Port of Seattle

Type: Company
Name: Port of Seattle
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ports of Tacoma and Seattle Major Breadwinners

Port of TacomaMarine cargo operations at the U.S. ports of Seattle and Tacoma supported more than 48,000 jobs in 2013, which generated nearly USD 4.3 billion in economic activity, according to a study commissioned jointly by the two ports.This marine ... [Published World Maritime News - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Report: Tacoma, Seattle marine cargo ports generate $4.3B in economic activity

Marine cargo operations at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma supported more than 48,000 jobs in 2013, which generated nearly $4.3 billion in economic activity, according to a study commissioned jointly by the two ports .If those 48,000 jobs were represented ... [Published Tacoma Daily Index - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Update: Male rescued from waters off Shilshole Marina

A young man was pulled from the water around Shilshole Marina and attempts to resuscitate him were being made before he was taken to the hospital. UPDATE: September 30, 8:10 a.m.Seattle Fire Department confirmed that the male was unresponsive and undergoing ... [Published Ballard News Tribune - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

USACE, Port of Seattle Pen Cost-Sharing Agreement

L to R: Tay Yoshitani, Port of Seattle CEO; Colonel John Buck, USACE; Olton Swanson, Deputy District Engineer for Programs & Project Management and Chief, Programs & Project Management DivisionThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Seattle signed ... [Published Dredging Today - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle, Corps to split cost of feasibility study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port of Seattle Monday signed an agreement to split the cost of a feasibility study for the deepening of the East and West Waterways to 55 feet from the current depths of 34 and 51 feet. ... [Published Journal of Commerce - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago shutdown affects some, but not many, SeaTac flights

Flight cancellations and delays at Chicago’s airports have had a minimal impact on Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, at least so far, according to an airport spokesman.“We’re not seeing a pile up right now,” said Port of Seattle spokesman Perry Cooper ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Port manager accused of stealing $117K

A Port of Seattle manager accused of pocketing $117,000 in public money now faces a felony theft charge.Formerly manager of the port’s credential center, Maleaka Jones is accused of stealing payments made by workers at Sea-Tac International Airport and ... [Published seattlepi.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Seafood 101 Helps Families Celebrate Pacific Northwest Seafood and National Seafood Month

The 2nd Annual Seafood 101 program helps families celebrate Pacific Northwest seafood from October through November 2014 with a special newspaper supplement, tours, demonstrations, festival and other free events.SEATTLE, WA, September 25, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ ... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Automated FODetect Solution to Enhance Seattle-Tacoma Runway Safety

Leidos has won a contract from the Port of Seattle to provide implementation services for a comprehensive Foreign Object Debris (FOD) detection system to be installed as part of a runway improvement project at Seattle - Tacoma airport.FODetect is an automated ... [Published Asia Travel Tips - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

New leaders to ‘energize’ travel hubs

In Mukilteo, planes, ships and ferries rule the local economy – and so do those who direct them.Three local transportation agencies that impact Mukilteo will soon have new leadership, meaning the city could see changes involving travel by water and air ... [Published Mukilteo Beacon.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta potato growers fearful of future

The humble potato is suffering a very bad rap of late — and that has Alberta growers worried.Although full of vitamins, nutrients and fibre, the longtime staple has become vilified in the last decade and grouped with sugar and white flour as an obesity-causing ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Port of Seattle gets $20 million to boost terminal productivity

The Port of Seattle’s Terminal 46 will soon be able to serve two super post-Panamax vessels at once, boosting terminal productivity, thanks partly to $20 million in federal funding.The federal grant, announced by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., yesterday, ... [Published Journal of Commerce - Sep 10 2014]

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"We are committed to being the employer of choice for professional drivers," said Greg Lehmkuhl, president of Con-way Freight. "Our simplified pay structure enables us to more effectively align driver pay with the market-based cost of labor, and provides increased flexibility to react to market conditions over time so we can ensure our drivers’ compensation remains competitive."
"The Port of Seattle greatly appreciates the Corps of Engineers in starting this study," said Yoshitani. "This is another step in keeping the PacificPacific Northwest a competitive trade gateway, and keeping thousands of local jobs here."
"The incident has severely interrupted the second southbound convoy and the northbound convoy is therefore expected to be delayed" said a representative from Inchcape Shipping Services
Leidos group president Larry Hill said: "The port has selected the FODetect system to meet expanding operational demands for continuous monitoring for FOD at Seattle-Tacoma airport."

