HOLIDAY CLOSURE – THANKSGIVING, NOV. 26 & 27 – The Port of Vancouver USA will be closed for receipt and delivery of cargo on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, is an ILWU Non-Working Holiday. Vessel activity will be conducted as usual on Friday, Nov. 27. The administrative office will also be closed both days.
Click here to view our COVID-19 FAQ Response page. Port of Vancouver USA’s administrative office is closed, with staff working remotely. Marine terminal and cargo operations remain fully operational.
Ever been curious about what goes on at the Port of Vancouver USA? Ever wonder how nearly 90,000 Subarus get from ship to land every year? If so, join us for a free port tour! We’re always excited to welcome guests to the port and show our neighbors around.
On your guided bus tour of our facilities, you’ll hear about the port’s history dating back to 1912, learn what makes a marine terminal tick and find out how over 8 million metric tons of cargo moves in and out of the port every year. You might even catch a glimpse of giant steel slabs, trains filled with grain and other imports and exports on the move!
Port tours are open to the public by reservation and offered starting in the spring. They’re great for groups, or for anyone who wants to find out what the Port of Vancouver is all about.
“Excellent tour and very eye opening. We have lived here five years and weren’t aware of how large the port is and how it is used.”
“I’ve lived here for nearly 40 years and didn’t know how much I didn’t know.”
“Great tour. Helpful and informative for taxpayers to understand the port’s function and purpose.”
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