The Port owns and operates the Dredge Oregon, a non-propelled cutter suction dredge used to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. A well-maintained channel allows larger ships to carry more cargo, supporting trade and jobs in our region.
For the past four…Read More
The site safety and health officer of the Dredge Oregon captured this video riding out the weekend’s heavy storms a few miles upriver from Tongue Point in Astoria on the Columbia River. When at work maintaining the navigation channel, the Dredge framework includes thousands…Read More
The Oregon Department of Transportation has awarded a ConnectOregon grant of $2.6 million to the Port of Portland along with tenant Auto Warehousing Co. to fund part of a $7 million expansion of auto handling facilities in the Rivergate Industrial District near Terminal 6….Read More
Staff photographer, Jerry McCarthy snapped this photo in July as the Dredge Oregon and its tug W.L. Williams got underway from their Swan Island base enroute to a site near the mouth of the Cowlitz River in the Columbia River.
File this under “things you might not know…Read More
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.329 million grant to the Port of Portland and City of Portland to help fund a rail overpass and realign a congested and dangerous intersection in Portland’s Rivergate Industrial Park.
The Portland Marine Terminal Freight and Jobs…Read More
Port Strategy Magazine published an article recently that entertained a proposal to place the container terminal at T-6 under the control of a state agency that would be called the Oregon Shipping Authority.
Port of Portland executive director, Bill Wyatt responded with a…Read More
A confession—I actually didn’t know what a Stevedore was until last month.*
That’s when I attended Shipping 101, presented by nonprofit Merchants Exchange of Portland. The one-day seminar presented a unique opportunity to learn the basics of shipping and introduced the players who facilitate…Read More
The Port of Portland Commission today approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with locally based Capstone Partners and its investment partner PCCP, LLC to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center.
At more than one million square feet, the PDX Logistics Center will have a…Read More
The Port of Portland Commission will begin discussion of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget at a public hearing during their regularly scheduled meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 13 at the Port’s headquarters building, 7200 N.E. Airport Way. Public comment is welcome.
Then on May…Read More
Coordinated efforts create outlet for Oregon agricultural producers
Piggybacking on the success of the Upriver Container Barge-Rail Shuttle program, Northwest Container Service announced they would increase rail service from twice a month to weekly starting in April. The improvement will benefit shippers in Central and…Read More