Port of Seattle Commission becomes 1st US port with 10-year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels

The Port of Seattle Commission became the first United States airport operator to set a specific timetable and goals for reducing the use of fossil fuels and transitioning all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to commercially competitive sustainable aviation fuels. In a motion, the Commission called for a minimum of 10% of available jet fuel to be produced locally from sustainable sources within ten years, increasing to 50% by 2050. The ... [+]

Port of Seattle Appoints Stephen Metruck as Executive Director

The Port of Seattle Commission has appointed retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Stephen P. Metruck as its new Executive Director. Metruck has 34 years of executive experience in maritime, security and financial leadership. Most recently he was Commander of the Mid-Atlantic Region, overseeing 3,600 military and civilian personnel. Before ... [+]

Port of Seattle Sends Staff to Help Eastern Washington Fire Tragedies

The Port of Seattle sent two fire crews from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport the last week of August to assist with mutual aid to respond to the overwhelming need surrounding the Eastern Washington fire situation. The crews will be working in support roles to ensure surrounding communities will be safe but ... [+]

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