Port of Seattle

Government, Business, Technology, TCA

Port of Seattle Partners With WeWork on Maritime Business Incubator

Port of Seattle A Washington state ferry sails on a foggy day near cranes at the Port of Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

Port of Seattle is partnering with WeWork to attract younger workers to the maritime sector.

Karen Khashimova Long | The Seattle Times
October 17, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Seattle Port Finds a Partner for Major Upgrade to Terminal

Port Of Seattle Trucks entering a terminal at the Port of Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

On Feb. 5, officials with the Northwest Seaport Alliance, the joint venture between the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, unveiled a tentative deal with Seattle-based Stevedoring Services of America Terminals, one of the world’s largest terminal operators, to manage a planned “big ship” loading facility on Terminal 5, just west of Harbor Island.

Paul Roberts | The Seattle Times
February 6, 2019
Business, Government, Logistics

Washington State Audit: Port of Seattle Illegally Gave Out $4.7 Million in Raises

Mike Kane/Bloomberg News

The Port of Seattle illegally gave out nearly $5 million in raises to hundreds of employees about a year ago, a Washington state audit has concluded.

Mike Rosenberg | The Seattle Times
February 5, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Secret Pay Raise, Improper Gifts: Inside Port of Seattle CEO's Abrupt Departure

The CEO of the Port of Seattle secretly gave himself a $24,500 raise, improperly accepted travel gifts and sports tickets from port customers and apparently steered port business to his father's company before leaving, officials revealed Feb. 3. There also were reports of a potential sexual-harassment complaint on top of an ongoing DUI case against him.

Mike Rosenberg | The Seattle Times
February 5, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Seattle Taps Ex-Polar Executive to Head Port

Don Wilson/Flickr and portseattle.org

Ted Fick, former CEO of trailer maker Polar Corp., has been selected as CEO at the Port of Seattle to replace Tai Yoshitani, who is retiring at the end of this month.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
September 5, 2014