Port of Vancouver USA

HOLIDAY CLOSURE – THANKSGIVING, NOV. 22 & 23 – The Port of Vancouver USA will be closed for receipt and delivery of cargo on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, is an ILWU non-working Holiday. Vessel activity will be conducted as usual on Friday, Nov. 23. The administrative office will also be closed both days.

Doing Business with the Port

Generator_02062013-webThe Port of Vancouver is a public agency that complies with specific laws defined in the Revised Code of Washington (RCW).  The contracts department is responsible for procurement services that provide a fair, secure and user-friendly process.

Procurement cards, authorized purchase orders and executed contracts are tools used for purchasing. Suppliers should obtain a signed purchase order or fully executed contract prior to providing goods or services. Invoices submitted without an authorized purchase order number or contract number may result in delay or refusal of payment.

Supplier Registration

When you register as a potential vendor, consultant or contractor on the ProcureWare website you become eligible to receive automatic e-mail notifications of business opportunities that match your company’s area of expertise. E-mail notices will be sent as opportunities are posted to the port’s ProcureWare website. You can review opportunities and access solicitation documents.

To register your business, please visit the port’s ProcureWare website to set up an account.

ProcureWare website


Current Business Opportunities and Active Contracts

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

Personnel who perform work (including contractors and consultants) within our maritime facility are required to have a TWIC. This program was established by Congress and is administered by the Transportation Security Agency and the United States Coast Guard. To enroll for a TWIC or for information and guidance, please go to www.tsa.gov/twic.

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