The Northwest Seaport Alliance handled 240,671 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in May 2020, a 23.8% decrease compared to May 2019.
June 17, 2020
The Northwest Seaport Alliance handled 247,675 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in April 2020 as total container volumes declined 23.5% year over year.
May 18, 2020
Today, our two regions are working together to face our biggest challenge ever — the global coronavirus pandemic. Businesses and organizations throughout Puget Sound and Washington state are doing everything they can to keep our trade and business connections with Alaska healthy and strong during these challenging times.
April 28, 2020
The West Seattle high bridge closure remains top of mind for all of us at the Port Commission. Along with the potential closure of the low bridge, the impacts to this critical transportation hub highlights our maritime economy’s vital dependency on the free movement of people, goods, and vehicles throughout the busiest maritime freight hub in the state.
April 21, 2020
The Northwest Seaport Alliance handled 264,133 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in March 2020 as total container volumes dropped 21.6%
April 15, 2020
<p>The COVID-19 virus is causing an outbreak of a pneumonia-type illness in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This outbreak began in early December 2019 and continues to expand in scope and magnitude. On Jan. 30, 2020, the <a href="https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019">World Health Organization</a> declared the virus outbreak a global health emergency.</p>
March 31, 2020
<p>The Northwest Seaport Alliance was contacted Wednesday, March 25, after an employee of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Industrial Tacoma (WWIT) heavy-equipment processing center tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last at work on March 20 and has since been in self-quarantine.</p>
March 26, 2020
<p>Keeping the health, safety, and well-being of the public and our workforce is the top priority for The Northwest Seaport Alliance. Each of our terminals has modified its business continuity plan in response to the rapidly evolving nature of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The NWSA and our supply chain partners are also focused on mitigation efforts to slow the spread of the virus.</p>
March 20, 2020
As of March 9, 2020:  All empty containers arriving to Terminal 18 are required to have a valid appointment via eModal prior to arriving at the
March 17, 2020