Category: News Releases

Port, partners and community open new section of multiuse trail along NW Lower River Road

VANCOUVER, Wash. – A crowd of about 100 state and local partners, walkers, bicyclists and Port of Vancouver USA staff converged on a spot along Northwest Lower River Road today to cut the ribbon on a new section of multiuse trail and celebrate improved connectivity for the community.The half-mile section of beautifully landscaped, asphalt trail… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA waterfront workshop scheduled for June 18

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Join the Port of Vancouver USA and its consultant, NBBJ, at a workshop for the port’s waterfront revitalization project Thursday, June 18.What:             Commission workshop for the Port of Vancouver’s waterfront projectWhen:             Noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18Where:          Port administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road, VancouverThis commission workshop is open… Read more »

Ryan Hart to join Port of Vancouver USA as Chief External Affairs Officer

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA has hired Ryan Hart as its Chief External Affairs Officer. Hart will join the port on June 22.Hart has served as District Director for U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler since January 2011.“Ryan was one of the first people I hired for my congressional office, and he’s been… Read more »

Subaru of America Inc. adds another 10 years to lease with Port of Vancouver USA

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Longtime Port of Vancouver USA tenant Subaru of America Inc. has extended its lease with the port until at least 2030. The port’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the lease extension on Tuesday, May 26. Subaru’s lease would have expired August 31, 2020. The extension means Subaru will remain with the port… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA waterfront workshop scheduled for May 26

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Join the Port of Vancouver USA and its consultant, NBBJ, for a waterfront workshop on Tuesday, May 26. The board will meet at its regularly scheduled time, 9:30 a.m., to attend to action items and routine port business. The board meeting will recess at noon for a public workshop on the port’s… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA receives fifth consecutive clean audit

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA received its fifth consecutive clean audit from the Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) on April 27. The audit period was from Jan. 1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2014. No deficiencies were found. In its report to the port’s Board of Commissioners, the SAO complimented port management and… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA: Pass the Crude-By-Rail Safety Act of 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners passed a resolution today, reaffirming the port’s commitment to safety and supporting passage of the Crude-By-Rail Safety Act of 2015. The resolution, passed unanimously at the board’s regularly scheduled April 28 meeting, urges passage of federal regulation and legislation that would help crude oil… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA selects consultant for waterfront master plan

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA has selected consultant NBBJ to head up a master planning effort to transform 13 acres of historic waterfront property along the Columbia River. The port’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved selection of the Seattle-based consultant during its regularly scheduled meeting April 14. NBBJ was founded in 1943… Read more »

2014 historic year for revenue, tonnage at the Port of Vancouver USA

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Hard work and strategic investments during the nation’s continued economic recovery helped the Port of Vancouver USA make 2014 the best revenue and tonnage year in its 103-year history. The port reported a record $37.5 million in operating revenue in 2014, an increase of 25 percent over 2013. Tonnage – total import… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA approves sale of 18.9 acres to Sunlight Supply Inc.

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners on Feb. 10 unanimously approved selling 18.9 acres of prime light-industrial property to Sunlight Supply Inc./National Garden Wholesale. The Vancouver-based company and port tenant is planning to build a 285,000-square-foot facility at the port’s Centennial Industrial Park. The facility would be Sunlight’s corporate headquarters… Read more »