this quarter compared to the year prior. However, ports in Canada and California saw their shares climb in this market.
16 Aug 2013
Legislation being introduced by Washington state’s two U.S. senators to replace the Harbor Maintenance Tax with a new levy on U.S. containerized imports reflects a stark reality: Washington’s two container ports, Seattle and Tacoma, have for years been individually and collectively losing market share — mostly to Canadian west coast ports, where U.S.-bound containers aren’t assessed the HMT.
05 Aug 2013
The Port of Tacoma in Washington has hired Dustin Stoker to direct its new operations center.
22 Jul 2013
The Port of Tacoma reported its container volume in the first six months of 2013 was 930,794 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 29 percent year-over-year.
05 Jul 2013
Container volumes at West Coast ports edged up 1 percent in May compared to May 2012, according to statistics published on the Pacific Maritime Association’s Web site.
24 Jun 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was judged the leading gateway for developers and users of industrial real estate in 2012 based upon its consistent cargo volumes and available blocks of industrial space within the immediate port area, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle.
19 Jun 2013
The Port of Tacoma reported its container volume in May was 758,071 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 31 percent year-over-year.
12 Jun 2013
The Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma in Washington, along with British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver, have set collective goals to reduce diesel emissions by 75 percent per ton of cargo by 2015 and by 80 percent by 2020.
23 May 2013
The Port of Tacoma in Washington reported container volume from January to April was 617,076 20-foot-equivalent units, up 35 percent year-over-year.

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