<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
<p>All marine terminals in Seattle and Tacoma continue operations at The Northwest Seaport Alliance. The NWSA remains committed to serving our customers and supply chain partners who depend on our gateway to deliver goods around the world.</p>
March 17, 2020
<p>The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s total container volume for February 2020 was 260,932 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 3.1% decrease from Feb</p>
March 16, 2020
The City of Tacoma is conducting street repairs on Portland Avenue near the Lincoln Avenue Bridge. We expect the road will be closed to one lane each
February 26, 2020
<p>The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s total container volume for January 2020 was 263,816 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 19.1% decrease from January 2019.</p>
February 19, 2020
<p>John McCarthy, Port of Tacoma commission president and co-chair of The Northwest Seaport Alliance, provided the following <a href="https://www.commerce.senate.gov/2020/1/building-infrastructure-in-america-overview-of-the-build-america-bureau-and-the-u-s-department-of-transportation-rural-transportation-initiatives">testimony</a> Tuesday to the Transportation and Safety Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.</p>
January 28, 2020
<p>Even when they’re tied up at the dock, container ships consume a lot of energy. In fact, the diesel engines they use to generate electricity at berth were the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions on Northwest Seaport Alliance terminals during a 2016 emissions inventory.</p>
January 23, 2020
<p>2_ships.jpgThe Northwest Seaport Alliance’s total container volumes for 2019 reached 3,775,303 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 0.6% dip from</p>
January 17, 2020