Beekeepers from the Olympia Beekeepers Association (OBA) re-introduced two new colonies of bees at the Olympia Regional Airport in April. Around 30,000 bees were installed into two hives.
Port of Olympia is proud to announce it has joined the Green Marine environmental certification program, making it one of the first 40 Port Authorities to do so globally and, following the Seaport Alliance and Port of Longview, the third regional Port.
As part of its continuing focus on sustainability, the Port of Olympia has completed a baseline inventory of greenhouse gas emissions generated by Port activities at its downtown and airport facilities.
At approximately 3:45PM on Thursday a Port of Olympia staff member was harassed in his vehicle along Columbia Street between 4th and 5th Streets in downtown Olympia.
On the morning of November 18, local law enforcement removed a group of individuals creating a blockade located on a privately owned rail line in downtown Olympia.
The Port Pegasus, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on November 22, 2016. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around December 1, 2016.
The Port of Olympia is continuing to monitor a blockage located on a privately-owned rail line outside of Port facilities, where protestors have essentially halted interstate commerce for Port and other local business customers.
The Tagiuk Provider, a 205 foot deck barge, is expected to arrive in Olympia this week for a six month layberth and refit.
The Global Endeavor, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on November 8, 2016. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around November 14, 2016.
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Over the weekend, the Port of Olympia administrative offices were vandalized. Windows were broken and a brick wall on the building was spray painted. As a result, the Port is increasing security measures to help prevent future incidents.
The Kiwi Trader, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on October 30, 2016. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around November 4, 2016.
The Port of Olympia Commission is seeking applicants for the Citizens Advisory Committee. The Committee comprises 9-12 citizen volunteers who meet monthly, or as needed, to address assignments from the Commission. The application deadline is 10/26/2016.
The Port of Olympia Commission is seeking applicants for the Port of Olympia Citizens Advisory Committee. The Citizens Advisory Committee comprises 9-12 citizen volunteers who meet monthly, or as needed, to address assignments from the Commission.
The Port Commission approved the construction of a Marine Fueling Station at Swantown Marina at its September 12 Commission meeting. Anderson Environmental Contracting, LLC was awarded the construction contract with a bid of $2,102,539.
The Star Lysefjord is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on September 22, 2016. After unloading cargo (bagged proppants), it's scheduled to depart around September 25, 2016.
The Port is underway with a vigorous Campus Rebuilding Program for the Cleanwater Centre Campus, previously named the Tumwater Town Center Campus. The campus consists of ten buildings, with parking, situated on 9.5 acres along Tumwater Boulevard.
The Port is holding a listening session to hear ideas on the best way to keep the public, law enforcement, customers, workers, military personnel and all concerned safe if and when the Port is called upon to facilitate the movement of military cargo.
The Ince Atlantic is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on September 13, 2016. After unloading cargo, it is expected to depart around September 19, 2016.
A workgroup made up of representatives from Squaxin Island Tribe, cities of Olympia and Tumwater, Thurston County and the Port is holding monthly meetings to make progress on the long-term management of Capitol Lake. The meetings are open to the public.
Come join us for some holiday cheer! Swantown is hosting an open house at the Harbor Office on December 21st.