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Port of Seattle and Corps of Engineers split $3... [Published Cargo Business News - 3 hours ago]
MSC alliance to save Maersk $350M annually [Published Cargo Business News - 3 hours ago]
Update: Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd ship collision dela... [Published Cargo Business News - 3 hours ago]
Nova RM F wins Coronado dredging deal [Published Dredging News Online - 5 hours ago]
US: Burnham Associates wrapping up work at Conley [Published Dredging News Online - 5 hours ago]
Report: Tacoma, Seattle marine cargo ports gene... [Published Tacoma Daily Index - 17 hours ago]
Update: Male rescued from waters off Shilshole ... [Published Ballard News Tribune - 17 hours ago]
Fishermen's Fall Festival to celebrate the flee... [Published Ballard News Tribune - 17 hours ago]
USACE, Port of Seattle Pen Cost-Sharing Agreement [Published Dredging Today - Sep 30 2014]
Seattle, Corps to split cost of feasibility study [Published Journal of Commerce - Sep 29 2014]
Study examines economic impacts at Tacoma, Seat... [Published Tacoma Daily Index - Sep 29 2014]
Chicago shutdown affects some, but not many, Se... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 26 2014]
Key Ports & Carriers In The Global Food Supply ... [Published Food Logistics - Sep 26 2014]
Port manager accused of stealing $117K [Published seattlepi.com - Sep 26 2014]
Seattle-Tacoma Airport to use advanced FOD dete... [Published Airport Technology - Sep 25 2014]
Seafood 101 Helps Families Celebrate Pacific No... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Sep 25 2014]
Automated FODetect Solution to Enhance Seattle-... [Published Asia Travel Tips - Sep 25 2014]
New leaders to ‘energize’ travel hubs [Published Mukilteo Beacon.com - Sep 24 2014]
Automated FODetect Solution Help Enhance Seattl... [Published Aviation Today - Sep 24 2014]
Simudyne announces results of simulated earthquake [Published Ship Management International - Sep 24 2014]
FOD detection system for Seattle-Tacoma Airport [Published Airport Focus International - Sep 24 2014]
Alberta potato growers fearful of future [Published Fresh Plaza - Sep 24 2014]
Automated FODetect(R) Solution by Xsight System... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 24 2014]
Secrecy of meetings by Seattle, Tacoma ports qu... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 24 2014]
Boy Allegedly Taken by Father, Believed on Boat [Published Encinitas Patch - Sep 19 2014]
International search continues for missing boy, 9 [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
Editorial: The Times recommends Jeanne Kohl-Wel... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
FBI Seeks Missing Child Billy Hanson [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
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Canada Ports Win as Container Ships Divert on L... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 27 2014]
Photo courtesy Prince Rupert Port Authority By Christopher Donville and Frederic Tomesco Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) — Prince Rupert, a remote port luring tourists with the slogan “Where Canada’s Wilderness Begins,” may want to consider a new motto: “Asia’s ...
Carnival Corporation's Holland America Line Hos... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 26 2014]
SOURCE: Carnival Corporation & plc DESCRIPTION:<p style=""&gt;August 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Holland America Line hosted a fundraiser luncheon aboard ms Westerdam in June at the Port of Seattle for the American Cancer Society. Stein Kruse, CEO of ...
Palestine mural is unveiled in Oakland, and act... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 11 2014]
Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural unveiled Aug. 10, 2014 (photo: Henry Norr) A huge, brightly colored mural expressing solidarity with the people of Palestine was dedicated Sunday in Oakland with a ceremony that included poetry, music, traditional ...
Morning News: The Trans Issue Is Out! Also Stuf... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 25 2014]
blackboard1965 / Shutterstock.com Don't forget the T in LGBT, y'all, this flag is for everyone. GO READ THE QUEER ISSUE! Every year, we put out a Queer Issue on a different theme. This year, the theme is trans issues , and it's chock full of new ...
Beekeepers are breeding a race of superbees at ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 16 2014]
It’s a sunny June day and I’m standing in a lovely meadow. Birds are singing, flowers are in bloom, and the temptation to lay out a blanket and have a picnic is strong. In fact, if not for the occasional roar of a 747 overhead, you would never guess ...
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Alaska Airlines Pledges $1.5 Million for Job Tr... [Published Financial Services - May 07 2014]
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