NWSA welcomes first PIL vessel since 2014

Pacific International Lines’ Kota Pekarang arrived at The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s North Harbor on Saturday, Oct. 6, making its maiden voyage to Seattle. “The Northwest Seaport Alliance is proud to welcome PIL’s weekly service to our gateway,” said Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle commission president and co-chair of The Northwest Seaport Alliance. “We are committed to ensuring our quality service will help PIL grow their cargo here in the Northwest to support even ... [+]

SM Line to begin calls at NWSA North Harbor

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) welcomed the SM Line Qingdao to its North Harbor on May 30th. The Pacific Northwest Service (PNS) will be a weekly call of six 4,300-TEU vessels at SSA Marine’s Terminal 18 on Harbor Island. The new rotation will consist of the following ports: Yantian – ... [+]

Northwest Seaport Alliance Tops 3.5m Containers in 2015

International container volumes through the Puget Sound rebounded strongly in 2015 with The Northwest Seaport Alliance handling more than 3.5 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs), an increase of 4 percent. Container volumes grew despite the slowing Chinese economy and volume declines earlier in the year during West Coast labor negotiations. The ports ... [+]

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