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Services, Amenities and Rates for Commercial Vessel Operators

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The Port of Seattle is your partner on the working waterfront. Fishermen's Terminal provides moorage for 400 commercial fishing vessels, work boats, and other commercial vessels. It boasts a vast array of on-site and nearby services with a calm, freshwater environment.

Facility, Services and Amenities

  • 230 slips and more than 9,400 feet of linear moorage in fresh water just one mile from the Hiram Chittenden Locks
  • Electrical hookups, potable water, garbage and recycling (including oil recycling), on-site forklift and crane rentals, as well as two electric hoists
  • On-site sewer pump out station
  • Loading docks that accommodate boats up to 250 feet in length and hot work areas (with permit from Seattle Fire Department)
  • Covered and open gear storage available
  • One shipyard (FVO) and one boatyard (Salmon Bay Boat Yard) on-site
  • 24/7 staffing and security cameras
  • Restrooms and showers
  • Shops, restaurants and office space
  • Free parking up to three days

Moorage and Equipment Rental Rates

Commercial Vessel Rates
Size Monthly Rate* Daily Rate
30' - 79' $11.70/ft $1.01/ft
80' - 125' $12.69/ft $1.23/ft
Over 125' $14.47/ft $1.45/ft
* Monthly rate - based on registered length and include 12.84% leasehold tax
**Daily rate - based on length overall. Vessels staying 30+ consecutive days are subject to 12.84% leasehold tax from 1st day of visit.

Commercial Equipment and Storage Rental Rates
Item Size Per Hour Per Month Minimum
Forklift self-drive Up to 3 tons $65.12 - 1/2 hour
Forklift and operator Up to 3 tons $111.76 - 1 hour
Forklift and operator 3 tons and over $111.76 - 1 hour
Hoist-WWall self operate 3 tons $65.11 - 1/2 hour
Cranes - Dock 9 and 6 self operate 3/4 tons $31.84 - 1/2 hour
Crane - Westwall 3 tons $111.66 - 1/2 hour
Dumpster 1.50   69.96 until full
Fenced storage Misc - $.50/sqft $75.20/mo
Net Shed        
Fishing and Commercial  customers 200-700 sqft - $0.64/sqft $128/mo
Uplands tenants 200-700 sqft - $0.70sqft $140/mo
General public 200 - 700 sqft - $0.77/sqft $154/mo
Electricity is charged at Seattle City Light rates

Charter Vessel Rates
Load/Unload $25 non-refundable reservation fee (due 72 hrs prior)
Linear Foot $1.30/ft/round-trip based on LOA
Licensed 6 pax

Flat fee per round-trip

$24 off-peak

$26 peak season

Monthly Moorage See Commercial Vessel Rates above


Charter vessel loading locations: guest dock float between Docks 9 and 10, Dock 4 West, and Dock 9 West


Facility Map

Fishermen's Terminal Map

Family visits Fishermen's Terminal


Seattle Fishermen's Memorial

Community Event

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