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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 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 - This segment is full and open for waitlist only.

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 - This segment is full and open for waitlist only.

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.

 

29th Annual Fishermen's Fall Festival

Benefiting Seattle Fishermen's Memorial

2017 Fishermen's Fall Festival flierCelebrating the return of the North Pacific fishing fleet to Fishermen's Terminal, Fishermen's Fall Festival is a truly unique Seattle event! 

Please join us for a day of celebration, family fun, live musical performances, fishing information & education, demonstrations, delicious seafood, community & remembrance:

Saturday, Sept. 23
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Free: No admission fee!
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Featured Event: Free Ship Canal Tour!

Board one of Argosy's Cruise Boats for a free tour of the Lake Washington Ship Canal. Learn about the natural and human history of the Canal and the wide range of maritime activities that contribute to our region’s economy. The Hiram Chittenden Locks, at the west end of the Canal, will be 100 years old in 2017. Find out why the Locks and the Canal were built and how they help sustain our maritime industry.

Tours depart from Dock 9 at 12 noon, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the Port of Seattle’s booth between docks 6 and 7. Boarding passes are issued 30 minutes prior to departure.

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