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The Port of Seattle Commission regularly meets on the first, second and fourth Tuesday of each month, however, dates, times and locations are subject to change. Meeting notices are posted the Thursday before the next meeting. Visit the Commission Meetings page for the latest meeting agenda. Sign-up for meeting notices and other Port of Seattle news.

Port Unplugged headingPort Unplugged:  Seattle's Trade Gateway

Explore the story of Seattle's relationship with countries around the globe in the most trade-dependent state in the nation.

Join us for live music by Birch Pereira, appetizers, no-host beverages and food for thought.

 

August 17

Doors open: 4:45 p.m.  |  Presentation: 5 p.m.  |  After-hours reception:  5:45-7 p.m.
Port of Seattle  | Pier 69  |  2711 Alaskan Way  |  Validated parking at Bell Street Garage

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11th Annual FREE Duwamish River Festival 2017

August 26
12 noon - 6 p.m.
Duwamish Waterway Park
7900 10th Ave. South
Seattle, WA

The Annual Duwamish River Festival is a celebration of our river and the communities that live along its shores. The event is sponsored by King Co., City of Seattle, Waste Management among other notable organizations. Go to the Duwamish River Festival website for more information. 

 

Port U: Adult Education Series

Join the Port of Seattle and our partners for the 2017 community adult education series

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DUWAMISH RIVER 101

Date: Thursday, Sept. 7
Check In: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4:00–6:30 p.m.
Location: Bell Harbor Marina, Pier 66

The 5-mile-long Duwamish Waterway is important for commerce and jobs, fish and wildlife habitat, and public shoreline use areas. Learn about marine industrial commerce, the legacy of past industrial activities, fish and wildlife habitat restoration, and Superfund cleanup plans.

Partners: Alaska Marine Lines, Boeing, Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition, and the Environmental Protection Agency

AIRPORT 101

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13
Check In: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4:00–6:30 p.m.
Location: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Sea-Tac Airport is the 9th busiest U.S. airport.  Learn about upcoming projects including the new International Arrivals Facility, the modernization of the North Satellite and Sea-Tac’s master planning effort that will define redevelopment over the next 20 years.

SHIP CANAL 101

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 27
Check In: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4:00–6:30 p.m.
Location: Fishermen’s Terminal

Learn about the wide range of maritime industry businesses and support services that play a key role in making Seattle a focal point for commercial fishing, boat yards, and transportation between Alaska and the Lower 48 states. The Lake Washington Ship Canal is a bustling center of maritime activity.

Partners: Ballard Oil, Pacific Fishermen Shipyard, Washington Maritime Federation, NOAA Fisheries, American  Waterways Operators, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Seattle Maritime Academy.

CARGO 101

Date: Thursday, Oct. 5
Check In: 3:45 p.m.
Program: 4:00–6:30 p.m.
Location: Port Headquarters, Pier 69

Tour Terminal 18 and learn about the movement of cargo from ship to truck to train. Hear longshore workers, and stevedores describe their roles in the supply chain and visit the BNSF intermodal rail yard to learn how shipping containers move between the port and the interior of the country.

Partners: SSA Terminals, BNSF Railway, International Longshore and Warehouse Union SHIP

Register NowSpace is limited, so reserve your spot early!
Questions? Email us at: portrsvp@portseattle.org, or call us at 206.787.3009

 

The Port U series is free and open to adults, 18 years and older. Advance reservations are required. Priority will be given to first-time Port U registrants. Registration confirmation will be sent via email. Driving directions and parking information will be provided via email prior to each event. Light refreshments will be offered at each Port U program. If you need the assistance of an interpreter in another language on the boat tour, or would like to speak with someone in your native language, please call the Language Help Line.

Intrepretation at the event or by phone

If you need the assistance of an interpreter in another language on the boat tour, or would like to speak with someone in your native language, please call the Language Help Line.

Para español, llame al (206) 787-3797 y marque 1. Để sử dụng tiếng Việt, gọi số (206) 787-3797 và nhấn phím 2 Soomaali, wac  (206) 787-3797, kadib riix 3. សម្រាប់ភាសាខ្មែរ សូមហៅទូរសព្ទមកលេខ (206) 787-3797 ហើយចុចលេខ 4។ For other languages, call (206) 787-3797 and press 5.

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