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What is The Northwest Seaport Alliance?

A marine cargo operating partnership between the Port of Seattle and the Port of Tacoma.

Why are we important to you?

We are a major center for containerized cargo, bulk, breakbulk, project/heavy-lift cargoes, automobiles and trucks. We connect to the second-largest concentration of distribution centers on the West Coast.

Why are we important to the region?

International and domestic trade supports more than 58,000 jobs, contributing nearly $12.4 billion in business output producing more than $4 billion in labor income and generating about $136 million in state and local taxes to support communities throughout the region.

Seattle + Tacoma

Our gateway handles containerized cargo shipping between Asia and major distribution points in the Midwest, Ohio Valley and the East Coast.

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