Category: News Releases

Port Commission budget workshop scheduled for Oct. 27

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners will meet to discuss the port’s 2015 budget at a workshop on Monday, Oct. 27. The workshop, which begins at 9 a.m., will be held at the port administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road. It is open to the public, but no official… Read more »

M/V Jobst Oldendorff calls the Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

 VANCOUVER, Wash.—The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V Jobst Oldendorff, commanded by Capt. Baisie of Ghana, on her maiden voyage Oct. 16. Capt. Baisie and his 21-member multinational crew were welcomed to Vancouver by Oldendorff Port Captain Russell D’Souza , Chris Cummins and Sandra Avila of Pacific NorthWest Ship & Cargo Services, Noa Lidstone… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA approves sale of 9.6 acres to steel manufacturer Maruichi Northwest

VANCOUVER, Wash. – An advanced manufacturing facility is poised to be the first development in the Port of Vancouver USA’s Centennial Industrial Park (CIP), a prime light-industrial site in southwestern Clark County. The port’s Board of Commissioners approved the sale of 9.6 acres in CIP to Maruichi Northwest in its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Oct…. Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA recognizes Cadet as 2013 Tenant of the Year

Sustainability, community involvement and an employee-centered culture were just three of the reasons the Port of Vancouver USA presented Cadet with its 2013 Tenant of the Year award on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Commission president Brian Wolfe presented the award to Cadet during the port’s regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting. He congratulated the company and… Read more »

Port takes another step forward in waterfront development

At their August 26 meeting, Port of Vancouver USA commissioners paved the way for further development of Vancouver’s waterfront by unanimously approving two agreements related to port property occupied by Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay. “I am so pleased that we’ve reached agreement on next steps,” said port Commissioner Nancy Baker. “One of… Read more »

Port Commission to meet Tuesday, August 26

Board will hold public hearing on comp scheme amendment and consider five action items VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, August 26, to attend to five action items, including a proposed amendment of the port’s Comprehensive Scheme of Harbor Improvements and Industrial Development (Comprehensive Scheme). As part… Read more »

Looking up: Growth at the Port of Vancouver USA reflects local, national economy

Things are looking up at the Port of Vancouver USA! Existing cargoes are increasing, we’re seeing a good variety of products moving through the port, and we’re also welcoming some new customers – all signs that reflect an improving economy and have a positive impact on local and regional economic health. Several cargoes in the… Read more »

Port and city collaborate on waterfront utilities project

VANCOUVER, Wash. – During the regularly scheduled August 12 meeting, the Port of Vancouver’s Board of Commissioners authorized CEO Todd Coleman to execute a public works contract with Nutter Corporation for utility work that will serve multiple properties along Vancouver’s waterfront. The infrastructure improvements are a joint effort between the port, the city of Vancouver… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA welcomes the Nord Geranium on her maiden voyage

VANCOUVER, Wash.—The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the Nord Geranium, commanded by Capt. Kim Aarup of Denmark, on her first voyage to the United States July 29. Capt. Aarup and his 22-member Danish and Filipino crew were welcomed to Vancouver by Aaron Flett, terminal manager with NuStar Energy Corporation,  Gary Martinke, vessel agent with Inchcape… Read more »

Sapa Extrusions receives Port of Vancouver USA Facilities Improvement Award

During the regularly scheduled July 22 Board of Commissioners meeting, the Port of Vancouver USA presented Sapa Extrusions with its 2014 Facilities Improvement Award.  The port selected Sapa because the company surpassed employment and build-out goals and performed exceptional community outreach. Sapa produces aluminum products in all shapes for markets that include the automotive industry,… Read more »