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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Swantown Launch & Turn-Around Closed June 5 - 13

Fuel Dock WORK-ramp closure 2017

The Swantown Marina launch ramp and turn-around will be closed June 5 through June 13 for asphalt replacement. These areas are located at the North end of Swantown Marina accessed via Marine Drive.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

American Cruise Lines Coming to Port of Olympia

American Constellation

The Port of Olympia is pleased to announce that American Cruise Lines has agreed to include Olympia as a destination, Port of Call, on its Grand Puget Sound tour itinerary.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Welcoming the Expected Arrival of the Global Prosperity

Global Prosperity

The Global Prosperity, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on May 13, 2017. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around May 19, 2017.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

WW2-era, B-17G Bomber "Aluminum Overcast" Visits the Olympic Flight Museum

B-17 Bomber

Local citizens may notice a WW2-era, B-17G bomber "Aluminum Overcast" flying in the Olympia area today, May 12, through Sunday, May 14 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Port Financial 101 Overview Informational Meetings Set for May 11 and May 25

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The Port of Olympia invites the community to a Port of Olympia Financial 101 Overview Informational Meeting to be held at the Port of Olympia’s Olympics Room located at
626 Columbia Street NW STE 1-B on May 11 and May 25.

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Welcoming the Expected Arrival of the Santa Vista

Santa Vista Vessel

The Santa Vista, a Pacific Lumber and Shipping vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on May 8, 2017. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around May 11, 2017.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Welcoming the Expected Arrival of the Naruto Strait

Naruto Strait

The Naruto Strait, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on May 2, 2017. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around May 5, 2017.

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Over 50 Teams Will Compete in Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

Paddles up! Over 50 local and regional teams will race for the gold at the 12th annual Saint Martin’s University Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, April 29th at the Port Plaza.

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Port Invests in Thurston County’s Small Cities

Tenino Quarry Swimming Pool

Port Commission approved funding matches for economic development projects in Bucoda, Rainier, Tenino and Yelm, at $10,000 each at the April 24 Commission meeting.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Smith Announces Retirement

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith, CPA, Finance Director and Auditor, has announced his retirement. His final day with the Port of Olympia will be May 31.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Welcoming the Expected Arrival of the Ganado Express

Ganado Express

The Ganado Express is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on April 23, 2017. After loading, it's scheduled to depart around April 25, 2017.

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Welcoming the Expected Arrival of the Global Garland

Global Garland Vessel

The Global Garland, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on April 15, 2017. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around April 21, 2017.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Port of Olympia Receives Government Thurston Green Business of the Year Award

Port of Olympia Team

The Port of Olympia was awarded the 2017 Government Thurston Green Business of the Year Award on Wednesday by the Thurston Chamber of Commerce Thurston Green Business Program.

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Port of Olympia Partners with City of Olympia and LOTT Clean Water Alliance on Sea Level Rise

Port Peninsula

The Port of Olympia recognizes that the impacts from climate change our community is vulnerable to are serious and takes seriously the potential impacts sea level rise may have on the Olympia downtown area and Port of Olympia owned properties.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

An Invitation from Port Executive Director

Ed Galligan

At the Port of Olympia, we welcome opportunities to provide information and answer questions regarding our vision, values and daily operations. Over the past 5 years, thousands of citizens have participated in Port information exchanges and tours.

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Swantown Marine Fueling Station Construction Update

Fuel Dock

The Port Commission approved the construction of a Marine Fueling Station at Swantown Marina at its September 12, 2016 Commission meeting. Construction of the new facility began in October. Completed work to date includes:

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Port Offers Free Tours of the Working Waterfront

Marine Terminal Operations

Nearly every month, Port of Olympia offers free, educational and fun tours of its Marine Terminal operations in downtown Olympia. Tours offer the opportunity to watch and learn the workings of Thurston County’s international shipping terminal.

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Welcoming the Expected Arrival of the Campanula

Campanula Vessel.jpg

The Campanula, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on March 12, 2017. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around March 18, 2017.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Welcoming the Expected Arrival of the Naruto Strait

Naruto Strait.jpg

The Naruto Strait, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on March 6, 2017. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around March 11, 2017.

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Port Commission Welcomes New Members to Citizens Advisory Committee

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The Port of Olympia Commission is happy to welcome six new members to the twelve member Citizens Advisory Committee (POCAC). The committee comprises 9-12 citizen volunteers who meet monthly, or as needed, to address assignments from the Commission.

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