Contact Us

The Northwest Seaport Alliance is a marine cargo operating partnership of the Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma.

Mailing address: P.O. Box 2985, Tacoma, WA 98401-2985
Phone: 800-657-9808

Email: [email protected]

Commercial staff contact information


Steve Balaski

Georgette Reidburn

John Tullis 

Jeff Brubach


Mike Reilly

Breakbulk & Autos

Andre Elmaleh

Port of Seattle

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1209, Seattle, WA 98111

Port of Tacoma

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1837, Tacoma, WA 98401

Standard Tort Claim Form

Pursuant to Chapter 4.96 RCW, The Northwest Seaport Alliance accepts, for purposes of filing a tort claim, use of the state of Washington standard tort claim form (SF 210) as provided in Chapter 4.92 RCW. 

The standard form SF 210 is available at:

In lieu of the ​Department of Enterprise Services, original claims may be delivered or mailed to The Northwest Seaport Alliance Claims Agent. In Pierce County, that is Lou Paulsen, Director, Strategic Operations Projects and Risk Management for the Port of Tacoma. In King County that is Jeff Hollingsworth, Director, Risk Management for the Port of Seattle.

Deliveries are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except holidays) at One Sitcum Plaza, Tacoma, Washington 98421. 

Regular, certified or registered mail may be addressed to The Northwest Seaport Alliance, P.O Box 2985, Tacoma, Washington 98401-2985.

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