Update on the Port's COVID-19 response
Delmas Whittaker, C.M., Port Maritime Division Senior Manager, Fishing and Commercial Vessels and president of the Port Blacks in Government chapter, reflects on the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day in our blog post. "On the eve of this celebration of what would have been Dr. King’s 91st Birthday, I encourage us all to choose a path of righteousness." Learn More
At SEA, your safety, health and well-being are our priority. To help us all protect each other, face coverings are required and must be worn over mouths and noses in all public areas in the airport. This policy applies to all passengers, visitors, and airport workers. Public areas include concourses, ticketing, checkpoints, baggage claim, and the parking garage. Learn More
Maritime High School, a new regional high school administered by Highline Public Schools, will open in September 2021. The curriculum will center on the environment, marine science, and maritime careers, including maritime construction, vessel operations, and other careers working on or near the water. The Port of Seattle partnered in the development of the school by convening industry and education leaders and identifying national best practices. Learn More
Commissioner Fred Felleman's blog post details the Quiet Sound initiative, a new cooperative program to reduce underwater noise from ferries and commercial vessels calling on Puget Sound Ports. This program was just awarded the Washington Public Ports Association Environmental Stewardship Award and was inspired by the Final Recommendations of Governor Inslee’s Southern Resident Orca Task Force. Learn More
Five Commissioners, elected at large by the voters of King County, serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at either Pier 69 or Sea-Tac Airport. Since meeting times and locations are subject to change, please visit the meetings page for the most up-to-date information. Visit the Port's Commission page to learn more.
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