LEADING INTERNATIONAL MARITIME MAGAZINE

Ports and Harbours

Terminal 5 groundbreaking begins new era for region

Managing Members of The Northwest Seaport Alliance — port commissioners of Seattle and Tacoma — along with the president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Workers of Local 19, and president of local terminal operator SSA Terminals, have broke ground at Terminal 5, taking the first concrete steps in making the facility ‘big ship ready’ and adding the capability to handle simultaneously two of the shipping industry’s largest container vessels.

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