The submission period for the Terminal 5 Statement of Interest has closed.

  • 40 acres available at Terminal 5 for a marine terminal facility
SOI closed

The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking Statements of Interest (SOI) from firms interested in designing, permitting, constructing and operating a high-volume marine terminal facility within the port’s Terminal 5.

The port is open to a diverse commodity group that could include dry bulk, liquid bulk, auto and other commodities that will take advantage of this premium rail-served location. Terminal 5 features a loop track that allows unit trains to be handled within the port’s internal rail complex. An 8,500-foot-long loop track was designed to accommodate multiple unit trains carrying a variety of dry and liquid bulk cargoes. There is also room to add two arrival/departure tracks in the corridor.



Respondents may submit questions to and/or request clarifications from the port no later than 5 p.m. PST Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016. Questions about this SOI should be addressed in writing via email to port Sales Director Steve Mickelson. Answers will be prepared and disseminated to all firms at the same time, no later than 5 p.m. PST Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016.

Submission Requirements

Responses, whether mailed or emailed, must be received by the port no later than 5 p.m. PST on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at the Port of Vancouver Administrative Office, 3103 NW Lower River Road, Vancouver, Washington 98660. The envelope should be clearly marked to the attention of Steve Mickelson, Sales Director.

About the port

Since 1912, the Port of Vancouver USA has been an economic engine and job creator in Washington state. Located at the hub of the Pacific Northwest on the Columbia-Snake River System, the deep-water port has five marine terminals and 13 berths that handle more than 400 ocean-going vessels and river barges annually, with a total cargo volume exceeding six million metric tons.