The maritime industry is a vital part of the culture of our region and will continue to require a robust workforce in the future. Seattle Maritime Academy provides a breadth of maritime curriculum and collaborative workspaces to get students excited and prepared for careers in maritime. Learn more about Seattle Maritime Academy and how to sign up for a free tour. Learn More
In a recent Seattle Times op-ed, Commission President Ryan Calkins and Commissioner Hamdi Mohamed write about pivotal changes the Port has made to its jobs programs to accelerate efforts to build a more diverse workforce. Learn about the Port's new Youth Career Launch program that aims to place youth into jobs that will lead to careers in maritime. Learn More
As curbing greenhouses gasses becomes a high priority in the maritime industry, plugging maritime equipment into clean power infrastructure is becoming more the rule than the exception. It’s an innovation that was first executed in Seattle almost 20 years ago for cruise ships. And there’s an exciting future ahead for waterfront electrification and the growing use of shore power in the rest of the maritime industry. 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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